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Yellow Dot collection in the Junior Library
Posted 20 October 2021 Yellow Dot collection in the Junior Library

Our Yellow Dot collection has been designed to help you to be able to help your children with the big questions and events that come up in their lives.

Reiki - An introduction to therapeutic energy healing - A Lunchtime
Posted 13 October 2021 Reiki - An introduction to therapeutic energy healing - A Lunchtime Interlude

Reiki is done by placing or hovering hands over a person's body to transfer energy, allowing their body to access its own healing potential for spiritual, physical and emotional health

Children in the Library
Posted 30 September 2021 Children in the Library

A kindly reminder about young patrons visiting the library and using library services.

Healthy Minds - Free Community Workshop
Posted 15 September 2021 Healthy Minds - Free Community Workshop

Learn about ‘Good Mental Health Techniques’ including a Five Senses Grounding Session.

Just to let you know…..
Posted 27 August 2021 Just to let you know…..

The library will be finishing its Tuesday Rhyme time sessions, beginning September 2021.

Sasha Wasley in conversation with Gabby - A Literary Salon
Posted 13 August 2021 Sasha Wasley in conversation with Gabby - A Literary Salon

Sasha’s debut novel was published in 2015, after which she gave up her copywriting business to pursue her fiction writing career.

Free Guided Walk - Old Perth Road, Bassendean
Posted 09 August 2021 Free Guided Walk - Old Perth Road, Bassendean

Walk along Old Perth Road, learning about early shops, the importance of the railway station, a local church (St Marks) and the Bassendean Fire Station.

A Postcard from Another World  - A Children's Book Week Competition
Posted 04 August 2021 A Postcard from Another World - A Children's Book Week Competition

Are you ready to write a postcard about the incredible world you have found? What you have seen, heard and felt?

Learn how to achieve a natural makeup look - Lunchtime Interlude
Posted 27 July 2021 Learn how to achieve a natural makeup look - Lunchtime Interlude

Join local makeup artist and hairdresser Janine Radford as she shares her many years of experience in creating a natural, achievable make up look.

Job Searching Tips & Tricks - An Evening Interlude
Posted 15 July 2021 Job Searching Tips & Tricks - An Evening Interlude

Learn innovative ideas to consider when trying to secure employment in the current market.

Don't Get Complacent
Posted 08 July 2021 Don't Get Complacent

It’s easy for all of us to become a little complacent but there are easy ways to make it tougher for crooks

Bassendean Memorial Library will re-open on Saturday 3 July at 9am
Posted 02 July 2021 Bassendean Memorial Library will re-open on Saturday 3 July at 9am

Bassendean Memorial Library will re-open on Saturday 3 July at 9am. Numbers are capped at 20 people at any one time. Masks must be worn at all times and patrons have to register on entry.

Library is closed....
Posted 29 June 2021 Library is closed....

The Bassendean Memorial Library will be closed for the mandatory 4 day lockdown.

Rhymetime is suspended for this week
Posted 28 June 2021 Rhymetime is suspended for this week

Rhymetime has been suspended for Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 June, 2021.

Mahjong for Beginners at Bassendean Library
Posted 22 June 2021 Mahjong for Beginners at Bassendean Library

Expressions of interest. Learn how to play Mahjong at our 6 week course. Mahjong is a tile-based game that was developed in China during the Qing dynasty.

New Library hours.
Posted 14 June 2021 New Library hours.

Our new hours will start from 1 July, 2021. We are tentatively starting to emerge as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

The feathers have been found!
Posted 10 June 2021 The feathers have been found!

Congratulations to Emma who found the Sapphire Feather and Marcos found the Silver Feather from the Scribblers Festival.

Water damaged books
Posted 04 June 2021 Water damaged books

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

Creative Writing with author Deb Fitzpatrick - Children's Book Week Event
Posted 18 May 2021 Creative Writing with author Deb Fitzpatrick - Children's Book Week Event

For all the budding writers and kids who love using their imagination. Unleash your inner creativity with this fun, packed-with-tips creative writing workshop with Deb Fitzpatrick!

THE GOLDEN FEATHER HUNT AWAITS YOU.....
Posted 07 May 2021 THE GOLDEN FEATHER HUNT AWAITS YOU.....

Clever hints for a clever child. One coloured feather lies with a creature of legend and myth who terrorises the night skies.

Just in case you are wondering......
Posted 05 May 2021 Just in case you are wondering......

Rhymetime and Storytime have begun again this week.

Beginner’s Watercolour with local artist Miriam Gardiner
Posted 01 May 2021 Beginner’s Watercolour with local artist Miriam Gardiner

Me, Myself and Sky - A Lunchtime Interlude. Come join us for a beginner's watercolour workshop just in time for Mother’s Day.

A Special visitor to Rhyme time and Story time in May
Posted 27 April 2021 A Special visitor to Rhyme time and Story time in May

We have a special visitor coming to our May 4 Rhyme time and May 6 Storytime.

Bassendean Memorial Rose Garden
Posted 16 April 2021 Bassendean Memorial Rose Garden

The Bassendean Memorial Rose Garden (1947) is located on the corner of West Road and Old Perth Road, Bassendean in front of the Bassendean Oval Memorial Gates (1929).

Barry Divola in conversation with Laurie Steed
Posted 09 April 2021 Barry Divola in conversation with Laurie Steed

Public Library of Western Australia (PLWA) in partnership with HarperCollins Publishers Australia invite you to join us for this online author talk featuring Barry Divola in conversation with Laurie Steed.

The Hunt for the Golden Feather is here again!
Posted 30 March 2021 The Hunt for the Golden Feather is here again!

Will you be the lucky child who finds a coloured feather hidden in a children’s book?

Make your own Storybook competition
Posted 15 March 2021 Make your own Storybook competition

The Children’s Book Week Council INVITES YOU to its MAKE YOUR OWN STORYBOOK COMPETITION.

Saying thank you to Shirley
Posted 10 March 2021 Saying thank you to Shirley

The library says a very fond, thank you to our much appreciated volunteer, Shirley decided to retire!

ME, MYSELF and SKY…..
Posted 05 March 2021 ME, MYSELF and SKY…..

Bassendean Memorial Library presents its 2021, Lunchtime Interlude Series.

Science Mum 2021
Posted 18 February 2021 Science Mum 2021

What is Science Mum? The Science Mum is a small business committed to providing fun STEM learning experiences for budding little scientists.

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