Book illustration workshop at the Augusta Library

Wednesday 14th April, 1 – 4pm

This 3 hour illustration workshop is an interactive introductory course exploring children’s book art. Discover methods for designing characters, creative drawing systems and the step-by-step process in creating an illustration. Gabriel Evans also presents informative and entertaining insights into being a successful children’s picture book illustrator and author. Listed are covers of some of his latest publications.

Aimed at adults (any age over 17) This event is free but bookings are essential as space is limited. RSVP to amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600

Lego Workshop – Let’s build our future

 

If you are 12-25 years old and want to have fun and make a difference, join this Lego Workshop to help visualise the future for the youth of the Margaret River region. The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is reviewing its 5 year Youth Plan and we need your help! Facilitated by The Very Serious Business Co.

Free snacks and drinks will be provided.

Date: Thursday 25 March 2021

Time: 4pm to 5.30pm

Venue: Classroom W10 at Margaret River TAFE 272 Bussell Hwy, Margaret River.

RSVP: Please contact Community Development Trainee, Shannon Walker via email swalker@amrshire.wa.gov.au or call 08 9780 5214 to book your place.

Reminder: Job searching tips and tricks zoom event is on tonight

Thursday 25th February, 6 – 7.30pm

RSVP to reserve a seat at the library or to receive the log in details so you can Zoom on your own device at home. Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Aly Bannister is the author of ‘Get Your Rear into Gear’ Job Searching Tips for Career Success (Packed with over 60 tips on how to find and secure employment) and specialises in career coaching

The aim of the session:

  • Provides a solid foundation on how and where to begin your modern job searching
  • Identifies ways of securing employment in a tough job market.
  • Offers you an insight into areas you may not have considered.
  • Helps you understand the role of digital profiles & job alerts.
  • Shows you how to automate your job searching strategies.
  • Gives you an understanding of what the hidden job market is
  • Shows you simple ideas when creating a great LinkedIn profile
  • Suggests ways to ‘Get Ahead of the Game’

Job searching tips and tricks to help you get the job you’ve been looking for

Thursday 25th February, 6 – 7.30pm – Margaret River Library via Zoom or on your own device at home

  • Provides a solid foundation on how and where to begin your modern job searching
  • Identifies ways of securing employment in a tough job market.
  • Offers you an insight into areas you may not have considered.
  • Helps you understand the role of digital profiles & job alerts.
  • Shows you how to automate your job searching strategies.
  • Gives you an understanding of what the hidden job market is
  • Shows you simple ideas when creating a great LinkedIn profile
  • Suggests ways to ‘Get Ahead of the Game’
    * RSVP to reserve a seat at the event or to receive log in details if you are zooming from home. Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au
    Aly Bannister is the author of ‘Get Your Rear into Gear’ Job Searching Tips for Career Success (Packed with over 60 tips on how to find and secure employment) and specialises in career coaching

Zoom event: Deborah Rodriguez in conversation with Tess Woods

 

When: Saturday 20 February 10.30-am – 11.30am

Where: The event is hosted through Zoom and emailed instructions will be sent to you prior to the event.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL. To book, go to www.trybooking.com/BOBIK

From the twisted alleyways of the ancient medina of Fès to a marriage festival high in the Atlas Mountains, join Public Libraries Western Australia for an online conversation as international best selling author Deborah Rodriguez discusses her latest novel The Moroccan Daughter with acclaimed Western Australian author Tess Woods.

This entrancing new bestseller is a modern story of forbidden love set in the sensual landscape of Morocco, a captivating country of honor and tradition, and for four women, a land of secrets and revelations.

You do not need a Zoom account to attend, but users on a mobile device (phone or tablet) will need to download the app. Desktop and laptop users can join via the emailed link.

If you have any questions you would like to ask Deborah please email questionsfortheauthor@gmail.com with “Deborah Rodriguez” in the subject line.

This event is made possible by Public Liraries Western Australia, in pertnership with Penguin Random House Australia.

Centre For Stories: supporting local readers and writers

We want to introduce our avid readers and aspiring writers to Centre For Stories – a literary arts and cultural organisation that aims to help us to connect with each other, and with the stories of our diverse communities.

Centre For Stories is based in Perth and closely connected with the Margaret River Press. It offers a variety of services around creating and telling stories. There are regular events in which you can participate online, to discuss literature or improve your own writing. If you’re interested in female authors, then you’ll love the Fem Book Club! Or you might prefer tuning in to a live storytelling session about Forbidden Love, or joining the Poetry Workshop 🙂

Click here to browse the events currently available at Centre For Stories.

Virtual author talk with Gary Linnell – this Thursday!

Enjoy this live event from home via Zoom, at 5.30pm on Thursday 26 November.

Walkley-winning writer Garry Linnell brings us the tragic love story of Captain Moonlite, an Irish-born preacher who becomes, along with Ned Kelly, one of the nation’s most notorious and celebrated criminals. Hear how this true and epic tale was brought to life.

Register online at https://www.trybooking.com/BLXHN to book your spot in this live event. If you have any questions you would like to ask please email them to: questionsfortheauthor@gmail.com prior to the event.

This event is made possible by Public Libraries WA, in partnership with Penguin Random House Publishing.

Dianne Wolfer: an author talk for the whole family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Award winning West Australian author Dianne Wolfer is coming to Margaret River to talk about using local history and personal experience to create fiction. This presentation is suited to anyone who is interested in reading and has an enthusiasm for stories no matter what age or ability. It would be particularly interesting for aspiring authors as Dianne will share details of how she shapes an idea into a book.

Margaret River Library

Tuesday 24 November | 5.30 – 6.30pm

Phone 9780 5600 to RSVP

More information on Dianne Wolfer can be found at www.diannewolfer.com/

This event is proudly supported by:

Jazz in the Library

Thursday 19th November, 6 – 7.30pm. Light refreshments provided

RSVP to amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600

Genelle Jones is a lover of music, a writer and an adventurer from Baldivis, who has dabbled in a variety of genres.  Finally, 16 short stories, her first collection of tales about musicians on and off less than glamorous stages, are published.  To match each short story, Robbie Jones, plays complimentary music.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase on the night.

All welcome to this free, easily accessible event.

Robbie Jones plays jazz in the library to accompany an author talk by Genelle Jones

 

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Margaret River Library

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