Library News

Magazines are now in CloudLibrary!

Get magazines from all over the world in your CloudLibrary app!

They’re free 🙂

Just open CloudLibrary, tap the Magazines icon and you can access our entire eMagazine collection from the comfort of your own device

 

Don’t have the CloudLibrary app? Come into the Margaret River library and see it in action 🙂

Go to the app store of your choice and download it! IOS  Android

 

 

Toddler Tales at Augusta Library

Toddler Tales is on again at Augusta Library Thursday 11th August at 10.30am. Caregivers with Toddlers aged 18 to 36 months are welcome to attend for a storytime session with books, rhymes, songs, craft and morning tea.

Please reserve your place by eventbrite on amrlibraries-toddlertales-augusta.eventbrite.com.au or by phoning Rachael on 9780 5602.

We hope to see you at Augusta Library soon!

NDIS quality and safeguards for people and families: Friday 12th August

Friday 12th August at the Margaret River Library

WA’s Individualised Services (WAiS) are hosting two, free information sessions for people and their families, carers, and advocates to help them understand what the NDIS Commission does and what can be expected from providers and workers.

Topics covered:

  • Your rights under the NDIS Code of Conduct
  • How to make a complaint about your supports and services
  • NDIS worker screening
  • Positive behaviour support and restrictive practices

There are two opportunities to catch up, you are welcome to attend one or both:

This workshop is being hosted by WAiS (WA’s Individualised Services) and is supported by the Department of Communities.

NDIS quality and safeguards for people and families: two information sessions

Friday 12th August at the Margaret River Library

WA’s Individualised Services (WAiS) are hosting free information sessions for people and their families, carers, and advocates to help them understand what the NDIS Commission does and what can be expected from providers and workers.

Topics covered:

  • Your rights under the NDIS Code of Conduct
  • How to make a complaint about your supports and services
  • NDIS worker screening
  • Positive behaviour support and restrictive practices

There are two opportunities to catch up, you are welcome to attend one or both:

This workshop is being hosted by WAiS (WA’s Individualised Services) and is supported by the Department of Communities.

The Golden Feather Hunt is on!

The Hunt for The Golden Feather has begun! From now until 16 September, bring the whole family to our children’s and young adult sections at the library to search for special Scribblers Festival feather-shaped bookmarks.

Find a shiny Gold, Silver, or limited edition Amethyst Feather and win exciting prizes, or decorate a White Feather for the chance to win a Spot Prize.

Stop in for more info and or visit www.scribblersfestival.com.au/golden-feather to watch the feathered fun happening all over WA.

Happy feather hunting!

Wildflower Society of Western Australia : a presentation by Richard Clark

Thursday 18th August, 6 – 7pm followed by light refreshments

RSVP using Eventbrite here or to the Library on Ph: 9780 5600 or Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au

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Come along to the Library to hear about our wildflowers. Topics covered include:

  • The Australian Native Plant Society and the Wildflower Society of Western Australia
    Our natural flora – home to our birds, insects and fauna
  • Concerns and activities – conservation, weeds, fire, …
  • What the South West Capes branch is trying to achieve
  • Growing Australian plants
  • Suggestions of resources

This informative presentation is for all ages, all welcome. The library is an easily accessible venue

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Navigating Aged Care Services

Wednesday 17th August, 10.30 – 11.30am

Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to reserve a seat. Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au or Ph: 9780 5600

Advocare will provide information on:

  • registering with My Aged Care
  • understanding how the aged care system works
  • the supports available in your area
  • how to compare services, facilities and prices
  • other options if you are on a waiting list for services

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Advocare is a not-for-profit organisation, completely independent from aged care providers. Their support services are free, confidential and unbiased. Advocare can be contacted on (08)9479 7566 or free call 1800 655 566

 

Juliet Marillier in conversation with Angela Slatter – online event

Join internationally acclaimed author Juliet Marillier as she chats with Angela Slatter to discuss her latest book The path of thorns and delves into the role of fantasy and fairy stories for adults.

Join them online for this free event on 26 July at 6:30pm.

FREE online event book now on www.trybooking.com/CAHBV 

or Scan the QR code to book your free tickets.

Book Chat Club for book lovers 10 to 14 years old

Kids aged 10 years old are invited to join us at Margaret River Library for Book Chat Club on Monday 25th July at 4.15pm.

At our monthly Book Chat Club meetings we talk about the books we have read and give reviews and recommendations to other club members.

Book Chat Club is free with snacks provided. Please phone Rachael on 9780 5602 or email rdrummond@amrshire.wa.gov.au to book a place.

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Margaret River Library

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