Meet one of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney, author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste For It, Spin the Bottle, Upside Down Inside Out, The Alphabet Sisters, Family Baggage, Those Faraday Girls, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories and more.
She will speak about her latest novel The Godmothers.
Thursday 22 October 5.30pm-7.30pm
You can attend this talk through Zoom from home or come to the Rockingham Central Library to join us for Monica McInerney live on the big screen and light refreshments. Come with a friend or two and enjoy an evening up late at the library.
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Join us at Rockingham Central Library to meet Alison Bannister who will discuss her new book Get your Rear into Gear and her journey so far. The book provides readers with a realistic and practical approach to finding a job in the current climate.
Rockingham Central Library, Thursday 29 October, 6pm-7.30pm
Copies of the book will be available for sale and light refreshments will be provided.
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A variety of activities will be held across all four libraries during the Seniors Week in November.
All activities and events are free, but most require registrations.
Follow the activity link to register online. For Hearing Checks, please register by calling the libraries.
|Seniors' Insights Exhibition||Rockingham Central Library|
Saturday 31 October - Friday 13 November
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm Saturday 9am - 12pm
|First Thursday Film||Safety Bay Library||Thursday 5 November||12pm - 2.30pm|
|Chair Yoga||Mary Davies Library and Community Centre||Tuesday 10 November||2pm - 3pm|
|Indoor Plants with Sharon Barbera||Warnbro Community Library||Wednesday 11 November||9.30am - 10.30am|
|Mature Aged Job Searching||Safety Bay Library||Thursday 12 November||10.30am - 11.30am|
|Organic Gardening Workshop||Rockingham Central Library||Friday 13 November||3pm - 4.30pm|
|Hearing Checks (Phone 9528 8611)||Safety Bay Library||Wednesday 18 November||10.30am - 1pm|
|Hearing Checks (Phone 9591 0800)||Mary Davies Library and Community Centre||Thursday 19 November||10.30am - 1.30pm|
|Paella Cooking Workshop||Rockingham Central Library||Thursday 19 November||5.30pm - 7pm|
|Move Improve Remove||Safety Bay Library||Thursday 26 November||10.30am - 11.30am|
During the Australian Reading Hour Jen will be speaking about her book Motherling, which tells the heart-warming and affirming memoir of a mother's 800 kilometre walk along the Camino de Santiago in Spain with her son's ashes.
Thursday 12 November, 5.30pm - 6.30pm via Zoom
Participants who register will be sent a confirmation link to their registered email address three days prior to the event.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Thursday 29 October 2020||1pm-4.30pm|
|Tuesday 10 November 2020||9am-12.30pm|
|Thursday 19 November 2020||1pm-4.30pm|
|Tuesday 8 December 2020||9am-12.30pm|
|Thursday 17 December 2020||1pm-4.30pm|
|Tuesday 5 January 2021||9am-12.30pm|
|Thursday 21 January 2021||1pm-4.30pm|
|Tuesday 2 February 2021||9am-12.30pm|
|Thursday 18 February 2021||1pm-4.30pm|
|Tuesday 2 March 2021||9am-12.30pm|
|Thursday 18 March 2021||1pm-4.30pm|
|Tuesday 30 March 2021||9am-12.30pm|
|Thursday 15 April 2021||1pm-4.30pm|
|Tuesday 27 April 2021||9am-12.30pm|
Did you know that the Nyoongar calendar includes six seasons? Learn more about them with a team fromUrban Indigenousas you create some beautiful canvas designs depicting the seasons.
Golden Bay Coastal Community Centre, Tangadee Road, Golden Bay
Thursday 19 November, 3pm-5pm
This workshop is free and suitable for all ages.
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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)
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.
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.
On 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+.
To register online find the event in our What's On Calendar.
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.
Are 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.
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.