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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.

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

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    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.

Mindfulness at Home - Webinar
Online meditation

Forget about your daily stresses and routines as you take your mind to a quiet place from the comfort of your own home. This special series of four classes, facilitated by Arooza from Inner Artistry Centre, will offer both theory and practical components with deep relaxation and guided meditation to experience the stillness each week.  Participants will practice how to let go of the mind chatter and how to rest and operate from the heart.  

This is a four-week course with participants booking to commit to taking part each week on the dates below.

  • Saturday 1 August, 10am – 11.15am             
  • Saturday 8 August, 10am – 11.15am
  • Saturday 15 August, 10am – 11.15am
  • Saturday 22 August, 10am – 11.15am

This workshop will be delivered using the online platform Zoom. Participants are encouraged to download Zoom to their device prior to the workshop date to ensure ease of access.

A link will be sent out to registered participants once attendance has been confirmed.

Bookings are essential and can be made in our What's On Calendar or by contacting the library on 9528 8683.

Winter Health and Wellness - Webinar
Meditation

Restore your vitality and feel the wellbeing you need for winter with this health and wellness webinar. Learn simple techniques to assist with your mood and keep in tune with your breathing and body. You will also learn how you can boost your immune system over the colder months.

  • Wednesday 29 July, 5.30pm – 6.30pm

This workshop will be delivered using the online platform Zoom. Participants are encouraged to download Zoom to their device prior to the workshop date to ensure ease of access.

A link will be sent out to registered participants once attendance has been confirmed.

Bookings are essential and can be made in our What's On Calendar or by contacting the library on 9528 8683.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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