Welcome to the City of South Perth Libraries


Free school holiday activities at your local libraries

Secret snow globes, superhero masks, spy safes, a Mario Kart tournament and the South Perth Detective agency.


Restrictions have now been eased at City libraries

Opening hours for South Perth and Manning libraries are back to normal.



Updates on the City's response to the coronavirus situation.


Events at your library

Events and programs at South Perth and Manning Library are gradually resuming.

Latest News

Library loans and renewals back to normal

News Update 13 July 2020

The loan period is 21 days with 5 automatic renewals, except when items have been placed on reserve for others.

New library books

News Update 12 June 2020

The libraries have received hundreds of new books, ready to be reserved and taken home today!

Time for Stories and Rhyme resume at the Libraries

News Update 5 June 2020

Time for Rhyme and Time for Stories will be resuming at both Manning and South Perth Libraries from next week.

City facilities and services to reopen this weekend

Library 3 June 2020

The City is preparing to reopen a range of facilities and services following the State Government’s announcement last week about phase three easing of restrictions.

Children's Literature Champions

14 May 2020

Meet our four fantastic Children's Literature Champions for 2020

Words with Wine Online - Isobelle Carmody

News Update 7 May 2020

Join author Isobelle Carmody for the latest ONLINE Words with Wine event at 7pm, Wednesday 27 May.

Words with Wine heads online

Library 17 April 2020

Join us for our first ONLINE Words with Wine event on Wednesday 29 April.

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South Perth Library

Manning Library