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2023 is the year you Master Chess!
Posted 26 January 2023 2023 is the year you Master Chess!

Do you long to take control of an attacking piece whilst deftly moving your king to a safe square? If stalemate is your enemy and your goal is to conquer and vanquish, then chess is for you.

The Summer Reading Quest for 2022/23.
Posted 20 January 2023 The Summer Reading Quest for 2022/23.

Summer Reading Quest is almost over! The end of January is the end of the quest.

Literary Salon with Rachael Johns
Posted 23 November 2022 Literary Salon with Rachael Johns

Bassendean Memorial Library is delighted to welcome back local author, Rachael Johns. She will be discussing her new book 'The Work Wives' as well her motivations as a writer and what keeps inspires her to keep on creating.

November Book Sale!!!!!!
Posted 17 October 2022 November Book Sale!!!!!!

Join us for our November Book Sale from Saturday 12 November to Saturday 19 November 2022

The Art of Advertising
Posted 04 October 2022 The Art of Advertising

Local advertisements were designed to persuade you to buy the land, purchase the product and use the service being offered. 

Power to the People/October School Holiday events
Posted 29 September 2022 Power to the People/October School Holiday events

Bassendean Memorial Library is participating in amazing events this October school holidays.

New Recycling Station in the Library foyer
Posted 20 September 2022 New Recycling Station in the Library foyer

We are pleased to share that we have a fabulous new Recycling Station in the Library foyer.

Talking History - Learn a little about local schools
Posted 16 September 2022 Talking History - Learn a little about local schools

Learn a little about local schools, when they were established, their mottos and see their annual reports and school history books.

A JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE!!!
Posted 06 September 2022 A JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP DRIVE!!!

Bassendean Memorial Library is excited to promote another Junior Membership drive!

The Amethyst Feather has not yet been found!!!!!
Posted 31 August 2022 The Amethyst Feather has not yet been found!!!!!

Hidden in a popular children's book, deep in our Junior Fiction area, lies the AMETHYST FEATHER. Come and visit us and maybe YOU will be our winner.

The Three Well Known Australians
Posted 01 August 2022 The Three Well Known Australians

The Three Well Known Australians exhibition returns to Bassendean Memorial Library for the fourth time.

Happy 50th Birthday Bassendean Memorial Library!
Posted 04 July 2022 Happy 50th Birthday Bassendean Memorial Library!

On the 1st of July 2022, Bassendean Memorial Library celebrates its 50th birthday.

Talking History @ Bassendean Memorial Library
Posted 24 June 2022 Talking History @ Bassendean Memorial Library

NAIDOC - Listen and learn to some words from local song Wanjoo by Gina Williams.

A Very Special Birthday!
Posted 16 June 2022 A Very Special Birthday!

On 1st July 2022 we will be celebrating 50 years of the Bassendean Memorial Library - a fantastic milestone!

La Joie De Vivre – the art of flourishing - A Lunchtime Interlude
Posted 12 June 2022 La Joie De Vivre – the art of flourishing - A Lunchtime Interlude

A Workshop for Women who wish to learn, develop, and explore.  We all know how it feels to experience joy in your life.

Love to Read Local Week
Posted 03 June 2022 Love to Read Local Week

Love to Read Local Week is a state-wide celebration of Western Australia’s many wonderful writers and illustrators, and the books they create.

Talking History - Centenary of the Suburb’s Name Change - West Guildford
Posted 25 May 2022 Talking History - Centenary of the Suburb’s Name Change - West Guildford to Bassendean

Learn about the background to the suburb’s name change. Who was Hon. Peter Broun?

Massive May Book Sale - HALF-PRICE!!
Posted 16 May 2022 Massive May Book Sale - HALF-PRICE!!

Get excited - not only is the book sale continuing this week, but every item is now HALF-PRICE!!

Easing of Government mandates
Posted 11 May 2022 Easing of Government mandates

With the easing of Government mandates, it is no longer a requirement to wear masks in the Library.

Massive May Book Sale!
Posted 04 May 2022 Massive May Book Sale!

Join us for our Massive May Book Sale!   We will have plenty of books at amazing prices on sale from 7 May to 14 May, 2022.

National Simultaneous Storytime is coming on 25th May, 2022.
Posted 02 May 2022 National Simultaneous Storytime is coming on 25th May, 2022.

Bassendean Memorial Library will be celebrating NSS during our Rhymetime

Literary Salon with Emily Sun - A Virtual Event (RESCHEDULED TO A LATER
Posted 14 April 2022 Literary Salon with Emily Sun - A Virtual Event (RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE)

Poetry is back at the library - join us for an evening with WA writer Emily Sun to discuss her debut collection of poems 'Vociferate".

Click and Collect
Posted 30 March 2022 Click and Collect

Did you know that you can Click and Collect? You can access our catalogue to reserve items online from the comfort of your home.

Dianne Wolfer in conversation with Glenn Swift
Posted 16 March 2022 Dianne Wolfer in conversation with Glenn Swift

Join us online for PLWA's first event for 2022 with the wonderful Dianne Wolfer in conversation with Glenn Swift.

Be Kind.....
Posted 04 March 2022 Be Kind.....

Please be respectful of staff members while mask-wearing is mandatory in all public indoor settings

BOOKINGS ARE NOW ESSENTIAL......
Posted 24 February 2022 BOOKINGS ARE NOW ESSENTIAL......

Bassendean Memorial Public Library loves when you come and visit us for our Rhymetime and Storytime sessions.

Start the school year on the right foot.
Posted 21 February 2022 Start the school year on the right foot.

A phonic series for beginner readers. Aimed at children aged 4-7,

Free English classes in the Library are back!
Posted 11 February 2022 Free English classes in the Library are back!

Bassendean Memorial Library invites adults whose first language is not English, to join our free English classes.

Proof of Vaccination
Posted 18 January 2022 Proof of Vaccination

Are you struggling with setting up the ServiceWA app? Do you need help to access your proof of vaccination?

Mask up in the Library......
Posted 17 January 2022 Mask up in the Library......

Please remember to check in with the SafeWA app or sign into the manual register, and to use the hand sanitiser.

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