Check the upcoming programs and events at our libraries.
Regular Programs on offer:
Day & Date: TuesdayVenue: Forrestfield Library, 3 Salix Way, ForrestfieldTime: 12:00pm – 2:30pm
For community members whose first language is not English. Kelas Pertuturan Bahasa Inggeris | 英语会话课 | Aulas de conversação em inglês | 英語話す授業
The classes are run by friendly and dedicated volunteers who will help you to:
There is no need to sign up, just come along to the library. Please join us and improve your English skills.
Day & Date: Every Tuesday from 18 January 2022 Venue: Forrestfield Library, 3 Salix Way, ForrestfieldTime: 10:00am – 11:30am
Need a hand with your smartphone? Would you like to read or listen to books on your tablet? Or send a text, use social media or download an app?
Tech Chat is an informal information session where you will be able to relax with some afternoon tea while learning about your smartphone, tablet or other mobile device.
Day: MondaysVenue: Lesmurdie Library, 21 Reid Road, Lesmurdie.Time: 2pm-3pm
Day: ThursdaysVenues: Forrestfield Library, 3 Salix Way, Forrestfield and Kalamunda Library, 7 Williams Street, KalamundaTime: 2pm–4pm
Consider. Reflect. Share. Repeat.
Day & Date: Every second Friday Venue: High Wycombe Library, 15 Markham Road, High WycombeTime: 3.30pm to 4.45pm
At High Wycombe Library we will tackle the big questions. All are welcome to share their thoughts and insights. Respect and tolerance are non-negotiable. Members are encouraged to borrow books and magazines from our recently expanded Philosophy collection.
No bookings required
Come and have a game of scrabble with us and get wordy!
Day & Date: FridayVenue: High Wycombe Library, 15 Markham Road, High WycombeTime: 10.00am - 12noon
Drop in & play-all skill levels are welcome. No bookings required.
Check Out & Return Seeds - Promoting sustainability, community collaboration and engagement through sharing of seeds and knowledge.
Venue: High Wycombe Library, 15 Markham Road, High Wycombe
‘Check out’ up to 2 packets of seeds from the library - free!Plant the seeds in your garden, care for them, reap the harvest and enjoy your produce.‘Return’ seeds saved
from your crop back to the libraryGrow your gardening knowledge by borrowing books from our collectionContact us on 9257 9974 to learn more!
Have you always liked the idea of joining a book club, but had concerns about committing to reading the book? Meet our new Book Discussion Group!
Day & Date: Third Wednesday of each month Venue: High Wycombe Library, 15 Markham Road, High WycombeTime: 10am
Each month we suggest a discussion topic. Patrons are invited to read (or listen to - or even watch) any book, audiobook or DVD based on that topic or theme. We can help you find material from our collection. Your reading (or listening or viewing) can
inform your contribution to a discussion held at the library. No bookings required
Book clubs are a great opportunity to meet people, discover new authors, expand your reading, and engage in lively discussions and debates!
Day & Date: 4th Tuesday of each month (during school terms only)Venue: Lesmurdie Library, 21 Reid Road, LesmurdieTime: 6.30pm - 7.30pm Each month we discuss a pre-selected
book(s). Join this local friendly group to share ideas and experiences about books. Please contact the Lesmurdie Library staff for further details.
Held weekly during school term time.
Bookings are only required if you intend to bring a group in, please phone the library you wish to attend to organise a group booking.More information about these sessions can be found here
Table 1. Rhymetime and storytime session times and locations
Join us on Saturday morning to create your own LEGO masterpiece. We provide the LEGO, you build your creation.
Builders also have the chance to win a LEGO lucky dip prize by completing an entry form. The lucky winners will be notified by phone or email at the end of the month. Aimed at primary school age children. Parental supervision is required.
Day: Saturday Time: 9.00am - 11.30amVenue: Lesmurdie Library, 21 Reid Road, Lesmurdie | High Wycombe Library, 15 Markham Road, High Wycombe
Come and get crafty at High Wycombe Library!
All craft supplies are provided. Aimed at primary school age children. Parental supervision is required.
Day: MondayTime: 3.30pm during the school term onlyVenue: High Wycombe Library, 15 Markham Road, High Wycombe
An official CoderDojo program
This is a fantastic FREE opportunity for students and parents to learn the basics of coding in a safe and structured environment. We request that parents/guardians attend with their child and encourage them to participate in the sessions. A structured
learning plan will be provided and will include; a set of Arduino projects, create and customise a Web Journal / Personal Page(s), choose from a selection mini projects and bring your own project and get coding assistance. Returning participants please
note that the Arduino projects are the same as those completed in Term 1. This FREE program is suitable for girls ages 10 - 12 years. Bookings essential via *https://zen.coderdojo.com/dojos/au/kalamunda-wa/kalamunda-wa*Users can now access the official projects and earn badges.
Day: ThursdayTime: 3.15pm - 4.45pm during the school term only (commencing Thursday, 10th February 2022)Venue: Kalamunda Library, 7 Williams Street, Kalamunda
The libraries hold fun, exciting and educational programs during the school holidays suitable for children and teenagers aged 4-16 years.
Find out more about what we offer for the younger generation here
The City of Kalamunda Libraries are here to assist with accessing your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate including setting up the ServiceWA App on your smartphone.
Find out how to book here
Wildlife talks from Kanyana at Lesmurdie Library during Storytime. Christine Bazen is a volunteer from Kanyana. She has a wealth of experience regarding caring for out native animals. She will be bringing along some animals as part of the presentation. Bookings essential
You are invited to this FREE workshop to help understand the signs and symptoms of common mental health challenges with HelpingMinds, Western Australia's pre-eminent mental health services and carer support organisation. Bookings required.
Elder Neville Collard will provide an interesting introduction to the Six Noongar seasons. Beginning with a welcome to country and talking about his experiences as a young Aboriginal boy. He will then share about how Aboriginal people follow the changes in weather and country and follow up with discussing the changes he has witnessed around Western Australia. Bookings essential
Celebrate the Winter Solstice with local poet Morris Pavlinovich, author of the anthology 'Antarctica: My Mistress'. Enjoy the warmth at Kalamunda Library while listening to this chilly topic on the shortest day of the year.
Wildlife talks from Kanyana at Lesmurdie Library. Christine Bazen is a volunteer from Kanyana. She has a wealth of experience regarding caring for out native animals. She will be bringing along some animals as part of the presentation. Bookings essential
During July school holidays the City of Kalamunda Libraries are hosting various Lego sessions including a mystery Lego project or you can join the junior bookclub or watch a movie. Some events require bookings.
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We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Whadjuk Noongar People as the Custodians of this land. We also pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past, present and future who have and continue to reside in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.