Please note the after-hours return chute (located at Riverton Library) will be closed during the lockdown period.

The City of Canning has four libraries - Riverton, Cannington, Willetton and Bentley. Each library offers an exciting and ever changing collection of items, as well as a calendar of interesting events, activities and programs catering for all ages and interests.

Espresso yourself! Coffee promotion

While you quench your thirst for knowledge, why not also grab a coffee or hot drink at any Canning Library branch for only $2!
Visit our pop-up coffee lounge at Canning Libraries and grab a loyalty card - the 5th drink is on us!
Terms and conditions apply:

  • Cards are subject to availability and will not be launched until 14th December 2020.
  • You must have your card stamped 4 times by a library staff member.
  • Once you have bought 4 hot drinks, claim your 5th free with a token provided by a library staff member.
  • Each loyalty card has only 10 spaces to stamp and entitles you to 2 free drinks.
  • Espresso yourself! free coffee promotion is subject to availability.

Stress less with auto-renewals!

 From Thursday 1 October 2020, we'll automatically renew most unreturned items on your library account for another three weeks.

  • your first and second renewal will happen automatically
  • auto-renewals will occur the day before items are due

Some things can’t be automatically renewed:

  • items requested by another customer
  • items that have already been renewed twice
  • books from our Most Wanted collection
  • eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • items with overdue notices
  • auto-renewals will not be available if any overdue items or charges are owing on your library account.

Borrowing from Canning Libraries

Borrow 20 items for a loan period of three weeks from a wide selection of items. Loans can be renewed online via our library catalogue or by visiting the library. You can view your library account online, 24/7, all you need is your library card and password. Items can be returned to any of our four libraries.

After hours returns

Need to return a library item you’ve borrowed? Our After Hours Returns Chute is open 24/7
There’s an After Hours Return Chute (opposite the staff carpark) at Riverton Library for your convenience. For more information about our Library opening hours please click here

Library account re-registration

The City of Canning Library Service aims to regularly ensure that our customers contact information is kept up to date through a re-registration process. If your membership has expired, please login online to update your details or speak with a library staff member on your next visit or by phone.

Sign in to keep WA safe

Don’t forget to sign in via the SafeWA app or on our hardcopy contact register each time you enter one of our libraries. For more information on contact registers visit 

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