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Entrance to library via stairs


Library Use and Outcome Survey

We value your feedback! We'd love to know your views about your library via this short survey. It should take around 3 minutes to complete and will provide valuable information about the role and impact of libraries in the community.

Access our survey here.

Fremantle Library Membership

The Library at Walyalup Civic Centre in the heart of Fremantle is a place for everyone - a place to discover your next favourite read, to inspire your work, to think creatively, to learn through play, and to simply enjoy.

Fremantle Library membership is free for all WA residents.

Join Online

Residents of Western Australia can join online. An online membership unlocks access to free digital resources including eBooks, eAudiobooks and film streaming.

Full Library membership

Visit us in person with your identification to borrow from our physical collection. We will verify your details and issue a Library card.

Identifications we accept:

  • Current Western Australian Drivers Licence OR
  • With photo ID: a bill or bank statement less than six weeks old, showing your current home address OR
  • Without photo ID: a current, signed Health Care Card and bill or bank statement less than six weeks old, showing your current home address. 

View the terms and conditions of Library membership.

View the Library Service Charter.

Gaming and Tech

Fremantle Library offers public access to gaming consoles and gaming networks, a 3D printer, and interactive screens.
Featured is a dedicated youth zone with an Xbox Series S, a PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch available for free play.
There is also a 3D printer available for hire.

Current Services

  • Public computers and printing - visit the PrinterOn site to send to our printer before you visit
  • Free 1-on-1 Tech Help - volunteer run, Wednesdays and Saturdays 9:30am - 11:00am
  • Public Wi-Fi
  • Access to power and data for personal charging and device usage 
  • Scanning and photocopying
  • Justice of the Peace (volunteer run, 10am-1pm weekdays when volunteer available)
  • Community support worker under the LibraryConnect program - available Tuesday 1pm - 6:30pm, Wednesday 9am - 5:30pm, Thursday 1pm - 6:30pm and Saturday 9am - 1:30pm 
  • Returns chute, open 24/7, located on Newman Court side across from the FOMO building. 

Looking for help?

If you need help getting online or accessing our resources, contact us on 9432 9766 during our opening hours or frelib@fremantle.wa.gov.au

Capturing our community - Are you are Fremantle local history advocate?

We are looking to form local history interest groups within Fremantle to actively engage the community and educate on the importance of community heritage. The purpose of these interest groups is to capture and collect present day happenings, development, and stories through various mediums (e.g. photographs, video, sound recordings, or text) to build our local history collection within our respective wards. To be part of this exciting initiative the City is looking for willing residents to volunteer to become Local History Advocates. To register your interest and learn more about this exciting project, please complete the online form here.

Opening hours

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday 9am–7pm
Saturday to Sunday 9am–5pm


Room Hire Bookings and availability

Our brand-new library at Walyalup Civic Centre in the heart of Fremantle is a place for everyone – a place to discover your next favourite read, to inspire your work, to think creatively, to learn through play, and a place to simply enjoy. We offer comfortable, affordable rooms for hire that are ideal for community and local interest groups. Rooms are available for workshops, meetings, courses or seminars. 

Yonga-Mardoo Meeting Room – Walyalup Civic Centre 
Book Yonga-Mardoo Meeting Room on SpacetoCo

About this space
A large, bright and airy event space in the heart of the new Fremantle Library. This space is great for conferences, seminars and even exercise classes. The Yonga-Mardoo Meeting Room can be divided into two smaller spaces, the Yonga Meeting Room and Mardoo Meeting Room, and these can be hired separately if smaller spaces are required.
This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and this will be shown at the checkout.
Commercial rate $42.00 per hour

Quokka Meeting Room
Book Quokka Meeting Room on SpacetoCo

About this space
A cosy meeting room in the new Fremantle Library at the Walyalup Civic Centre. Looking out onto the Chuditch Courtyard, the Quokka Meeting Room is full of natural light and a great space for work meetings and social or support groups. This room is also used by Justice of the Peace during the day.
This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and this will be shown at the checkout.
Commercial rate $22.00 per hour
 

Contact us

Fremantle Library
Walyalup Civic Centre
151 High Street
Fremantle WA 6160
08 9432 9766 (8am to 5pm Sunday to Saturday)
TTY 08 9432 9777
frelib@fremantle.wa.gov.au

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