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Events and Programs Guide - Autumn Edition
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We hope some cool winter rains are coming after the long hot summer - the perfect opportunity to curl up with a good book. 

We put this guide together hoping that events and program conditions will not change over March to May period.

For any possible changes please check events and programs online regularly. 

We continue to increase our range of online resources, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eMovies. 

Also visit our newest resource - Library eResources to discover more than 4,000 sites across a huge range of interest groups from lifestyle, music, health, travel, online learning and many, many more.

Events and Programs Guide - Winter Edition
Libraries Events and Programs Guide - Winter edition

With winter upon us there is no better time to stay warm and dry while visiting the library. There are activities for all ages, or just find a cosy spot and curl up with a book or magazine.

We continue to increase our range of online resources, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eMovies. 

Visit our newest resource, Hoopla Digital, to discover over 925,000 titles including: eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies and TV shows. You can borrow, instantly stream and download content. All titles are always available – no reservations needed.

Golden Bay Pop Up Library
Coastal Community Centre

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 rclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au

DateTime
Thursday 19 May 202210am - 4pm
Thursday 16 June 202210am - 4pm
Thursday 21 Jul 202210am - 4pm
Thursday 18 August 202210am - 4pm
Thursday15 September 202210am - 4pm
Thursday 20 October 202210am - 4pm
Thursday 17 November 202210am - 4pm
Thursday 15 December 202210am - 4pm
Seed Library
Seeds image

Our Seed Library is hibernating during winter and will relaunch at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre on Wednesday 31 August 2022.

The Seed Libraryis 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, carrots, cucumber, lettuce, watermelon, pumpkin, silverbeet, and tomato seeds to select from.

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 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 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 Connect, Crochet Club and Create for a Cause 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
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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+.

Bookings essential

Register to attend

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.

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