Starting Your Own Business from Home – The Successful Ingredients!

Friday 20th August, 10am – 11.30am 

An exciting workshop aimed at first time entrepreneurs. Providing Tips & Tricks to help save you time, energy and money! Facilitated by an Award Winning ‘Mumpreneur’, Aly Bannister. The presentation is via Zoom on screen at the Margaret River Library or sign in from home on your own device. Login details are provided when you RSVP. Participants will learn:

  • An overview of what you need to succeed regarding business development skills
  • Access to helpful resources and information for free help and guidance in those early stages
  • Digital marketing ideas to help promote your business.
  • Insights into the purpose of goal setting with weekly, quarterly & annual KPI’s, and action plans.
  • Productivity planning with the tools needed to keep you focused and on track
  • Aly is a career coach and also author of ‘Get your rear into gear: job searching tips for career success’

RSVP to amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600. This is a free community event and all welcome

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

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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