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Thornlie Library is conveniently close to Thornlie Square Shopping Centre, Leisure World and Thornlie Primary School.

LOCATION
Thornlie Public Library, 1 Culross Avenue Thornlie WA 6108
CONTACT DETAILS
Telephone
9251 8750
Email Address
Library_queries@gosnells.wa.gov.au
MORE INFORMATION

With collections to suit all ages, Thornlie Library is a great place for a family visit.

Thornlie Library stocks over 40,000 items, provides access to many resources and offers various services and programs for adults, children, and teens throughout the year. 

The majority of library services require you to be a member but the good news is that it’s free to join!

What’s on @ Thornlie Library

Thornlie Library coordinates numerous free activities and programs throughout the year for babies and children  through to adults and seniors.

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FEATURES
  • Parking
  • Universal access
  • Accessible parking bays
WHERE IS IT?

What's here+

Computer Zone

There is free Internet and PC access for library members. We also now have free wifi access. Printing and photocopying is also available for a small charge.

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Meeting Room

Thornlie Library has a meeting room available for hire, or  use by community groups.

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Book Club at Thornlie Library

Book Club at your library

Adults who love reading and like to chat about the latest book they’ve read will enjoy the monthly Book Club sessions held at each library. Books may be borrowed from the library or members can supply their own. 

Sessions run on the first and second Tuesday of each month, 6.30 - 7.30pm at the Thornlie Library. If this time doesn't suit you, there are alternative sessions available at our other libraries.


Suitable for: Adults, 

Colour therapy club at Thornlie Library

When: Every second Tuesday from 1.00pm – 3.00pm.

Colouring-in for grown-ups!

Rediscover the simple pleasure of colouring in. It’s relaxing, stress-relieving and fun.

Fees: This is a free event, bookings are essential and refreshments will be provided.
Suitable for: Teenagers, Adults, Seniors, 

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English Conversation Classes at Thornlie Library

English Conversation Classes are a free English ‘chat’ class for people wanting to improve their conversation skills. Although the format mainly caters for migrants, anyone interested in gaining confidence in speaking English is welcome to attend.

Sessions are run weekly during school terms on Wednesdays, 10am - noon. The Wednesday class is a mixed-gender class. A women-only class is available on Fridays. Contact the Library for more information and to reserve a place.

The City's libraries have resources that may also assist you, follow the links below.

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Suitable for: Adults, 

English Conversation Classes for women at Thornlie Library

English Conversation Classes are a free English ‘chat’ class for people wanting to improve their conversation skills. Although the format mainly caters for migrants, anyone interested in gaining confidence in speaking English is welcome to attend.

Sessions are run weekly during school terms on Fridays, 10am - noon. The Friday class is for women only. A mixed-gender class is available on Wednesdays. Contact the Library for more information and to reserve a place.

The City's libraries have resources that may also assist you, follow the links below.

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Suitable for: Adults, 

Family Rhyme Time at Thornlie Library

When: Mondays, 9.30am - 10am during school terms

Family Rhyme Time (Ages 1 - 3 years)

The Family Rhyme Time Program uses rhymes, songs and stories to foster positive communication, enjoyable interaction and fun times between parents and children. Parents attend the program which runs during the school term to learn the pleasure and magic of storytelling, nursery rhymes, lullabies and songs which are shared at the group sessions with their baby or toddler.

Sessions are free, and run weekly during school terms on Mondays, 9.30 – 10am. For more information about this program contact Thornlie Library on 9251 8750. 

Parents please note that under the Children and Community Services Act, children under 6 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

See the links below to discover what else the libraries offer young people. If you would like to receive information about library events and services by email, you can sign up for the e-newsletter.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Families, Adults, Infants, 

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Kids Colouring Club

When: First Monday of every month, 3.30pm - 4.30pm.

Held on the first Monday of every month.

For those who love colouring in and other simple colour art. 

Crayons, textas, pencils or paints, explore them all as you create your masterpiece at our once a month session.

Fees: This is a free event for kids 5 and above. Bookings are essential and refreshments will be provided. Parents must remain with children.
Suitable for: Families, Children, 

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Learning English Through Storytime (LETS) at Thornlie Library

When: Tuesdays, 9am - 10am

Children can practice their English through stories, rhymes, songs and play through this interactive session.

Suitable for children aged 3 – 5, parents are encouraged to bring their children to this free event.

Morning tea is provided and bookings are essential by contacting the Library.

Fees: Free, but bookings are essential.
Suitable for: Children, 

Learning English through storytime
Sit and Knit

When: Thursdays, 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Bring in your latest knitting or crochet project and join in the fun.

Join this friendly group and get to know others with the same interests. Free help is available, but the main focus is on fun and socialising.

Bring your own needles, wool and half-finished projects to complete in company. Refreshments will be provided.

Fees: Free. Refreshments will be provided.
Suitable for: Adults, Seniors, 

Knitting at Thornlie Library
Storytime at Thornlie Library (Thursday session)

Storytime at your library

And they all lived happily ever after....

Enjoy songs, stories, nursery rhymes and craft activities. These fantastic story time sessions for pre-school children are a special treat for mums, dads and grandparents as well.

Sessions are free, and run Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly from 10.30 - 11am (except during school holidays).

No bookings necessary.

For more information about this program see Young People's Library Services on the link below.

Parents please note that under the Children and Community Services Act, children under 6 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

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Fees: Free - no bookings necessary
Suitable for: Infants, Children, 

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Storytime at Thornlie Library (Tuesday session)

Storytime at your library

And they all lived happily ever after....

Enjoy songs, stories, nursery rhymes and craft activities. These fantastic story time sessions for pre-school children are a special treat for mums, dads and grandparents as well.

Sessions are free, and run Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly from 10.30 am - 11am (except during school holidays).

No bookings necessary.

For more information about this program contact Young People's Library Services.

Parents please note that under the Children and Community Services Act, children under 6 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

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Fees: Free - no bookings necessary
Suitable for: Infants, Children, 

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Thornlie Ukulele group

When: Every Thursday from 11am to noon

Tune up your strumming skills

Ukulele players of all tastes & abilities come and enjoy a relaxed social atmosphere. Have fun while learning and sharing new songs.

This is a free event, refreshments will be provided, bookings are essential and places are limited. Players must BYO ukulele and tuner.

Fees: Free event, but bookings are essential.
Suitable for: Adults, Seniors, 

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Zentangle for kids at Thornlie Library

When: Third Monday of every month, 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Held on the third Monday of every month. 

An easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.

Lose yourself in these meditative drawing sessions. For children 6 years and above.

Fees: This is a free event, refreshments will be provided and bookings are essential.
Suitable for: Families, Children, 

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Brain Training during July & August - Wed 20 Jul
When: Wednesday 3 August, 1.00PM - 2.00PM

Improve your concentration, memory and problem solving skills in this three week program.

Fees: Free
Suitable for: Adults, Seniors, 
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Brain Training - Wed 20 Jul
When: Wednesday 3 August, 1.00PM - 2.00PM

Improve your concentration, memory and problem solving skills in this three week program.

Fees: This is a free event, refreshments will be provided and bookings are essential.
Suitable for: Adults, Seniors, 
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Switch Your Thinking - cutting kitchen waste - Mon 15 Aug
When: Monday 15 August, 6.30PM - 7.30PM

Learn about the problem of food waste and how you can take action from your very own kitchen. By switching a few habits you can make a big difference to your emissions and your household budget.

Fees: This is a free event, bookings are essential and refreshments are provided.
Suitable for: Adults, Seniors, 
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Super Saturday Science - Sewable Electronics - Sat 20 Aug
When: Saturday 20 August, 9.30PM - 11.30AM

This workshop will teach kids the fundamentals of circuits and how to incorporate LED lights. The students get to create their own sewable craft patterns using the LED lights. This will be a fun hands-on session. Ages 10 - 15 year olds.

Fees: This is a free event, bookings are essential.
Suitable for: Teenagers, Children, 
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Crochet workshop - Thu 25 Aug
When: Thursday 25 August, 12.00PM - 2.30PM

If you’re looking for a new hobby and are in a creative mood, crochet is just the thing for you. Learn the technique of crochet in this interactive craft session.

Fees: This is a free event, bookings are essential and refreshments will be provided.
Suitable for: Adults, 
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