Shire of Augusta Margaret River Libraries

Good news, everyone!

We are very pleased to announce that the Margaret River Library has opened its doors to the community!

These are our opening hours for the time being:

Tuesdays:         10am – 3pm

Wednesdays:   10am – 12pm is for over-60s only

Wednesdays:   12pm – 3pm all are welcome

Thursdays:        10am – 3pm

Fridays:             10am – 3pm

Saturdays:        10am – 3pm

When you visit, please be prepared for the following:

  • Practise social distancing and take note of barriers, signs and floor markings
  • On Wednesdays 10am – 12pm we are only open to those aged over 60 – our more at-risk community members 😊 If you are not over 60, please choose another time to visit.
  • If you are not feeling 100% well – please stay home!

We are continuing our Click & Collect service from both Augusta and Margaret River Libraries. Margaret River Library pick up times are now aligned with the new opening times: Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 3pm.

Augusta Library pick-up times are Monday and Tuesday 10am -12pm. Wednesdays 2pm – 4pm.

The following services remain available from both the Augusta and Margaret River Libraries:

  • The libraries continue to provide the Click & Collect service, allowing the community access to print materials and DVDs. Find out more about how to use this service here: https://amrlibraries.com/2020/03/30/your-takeaway-library-has-arrived-click-collect-is-here-at-last/
  • Wifi is freely available from the library car parks and verandahs. The password is currently: authorevents
  • The after-hours chutes remain open 24/7.
  • E-resources including e-books, e-audiobooks and movie-streaming are freely available to all library members.
  • You can still join the library over the phone!
  • Staff are onsite and ready to assist via phone or email if you have any difficulties or queries with the above services: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au / 9780 5600

 

 

 

Tourism & Events Information Session – How to Attract & Plan for Everyone

Business Sundowner

Where: Margaret River Council Chambers

When: Tuesday 4 August 2020

Time: 5pm – 7:30pm (networking between 5pm – 5:30pm)
Complimentary refreshments and finger food provided

RSVP to Jessica Black at jblack@amrshire.wa.gov.au or (08) 9780 5276

Join 30 Foot Drop for a business sundowner focused on why accessible and inclusive tourism and events are worth investing in. This session will be informative, interactive and entertaining; you will have an opportunity to network with like-minded businesses and come away with research-based knowledge.

This session will focus on why people with a disability are essential to the success of tourism and events in our region, as well as how to make your business attractive to this often overlooked and under-serviced segment of the market.

Funded by the Lighthouse Project, delivered by Local Government Professionals Australia WA. Funding for the Lighthouse Project is provided under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) stream and administered by the Department of Communities.

New books for young adults!

The characters in Young Adult literature might be in their teens, but they are far from immature. Here is a selection of YA novels with beautifully created worlds and well developed stories that range from Sci-fi to Fantasy and contemporary Australian fiction.

Being Black'n Chicken and Chips by Matt Okine Chain of Gold first installment of the Last Hours series by Cassandra Clare Hive by A J Betts Skyward clain the stars by Brandon Sanderson This is how we change the ending by Vikki Wakefield Yes no maybe so

 

 

Click on the image to go straight to the catalogue and place your hold.

Look for these symbols which tell you if the item is also available as an e-book or e-audiobook:

= cloudLibrary      = BorrowBox       = Overdrive

Click here to find out more about how to use cloudLibrary, BorrowBox and Overdrive.

July school holiday activities

This school holidays your libraries have another Virtual Lego Club challenge and take-away craft packs, all for Free!

Virtual Lego Club challenge

Create your dream park out of Lego, then email a photo to Rachael rdrummond@amrshire.wa.gov.au and she will upload your photo to our blog. The creator of each scene emailed to the library will win a prize!

Take-away craft packs

You can choose one of three FREE craft activity packs to take home. Get in quick as supplies are limited. Visit Margaret River Library and a pack will be available while stocks last. Craft packs include inspiration for your creation but you will need to provide some more materials at home. Click here to find out more about your library services at this current time

Call Augusta Library to arrange click and collect pick up for your craft pack – Ph: 9780 5670

Take-away craft pack choices available are:

  • Decorate a cotton library bag
  • Wild animal masks
  • Wooden spoon puppets

Online Activities

Once again we have searched the web for some school holiday fun for you:

Happy holidays!

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Contact the Libraries

Margaret River Library

Fearn Avenue, Margaret River WA 6285
Phone: (08) 9780 5600
Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au