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Get ready for the 2023 Premiers' Reading Challenge
Posted 29 May 2023 Get ready for the 2023 Premiers' Reading Challenge

Students from Kindergarten to Year 10 are invited to uncover great mysteries through the world of books for the Premier's Reading Challenge.

HANDS ON STEM with the Science Mum
Posted 18 May 2023 HANDS ON STEM with the Science Mum

Calling all SCIENCE-TECHNOLOGY-ENGINEERING-MATHS children or maybe children who just love to build.

Bright Tomorrows - the parenting app......
Posted 11 May 2023 Bright Tomorrows - the parenting app......

The Better Beginnings team have been working with our partners at Telethon Kids Institute to create the new 'A Rhyme a Day' Growth Course on the Bright Tomorrows parenting app.

Great News!!!!!!!!
Posted 05 May 2023 Great News!!!!!!!!

Our mobile printing service is back online!   We are also pleased to announce you can now send documents straight from your phone/device.

Attention, OverDrive app users!
Posted 25 April 2023 Attention, OverDrive app users!

OverDrive is discontinuing the legacy OverDrive app on 1 May,  2023 and transitioning users to the Libby app.

Donations - We thank you.....
Posted 14 April 2023 Donations - We thank you.....

We love the generosity of our community in donating books to us. Unfortunately we are over stocked right now!

West Guildford Artist at War
Posted 31 March 2023 West Guildford Artist at War

He lived in West Guildford from 1910, marrying local lass May McSwain five days after returning from World War l.

Storytime session Cancelled.......
Posted 28 March 2023 Storytime session Cancelled.......

Unfortunately, we need to cancel our Storytime session planned for Thursday 10:30am 30 March 2023. Our last Storytime for the term will be Thursday 6 April 2023.

Geri-Fit at Bassendean Memorial Library
Posted 15 March 2023 Geri-Fit at Bassendean Memorial Library

It's time to do the Geri-Fit program!!!! An exercise class for the over 60's.

Make your own storybook competition
Posted 17 February 2023 Make your own storybook competition

The Children’s Book Week Council nvites you to its Make your own storybook competition.

Literary Salon with Sally Herzfeld
Posted 03 February 2023 Literary Salon with Sally Herzfeld

A story of adventure and perseverance describing a teacher's days in the outback. 

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.

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