A workshop in creative watercolour for picture book art and illustration

Saturday 24th June, 12:30 – 3.30pm at Margaret River Library

sml-Progwshop_MAC2015A practical workshop by Gabriel Evans at the Margaret River Library

  • Learn creative systems in watercolour and apply them to illustration
  • Discuss the process for working with publishers, creating portfolios and interpreting text visually
  • Develop the initial skills to express your creativity in the world of picture books

Cost is $15 and includes afternoon tea. (Materials list is supplied at payment) Bookings essential as space is limited ** For ages 17+

Banner croppedGabriel is an artist and illustrator of over twenty books. He works with publishers including Walker Books, Scholastic and Penguin Random House. He works in traditional mediums from a small, messy studio and travels Australia giving workshops and talks on illustration. When he’s not painting he’s growing trees, exploring beaches and drinking tea. Visit his website for examples of his beautiful art and illustrations: https://gabrielevansartist.com/

Come along and be prepared to have a go!

Online safety – for all ages

Shire’s libraries are working towards accreditation as an eSmart Library Service.

As part of this initiative we are providing easy access to a wide range of resources to assist you to:

  • Develop your online skills – including self-paced courses tailored for Senior citizens
  • Improve your online awareness of scams, cyber-attacks and other online threats
  • Improve online safety for your children and yourself
  • Have a better understanding of online bullying and how to report it (for all ages)
  • And heaps more, including issues around illegal behaviour, copyright issues and inappropriate content

Links to these resources can be found on your library website, in both the general and the youth Online Resources pages:

Click here to go to the E-resources for Parents and Children page

Click here to go to the general Online Resources page

Look for the eSmart logo 🙂


Toddler Tales at Augusta Library

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Come to Augusta Library this Thursday 8th June for our special Toddler Tales session, which is aimed at children aged 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Toddler Tales includes stories, songs, rhymes, craft and morning tea and is on the second Thursday of the month (excluding school holidays) at Augusta Library.

Please phone 9780 5602 for bookings as places are limited.

Learn a new language or practise your English online!

Did you know you can use your library membership to set up a free account with Transparent Language Online?

Prepare for an overseas holiday,  further your education, or just surprise your friends and family with your new-found language skills!

There are over 100 languages to choose from, with easy-to-follow lessons and exercises.

You can access Transparent Language Online using your PC or mobile device.

You can learn as little or as much as you need.

Click here to go to our Lifelong Learning page where you can find out more about Transparent Language Online.