News

Notice of ESL Dates
Posted 14 May 2024 Notice of ESL Dates

Please be advised that there will be no ESL classes on the following dates:

Mayday Book Sale!
Posted 10 May 2024 Mayday Book Sale!

Join us for our Mayday Book Sale! We will have plenty of books at amazing prices.

2024 Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists
Posted 29 April 2024 2024 Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists

Time to start your masterpiece! 

'Things that Grow' Storytime
Posted 22 April 2024 'Things that Grow' Storytime

Come along to our special ‘Things That Grow’ Storytime with Shan.

Introducing Princh, our new printing solution!
Posted 16 April 2024 Introducing Princh, our new printing solution!

We have implemented Princh, a new printing solution, at our library. With our new solution it is now possible to easily and securely print from a mobile phone, tablet, or laptop, both remotely and at the library.

Free Guided Walk - Historic Homes in Bassendean
Posted 04 April 2024 Free Guided Walk - Historic Homes in Bassendean

Walk around Bassendean with an experienced volunteer guide and learn about some amazing places and architecture including Daylesford House and Holme House.

Summer Reading Quest
Posted 28 March 2024 Summer Reading Quest

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated in Summer Reading Quest!

Prepare for Landing
Posted 23 February 2024 Prepare for Landing

Summer Reading Quest is almost over!  The end of February is the end of the Quest, so now’s the time to read as much as you can

HelpingMinds
Posted 19 February 2024 HelpingMinds

Join us for a informal chat or to learn about our services.

Is your child starting kindy this year?
Posted 12 February 2024 Is your child starting kindy this year?

Did you know Better Beginnings in collaboration with schools and libraries coordinate FREE reading packs for ALL kindy kids across WA!

Summer is here......
Posted 25 January 2024 Summer is here......

We have recently had a large number of books being returned with water damage.

Hearing Australia is offering free* hearing checks @ the Library
Posted 18 January 2024 Hearing Australia is offering free* hearing checks @ the Library

If you are concerned about yours or a loved one’s hearing, please join us and take the first step toward rediscovering the sounds you love!

Step into the world of Supersonic Science at our upcoming Community and
Posted 10 January 2024 Step into the world of Supersonic Science at our upcoming Community and Library event!

An exhilarating day filled with mind-blowing experiments and hands-on activities. Booking is not required

Bassendean Memorial Library is closed......
Posted 23 December 2023 Bassendean Memorial Library is closed......

Bassendean Memorial Library will be closed for the Christmas season from Saturday 23 December 2023 until Saturday 6 January, 2023.

Closing today......
Posted 22 December 2023 Closing today......

Today is the last day to stock up on the essential for the festive break.

Summer Reading Quest 2023
Posted 06 December 2023 Summer Reading Quest 2023

Summer Reading Quest begins on Friday 1 December 2023 - three months of fun literary activities await!

No Rhymetime and Storytime on December 6th and 7th
Posted 30 November 2023 No Rhymetime and Storytime on December 6th and 7th

Just a reminder to all our lovely mums, dads and carers that next week's Rhymetime (6th of Dec) and Storytime (7th of Dec) will be replaced by our Christmas Fairy event 6th December.

November Noel Book Sale!!!!!!
Posted 17 November 2023 November Noel Book Sale!!!!!!

Join us for our November Noel Book Sale from Saturday 18 November to Saturday 25 November 2023

Mobile Printing
Posted 09 November 2023 Mobile Printing

We are experiencing problems with our Mobile printing service. A3 size and colour printing are not available at this time.

Justice of the Peace
Posted 27 October 2023 Justice of the Peace

Our Justice of the Peace is here every first, second, third and fourth Wednesday of the month. Between 10am and 11:30am.

Halloween @ Bassendean Memorial Library
Posted 19 October 2023 Halloween @ Bassendean Memorial Library

Bassendean Memorial Library is ready to trick-or-treat! On October 31st, when all the ghosts and ghoulies roam the earth, come and visit Bassendean Memorial Library on your wild trick-or-treat journey.

Air Conditioning is not working
Posted 16 October 2023 Air Conditioning is not working

Due to circumstances beyond our control, our Air Conditioning is not working to capacity. The Library is quite warm.

A Literary Salon with Andrew Harvey
Posted 09 October 2023 A Literary Salon with Andrew Harvey

Come and listen to an entertaining narration from the audiobook Nightfall. Join the author/producer and the audiobook’s two narrators as they discuss the challenges of creating an audiobook over the two years of Covid battling

HANDS-ON-STEM has officially arrived!!!!!!!
Posted 20 September 2023 HANDS-ON-STEM has officially arrived!!!!!!!

It’s time to get hands on with our HANDS-ON STEM resource display. Three shelves of senior, middle, and early STEM resources for all our aspiring scientists

Where’s the source?
Posted 03 August 2023 Where’s the source?

Library and Information week is where we celebrate the work that library and information workers do all around Australia. This years theme is 'Where’s the source?'

Lunchtime interlude - Needle felted Succulents!! .....RESCHEDULED to 2
Posted 06 July 2023 Lunchtime interlude - Needle felted Succulents!! .....RESCHEDULED to 2 August, 2023

Unfortunately our craft presenter cannot host the session due to illness....

Winter rains......
Posted 30 June 2023 Winter rains......

Winter rain is here and we have had an increase in books being returned with water damage.

Books on Wheels Service
Posted 20 June 2023 Books on Wheels Service

Do you have difficulty getting to the Library? Would you like to listen to audio books, watch DVDs or read books in the comfort of your own home?

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.

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