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Coffee Pods Recycling
Posted 25 February 2020 Coffee Pods Recycling

Did you know that we have a coffee pod recycling box in the Library foyer? In just over 6 months, this box has been filled 10 times!

An eco-friendly Furoshiki art workshop
Posted 17 February 2020 An eco-friendly Furoshiki art workshop

Come and join us at our next Lunchtime Interlude on Friday 28 February 2020. Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth, used to carry gifts and other goods.

myGov Workshop
Posted 05 February 2020 myGov Workshop

Come and join us at our next workshop on Friday 21 February and Learn how to access government services online with a brief introduction about myGov. This is a free event

Cancelled - Old Perth Road guided walk
Posted 04 February 2020 Cancelled - Old Perth Road guided walk

Due to extreme heat the Old Perth Road guided walk for today has been cancelled. Our next guided walk will be on 3 March - Historic Homes.

Gina Ogilvie is Community Citizen of the Year
Posted 26 January 2020 Gina Ogilvie is Community Citizen of the Year

Little Libraries are Big Winners

Mahjong
Posted 17 January 2020 Mahjong

Mahjong for Beginners at Bassendean Library Expressions of interest. Date is yet to be confirmed but likely to be in March. Sign up at the Library Information desk or call 9279 2966

Cyber Citizens
Posted 17 January 2020 Cyber Citizens

Are you new to the digital world? Would you like to learn to learn how to use your new smart phone or tablet/iPad? Do you need help with social media? We can help! Our trainers are available to help you navigate the new digital world

Free English classes in the Library!
Posted 15 January 2020 Free English classes in the Library!

Our ESL classes return 3rd February 2020.

Christmas/New Year Closure
Posted 23 December 2019 Christmas/New Year Closure

Bassendean Memorial Library is closed from 23 December to 1 January, 2020. We will open 9am Thursday 2 January, 2020

Festive Season Closure
Posted 20 December 2019 Festive Season Closure

We are counting down to our Xmas break! We are open today until 12pm, & tomorrow, 9am-1pm.

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.

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.

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