Library News

Studiosity summer opening hours

Good news: if you need study help over the break, Studiosity will be available. Their subject specialists will be online, waiting to help you out, with a special schedule of available hours.

See a full outline of the summer operating hours.

As an added bonus, the Writing Feedback service remains open 24/7, 365 days a year, with the same high service standards and fast turnaround times you always receive.

So feel free to upload your draft writing file whenever you like, or connect to a specialist and ask a question as soon as you need to.

Click here with your Shire of Augusta Margaret River Library card handy, to start using studiostiy

Toddler Tales at Augusta Library this Thursday 13th December

Every second Thursday of the month at 10.30am (excluding school holidays) join us at Augusta Library for a special storytime session aimed at children 18 to 36 months and their caregivers.

Toddler Tales includes stories, songs, rhymes, craft and morning tea. This month we have a special Christmas theme as it is our last session for 2018.
Bookings are preferred due to space restrictions and for catering purposes. Please call 08 9780 5600 to reserve your child’s place at Toddler Tales.

Libraries Christmas closure dates

The Augusta and Margaret River Libraries will be closed for the Christmas break.

The Augusta Library will close at 4pm on Friday 21 December, and open at 1pm on Wednesday 2 January.

The Margaret River Library will close at 4pm on Saturday 22 December, and open at 12 noon on Wednesday 2 January.

Our online resources will be available for the duration of the break – click here to explore our range of e-books, downloadable audio-books, online courses and movie streaming services.

Remember, you can borrow up to 30 items, so be sure to stock up before the break!

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!

 

 

The Cocoon Gallery For Emerging Artists Welcomes The Anderson Family

Kyesier and Georgie Anderson would like to invite you to an exhibition launch at the Margaret River Library

Thursday 6th December, 4:30-5:30pm

The Anderson’s will be launching their exhibition and offering their art for sale with light refreshments and nibbles provided. If you would like to see the variety of artworks they have created and meet their amazing artist Mentor Talliesen, please come along and join us! All welcome and the library is an easily accessible venue. The exhibition will be on display from 5th December through to the end of January 2019.

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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