Mar 282017

The Library will be closed over the
Easter holiday period.

 * Friday 14 April – Monday – 17 April *

We  open again on Tuesday 18 April

We wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter and don’t forget to pick up some
reading material for a relaxing long weekend!

Items can be returned using the after-hours return chute during times the library is closed

Feb 082017

baby rhyme time is back 2017

Our preschool programmes are back!

Baby Rhyme Time (babies and toddlers 0-2 years)

Come along for stimulating books, songs, and rhymes for babies and their caregivers. Stay afterward and enjoy a coffee and chat with other grown-ups, with toys for the babies.
This is a drop-in event … no bookings necessary (runs for 25minutes).

Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held in the library every:
Monday: 10.30am
Thursday: 10.00am

Preschool Storytime – Free fun!

All two to four year olds and their carers are welcome to join us each week for 25 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, and afterwards and a simple craft activity. Preschool story time is a special sharing time with your child as well as being great fun.

This is a drop-in event … no bookings necessary

Story time sessions are held in the library every:
Tuesday: 10:30am.
Friday:     10:30am

Jan 132017

Competition winners 2016

A big thank you to everyone who entered this year’s Young Writers Creative Writing Competition in 2016!

We were thrilled to receive entries from all the local and surrounding schools; including,

Cottesloe Primary School, North Cottesloe Primary, Iona Presentation Primary School, Presbyterian Ladies’ College, St Hilda’s Mosman Park Primary, Dalkeith Primary, Scotch College, John XXIII College, Shenton College, MLC, Christchurch Grammar, Rosialie Primary, Mount Claremont Primary School, and Beehive Montessori.

It’s was exciting to see all this hard work kids went to with their short stories. We had it all this year funny, scary, poignant and intelligent, it was a pleasure to read them all.
# Entries are on display until Sunday the 29th January 2017.

Congratulations to all of the prize winning and highly commended writers listed below.


Again congratulations to all the winners and everyone who entered.

Stay tuned for our next Young Writers competition in July 2017!

First Prize Winners

6-8 years olds

Title: The Enchanted Egg by George Haddrell, Mosman Park Primary year 2

9-11 years olds

Title: Mrs Johnson by Sayori Sakaeva, Mosman Park Primary year 5

12 – 14 years olds

Title: Gladiator by Euan Hillis, Shenton College year 8

Commendation Prize Winners

6-8 years olds

Title: The House Next Door by Alexandra Fleming, St Hilda’s year 3

Title The Story of Sparkly Wood by Daniella Catterson, Iona year 3

9-11 years olds

Title: What If… by Elizabeth Gover, Iona year 5

Title Escape by Madeleine Blair, North Cottesloe Primary year 5

12 – 14 years olds

Title: Twice Taken by Josie Wilson, Iona year 7

Title Rear View by Eva Coulson, PLC year 8