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SafeWA app is coming to Bassendean Memorial Library
Posted 01 December 2020 SafeWA app is coming to Bassendean Memorial Library

From Saturday 5 December, our library must maintain a COVID-19 Contact register for the WA Health Department’s contact tracing.

Black Friday BOOK SALE!!!
Posted 27 November 2020 Black Friday BOOK SALE!!!

We are embracing the BLACK FRIDAY SALES!!! Everything in our book sale is 10 cents today! Literally everything!

Literary Salon with Anne-Louise Willoughby
Posted 24 November 2020 Literary Salon with Anne-Louise Willoughby

Join us on Thursday 3 December 2020 for a presentation by Anne-Louise Willoughby on the life of artist Nora Heysen.

Ever wanted to join a book club? Here’s your chance!
Posted 13 November 2020 Ever wanted to join a book club? Here’s your chance!

We are looking for expressions of interest for a new Tuesday morning book club!

Navigating Aged Care - A Seniors Week Talk
Posted 03 November 2020 Navigating Aged Care - A Seniors Week Talk

Come and join us at our workshop on Thursday 12 November 2020 at 1.00pm and find out how to Navigate Age Care. This is a free event

Library celebrates 15 years
Posted 19 October 2020 Library celebrates 15 years

Bassendean Memorial Library was built in 1972 on the original site of the war memorial.

Library Lunchtime Interlude - Organic Gardening for Beginners
Posted 09 October 2020 Library Lunchtime Interlude - Organic Gardening for Beginners

Join us for next Lunchtime Interlude on 13 October, 2020. Have you ever wanted to build your own vegetable garden but are not sure where to start?

Booktober Book Sale!
Posted 02 October 2020 Booktober Book Sale!

Booktober Book Sale! on Monday 5 October – 31 October 2020 during Library opening hours. Our shelves are overflowing with lots of lovely donations.

High Demand items
Posted 29 September 2020 High Demand items

Items in High Demand are available on a 2 week loan only, with no renewal.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Community Information
Posted 17 September 2020 National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Community Information

The Local Area Coordinator will be available in the Library on Wednesday 23 September from 9:30am to 3.30pm to answer your question about the NDIS.

Our Friday opening hours have changed!
Posted 02 September 2020 Our Friday opening hours have changed!

Our Friday opening hours have changed! As from September 4th, the library is now open from 9am - 5:30pm on Fridays

Literary Salons in the Library with Carol Millner
Posted 25 August 2020 Literary Salons in the Library with Carol Millner

You are invited to our next fabulous Literary Salon with West Australian poet, Carol Millner on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6 PM – 7 PM.

Overcome your Overdues
Posted 05 August 2020 Overcome your Overdues

Loans limits will return to normal from Monday 3 August 2020.

Rhymetime and Storytime are back!
Posted 17 July 2020 Rhymetime and Storytime are back!

Come and enjoy a session of music and movement with your little one. Interactive, and enjoyable for everyone.

Dandelion Launchers
Posted 13 July 2020 Dandelion Launchers

Another Phonic Reading Series from Bassendean Memorial Library. Dandelion Launchers aimed at children aged 4-7, each book introduces only a few letter/sounds.

Books 2 U - Housebound Service
Posted 08 July 2020 Books 2 U - Housebound Service

We have given our popular Housebounds service a new name - Books 2 U. Bassendean Memorial Library is very happy to bring Books 2 U if you are unable to come and visit us.

Justice of the Peace
Posted 29 June 2020 Justice of the Peace

Our Justice of the Peace is back every First Saturday of the month. Starting July 4th 2020 Between 9:15am and 11am.

Virtual Literary Salon with Rebecca Higgie
Posted 09 June 2020 Virtual Literary Salon with Rebecca Higgie

Join us for our very first VIRTUAL LITERARY SALON with Rebecca Higgie on 22 June, 2020 at 6pm

Library and Information Week 2020
Posted 28 May 2020 Library and Information Week 2020

The theme for 2020 is Create, which showcases all the ways that libraries and library and information professionals create through their work.

National Simultaneous Storytime 2020
Posted 25 May 2020 National Simultaneous Storytime 2020

Join us online for NSS2020 on Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 11:00am as we head into the world of Whitney and Britney the Chicken Divas!

Great News!!!!
Posted 21 May 2020 Great News!!!!

Our library reopens on Monday 25 May and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Afterschool Tooning....
Posted 14 May 2020 Afterschool Tooning....

Kids, you can now jump onto our online tooning session afterschool.

Return chute is OPEN!!!!
Posted 11 May 2020 Return chute is OPEN!!!!

Our after hours chute is open and ready to take your returns.

Never fear, eMemberships are here!
Posted 05 May 2020 Never fear, eMemberships are here!

Are you stuck at home? Thinking of joining the Library so you can access something to read or something to watch?

Kids! Are you ready to Go Drawing Mad!
Posted 28 April 2020 Kids! Are you ready to Go Drawing Mad!

Grab your pencil and our printouts, and come on a cartooning journey filled with drawing challenges where you will meet fun characters online.

Never fear, Pick and Drop is here!!!!
Posted 28 April 2020 Never fear, Pick and Drop is here!!!!

We are happy to introduce our temporary ‘Pick and Drop’ service for all library members that live in the Town of Bassendean catchment area- Bassendean, Ashfield and Eden Hill.

ANZAC Day
Posted 21 April 2020 ANZAC Day

RSL Branches throughout Australia have endorsed the ANZAC Day Driveway Dawn Service and asked us to stand in on our verges, at our gates, in our driveways or on our balconies at 5.55am holding candles.

So Many Early Readers To Choose From!
Posted 16 April 2020 So Many Early Readers To Choose From!

Just a reminder to parents, that Bassendean Memorial Library staff are happy to choose an Early Reader selection for our young patrons learning to read

Virtual Storytime and Rhymetime with Shan
Posted 03 April 2020 Virtual Storytime and Rhymetime with Shan

Come and join us for our Virtual Storytime and Rhymetime. You can dance, sing and listen along with Shan at Bassendean Memorial Public Library.

Please NO Returns...
Posted 25 March 2020 Please NO Returns...

Unfortunately, we cannot take any returns at the moment. You can contact us and get your loans renewed for 6 weeks.

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