Oct 012015

Accessing e-Books & Digital Content from your Library

Tue 6th of October from 2 pm to 4 pm


Tablets, iPad’s, Android, e-Books, Audiobooks, Apps?

What’s it all about? If you’d like to find out how to access e-books and other free online content available through public libraries, come along to this session at the Grove Library.

We will start with a brief summary of what we have available through the library. This will be followed by a Q&A, with library staff on hand to help you get setup with your own device – so bring along your ipad, tablet, phone and/or laptop.

Bookings: Phone 9286 8686 or email: library@thegrovelibrary.com

Sep 222015

Hey kids!
The Grove has it all this spring.

Check out our school holiday program for October.

 From craft sessions; prizes to win; writing competitions and cycling safety.

Fashion jewelled money boxFashion jewelled money box

Make your money box absolutely beautiful with a selection of self-adhesive jewels to make it sparkle and dazzle.

Date: Tuesday 6th October
Time: 1.30 – 2.30pm



Create your own beaded jewelleryCreate your own beaded jewellery

Beaded bracelets, – ‎necklaces you create your own beautiful jewelry – spark your creativity, with our selection of jewellery beads.

Make your own beaded jewellery for summer; everything is supplied.

Date: Thursday 8th October
Time: 1.30 – 2.30pm


Win a 65 Storey Treehouse diaryWin a 65 Storey Treehouse diary

Simply drop in a book review on your favourite book

your reading at the moment to be in the running to win one of five 65 Storey Treehouse diaries.




Hey kids; love to writeHey kids; love to write?

Enter the creative writing competition

Let your imagination soar! The storyline is open; write about whatever you want; with a limit of 400 words or less and one entry per child.

The competition is open to all young writers in Cottesloe,
Peppermint Grove and Mosman Park, and students at local schools.
Download an entry form here.

Holiday programs are suitable for children aged 6 -12 years.
Bookings are essential as places are limited.
Contact the Grove Library on 9286 8686

Sep 162015

Having celebrated the Now and Then Literature Prize 10th Anniversary in 2014.
We are delighted to announce the launch the Grove Library’s inaugural –

2015 Young Writers Creative Writing Competition

to be launched in August 2015.

This is a great opportunity for all budding young writers to let their imaginations soar!

The storyline will be open, with a limit of 400 words or less
and one entry per student.
The competition is open to all young writers in
Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove and Mosman Park,
and local schools.

It is free to enter and the deadline is Sunday 8th November, 2015.

Age Groups:
6-8 years old
9-12 years old
Good luck
and we look forward to
reading your competition entries!
 Click for entry form
 Click here for conditions of entry
Sep 132015

travel broadens the mind.webWednesday 30 September
7 pm – 8.30 pm
Cost: $15

With lashings of wine, a light supper and
good company” featuring stories both fictional and true of travel, adventures and derring do in exotic locales.

Our resident raconteur, Glenn Swift, expertly reads excerpts from literature (as selected by the Grove librarians).

Please book by
Monday 28 September.
Phone the Grove Library on 9286 8686.

Sep 042015

Author, Charles Hall grew up in Perth and was himself quite prominent on the music scene around that time. Charles’ band, Gemini, in which his wife Sue Richmond was the lead singer, had a top-5 hit record in Perth in the late 60’s.

Charles Hall