News

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

LibraryCraft At Bassendean Memorial Library
Posted 02 June 2020 LibraryCraft At Bassendean Memorial Library

It’s time to enter New Worlds! Worlds where you can survive, create, combat - you are an avatar that has the means to navigate between realms.

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.

Good news!!!!!!!
Posted 20 March 2020 Good news!!!!!!!

We have temporarily extended our loan periods and number of items you can have on your card.

Virtual Storytime with Shan
Posted 18 March 2020 Virtual Storytime with Shan

We are developing a Virtual Rhymetime and Storytime for all our young patrons. Please check our website later for start dates and times.

All our eResources are available 24/7
Posted 17 March 2020 All our eResources are available 24/7

The Library eResources are available 24/7, allowing you to access both reading and listening material; ebooks, eAudio talking books, eMagazines and online movies. All you need is the password and your membership card. Download the appropriate apps and your holidays are planned.

Learn how to Crochet!  - A Library Lunchtime Interlude (SUSPENDED)
Posted 13 March 2020 Learn how to Crochet! - A Library Lunchtime Interlude (SUSPENDED)

Come and join us at our next Lunchtime Interlude and learn how to crochet on Monday 23 March, 2020

Mobile Printing Service
Posted 06 March 2020 Mobile Printing Service

Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to release and pick up your document.

Literary Salon in the Library with Bron Bateman (SUSPENDED)
Posted 03 March 2020 Literary Salon in the Library with Bron Bateman (SUSPENDED)

Our first Literary Salon for 2020 is Wednesday 1 April, with Bron Bateman. Join us for a literary night to be motivated and moved.

Coffee Pods Recycling
Posted 25 February 2020 Coffee Pods Recycling

Did you know that we have a coffee pod recycling box in the Library foyer? In just over 6 months, this box has been filled 10 times!

An eco-friendly Furoshiki art workshop
Posted 17 February 2020 An eco-friendly Furoshiki art workshop

Come and join us at our next Lunchtime Interlude on Friday 28 February 2020. Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth, used to carry gifts and other goods.

myGov Workshop
Posted 05 February 2020 myGov Workshop

Come and join us at our next workshop on Friday 21 February and Learn how to access government services online with a brief introduction about myGov. This is a free event

Cancelled- Old Perth Road guided walk
Posted 04 February 2020 Cancelled- Old Perth Road guided walk

Due to extreme heat the Old Perth Road guided walk for today has been cancelled. Our next guided walk will be on 3 March - Historic Homes.

Gina Ogilvie is Community Citizen of the Year
Posted 26 January 2020 Gina Ogilvie is Community Citizen of the Year

Little Libraries are Big Winners

Mahjong (SUSPENDED)
Posted 17 January 2020 Mahjong (SUSPENDED)

Mahjong for Beginners at Bassendean Library Expressions of interest. Date is yet to be confirmed but likely to be in March. Sign up at the Library Information desk or call 9279 2966

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