Fremantle Library Membership | City of Fremantle

Fremantle Library Membership

Entrance to library via stairs
Fremantle Library membership

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. 

As of 12.01am Friday 29 April, masks are no longer required at the library as per Government advice, but you are welcome to wear one indoors if you wish. 

Membership of Fremantle Library is free for all WA residents.  Sign up online to access free ebooks, audiobooks, movies and emagazines. 

Visit us in person to convert your online membership to a library card to borrow from our collection of over 28,000 physical items. Just ask one of our friendly staff. 

View library membership terms and conditions.

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.

The Lounge

The Lounge, located on the ground floor, offers daily newspapers, tech-help and more.

Current services

  • Public computers and printing - visit the PrinterOn site to send to our printer before you visit
  • 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 - 7pm, Wednesday 9am - 6pm, Thursday 1pm - 7pm and Saturday 9am - 2pm 
  • Returns chute, open 24/7, located on Newman Court side near Varsity Bar. 

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

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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