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City of Perth Library

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Excellent public service

The 2016 modern library building on Hay street at first sight resembles an old-fashioned... read more

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I have used this library many times over the years. To stroll through and generally just look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perth, Australia
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573 Hay St | (located approx 100m east of Perth Town Hall), Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
9461 3500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 2016 modern library building on Hay street at first sight resembles an old-fashioned gentleman's hat. I liked the design as it arouses curiosity and access through the ground level -most of it in glass- is easy. Staff is welcoming and helpful. You can get...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have used this library many times over the years. To stroll through and generally just look around or to attend some of the presentations or events routinely held. This is a fantastic public space well utilised by the City of Perth. It is clean...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chizzel
Reviewed 28 January 2019

Unique space that has been beautifully done. A great place to relax, have a coffee and best of all to just enjoy whether looking for a book or not. I loved the old library and was a little sad to see it go - I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Debra H
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Visited the City of Perth Library with a girlfriend and her little daughter for Rhyme Time. It was a very good offer for families with little kids. Where they enjoy different rhymes and songs with one of the staff as head singer.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FromMajsLips
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Very helpful staff. Lovely building with its circular shape. Lots of steps between floors. The astmosphere and design are refreshing and inviting. Well done to the City and architect for providing such an attractive publuc space.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OZtraveller222
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Wide range of books stocked here. Great to just wander around or sit and read in one of the many sofas

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tayla G
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I love Perth. It's a city but small enough to traverse on foot and, in recent years, there have been more and more interesting places, cafes, eateries, and restaurants that have opened. Quite a few businesses have shut down in the wake of a loss...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Anyone in Western Australia should visit our library. It has something for everyone. Parents if you want to take kids anywhere on a wintery day go to Perth library. It's great, your kids will love it. Also has a nice cafe. Visit even if not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pcr1168
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Great place to sit down and read a book we enjoying the view towards Elizabeth Quay. The kids section has an outdoor area with springy floor with bean bags so the kids can have a play or sit and read. Also some fun soft toys...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Amy N
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The City of Perth Library is a great place to relax during a visit to Perth city. It has everything you would expect to find in a library for all ages. The children's floor is great with not only books but large soft animals to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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