School holiday activity : Kite craft packs available

Come to your Shire Libraries this week and grab a free kite craft pack as part of our school holiday activities program.

Both Augusta and Margaret River Libraries have packs to give away each week, check our website amrlibraries.com at the beginning of each week to find out which pack is available to collect.

Get in quick because pack numbers are limited.

Happy Holidays!

School holiday activity : Superhero style masks

Come to your Shire Libraries this week and grab a free mask craft pack as part of our school holiday activities program.

Both Augusta and Margaret River Libraries have packs to give away each week, check our website amrlibraries.com at the beginning of each week to find out which pack is available to collect.

Get in quick because pack numbers are limited.

Happy Holidays!

School holiday activity : 2021 calendar craft available

Come to your Shire Libraries this week and grab a free, single page,  2021 calendar craft pack as part of our school holiday activities program.

Both Augusta and Margaret River Libraries have packs to give away each week, check our website amrlibraries.com at the beginning of each week to find out which pack is available to collect.

Happy Holidays!

 

School holiday craft activity : Christmas Card craft packs available

Come to your Shire Libraries this week and grab a free Christmas card craft pack as part of our school holiday activities program.

Both Augusta and Margaret River Libraries have packs to give away each week, check our website amrlibraries.com at the beginning of each week to find out which pack is available to collect.

For information on library Christmas hours please click here

Happy Holidays!

 

Summer School holidays at the Shire Libraries

Lego Club

Join our hour long Lego club session to take on new challenges with all the Lego provided. Best suited to children over 5 years and bookings are essential. Phone the library now to reserve your child’s place.

Margaret River Library

  • Tuesday 12 January | 10.30 -11.30am
  • Thursday 21 January | 10.30 -11.30am

Phone 9780 5600 for bookings

If you cannot make it to a library Lego Club, check out www.amrlibraries.com for a virtual Lego Club challenge to complete from home – you could win a prize!

Get crafty: take away craft packs

Visit either Margaret River or Augusta Library for a FREE craft activity pack to take home. At the beginning of each week a new pack will be available, check out our website amrlibraries.com to find out which pack is ready for collection.
Packs include:
● Greeting cards ● 2021 Calendars ● Masks ● Kites ● Cups ● Badges

Craft packs include inspiration for your creation but you will need to provide scissors, glue and pens at home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Reading Rabbits

If you are in year one at school, the summer holidays is the perfect time to visit the library, choose some books and get some Reading Rabbit stamps on your card.
Over the summer holidays, bonus prizes will be given for a book review, based on a book you have read recently.

Summer Book Bandicoots

For all those in year two and over at school, Book Bandicoots rewards kids for reading, especially over the summer holidays!
As a summer holiday treat we are giving away bonus prizes for extra book reviews completed, just see library staff for more details.
Reading Rabbits and Book Bandicoots are an initiative of the Shire of Augusta Margaret River Libraries and kindly supported by Rotary Club of Margaret River and the Margaret River Bookshop

Book Chat Club

Held on the last Monday of each month, Book Chat Club is a place for ten to fourteen year olds to chat about their favourite books and reading. Bring a book for the book swap, take on the next monthly reading challenge and go in the draw to win a prize.

Margaret River Library

  • Monday 25 January | 4.15 – 5.15pm

Phone Rachael on 9780 5602 for bookings.

All school holiday activities are FREE at the Shire Libraries, however bookings are essential and children must be accompanied by an adult for each session.

Regular Baby Rhyme Time, Storytime and Toddler Tales sessions take a break over school holidays. Sessions resume during school term, commencing Monday 1st February 2021.

 

Toddler Tales at Augusta Library Thursday 10th December, 10.30am

Join us for Toddler Tales this Thursday 10th December, 10.30am at Augusta Library. This will be the last session for the year, then Toddler Tales continues on the second Thursday of each month during school term.

Toddler Tales is aimed at children 18 to 36 months old and involves a story, rhymes, songs, craft and morning tea.

Bookings are required as spaces are limited, phone Rachael on 9780 5602 to reserve your child’s place

Toddler Tales at Augusta Library Thursday 12th November 10.30am

Join us for Toddler Tales this Thursday 12th November, 10.30am at Augusta Library. Toddler Tales continues on the second Thursday of each month during school term.

Toddler Tales is aimed at children 18 to 36 months old and involves a story, rhymes, songs, craft and morning tea.

Bookings are required as spaces are limited, phone Claire Preston on 9780 5600 to reserve your child’s place

Book Chat Club this Monday at Margaret River Library

Held on the last Monday of each month, Book Chat Club is a place for ten to fourteen year olds to chat about their favourite books and reading.

The next Book Chat Club Meeting is Monday 26th October at the new time of 4.15pm 

 

Bookings are required, please contact Rachael on 9780 5602 or email rdrummond@amrshire.wa.gov.au as spaces are limited.

Happy Reading!

Shortlisted Picture Book of the Year

There is something magical about picture books, and this list is an extra-special one.

These are the Picture Books (0 to 18 age group) shortlisted for Children Books Council of Australia 2020, please note that some picture books may be only suitable for older readers.

Please click on the image to place a hold.


 Please click here ⇓ to find out the winners of the 2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards

It is Children’s Book Week!

This week we are taking time to celebrate fantastic children’s literature published in Australia and the wonderful authors and illustrators who create the books.

Children aged 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at Margaret River Library on Tuesday 20th October at 10.30am for a special Children’s Book Week dress up storytime. We will read one of the shortlisted Children’s Book of the Year titles and kids can dress up as a character from their favourite book. Call the library on 9780 5600 if you have any queries, no bookings required.

Visit your library to check out the display of notable and winning titles for Children’s Book of the Year and collect a curious creature book mark and colouring in sheet, to get crafty at home.

Happy Children’s Book Week everyone!

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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