For your convenience, a range of services are available at both libraries.

Computing and Printing facilities

Computers are located at both library branches and use is free for library members. Please read and agree to the Terms and Conditions when you log in. Members under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian consent to login. Our computers are running Windows 7 and are installed with the Microsoft Office suite.

The photocopiers at both libraries accept notes and coins. Scanning to email is free of charge.
For your convenience we have printing from mobile devices too.

Guest passes are available at a cost of $1 per 30 minutes. This allows non members and patrons who do not have their cards temporary access.
Fees and charges.

Self Service Loans

South Perth and Manning libraries have self-service loans system that allows library members to issue items to themselves. This quick and easy service is great for people in a hurry. Ask a staff member to show you how.


Both South Perth and Manning libraries receive copies of The West Australian, The Australian, The Australian Financial Review and other local newspapers. Please ask our staff for more information and location details.

English as a Second Language / Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

For people keen to improve their English, we have a collection of traditional and electronic resources to help. We also hold a range of eResources in languages other than English.

Home Reader Service

Justice of the Peace

Interlibrary Loan

Book Clubs