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Events and Programs Guide

Cover of the Summer 2022 Library events guide which is a busy day at Rockingham Foreshore and beach.We've got lots planned at our libraries over the coming months. View our event and programs guides below to start planning your visit.

We look forward to seeing you in the library. 

 

Writers in Residence - Rachael Johns
Picture of author Rachael Johns

Celebrate Library Lovers' Week and meet bestselling rural romance author Rachael Johns.

Light nibbles, tea and coffee will be provided. 

Rockingham Library

Thursday 16 February 2023, 6pm - 7pm

Audience must be 18+. Bookings essential.

Register to attend

Golden Bay Pop Up Library
Coastal Community Centre Golden Bay building

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

DateTime
Thursday 16 February 202310am - 4pm
Thursday 16 March 202310am - 4pm
Thursday 20 April 202310am - 4pm
Thursday 18 May 202310am - 4pm
Thursday 15 June 202310am - 4pm
Seed Library
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Our Seed Library is now operating from the Warnbro Community Library.

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+.

Bookings essential.  

Register to attend

Create for a Cause at Rockingham Library
Create for a Cause at Rockingham Library logo

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)

Register

Connect and Create at Mary Davies Library
Connect and Create at Mary Davies Library 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
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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 monthly activity at Safety Bay Library - come to make new friends and learn some new skills, or bring along your own craft projects to work on.  

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

Last Friday of the month, 10am - 12pm. 

All welcome, bookings are not required.

Connect and Create at Warnbro Community Library
Connect and Create at Warnbro Community Library

Make new friends and learn some new skills at our regular community group meetings at Warnbro Community Library.

  • Knit and Crochet Group - every Sunday 1.30pm - 3.30pm
  • Rummikub - every Wednesday 11am - 2pm
  • Mah-Jong for beginners - every Thursday 10am - 1pm

All welcome, bookings are not required.

First Thursday Films
First Thursday Films at Safety Bay Library logo

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+.

Bookings essential.

Register to attend

Matinee Movie Series
Matinee Movie Series at Mary Davies Library logo

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+.

Bookings essential.

Register to attend

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.

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