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Annual Library History Lecture - Special Place: Aboriginal history in Bassendean
Posted May 25, 2017 Annual Library History Lecture - Special Place: Aboriginal history in Bassendean

Book now for the Annual Library History Lecture Special Place: Aboriginal history in Bassendean Speaker: Mr Bevan Carter, former Town of Bassendean Mayor, local author and resident. 14 June 2017 at 6.30pm for 7.00pm start

Get your Smart phone ready - Let's talk!
Posted May 3, 2017 Get your Smart phone ready - Let's talk!

Don’t forget to secure your place for Wednesday 24th May from 10.00am-11.30am Marian Vincent (Broadband for Seniors Networker for WA, Adult Learning Australia) will show us how we can best utilize our mobile phone assistants.

Merry Month of May Book Sale
Posted April 24, 2017 Merry Month of May Book Sale

The Bassendean Library’s Merry month of May Book Sale Saturday 20 - Saturday 27 May 2017 (during Library opening hours)

Literary Salon in the Library
Posted April 14, 2017 Literary Salon in the Library

Rosalind will be presenting a Musical Soiree at our next Literary Salon, playing many stunning music samples and sharing some interesting and sometimes scandalous stories about women composers.

'Escape to Everywhere' with Bassendean Library
Posted March 29, 2017 'Escape to Everywhere' with Bassendean Library

'Escape to Everywhere' with Bassendean Library. An April school holiday activity event. We are celebrating Children's Book Week this year with artist/illustrator Jodie Davidson and also writer/ illustrator Gabriel Evans.

Basso Kids Code Club
Posted February 22, 2017 Basso Kids Code Club

Hey kids, this is a HUGE SHOUT OUT to all of you to find out if you would like to participate in Code Club at Bassendean Memorial Library. What is Code Club? Code Club Australia is a nation-wide network of free volunteer-after school coding for children aged 8-13 years.

Literary Salon in the Library
Posted February 17, 2017 Literary Salon in the Library

Literary Salon in the Library with David Whish-Wilson ‘Meet the author’ evening with a difference! Enjoy tea, coffee and nibbles and listen to visiting author in a lovely, relaxed setting. Wednesday 22nd March at Bassendean Memorial Library 6.00pm for 6.30pm start (until 8.00pm). Books available for purchase on the night This is a free event but seating is limited. Please book

Library Lover's Day - Wall of Love
Posted January 25, 2017 Library Lover's Day - Wall of Love

Celebrate Library Lover’s Day with us by writing a short poem for our Wall Of Love. It can be about your favourite book, why you enjoy reading or what you love about the Library. All entries will then be displayed on our Wall of Love. All ages are welcome to enter and there will be a prize of a $25 Dymocks gift voucher for the best adult’s entry and the best children’s entry.

Guided Walk (Free!)
Posted January 19, 2017 Guided Walk (Free!)

Learn about local history, culture and architecture on Old Perth Road with your volunteer guide. First Wednesday of each month in 2017

You can borrow more in 2017!!!!
Posted January 6, 2017 You can borrow more in 2017!!!!

As from Monday 12 December we have increased loans for DVD’s and CD’s to 10 of each. We have also increased the amount you can borrow from 15 items to 20.

No Rhymetime or Storytime
Posted January 4, 2017 No Rhymetime or Storytime

There’s no Rhymetime or Storytime in the Library during school holidays. Rhymetime resumes Wednesday 1 February at 11.00am. Storytime resumes Thursday 2 February and Friday 3 February at 10.30am. See you all then.

Board Games at the Library
Posted January 3, 2017 Board Games at the Library

Game Day starts on Saturday 7th January 9:30am - 1pm and will be held on the first Saturday of each month.

Summer Reading Program
Posted December 22, 2016 Summer Reading Program

Have you picked up your Reading Log yet to be a Hero or Villain. Unleash your imagination. Get ready for action. Discover heroes, villains, sidekicks and more. Participate in the Summer Reading Program here at Bassendean Library. Come in and grab your Reading log and start reading! The program runs from1 Dec - 31 Jan 2017. Bring in your completed reading log and choose a small prize

School Holiday Free Events
Posted December 21, 2016 School Holiday Free Events

Element of Surprise Workshop with Scitech & Heroes and Villains mask making book now via trybooking

Library Craft Group
Posted November 25, 2016 Library Craft Group

Our Library Craft Group meets every Thursday 12-2pm

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