Writing workshop with Annabel Smith

Saturday 16th February, 9:30am – 12:30pm

at Margaret River Library. RSVP by 14th Feb to secure your booking.  amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600

Writers at any career stage who struggle with establishing and maintaining a regular writing practice will benefit from this free 3 hour workshop hosted by Annabel Smith
The workshop delves into the thoughts and feelings that hold us back from achieving our potential as writers such as self-doubt, fear of rejection and criticism, procrastination, perfectionism, lack of resilience/staying power.
• Understand the beliefs that hold you back from achieving your potential as a writer
• Become familiar with strategies and frameworks for overcoming self-limiting behaviours around writing
• Practice with tools that will empower you to continue to build confidence and proactivity on an ongoing basis


Chinese New Year celebrations at the Library

Celebrate the Year of the Pig

Date: Tuesday 5th February  Time 4:30 – 6:30 pm. Please RSVP by 4th Feb to amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600

Introducing Chinese culture to the Margaret River community by sharing Chinese food, arts and history in a celebration of the Chinese New Year Tradition.  Fun for the whole family.

Bring a Chinese dish / per family to share

Chinese dumplings provided * Lantern activity for kids to create * Photo Booth, come dressed up if you like! * Chinese Spring Couplets to paint * Chinese Zodiac walls * Chinese instrumental music * Dragon dance and lots of good luck to share * Go home with a Chinese Lantern * All welcome to this FREE family friendly event

Chinese Year of the Pig Lantern making workshop

Date:  Tuesday 29th January  Time: 5 — 7 pm

Join us to make paper lanterns to use for decorations in the library on 5th February for Chinese New Year Celebrations. Fun for the whole family. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to demonstrate how to fold the paper lanterns. Leave them with us and see the library transformed for Chinese New Year. This activity is suitable for children aged 5+ and parents must stay. All welcome to this FREE family friendly event.  Please RSVP by 26th January to amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600



Summer School holidays at your libraries

Card making

Come to Margaret River Library to make cards, just before Christmas. All materials provided and best suited to children over 5 years old. 

Margaret River Library: Monday 17th December at 2.00pm. Phone 9780 5600 for bookings


Teddy Bears picnic storytime and library sleepover for teddies

Bring in your Teddy bears for a special Teddy Bears picnic storytime, then the teddies can have a sleepover and we will take photos of their adventures overnight in the library. Storytime is aimed at children under 6 years old however any child can bring in their teddy for the sleepover.

Margaret River Library: Picnic on Tuesday 8th January at 10.30am. Phone 9780 5600 for bookings

Teddy pick ups on Wednesday 9th January after 12 noon.


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 session 1 : Monday 14th January at 2.00pm

Margaret River Library session 2 : Wednesday 16th January at 2.00pm

Phone Margaret River Library 9780 5600 for bookings

 Augusta Library : Wednesday 23rd January at 2.30pm Please note Augusta session also includes additional craft activities

Phone Augusta Library 9780 5670 for bookings


Decorate a re-useable bag workshop

All materials are supplied in this workshop aimed at children over 5 years old. Decorate a cotton bag that can be used over and over again! This bag will be perfect for library books, shopping or anything else and it will show off your awesome design.

Margaret River Library: Monday 21st January 2.30pm. Phone 9780 5600 for bookings


Summer Reading Club

All school holidays at both library branches, join the club to win prizes for reading! For every book read you receive a prize, just bring your log sheet back to your local library.

Register online at www.summerreadingclub.org.au and visit your local libraries to take part and get a log sheet

We hope to see you at the library soon!



Rachael Johns in conversation with Anthea Hodgson at the Margaret River Library

Thursday 8th November, 6 – 7:30pm

Don’t forget these two amazing authors are visiting the Margaret River Library for an author talk so come along and say hello. We would love to offer up a warm Margaret River welcome to them both. Light refreshments will be provided. Margaret River Bookshop will also be on hand with signed copies of the latest offerings. Please RSVP for catering purposes to amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600. This is a free library event.


Low Impact Living Session 6 – DIY Beauty and Cleaning Products

Thursday 1st November, 6 – 7:30pm at the Margaret River Library

There are many ways that individuals and households can reduce their impact on this earth. By making your own cleaning and beauty products, you can greatly reduce your plastic consumption and also rid toxins from your household. Melanie Gardiner (also known as OilyMarketVibes) will be hosting a free workshop to share with us how we can make our own beauty and cleaning products using natural essential oils. Come and discover how to make your own:

  • Hand soap
  • Cleaning spray
  • Face serum

With complimentary and easy to follow recipe sheets available to participants. If this sounds like you, we would love to see you there. Please RSVP via Eventbrite here.

Or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/low-impact-living-session-6-diy-beauty-cleaning-products-tickets-51677533895


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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