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Events and programs for all ages, interests and abilities. 

To download a PDF version of our winter list of events and programs, click here. 

Kids and Youth (ages 0 - 18)

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Events

Winter progam of events for ages 0 - 18. 

  • Registrations for school holiday events will not open until 2 weeks prior to the event. 
  • If you are unable to attend an event, please cancel your registrations to allow for someone to attend in your place. 

For more information please contact us

School holiday program

EventDetailsDateTimeLibraryAgesRegistrations 
Owls Uncovered

Get up close and personal with our night time predators, the Owls. Learn about their diet, habitat and how important they are to the environment. There will be a chance to get hands on with some of the owls making for a perfect photo opportunity. 

Tuesday 9 July1.30pm - 2.30pm  or    2.30pm - 3.30pmMorley3 - 12FULLY BOOKED 
Aboriginal Painting with Bianca Wilder

Please note this event has been cancelled due to illness.
Join artist and storyteller Bianca Wilder to create a painting using traditional Aboriginal symbols.

Wednesday 10 July10.30am - 11.30amBayswater6 - 12Click here 
Aboriginal Painting with Bianca Wilder

Please note this event has been cancelled due to illness.
Join artist and storyteller Bianca Wilder to create a painting using traditional Aboriginal symbols.

Wednesday 10 July1pm - 2pmMaylands6 - 12Click here 
Magical Stories with Wizard Whirrindir

In a story anything is possible. Journey into the land of stories with the Wind Wanderer where dreams come true and things are not always as expected.

Wednesday 10 July2.30pm - 3.30pmBayswater 5 - 12Click here 
Draw a Magical Story with Sam Hughes

Join Sam Hughes for some story drawing mayhem. Tell Sam what to draw to bring the story to life!

Thursday 11 July3pm - 4pmMaylands4 - 12Click here 
NAIDOC Storytime with Bindi Bindi DreamingMarissa from Bindi Bindi Dreaming will share traditional stories in this special NAIDOC Week Storytime session for the whole family to enjoy.Saturday 13 July10am - 10.30amBayswaterAllClick here 
Bindi Bindi Dreaming Cultural WorkshopLearn about the culture and language of the first Australians with Marissa from Bindi Bindi Dreaming in this interactive and informative workshop.Monday 15 July3pm - 4pmMorley5 - 12Click here 
Harry Potter Magical Fun

Join us for magical puzzles and games. Make your own wand and spells. Costumes are encouraged!

Wednesday 17 July2.30pm - 3.30pmBayswater5 - 12Click here 
Al Kazam the Magic ManAl Kazam the magic man will delight you with this interactive magic show.Thursday 18 July3pm - 4pmMaylands5 - 12Click here 
Harry Potter Magical SlimeEnter our Harry Potter experience at Morley Library. Be sorted into your house and make slime in your house colours. Eat Hogsmeade inspired snacks, write a message in invisible ink and create a wand.Friday 19 July2.30pm - 3.30pmMorley5 - 12Click here 

Other events

EventDetailsDateTimeLibraryAgesRegistration
Science Week - Toddler Science StorytimeCelebrate Science Week with fun science activities for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.Saturday 10 August10am - 10.30amMorley0 - 5No bookings necessary
Science Week - Huff and PuffExplore the amazing properties of air. Huff ‘n’ puff your way through our interactive experiments.Tuesday 13 August4pm - 5pmMorley6 - 12FULLY BOOKED
Science Week - Crime SceneEinstein’s Top Secret Slime recipe has been stolen and we need your help to work through the clues to catch the thief.Thursday 15 August4pm - 5pmMaylands6 - 12FULLY BOOKED
Science Week - Workshop with Aśka

Get your hands on different kinds of slime, try your hand at making things go BANG and learn how much fun gas can be!

Saturday 17 August9.30am - 10.30amBayswater6 - 12FULLY BOOKED
Book Week - Young Adult Writers' Workshop with AJ BettsJoin YA author AJ Betts for a workshop to help you improve your writing skills. Stay for pizza and salad afterwards. (Pizza served 5.30pm - 6pm)Thursday 22 August4pm - 5.30pmMorley11 - 17Click here
Book Week - Family Party with Josephine and GogglesCelebrate Book Week with Storytelling, games and crafts. Dress as your favourite book character for the chance to win a prize.Saturday 24 August9.30am - 11amMorleyAll agesClick here
Book Week - Family Party with Glenn SwiftCelebrate Book Week with Storytelling, games and crafts. Dress as your favourite book character for the chance to win a prize.Saturday 24 August9.30am - 11amMaylandsAll agesClick here
Book Week - Family Party with Sam HughesCelebrate Book Week with Storytelling, games and crafts. Dress as your favourite book character for the chance to win a prize.Saturday 24 August9.30am - 11amBayswaterAll agesClick here
Dads and Doughnuts StorytimeListen to our guest dads read their favourite stories and stay for a doughnut. Mums are welcome!Saturday 31 August10am - 10.30amMaylandsAll agesClick here
Captain Boots Pirate ShowCelebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with a fun and interactive Pirate Show.Thursday 19 September4pm - 5pmBayswaterAll agesNo bookings necessary

Regular Programs

Regular programs for ages 0 - 18.

For more information please contact us

All children under 10 require a parent or guardian present at all times, no registrations required.

Baby Rhymetime

Rhymes, songs and stories for 0 - 24 months. 

DayTimeLibrary
Fridays9.45amBayswater 
Mondays9.45amMaylands
Tuesdays9.45amMorley 

Toddler Time

Active session with stories, songs and rhymes to develop pre-literacy, communication and social skills in 1.5 - 3 year olds.

DayTimeLibrary
Thursdays9.45am Maylands

Storytime

Stories, rhymes, songs and craft activities for 2 - 5 year olds.

DayTimeLibrary
Mondays and Fridays10.30amBayswater 
Tuesdays10.30amMaylands 
Wednesdays and Fridays10.30amMorley

Mini Movers

Music and movement program for young kids to develop listening and motor skills in a fun environment.

DayTimeLibrary
No program currently scheduled.  

Learning English Through Storytime (LETS)

A structured storytime for kids of all ages and their parents/guardians filled with activites aimed at improving english and becoming school-ready. 

  • This program does not run during school holidays
DayTimeLibrary
Every Thursday from 29 August - 26 September9.30 - 10.30amBayswater

Pop-up Storytime

30 minute storytime sessions for kids aged 0 - 5 with stories, songs and rhymes followed by craft activities. 

  • This program does not run during school holidays 
DayTimeLocation
Every Monday during term 9.30am - 10.30amHawaiian's Noranda Shopping Centre

Saturday Storytime

15 - 20 minute storytime sessions for kids aged 0 - 5 and their parents/guardians.

DayTimeLibrary
13 July, 3 August, 7 September10am - 10.20amBayswater
15 June, 6 July, 31 August, 21 September10am - 10.20amMaylands
27 July, 10 August, 14 September10am - 10.20amMorley

Lego Club

Complete a different lego challenge each month, or create your own design.

  • This program does not run during school holidays
DayTimeLibrary
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month4pm - 5pmBayswater
2nd Tuesday of the month4pm - 5pmMaylands 
3rd Friday of the month4pm - 5pmMorley 

Coder Dojo

Informal coding club for all ages to explore technology in a supportive and social environment.

  • This program does not run during school holidays
DayTimeLibrary
28 June, and every second Friday during term time from 2 August - 27 September3.30pm - 5pmMorley 

Craft Club

A fun and creative club with a different craft project for each month.

  • This program does not run during school holidays
DayTimeLibrary
Last Wednesday of the month4pm - 5pmBayswater

Noongar Language and Cultural Session

Interactive workshops on Noongar language, culture and storytelling open to children over 12 as well as adults of all ages.

Date ThemeTimeLibraryRegistrations
13 JulyNAIDOC Week, my story, symbolic mapping10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
27 JulyColours, numbers and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
10 AugustColours, birds and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
21 SeptemberColours, birds and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
19 OctoberBirds, numbers and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
16 NovemberBirds, numbers and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
14 DecemberOverview of all six Noongar seasons focussing on the Kambarang season.10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
Adults

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Events

Winter progam of events.

  • If you are unable to attend an event, please cancel your registrations to allow for someone to attend in your place. 

For more information please contact us

EventDetailsDateTimeLibraryRegistrations
NAIDOC Week: My storyWorkshop facilitator, Carol Foley, will explain how mapping has been an integral part of Noongar culture story telling and in mapping our own story it shows us and others how we became the person we are today.Saturday 13 July10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
Mobile Multimedia and CommunicationsListen, Learn, Laugh and Enjoy the world of Mobile Multimedia. From looking at how to listen to music on the go as well as online video communications including Skype, FaceTime and WhatsApp.Tuesday 16 July2pm - 4pmBayswater Click here
Women After WorkThis workshop is suitable for any woman wanting to start planning for life after work or for anyone already retired but stuck on what to do next.Wednesday 17 July2pm - 3.30pmMorleyClick here

eLearning

Classes exploring technology, aimed at those with little to no experience or want to brush up their skills.

EventDetailsDateTimeLibraryRegistrations
FacebookLearn about what you can do with Facebook - from sharing content to ordering food.Wednesday 24 July2pm - 4pmMaylandsClick here
Other Social MediaAn eLearning workshop on social media including Twitter & InstagramMonday 12 August2pm - 4pmMorleyClick here
Making Your Device Easier To UseAn eLearning workshop on how to make your device work better for you, including how to change colours, increase font size, Voice Assist and other accessibility options.Friday 23 August1.30pm - 2.30pmMorleyClick here
Podcasts & Online LearningMore knowledge at you fingertips is only a podcast away. Online learning provides free education, and this workshop will show you how to access and make the most of your internet choices.Wednesday 11 September2pm - 4pmMaylands Click here
Microsoft WordThis workshop will explain the ins and outs of using Word and cover various features such as templates, image formats, WordArt and Macros.  Saturday 14 September9.30am - 11.30amBayswaterClick here

 

Regular Programs

Regular programs for adults of all ages, no registration required unless indicated.

For more information please contact us

Book Club

Join one of our monthly book clubs and discover the wonderful world of literature. 

  • A small fee is required each month to ensure all participants have the same books. 
DayTimeLibrary
3rd Wednesday of the month6pmBayswater 
1st Tuesday of the month6pmMaylands 
2nd Friday of the month1.30pmMorley 

Board Games

Join in on the fun with a wide range of board games available for all skill levels. 

DayTimeLibrary
Mondays2pm - 4pmMaylands 

Ukulele Group

Aimed at players of all abilities.

  • Bring your own ukulele, or borrow one of ours. 
DayTimeLibrary
2nd and 3rd Thursday of the month1.30pm - 2.30pmMaylands 

Origami Group

Monthly workshops for beginners interested in learning origami.

DayTimeLibrary
4th Monday of the month
Please note - this event has been cancelled for July & August 2019
6pm - 7.30pmBayswater 

 

Casual Crochet Group

Self run crochet sessions for all ages.

DayTimeLibrary
2nd Wednesday of the month6pm - 7.30pmBayswater 

 

English Conversation Group

English 'chat' sessions aimed at migrants, but suitable for anyone interested in gaining confidence in speaking English. 

DayTimeLibrary
Fridays9.30am - 11.30amMaylands 
Wednesdays9.30am - 11.30amMorley 

 

Writer's Workshop

Workshops suited to beginner and experienced writers.

DayTimeLibraryRegistrations
1st Thursday of the month5.30pm - 7.30pmMaylandsClick here

 

Noongar Language and Cultural Session

Interactive workshops on Noongar language, culture and storytelling open to all adults and children aged over 12.

Date ThemeTimeLibraryRegistrations
13 JulyNAIDOC Week, my story, symbolic mapping10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
27 JulyColours, numbers and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
10 AugustColours, birds and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
21 SeptemberColours, birds and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
19 OctoberBirds, numbers and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
16 NovemberBirds, numbers and greetings10am - 11amMaylandsClick here
14 DecemberOverview of all six Noongar seasons focussing on the Kambarang season.10am - 11amMaylandsClick here

 

Ukulele for Beginners

Open ukulele sessions for total beginners. 

DayTimeLibrary
No sessions currently scheduled  
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