Search our catalogue
If you’re looking for a particular item or just want to browse the newest additions, check out the online catalogue where you can reserve local items or place an inter-library loan request. For items showing as "Available" we strongly advise you to phone the library before you visit to ensure the items aren't loaned out before you arrive.
We do offer a click and collect service for members. Simply reserve your items via the online catalogue and when you receive notification that the item is available you can drop in any time during normal opening hours to collect. You will need your library card to reserve and collect items. If you need any assistance please feel welcome to contact one of our libraries where staff are available to talk you through each step.
Can't find what you're looking for in our catalogue? It may be available as an e-book or e-audiobook (search one or more of the Free Online Resources) or it may be possible to borrow a copy from another library for you. The Interlibrary Loans Code of Practice for Western Australian Public Libraries places the following restrictions on this inter-library loan service:
- Items less than 12 months old are not available through interlibrary loan.
- DVDs are not available through interlibrary loan (except in extraordinary cases).
- There is no supply of multiple copies of one title for book clubs.
- There are exceptions available for library members with special needs, please discuss this with a library staff member when you place a request for an item. Examples include material in languages other than English, and material in formats developed for people with a disability.
You will need to collect the requested item from a City of Gosnells library, or alternatively, you are welcome to visit other libraries and borrow their items direct. It is highly recommended that you contact the library before visiting, to ensure the item is available and to check their membership requirements.
Please phone your preferred library if you require assistance, or, you can submit a request for a specific item once you login to My membership.
Ask for assistance
If you have a complex research enquiry you may wish to access the State Library of Western Australia's "Your Enquiry Service" (YES), an online enquiry service for all Western Australian information seekers. YES is an easy way of finding information across a range of areas using an online enquiry system. Questions received through YES are responded to by experienced State Library staff. The National Library of Australia runs a similar service.