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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.

Massive May Book Sale!
Posted 04 May 2022 Massive May Book Sale!

Join us for our Massive May Book Sale!   We will have plenty of books at amazing prices on sale from 7 May to 14 May, 2022.

National Simultaneous Storytime is coming on 25th May, 2022.
Posted 02 May 2022 National Simultaneous Storytime is coming on 25th May, 2022.

Bassendean Memorial Library will be celebrating NSS during our Rhymetime

Literary Salon with Emily Sun - A Virtual Event (RESCHEDULED TO A LATER
Posted 14 April 2022 Literary Salon with Emily Sun - A Virtual Event (RESCHEDULED TO A LATER DATE)

Poetry is back at the library - join us for an evening with WA writer Emily Sun to discuss her debut collection of poems 'Vociferate".

Click and Collect
Posted 30 March 2022 Click and Collect

Did you know that you can Click and Collect? You can access our catalogue to reserve items online from the comfort of your home.

Dianne Wolfer in conversation with Glenn Swift
Posted 16 March 2022 Dianne Wolfer in conversation with Glenn Swift

Join us online for PLWA's first event for 2022 with the wonderful Dianne Wolfer in conversation with Glenn Swift.

Be Kind.....
Posted 04 March 2022 Be Kind.....

Please be respectful of staff members while mask-wearing is mandatory in all public indoor settings

BOOKINGS ARE NOW ESSENTIAL......
Posted 24 February 2022 BOOKINGS ARE NOW ESSENTIAL......

Bassendean Memorial Public Library loves when you come and visit us for our Rhymetime and Storytime sessions.

Start the school year on the right foot.
Posted 21 February 2022 Start the school year on the right foot.

A phonic series for beginner readers. Aimed at children aged 4-7,

Free English classes in the Library are back!
Posted 11 February 2022 Free English classes in the Library are back!

Bassendean Memorial Library invites adults whose first language is not English, to join our free English classes.

Proof of Vaccination
Posted 18 January 2022 Proof of Vaccination

Are you struggling with setting up the ServiceWA app? Do you need help to access your proof of vaccination?

Mask up in the Library......
Posted 17 January 2022 Mask up in the Library......

Please remember to check in with the SafeWA app or sign into the manual register, and to use the hand sanitiser.

Oral History Collection
Posted 10 January 2022 Oral History Collection

The Oral History Interview Program records the memories and experiences of people who have lived, worked or played in Bassendean.

Library Christmas Closure.....
Posted 24 December 2021 Library Christmas Closure.....

Wishing everyone a lovely Christmas and an enjoyable New Year celebration! Library closure for the Christmas Season is from the 24 December 2021 to the 9 January 2022. 

Summer Reading Quest – EPIC ADVENTURES AWAIT
Posted 20 December 2021 Summer Reading Quest – EPIC ADVENTURES AWAIT

During the January summer school holidays, Western Australian Public Libraries are promoting an amazing new Summer Reading Quest. The Quest is open to children of all ages and runs from 18 December 2021 – 31 January 2022.

Join Shan for a special Christmas Rhymetime and Storytime...
Posted 10 December 2021 Join Shan for a special Christmas Rhymetime and Storytime...

There will be Christmas carols, Christmas stories and fun!

Shan comes to Bassendean Primary
Posted 06 December 2021 Shan comes to Bassendean Primary

I had a lovely visit at Bassendean Primary. The students and I sang songs together, read an amazing story and even pretended to be incy, wincy spiders.

Lift is back online!!!!!!
Posted 02 December 2021 Lift is back online!!!!!!

We are pleased to announce that our lift is back in operation. Thank you for your patience while it was off line.

Oral History Collection
Posted 22 November 2021 Oral History Collection

The Oral History Interview Program records the memories and experiences of people who have lived, worked or played in Bassendean.

eSafety at Bassendean Memorial Library
Posted 15 November 2021 eSafety at Bassendean Memorial Library

Bassendean Library is committed to promoting eSafety to its young patrons.

November Book Sale!!!!!!
Posted 08 November 2021 November Book Sale!!!!!!

Join us for our November Book Sale from Saturday 13 November to Saturday 20 November 2021

Water Damage.......
Posted 01 November 2021 Water Damage.......

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

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