Library membership and services

Membership

Membership to our libraries allows you to borrow up to 20 items at one time, including a mixture of books, DVDs, magazines, audio materials and online resources. Anyone can join and membership is free!

To become a member, please bring a government-issued photo ID which includes a signature, as well as proof of your residential address, such as a utility bill. To begin the process you can register below and start reserving your items today.

Register here

Conditions of use

General terms and conditions

You are required to:

  • Present your library card to borrow items from the libraries
  • Take responsibility for all the items borrowed on your card
  • Report a lost or stolen library card immediately so that you are not charged for any items that are borrowed by an unauthorised person
  • Notify library staff if your contact details change
  • Return all borrowed items on or before the due date
  • Pay all charges imposed for late return, damage or loss of library items or membership cards.
  • As a child’s parent or guardian you must:
    • Be present when they are completing a membership application and countersign the application
    • Take responsibility for all items borrowed on the child’s card
    • Be present at all times with them in any of the City’s libraries.
  • Library members can access general library services up to 10 minutes before closing time
  • Any person visiting the City’s libraries must behave in a responsible and considerate manner in accordance with the Library Board (Registered Public Libraries) Regulations 1985. Anyone behaving in an inappropriate or disorderly manner will be asked to leave the premises and may have their membership suspended
  • Temporary or permanent suspension may be applied to any library member who seriously misuses the libraries’ facilities or behaves inappropriately in the library.

Online services terms and conditions

  • To use the online services, including internet access, you must abide by the WA Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1996. To view a copy, please visit the Western Australian Legislation website
  • As a parent or guardian, you must supervise children under twelve years of age if they want to access the internet at any of the City’s libraries
  • You must not modify the installed hardware or software on computers at any of the City’s libraries
  • Library members can access public access computers up to 5 minutes before closing.

To use the public access computers, users will need to agree to the full online services Terms and Conditions each time they log on to a computer.

Library services

Books on wheels service

If you are, or have a loved-one who is a housebound resident in the City of Stirling, you may be eligible to receive our Books on Wheels service. Contact our libraries for more information.

Council Rates Payment

Libraries are a convenient place to pay your rates in person, if you are paying by card.

To find out more about paying your rates, ways to pay and what your rates pay for, click the link below.

For more information

Express reads

Have you ever wanted to join a book club but never had the time? The Western Australian Public Libraries have started a new online book club available anytime and from anywhere.

Three books are available concurrently for a period of nine weeks, updated five times throughout the year. Sign up here to be part of the book club conversation and access the FAQ guide.

Choose one or more of the three titles from this quarter’s selections. You can use the library catalogue to find a printed or digital copy or access a free ‘always available” ebook copy through Freading

Use the Freading app to download the current book club eBooks straight to your mobile device. 

For more information

JP service

The City of Stirling provides a free Justice of the Peace (JP) service to members of the community. A JP can witness official documents, administer an oath or affirmation, and take an affidavit.

LocationOpening hours
Administration Centre, 25 Cedric Street, Stirling WA 6021Monday - Friday 11.00am - 2.00pm
Stirling Libraries - Inglewood, 895 Beaufort Street, Inglewood WA 6052Friday 10.00am - 1.00pm
Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka, 21 Sudbury Road, Mirrabooka WA 6061

Saturday 9.00am - 11.30am

Stirling Libraries - Karrinyup, Davenport Street, Karrinyup WA 6018Sunday 2.30pm - 4.30pm

For more information

Local Historical and Photograph Collection Services

  • Do you need local history information for your school assignment, or wondering how your local street was named or what is the history of your suburb? The City of Stirling’s Community History Collection comprises oral histories, books, booklets and ephemera, and may be able to assist with your query
  • The Stirling Photograph Collection gives a fascinating insight into the development of the City of Stirling, and how early families lived. A selection of these photographs has been digitised and is available online. Digital copies are available for purchase
  • The Mount Flora Regional Museum offers educational programs for school excursions to the museum. The program can be designed to support your current classroom focus. 

For more information

Public computers, printing and photocopying

Stirling Libraries have a number of PCs available for patrons to use. Use of PCs is free for library members, and they can be booked for 30 minutes at a time, with the option to extend if there are no further bookings.

Printing, photocopying and scanning services are also available at all libraries. Costs apply.

If you have your own device, free WiFi is available at all our Libraries. See below for more information about WiFi and Mobile Printing. See above for Online services terms and conditions.

Seed Libraries

Stirling Libraries Karrinyup and Osborne operate a Seed Libraries. You can start growing plants for food or fun, with flower seeds available at Stirling Libraries - Osborne and vegetable seeds from Stirling Libraries Karrinyup. Local growers can borrow, donate and/or exchange seeds from their own gardens with other keen green thumbs.   

For more informations simply contact our libraries.

Tax Help 2021

Tax Help is a network of ATO-trained and accredited community volunteers who provide a free and confidential service to help people complete their tax returns online using myTax. You may be eligible for the Tax Help program if your income is around $60,000 or less and you have simple tax affairs. To find out more about eligibility requirements, click below

ATO website

Bookings are essential.

Striling LibrariesDayAppointment times Bookings
DianellaThursdays10.00am - 1.30pm (1 hour appointments)(08) 9205 7740
InglewoodWednesdays10.00am - 1.30pm (1 hour appointments) (08) 9205 7700

Karrinyup

Tuesdays

10.00am - 1.00pm (45 minute appointments)

(08) 9205 7400
Mirrabooka

Fridays
Saturdays

10.00am - 12.15pm (45 minute appointments)
9.15am - 11.30am (45 minute appointments)
(08) 9205 7300
OsborneAlternate Saturdays9.00am - 11.15am (45 minute appointments)(08) 9205 7900
ScarboroughMondays9.00am - 4.30pm (1 hour appointments)(08) 9205 7420

PrinterOn - mobile print

Print anywhere, anytime from an internet enabled device direct to any Stirling Libraries. Simply submit your print job and then come into a library to release and pick up your printing.

You can use the PrinterOn app from your mobile device which is free for both iOS or Android devices.

Only black and white printing is available. Select your printer for either single sided or double sided print. Your print jobs are available to collect during library opening hours and will only be held for 72 hours.

An email address is needed but only used by PrinterOn and staff to identify your print job.

There are three different ways to send your print jobs:

Print from a laptop or desktop computer

Choose the library where you want to pick up your printing

  1. Select the printer - Black and White Single Sided or Black and White Double Sided
  2. Enter your email address
  3. Browse your computer to find and select the file you wish to print
  4. Select the number of copies and which pages to print
  5. Click on the green print icon (you will see the status of your print job and a reference number)
  6. Come to the Library to collect your print jobs.

Print from your tablet or smartphone app

  1. Install and launch the PrinterOn app
  2. Tap “no printer selected” and search for the Library where you want to print. You can also search using a QR code, your location or by postcode
  3. Select the printer - Black and White Single Sided or Black and White Double Sided
  4. Choose the icon for what you want to print
  5. Follow the prompts to fin the item to print and tap the print icon
  6. Preview the printing, select number of copies and click the green print icon
  7. Enter your email address
  8. Come to the Library to collect your print jobs.

Email from any device to library print system

  1. Email from any device directly to the library - using one of the email addresses below

  2. Come to the Library to collect your print jobs.

Stirling Libraries - Dianella

Stirling Libraries - Inglewood 

Stirling Libraries - Karrinyup 

Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka  

Stirling Libraries - Osborne

Stirling Libraries - Scarborough

wi-fi services

Free Wi-Fi

Residents and visitors can enjoy access to a number of free Wi-Fi locations in the City’s libraries, leisure centres and the administration centre in Stirling.

How do I connect?

  • Make sure you are in one of the free Wi-Fi zones
  • On your device, go to Settings > Wi-Fi
  • Select the Stirling free Wi-Fi network
  • Read and accept our terms and conditions.

Find out more about the City's free Wi-Fi zones