Win a free 3 day pass to the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival!

Through its sponsorship, the Shire of Augusta Margaret River has 4 x 3-day passes to give away to some lucky members of our community who would like to attend the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival.

Drop into the Augusta Library or the Margaret River Library to fill out an entry form.

Prizes will be drawn at 4pm on Thursday 1st June, and winners notified by phone.

Click here to find out more about the festival.

Children’s Book Launch at Margaret River Library to celebrate Library and Information Week

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To celebrate National Library and Information Week, local author and Illustrator Sally Fawcett will launch her new book Through the gate  on Thursday 25th May at 4pm. Please RSVP for catering purposes on 9780 5600

Library and Information Week has been organised by the Australian Library and Information Association to promote the value of reading and literacy, the  importance of Australia’s book industry and the role of libraries. The week also hopes to showcase the many varied resources and services that libraries provide to the community.

More information on Library Week can be found at https://www.alia.org.au/liw

Author talk by Sarah Evans

‘Seasons and seasonings in a teapot: an anthology of rural family life’

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Thursday 18th May, 6 – 7:30 pm with light refreshments served after the talk

Sarah is an ex-pat former journalist. She lives on a 20-acre hobby farm with her husband and family. She writes memoir, novels, novellas, short stories, poetry and songs. She’s home schooled her four children, co-ordinates Bridgetown’s Words in the Valley Readers and Writers Festival, teaches creative writing, edits for a children’s publisher and attempts a modicum of self sufficiency. In her spare time, she sleeps.

Come along and hear her entertaining talk about her lifestyle recipe book. Please RSVP by 17th May for catering purposes. Ph: 9780 5600 or Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au

In the spotlight workshop: promoting you and your unique product

This two-hour workshop is designed for South-West women who make and create items for sale. Writing tutor Sarah Evans will focus on the public image the artisan wants to portray and help her craft her on-line profile and description of her unique products for the Woman Made website as well as her own promotional flyers, website, social media platforms and market stall applications.

Venue: Margaret River Library

Date: Thursday18th May

Time: 1 – 3pm

Equipment: pen, paper and enthusiasm

Cost: free

More information: Sarah Evans 97612156 or email sarahevanzz@hotmail.com

Please RSVP by 17th May to Margaret River Library. Ph: 9780 5600 or Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au