Special events at the library

Our libraries regularly host programs, special events, workshops, guest speakers and friendly club gatherings for people of all ages. Click on the links below for more information. All events are free and some include free refreshments.

Please note the Terms and Conditions applicable to all library events; these can be found in the related links section below.

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Plan your journey

Make the most of Transperth services and free public transport entitlements for WA Seniors Card holders.

Dress for Success Workshops

At this workshop you'll learn how to mix and match your wardrobe with confidence. How to be confident with the body you have NOW and how to shop with purpose for your next job interview.

Be Connected – Stream films and catch-up TV for beginners

Learn how to stream films and watch catch-up TV on your internet-enabled device via ABC iview, SBS On Demand and Kanopy.

Understanding Mental Health

Join Helping Minds.Org for an informative session on common types of mental health challenges and their symptoms, myths and misconceptions and the risk factors.

Tax Help at Thornlie Library (Tuesdays)

Need some help completing your tax return? Eligible taxpayers on incomes of $60,000 or less can book an appointment with a Tax Help volunteer who can assist with completing an individual tax return.

Tax Help at Thornlie Library (Thursdays)

Need some help completing your tax return? Eligible taxpayers on incomes of $60,000 or less can book an appointment with a Tax Help volunteer who can assist with completing an individual tax return.

Languages Week Display at the Art Nook

As part of Languages Week 2019, a group of local primary and high school students will be showcasing the work they do in languages.

In conversation with author Dominic Smith

Join us for this special event featuring award winning author Dominic Smith as he discusses his new novel The Electric Hotel.

Solar House Design Workshop

During this session we will cover the basics of good solar house design using a simple model house.
You will then have the opportunity to apply that knowledge to evaluate how solar passive your own home is.
You’ll leave this session with a list of some simple changes you could make to make your home more sustainable.

Future Climate and Food in Western Australia

Join us for an interesting presentation by Dr Ian Foster from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.
Explore how the climate has already changed in WA and hear about future predictions.

Everyone is talking Solar. What does it mean for you?

Join an engaging discussion with Kim Wilkinson about the future of the residential energy sector and what it means for home owners.

Ancestry: Beyond Beginners

If you have been using Ancestry and want further training then our Ancestry Expert is the perfect person to ask.

The Energy Revolution

Join Paula Hansen from Curtin University and learn how centralized, fossil fuel dependent electricity network is undergoing a rapid transformation.

Creative Space - Board Games

Creative Space a monthly group for teens that runs at Amherst Village Library. This month the theme will be a fun board games afternoon.

Illustration workshop with Karen Blair - Children's Book Week 2019

At this Children Book Week event, Karen will share her illustration journey and present a hands on illustration session.

Storytime with Sean Avery - Children's Book Week 2019

Sean will share some of his favourite children's stories.

Storytime with Meg McKinlay - Children's Book Week 2019

Enjoy a fun storytime session with children's author Meg McKinlay.

Star Explorers - Mystery bag design challenge

For children aged 7 to 12 years to explore their creativity, problem solving skills, and have fun with S.T.E.M. themed challenges. Held at Amherst Village Library.

Illustration and art workshop with Briony Stewart - Children's Book Week 2019

Illustration and art are part of making books come to life.

Spontaneous stories with Meg McKinlay - Children's Book Week 2019

A fun creative storytelling experience to celebrate Children's Book Week.

Be Connected – Ancestry for beginners

Learn the basics of how to use Ancestry Library Edition and pick up some useful tips for researching your family history.