Library news and events

Library news and events


Fremantle Library will be undergoing an essential planned upgrade to their Library Management System, improving services for customers.

In order to facilitate the upgrade, there will be limited services between Thursday 15 June and Wednesday 21 June inclusive. The library will also be closed Saturday 17 June.

During the upgrade, you will be able to:
• Borrow items with a library card
• Return items
• Join the library

You will be unable to:
• Renew loans
• Check items on loan
• Access the library catalogue
• View your account online
• Make interlibrary loan requests until after the upgrade

After the upgrade:
• Members can borrow up to twenty (20) items, an increase of eight (8) from previous limits
• Access the new catalogue on mobile devices
• Search and borrow ebooks from one page
• Receive an email when new books by your favourite authors are added

The library apologises for any inconvenience.

Feedback and questions – please contact the library on 9432 9766 or email


REVSHORTS at Fremantle Library

In partnership with the Revelation Film Festival, a delectable selection of family friendly animations from around the world will be shown, with extra stories and fun for everyone. For children aged 5 to 12 and their families.



How to use My Gov     

MyGov can be a fast, simple and secure way to access all of your Department of Human Services online accounts from one place. Learn how to create a MyGov account, link a member service to MyGov, claim a payment using your Centrelink online account, submit a Medicare claim using online account and advise change of care arrangements using your Child Support online account.

Wednesday 19 July, 11.30 am - 12.30 pm                



Decipher the Machine: An intro to computers

If computers seem cryptic, let us demystify the machine for you! This comprehensive introduction covers the absolute essentials to help you operate your computer, navigate the internet, send and receive emails and get the most out of Word. No prior knowledge necessary.

Thursdays 2.00 to 4.00 pm, 20 July to 24 August
Places are limited, please book to ensure a place.


Your brand new online library

The new online library is finally here! Learn how to borrow ebooks, get notification of new books by your favourite authors, find our recommended titles, and browse the latest magazines. Join this session and we’ll show you how

Thursday 3 August, 10.30 - 11.30 am



This is the way the baby reads…touch, point, see!

Fremantle City Library is proud to be presenting It’s All About Rhyme from Tuesday 2 May.

Come and learn new rhymes and songs in an interactive activity your baby will love.  Enjoy sharing books, meeting and talking with new friends.

Recommended for babies and toddlers up to age 2 and their grownups.

Tuesdays  9:30 – 10:30 am

It’s free and you don’t need to book. See you there!



View the library annual report for 2015-2016.



Technology Wednesdays

If you would like to learn how to read magazines on your iPad, download podcasts or ebooks, visit us on Wednesdays 10am - 11am. Bring your fully charged device and learn some new skills together.

For more details and bookings please contact Fremantle City Library or ring 08 9432 9766.



Contact us

Fremantle City Library
Town Hall Centre
William Street
T 08 9432 9766
TTY 08 9432 9777