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 most 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.

Tech Connect classes at Knowledge Centre

Computer basics for beginners in a friendly and patient environment.

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.

Amherst Village Library's first 10 years on show at the Art Nook

Amherst Village Library turns 10 in September and we'll be hosting a party on Thursday 26 September to celebrate. Thh Art Nook will display an exhibition showing the Library's development over the past ten years.

Building your digital profile

At this workshop you'll learn how to create an effective digital profile to further assist with online job applications.

Creative Space – emoji crafts

Creative Space a monthly group for teens that runs at Amherst Village Library. This month's theme is emoji crafts.

I'll Take That One with William B Green

Perth author William B Green talks about his latest book “I’ll Take That One” an autobiography exploring the chaos of the evacuee system at the start of World War Two, and the fear and loneliness felt by an evacuee.

In conversation with Sara Foster

Join us for an engaging conversation with bestselling psychological suspense writer and author of five novels Sara Foster

Starting a business from home

This workshop gives you simple and straightforward ideas to consider when starting a business from home.

Amherst Village Library Celebrates 10 years

Amherst Village Library is turning 10, come celebrate with us and see how we've grown.

Personalise it with paint pens

Customise your clothing and accessories with paint pens.

Science of light

This workshop introduces children to the magic of playing with light.

Noongar painting with Bianca Wilder

Children will be guided through common symbols used in Indigenous dot paintings.

Maori World in a Book

Amherst Village Library will be holding a bilingual story time session for families to attend.

Relaxation and gemstones

Children will be lead through relaxation exercised and learn about gemstones.

Miriam Gardiner exhibition at the Art Nook

Showing a range of diverse subject matter, artist Miriam Gardiner uses a wide range of mediums in her work to express her subjects.

Ranger Red and his animal friends

Ranger Red will bring some of his animal friends to Knowledge Centre this school holidays.

My Health Record Information Session

At this information session you'll learn about the benefits of My Health Record and how to access the system.

Game on!

Have fun with a variety of games at Thornlie Library.

StoryMoves – Stories come to life

Children will become part of the story with this interactive storytelling event.

Meet author AJ Betts

Join us for a morning with Australian author of young adult fiction AJ Betts, winner of the inaugural WA Writers Fellowship. AJ will discuss her latest work a two-book speculative fiction series comprising of 'Hive' and 'Rogue'.

Be Connected: Get Online Week Promoting Digital Literacy

Explore a range of online activities at your library.

Be Connected – Online forms for beginners

Join us for a special Get Online Week event. Learn how to confidently use online forms, create a MyGov account and the best places to find helpful tutorials.

NBN Network Information Session

Don't miss out on key information around the rollout of NBN. Get your questions answered at this open forum.

Be Connected: Get Online Week Tech Taster

Try out new technology and see how it might be useful or fun in your life.

Special Storytime: St John Ambulance and Kura the Bear

Join St John Ambulance and Kura the bear for a special storytime. St John's will be teaching the kids about basic emergency procedures.

Age is No Barrier First Aid Training

At this introduction to First Aid for adults, you'll learn how to become prepared for a worst case scenario and build your confidence in any emergency.

Make and take workshop with Macrame for beginners

This eco-friendly creative session teaches participants sustainable ways to create macramé, the art of knotting string in patterns to make decorative articles.