Jazz performance by Serge Le Goueff

Wednesday 23rd June, 10.30 – 11.30am

Join us for a one hour jazz performance with old favourites like Frank Sinatra’s ‘Singing in the Rain’. Serge sings jazz classics beautifully and is a master of the saxophone so we are in for a treat. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat. Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600 The library is open to over 60’s on Wednesday mornings 10am – 12pm and open to all ages from 12 – 5.30pm.

What is Jazz? A music history talk by Serge Le Goueff

International jazz saxophonist and jazz educator Serge Le Goueff invites you to join him on his presentation “What is Jazz?” He brings to light the myths as well as the many truths that have contributed to shaping Jazz music over the past century. Through a historical and musical exploration of this genre, Serge brings you this Jazz Appreciation address. This lecture aims to bring clarity to how Jazz came to be. Through time, starting from the late 16th century all the way to today. It is an exploration of how different cultures (musically and geographically) have contributed to the making of the art form we know as Jazz today.

Thursday 20th May, 5.30 – 6.45pm

Space is limited so please RSVP to amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600

Art Launch by Jara Gillick-Lewis with the exhibition ‘Rabbit in the moon’

Join emerging artist Jara Gillick-Lewis on the launch of her exhibition ‘Rabbit in the Moon’

The event will be accompanied by acoustic flute by local musician Melita Mae Franklin.

Wine & Nibbles provided.

For more information or to RSVP please contact the artist on jj.chicksworldtv@gmail.com

Margaret River Library is an accessible venue. 

Pioneers of the WA Timber Industry

Pioneers of the Western Australian Timber Industry: a talk by Don Briggs
Thursday 17th June, 5.30pm – 6.30pm at Margaret River Library

Author Don Briggs offers a glimpse into the history of the WA timber trade including the periods of exploration, the settlement at King George’s Sound, the Swan River Colony, the forests of the South West and the people who made it happen.
Don is the author of ‘Pioneers of the Western Australian Timber Industry’ and the biographical work ‘The Busettis of Cowaramup’. Both titles are in stock at the Margaret River and Augusta Library.

Please RSVP as space is limited. Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600

SS Georgette used for timber loads

Book illustration and drawing workshop with Gabriel Evans

Please note this workshop is for children aged 5-9 years old. Older children are welcome to book at Margaret River Library on Tuesday 13th April.

Gabriel Evans is an illustrator who creates worlds with a paintbrush. He’s worked with some of the worlds most loved publishers including Penguin Australia, Hardie Grant, Walker Books Australia, Scholastic Australia, Simon & Schuster USA, Affirm Press and Berbay Publishing. During this workshop you will explore the process of illustrating a book, creating characters and developing picture book ideas. We will also be hearing Gabriel’s journey to becoming an illustrator and author.

 

Bookings are essential, please phone 9780 5670 to book your child’s place or email auglib@amrshire.wa.gov.au​

Book illustration and drawing workshop with Gabriel Evans

Please note this workshop is for children aged 10 – 14 years old. Younger children are welcome to book at Augusta Library on Wednesday 14th April.

Gabriel Evans is an illustrator who creates worlds with a paintbrush. He’s worked with some of the worlds most loved publishers including Penguin Australia, Hardie Grant, Walker Books Australia, Scholastic Australia, Simon & Schuster USA, Affirm Press and Berbay Publishing. During this workshop you will explore the process of illustrating a book, creating characters and developing picture book ideas. We will also be hearing Gabriel’s journey to becoming an illustrator and author.

 

Bookings are essential, please phone 9780 5600 to book your child’s place or email amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Lego Club

Join our hour long Lego club session to take on new challenges, Lego provided. Best suited to children over 5 years and bookings are essential.

Phone the library now on 9780 5600 to reserve your child’s place.

Lego Club

Join our hour long Lego club session to take on new challenges, Lego provided. Best suited to children over 5 years and bookings are essential.

Phone the library now on 9780 5600 to reserve your child’s place.

Book Illustration Workshop with Gabriel Evans

Gabriel Evans presents informative and entertaining insights into being a successful children’s picture book illustrator and author.
This 3 hour 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. 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

Gabriel Evans teaches book illustration techniques at the Augusta Library

Art Launch

Emerging artist Leanne Barker will launch her exhibition Colours and Landscapes  on March 25th from 6 pm to 7pm

To RSVP please contact the artist on leda2226@gmail.com

The Margaret River Library is an accessible venue.

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Margaret River Library

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