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Events and Programs Guide - Spring Edition

Looking for something new to do this spring? Check out our Spring Events and Programs Guide for September, October and November 2021.

Spring is for rejuvenation and discovering new things, so why not join in an event, workshop, learn new skills, meet new people, read something online, listen to an eAudiobook, watch a movie online, encourage your teenager to come for a Wicked session, register for school holidays activities, borrow from the Toy Library, come to view art exhibitions, and participate in many, many more library activities for all ages. 

Events and Programs Guide - Summer Edition

During the warm months, the library is the perfect place to go to beat the heat. 

Check out our Summer Events and Programs Guide for December 2021, January and February 2022. The guide includes all activities at the libraries, including the detailed School Holiday Program commencing 10 January (pages 18 - 22).

Christmas is just around the corner and we have a full range of activities and workshops to suit people of all ages.

For the Adults - Spring Events
Macrame bracelets

There are various sessions and workshops for you to participate in this spring, whether you're interested in yoga, astronomy, art therapy, soil care and composting or macramé crystal bracelet creations - you will find it at your local library.

For adults 18+. Bookings are essential.

Register to attend 

Makers and Creators
Makers and Creators

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

Suitable for ages 18+.

Bookings essential.  

Register to attend

Create for a Cause at Rockingham Library
Crochet hooks and balls of wool

Create for a Cause is a newly formed crochet 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. 

For September and October, crochet activities are focused on Mental Health Week.

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

Every Saturday at Rockingham Library, 10am – 12pm

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

Seed Library at Rockingham Library

Our new Seed Library is open and available for library members to access free vegetable and fruit 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, carrots, cucumber, lettuce, watermelon, pumpkin, silverbeet, and tomato seeds to select from. 

Please note: there is a  limit of one packet per person.

Suitable for all ages.

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)


Golden Bay Pop Up Library
Coastal Community Centre

The Pop Up Library at the Coastal Community Centre is open on a fortnightly basis alternating between a Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon.

It will provide the community with job searching and resume assistance, Story Time for children under 6 years (Tuesdays 10.30am), toys for loan and access to limited IT services including printing for a small fee.

A small lending library will be available for customers to browse through and borrow from, with a good range of resources for all ages. Also reserved items from library branches will be available here for collection.  

For more information contact

Tuesday 7 December9am-12.30pm
Thursday 16 December1pm-4pm
Connect and Create at Mary Davies Library

Connect and Create logo

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

Join the Adult Lego and Sewing Group regular sessions. Bookings are not required.


Connect and Create at Rockingham Library

""Make some new friends and learn some new skills at our regular community group meetings at Rockingham Library. Groups include the Rockingham City Chess Connection Group and the Crochet Group.

All welcome, no bookings are required.

First Thursday Films

First Thursday Films logoOn 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+.

Bookings essential.

Register to attend

Matinee Movie Series

Matinee Movie Series logoVisit 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+.

Bookings essential

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IT20 Program

IT 20 logoAre you interested in learning a bit more about technology but aren't quite sure where to start?
Our libraries are running the IT20 Program – short, one-on-one 20 minute sessions.

For more information and bookings please visit your local library.

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.

For more information or to register your interest contact your local library.

English Conversation Group


Everyone is welcome at this Mary Davies Library and Community Centre group for people interested in practising their English. The group meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month, 10am - 11am.

Contact us for more information on 9591 0800 or email

Register to attend

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