Digital library services
While the City's libraries are closed to the public due to COVID-19, library staff are still working hard to bring the wonder of libraries to your homes in different ways.
Below is a list of online service you and your family can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
The City has an amazing eLibrary which contains some great resources including:
- eBooks & eAudiobooks - we’ve added more items to our Borrow Box collection
- Online magazines
- Streaming services - Kanopy and Beamafilm
- Online comics
- Lynda.com - thousands of courses on many different topics and interests, it’s a great resource for upskilling
- Transparent Languages Online - for those who’ve always wanted to learn a new language.
You will need a City of South Perth Library Card to access most resources on the eLibrary, but you can sign up online today for free!
Kids & Teens
For the young, and young at heart, we’ve got some fabulous resources:
- Digital Time for Stories and Rhyme - familiar City of South Perth librarians bring stories and rhyme to your house
- Bear Hunt and Rainbow Trail Windows - walk past the libraries to brighten your day when you're out and about for your daily exercise
- StoryBox Library
- eReading Room for Kids
- Spine Out Magazine for Teens
- Student Box - for year 10-12 students to assist with high school studies.
- History Talks - Reflect (from afar) join the City's Local History Librarian for short talks all about the weird, wonderful and sometimes unknown history of South Perth
- Anzac History - a way to commemorate Anzacs Day from home
- South Perth Jigsaw Puzzle - complete an online jigsaw of the some historic scenes of South Perth
- Ancestry from Home
- Picture South Perth
- South Perth Stories
Keep an eye out for these services coming soon!
- Curiosity Clicks - organised selections of free and open access online resources designed to allow you to learn, create, and enjoy spotlighted topics.
- Online events for adults
- More Digital Stories and Rhymes
- More Reflect (from afar) talks
- Video help guides for our online resources.
Please note that all physical library loans have been renewed until 30 June 2020 and the after-hours chute is closed until further notice.
South Perth Library
- Phone 9474 0800
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org