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Since 5 December 2020 we have implemented contact registers at our venues and facilities in line with the State Government's mandatory contact tracing requirements using the SafeWA App. Visit COVID-19 updates for more information.

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**Our libraries are operating with some changes to services and opening hours in accordance with the latest restrictions from the Australian Government and State Government.**

What's on at the libraries

  • For more activities visit our What's On Calendar or read our monthly eNewsletter.

    Summer Book Sale

    Summer books saleGrab a bargain at Rockingham Central Library's annual summer book sale. Items for sale will include adult fiction, non-fiction, children's material, magazines and more. Nothing over $2. 

    Every day during library hours from Saturday 16 January - Saturday 23 January at Rockingham Central Library

    For further information, please contact the library on 9528 8683 or email rclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au 

    Events and Programs Guide - Summer Edition

    Check out our Events and Programs Guide for December 2020, January and February 2021.

    From many Christmas crafts workshops, including card making and cupcake decorating, movie screenings, crochet, lego, book clubs and sewing sessions for adults, to WICKED sessions for young people and various activities for kids under 5 - you are sure to find something of interest to keep you busy when it's hot outside.

    Golden Bay Pop Up Library
    Coastal Community Centre

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

    The Pop Up Library will provide the community with access to limited IT services including printing for a small fee, as well as job searching and resume assistance.

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

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

    DateTime
    Thursday 21 January 20211pm-4.30pm
    Tuesday 2 February 20219am-12.30pm
    Thursday 18 February 20211pm-4.30pm
    Tuesday 2 March 20219am-12.30pm
    Thursday 18 March 20211pm-4.30pm
    Tuesday 30 March 20219am-12.30pm
    Thursday 15 April 20211pm-4.30pm
    Tuesday 27 April 20219am-12.30pm
    Makers and Creators
    Makers and Creators

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

    In February you will learn how to Upcycle an old vase.

    Bookings essential.  

    Register to attend library workshop

    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 program will recommence in March 2021.

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

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

    Bookings are essential and can be made at the library.

    (Payment for the classes is required seven days prior to the event)

    Connect and Create at Mary Davies Library

    Connect and Create logoLearn 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 Central Library

    ""Make some new friends and learn some new skills at our regular community group meetings at Rockingham Central 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.

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

    Bookings essential.

    To register online find the event in our What's On Calendar.

    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. Bookings are required and the audience must be 18+.

    To register online visit our What's On Calendar.

    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

    Book ClubOur 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. Contact staff for more information on 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

  • Library eNewsletter

    Want to keep up to date with what's happening at our libraries?

    Read our monthly E-Newsletter

    Housebound Library Service

    Housebound Library Service - image of books in basketResidents who are physically unable to visit their local library, either temporarily or permanently, are able to apply to have library items delivered to their house. The service is also available to live-in carers and to people whose partner, relative or friend who would normally drive them to the library is away on holiday or unavailable.

    The service makes deliveries to each reader once a month, with members permitted to borrow up to 20 items at one time. We provide a wide range of books in normal print and large print, audio books, magazines and DVDs, as well as free downloadable e-books and e-audiobooks. 

    Residents who would like to join the service are encouraged to submit an application form at any of our libraries. ​ Visit library memberships to download the application form.

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