News

Christmas Angel Wings
Posted 07 December 2019 Christmas Angel Wings

For the month of December we have a special display up - come and take a photo in front of our Christmas Angel Wings.

Justice of the Peace
Posted 03 December 2019 Justice of the Peace

Our last Justice of the Peace session for 2019 will be held on Wednesday 11 December.

Good News.........
Posted 28 November 2019 Good News.........

We are excited to announce that we have removed our Administration Fee!

Literary Salons in the Library with Emily Paull
Posted 19 November 2019 Literary Salons in the Library with Emily Paull

Join us for our next Literary Salons in the Library with Emily Paull on Wednesday 4 December 2019 at 6:00pm

Christmas Fairy, Elf and Santa
Posted 13 November 2019 Christmas Fairy, Elf and Santa

Bassendean Memorial Library invites you and your little ones to come help us celebrate Christmas. We will be visited by a Christmas Fairy and Elf, and Santa on 4 December, 2019

eServices....
Posted 06 November 2019 eServices....

Did you know you can access your Library account from the comfort of your home?

Sunday 17 November family bike ride
Posted 06 November 2019 Sunday 17 November family bike ride

Ponies and fairies

International Games Day
Posted 02 November 2019 International Games Day

To celebrate International Games Week we invite you to come down and enjoy our awesome board games collection on Tuesday 5th November Open Day

An Afternoon Affair - Built Perth with Elliot Langdon
Posted 23 October 2019 An Afternoon Affair - Built Perth with Elliot Langdon

Built Perth uncovers the stories behind 50 of the Perth’s most fascinating and beautiful buildings.

October Spring Book Sale!!!
Posted 18 October 2019 October Spring Book Sale!!!

Get ready for the Library Book Sale.... Come in early to grab a bargain, its starts! Saturday 19 October to Saturday 26 October, 2019

An Afternoon Affair : a Literary Event with Holden Sheppard
Posted 04 October 2019 An Afternoon Affair : a Literary Event with Holden Sheppard

Join us for our first An Afternoon Affair : a Literary Event on 17 October, 2019 at 4.30pm with Holden Sheppard in conversation with Gabriella Filippi.

Seniors Week activities
Posted 02 October 2019 Seniors Week activities

11 November onwards

Understanding Mental Health
Posted 30 September 2019 Understanding Mental Health

Come and join us on the 7 October for a free one hour session on HelpingMinds.

Mobile Printing Service
Posted 05 September 2019 Mobile Printing Service

Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to release and pick up your document.

A Library Friend Bag
Posted 26 August 2019 A Library Friend Bag

Welcome to our library family, Brian and Doris! This cute kitty and puppy are ready for children to take them home and read stories to them.

Reading is My Secret Power
Posted 16 August 2019 Reading is My Secret Power

Chidren's Book Week 2019 is coming! The theme this year is ‘Reading is My Secret Power.’

Searching with Trove
Posted 12 August 2019 Searching with Trove

Our next Lunchtime Interlude is on 23 August at Bassendean Library. What is it? How do you search? What are Trove Lists? Can Trove help me with my family history?

Choose to re-use
Posted 06 August 2019 Choose to re-use

The Library has a great recycling point available to the public.

Improving Wellbeing
Posted 11 July 2019 Improving Wellbeing

Join HelpingMinds for free one hour session Wednesday 24 July 11am-12 noon at Bassendean Public Library.

Junior Membership drive!
Posted 02 July 2019 Junior Membership drive!

We have created a fun Junior Membership bag for all our new junior readers with an extra special surprise, one bag will have a $30 Dymocks card.

Decodeables! - new Early Reader Phonics Series
Posted 21 June 2019 Decodeables! - new Early Reader Phonics Series

Decodable texts support readers as they practise blending the letter-sounds they have been taught through words, in continuous meaningful text.

Chat with writer Dr Marcella Polain
Posted 12 June 2019 Chat with writer Dr Marcella Polain

Our next Literary Salon is on Wednesday 26 June. Join us for a literary night to be motivated and moved.

Mindfulness and Meditation Session
Posted 06 June 2019 Mindfulness and Meditation Session

Join us on 20 June at Bassendean Library for a peaceful hour of meditation and mindfulness.

Annual Library History Lecture : Swan River Currents and Connections :
Posted 29 May 2019 Annual Library History Lecture : Swan River Currents and Connections : realising a 2029 bicentenary

Come and join us on 19 June for our Annual Library History Lecture with Gina Pickering, Director of Latitude Creative Services is an award-winning writer, curator and content producer.

Trove lists
Posted 23 May 2019 Trove lists

Now on the Bassendean Memorial Library website. You can access information from the National Library of Australia and other repositories about people, places and events relevant to the Town of Bassendean.

National Simultaneous Storytime of Alpacas with Maraca’s
Posted 19 May 2019 National Simultaneous Storytime of Alpacas with Maraca’s

Come and join us on Wednesday 22 May at 11am (as part of our Rhyme time session) for the Alpacas with Maraca’s

Saying goodbye to our Daddy and Me Storytimes
Posted 13 May 2019 Saying goodbye to our Daddy and Me Storytimes

Hello mums and dads. Just a quick message to tell everyone that there will be no more Daddy and Me Storytimes, including the next scheduled session 18 May, 2019.

May Book Sale
Posted 07 May 2019 May Book Sale

Get your empty bags ready for the huge, ginormous, mega, massive, giant book sale on the 18 May -25 May 2019

Library Lunchtime Interlude. - The Waste-Free Kitchen: Being Thrifty in
Posted 07 May 2019 Library Lunchtime Interlude. - The Waste-Free Kitchen: Being Thrifty in the Kitchen

Come to this workshop and take home practical strategies to save money on your weekly grocery shop, cook healthy meals for the people you love, avoid food waste, and take control of your health and happiness.

All our eResource will be available over the Easter break.
Posted 18 April 2019 All our eResource will be available over the Easter break.

The library may be closed for Easter, but that does not mean you cannot access both reading and listening material; ebooks, eAudio talking books, eMagazines and online movies, are all available with the use of your membership card. Download the appropriate apps and your holidays are planned.

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