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 Ruth Faulkner Public Library and Belmont Museum

Library Closed for Relocation

Ruth Faulkner Library closed for relocation on Friday, 28 August 2020. The Ruth Faulkner Library and Belmont Museum will re-open in the Belmont Hub in mid-October 2020
How long will the Library be closed?
Where can I access printing and public computers?
Can I still request an item on hold to pick up?
How do I return items during the closure?
Will online services be available during the closure?

A New Library and Museum at the Belmont Hub

Ruth Faulkner Library and Belmont Museum will reopen in 
mid-October 2020 in the new Belmont Hub. 

Belmont Hub is a modern multi-purpose, cross-generational building intended for all the community to access.  It includes a state-of-the-art library over two levels with digital hub and recording studio, enhanced Belmont Museum, Senior Citizens Centre, office space for community service organisation providers with crèche, and a café. The Civic Centre will continue to house City of Belmont administration offices and staff.


Stay informed with the latest information about Ruth Faulkner Library and Belmont Hub via our website, by subscribing to our enewsletter and following us on social media.



 

We are still here to help!


Contact us by phone: 9477 7150 between 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday, or email: libinfodesk@belmont.wa.gov.au.

Exciting New Online Programs

Our Library and Heritage team are delivering adult and children's programming to you at home. You will find online workshops, programs, and activities for all ages being added to our Special Events for Adults and Special Events for Children pages. The Library also offers an online Reader Reward Programs for Adults​ as well as Reader Reward Programs for Children and Teens! Face-to-face programming will resume in October 2020. 


And don't forget our e-resources, available to you with your library card! For handy how-tos for these resources check back regularly on our YouTube channel

Make sure to keep up-to-date with the Ruth Faulkner Library by subscribing to our e-Newsletter here.



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Library Membership​

 
Library membership is invaluable. It provides you with access to tens of thousands of resources (both physical and digital), use of technology in the Library and an array of programs for all ages. Memberships are available both online and in the Library. You can access your membership information, change your address, make suggestions, request items and more by logging into your library account below. Best of all, Library membership is free!

 



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Belmont Museum​

 
The Belmont Museum is currently closed to prepare for the move to the City’s amazing new community facility. During the closure period Library and Heritage, staff are hard at work researching and creating content as well as preparing previously unseen artifacts for the new exhibition spaces.
 
As always, Library and Heritage staff will still be available to answer questions and assist with your local history research. ​
  Information for Educators

 
​​Digital Books, Apps and eResources
 
Did you know that we have a huge range of eResources and apps free with your library card? Click here to find out more.
 
• eBooks
• eAudio
• Film Streaming
• Newspapers
• eMagazines
• Games
• Encyclopedia

 

Library Programming - Connecting with your Library at Home 


In line with the direction provided by the Federal Government, the City has cancelled all regular library programs, events, workshops and activities held in the library building at this time.  

Library and Heritage staff are delivering adult and children's programming to you at home. You will find online workshops, programs, and activities for all ages being added to our Special Events for Adults and Special Events for Children pages during this period. 



 
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Learning Support, English Classes and Home Delivery

Whether you are newly arrived in Australia, dealing with a permanent or temporary disability or a student at any level the Library can provide you with the support you need to succeed. 

If you cannot find the information you need here, please contact our friendly Library staff for more information regarding your specific situation.

Find out more here.


 

 
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