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Events and Programs Guide - Djeran 2024, April, May

Red wildflowers and the text Libraries Events and Programs Djeran 2024 April, May on blue backgroundWe have many activities planned at our libraries over the Djeran months. View our events and programs guide for April and May 2024 to start planning your visits.

We look forward to seeing you in the libraries soon. 

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Events and Programs Guide - Makuru 2024, June, July

Red wildflowers and the text Libraries Events and Programs Makuru 2024 June, July on brown backgroundWe have many activities planned at our libraries over the Makuru months. View our events and programs guide for June and July 2024 to start planning your visits.

We look forward to seeing you in the libraries soon. 

View our Events and Programs Guide

Armchair Travel at the Library
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From the comfort of an armchair, travel with us around the world through the use of virtual reality thanks to SilVR. Each session will start with a 20-minute introduction video that each new participant must watch once, followed by a guided tour of a selected location from around the world.

A new location will be selected every month and each session will finish with a cup of tea related to the chosen location.
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Suitable for ages 18+. Free event. Bookings essential.  

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Libby Online Book Club
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The Libby Book Club for WA is a free online book club available exclusively to library members, hosted by local author David Allan-Petale and featuring live interactive author interviews.

The interviews will take place every month and all attendees will have the opportunity to engage and interact with the featured author. Library card holders can borrow the books discussed with no waiting or holds via the Libby reading appopens in a new windowopens in a new windowopens in a new window.

Author interviews will be hosted on Zoom:

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Future Titles and Interview Dates

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19 JuneJulia LawrinsonHow to Avoid a Happy Life
Golden Bay Pop Up Library
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The Golden Bay Pop Up Library is at the Coastal Community Centre.

  • Held on the third Thursday of each month from 10am – 4pm.
  • Story Time/Rhyme Time from 10.30am
  • Drop-in crafts all day for all ages.

A small lending library is available for customers to browse through and borrow from, with a good range of resources for all ages, jigsaw puzzles, magazines and anything else we get asked for.

Reserved items from library branches are also available here for collection.

We provide free WiFi and computers for the public.

For more information contact rlcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au

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Thursday 18 January 202410am - 4pm
Thursday 15 February 202410am - 4pm
Thursday 21 March 202410am - 4pm
Thursday 18 April 202410am - 4pm
Thursday 16 May 202410am - 4pm
Thursday 20 June 202410am - 4pm
Seed Library
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Our Seed Library is now operating from the Mary Davies Library and Community Centreopens in a new windowopens in a new windowopens in a new window.

The Seed Library is available for library members to access free vegetable seeds which you can plant, grow and enjoy at home.

People who successfully harvest seeds can return them to the Seed Library where they will be put back into circulation for others to plant in the following season.

There are basil, bean, beetroot, carrot, cucumber, lettuce, pumpkin, spinach, tomato and watermelon seeds to select from.

Makers and Creators
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Get crafty every month with a different activity for adults across all four libraries.

Suitable for ages 18+.

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Create for a Cause at Rockingham Library
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Create for a Cause is a newly formed crochet and sewing group that meets weekly in our Connect and Create space.

Anyone interested is welcome to come and join in and help create something for a special cause. 

No bookings are required, just bring yourself, crochet hook if you have one and a smile. Light refreshments provided.

Every Saturday at Rockingham Library, 10am – 12pm

For more information, please contact the library on 9528 8683.

Community Arts Program
Community Arts Program

The Community Arts Program at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre provides a series of fun and engaging sessions for adults.

The sessions are designed to support and nurture community connectedness and wellbeing.

Workshops on various themes are facilitated by artists in the Corella Art and Craft Space with equipment and instructions provided.

Bookings are essential. (Payment for the classes is required seven days prior to the workshop)

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Connect and Create at Mary Davies Library
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Learn some new skills and make new friends at our regular community groups at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre.

  • Sewing Group meets every Monday, 9am-1pm.

New members welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring a plate to share.

  • Adult Lego meets every Thursday, 10am-12pm and every Sunday, 1pm-3pm.

Bring your own kits or build with the Lego provided.

Bookings are not required for these groups.

Connect and Create at Rockingham Library
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Make some new friends and learn some new skills at our regular community group meetings at Rockingham Library.

Groups include the Rockingham City Chess Connect, Crochet Club and Create for a Cause Group.

All welcome, bookings are not required.

 

Connect and Create at Safety Bay Library
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Laughs and Crafts is a new weekly activity at Safety Bay Library

Learn how to crochet or knit and make some new friends, or bring along your own craft projects to work on.  

Some materials are provided and you will have access to a sewing machine and a Cricut Maker 3. 

Every Friday, 10am - 12pm. 

Light refreshments provided.

All welcome, bookings are not required.

First Thursday Films
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On the first Thursday of every month Safety Bay Library presents lunchtime films for your enjoyment (12pm - 2pm).

Bring your lunch but coffee and tea is provided. Audience members must be 18+.

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Matinee Movie Series
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Visit the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre on the fourth Friday every month for the screening of the best in classic cinema, independent, Australian and world films.

Audience must be 18+.

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Book Clubs
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Our Book Clubs are a great way to meet to discuss books, discover new authors and make new friends.

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