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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.**

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

    Welcome Back Series
    Welcome back to our libraries

    We are offering a great variety of events to welcome you back to our libraries. Learn something new or tap into your creativity with our diverse workshops.

    These events are for adults.

    Bookings are essential.

     

    Writers in Residence - Suzanne Moore
    Suzanne Moore with her book The Place Between

    We are excited to host writer Suzanne Moore at Rockingham Central Library on Thursday 17 September at 5.30pm.

    She will talk about her writing journey and book The Place Between which tells the story of a lost mother, a forgotten past and three generations bound by hidden memories.

    Bookings are essential and can be made online or by calling the library on 9528 8683.

    Register for event

    Makers and Creators

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

    Bookings essential.  

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

    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 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 cimena, independent, Australian and world films. Bookings are required and the audience must be 18+.

    To register online visit our What's On Calendar.

    Parents Meet
    Parent and children at a playgroup

    Looking for some kid-friendly adult time? Want to make new friends? If you’re a parent or carer and you are feeling a little isolated, come along to our Parents Meet sessions.

    They are held at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre on Monday mornings from 11am to 12pm directly after Rhyme Time. Enjoy a hot drink, chat to other parents and make some new friends in a relaxed and social setting.

    Children of all ages welcome.

    Bookings are not required.

    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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