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

Nov 242016



We have very exciting news!
Out with the old and in with the new.

Our new Library Site is now available


The site is still under development, however you can search our catalogue

You will need to login to Renew and Reserve items

The forgot password link can be used to generate a password 

Login with your library card barcode & new password