Event Calendar

See the full range of events offered by the South Perth Libraries - there is something for everyone! Kids, teens, adults and seniors. Join us at an event to meet like minded people people, learn new skills or spark your creativity. A convenient button allows you to add events to your personal calendar.

What's on by Category

Rhymetime and Storytime

It's rhymetime! Songs, rhymes and fun for the under twos. Sessions are held at South Perth Library every Wednesday at 9.30am and 10.30am, and at Manning Library every Thursday at 10.30am.

Rhymetime Poster

It's storytime! Stories, rhymes, songs and craft for preschoolers. Sessions are held at South Perth Library every Tuesday and Thursday at 10.30am, and at Manning Library every Wednesday and Friday at 10.30am.

Storytime Poster

Rhymetime and storytime sessions are free, no bookings required.

2015 sessions commence 1st week of February.


Story BridgE

New in 2015!

Bridging the gap between storytime and school.

One Story

One Song

One Craft

4.00pm, 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month starting March 3rd at South Perth and Manning.

Story bridge flyer.


Kids Clubs

Do you love books, fun and meeting other kids? Join our clubs program - it's free! All you need is your own library card and you can become a member. We have clubs for kids from Year 1 through to Year 6. Contact South Perth or Manning Library to find out more.

Email kidsread@southperth.wa.gov.au for more information.


Lego Club

Do you love LEGO? We do! Join our LEGO Club at South Perth Library - monthly on Saturday.

Sessions for 2015 commence Saturday 7th March

Session 1: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Session 2: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Email kidsread@southperth.wa.gov.au for more information.

 Lego Club Poster


Kids Blog

Want to know what's happening at the libraries? Check out Kids @ the Library.


School Holidays

There are always lots of things happening at the libraries during school holidays.

Check out the July flyer for all the details.


Harmony Storytime

It's Harmony Storytime! Stories, rhymes, songs in languages other than English.

Sessions held monthly on Mondays at 10.30am.

Download the Harmony Storytime Poster

Interested in volunteering? Email your name, contact details and language to kidsread@southperth.wa.gov.au


South Perth Young Writers Award

Congratulations to all those who won awards this year, and thank you to all who submitted entries. Keep writing and enter again next year.

Find out all about this years winners in the media release, read their entries in the SPYWA 2015 Anthology and check out the photos from the evening.

The South Perth Young Writers Award encourages excellence in creative writing. It is open to all students who live or go to school within the City of South Perth. There are six age categories for prose and the Award is open to all students from Year 1 through to Year 12.

Keep an eye out for when entries open for SPYWA 2016.


Early Readers

Just learning how to read? Our early reader collection is for you. Great stories to get you to love reading.

Download our Early Reader guide.


LOTE Collection

The libraries have a growing collection of books for young people in Languages Other than English.


eResources for Kids

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