What's on at the Library

Looking for something to do and wondering what's on at your local library?  We regularly update the monthly libraries calendar so check back regularly.

January

1-31 January

Summer Reading Quest

Drop in to the Jurien Bay Library to grab your Summer Reading Log and Quest Adventure Card for school aged children and Summer Reading Steps Card for children under 5, and find out more about the state and local prizes for the most completed reading quests.

17 January

Blackbirds Culture Mental Health Workshop at Jurien Bay Library

Join Blackbirds Culture at the Jurien Bay Library when they run their Mental Health Workshop from 10am to 1pm Monday 17 January.
Taking a holistic and culturally-infused approach, this workshop will help you to gain awareness and understanding of mental health issues and help you to implement coping strategies during these uncertain times. Bookings essential.  Call 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

18 - 21 January

Games Tournament at Jurien Bay Library

Satisfy your competitive side with our first board games tournament.  All ages welcome. Play as an individual or in a team.  Win cool prizes.

Games start 10am to 1pm Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 January with the finals held from 10am Friday 21 January.

To reserve your spot, contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

20 - 24 January

Tech Taster Kit Session at Jurien Bay Library

The Tech Taster Kit Session, a pilot program through Better Beginnings, will help your little ones learn pre-coding skills, practice their logical thinking, and stretch their problem solving skills.

1-3pm Thursday 20 January & 10am - 12pm Monday 24 January.

To reserve a spot for you and your child, contact Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

27 January

How to: ServiceWA App Information Session at Cervantes Library

Come down to the Cervantes Library at 3pm for this free group session on how to download, install and use the ServiceWA app on your mobile device, and/or how to provide proof of your vaccination status. These sessions are a partnership between the Shire of Dandaragan, Jurien Bay Community Resource Centre and Public Libraries WA.

28 January

How to: ServiceWA App Information Session at Jurien Bay Library

Come down to the Jurien Bay Library at 10am for this free group session on how to download, install and use the ServiceWA app on your mobile device, and/or how to provide proof of your vaccination status. These sessions are a partnership between the Shire of Dandaragan, Jurien Bay Community Resource Centre and Public Libraries WA.

February

All February

Library Lovers Month

We have 3 new library cards for our Adult, Youth and Junior memberships. Have you received your new library card? Available now at all 4 of the Shire of Dandaragan libraries.

Every Tuesday

Tea, Chat & Activities at Cervantes Library

Come down to the Cervantes Library from 1.30pm every Tuesday for a cup of tea, chat and art activities.  To reserve your spot contact the Cervantes Library on 9652 7647 or email cervanteslibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

24 February

STEAM at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy STEAM at Jurien Bay Library from 9.30am to learn about science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

To reserve your spot contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

March

Every Tuesday

Tea, Chat & Activities at Cervantes Library

Come down to the Cervantes Library from 1.30-3.30pm every Tuesday for a cup tea, a chat and art activities.  To reserve your spot contact the Cervantes Library on 9652 7647 or email cervanteslibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

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1 March

Better Beginnings Rhymetime at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy Rhymetime from 9.30am at the Jurien Bay Library every second Tuesday during school term. Better Beginnings encourages all families to read, talk, sing, write and play with their child every day.

To reserve your spot, contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au

8th March

International Women's Day at Jurien Bay Library

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Held every year on the same day for over 100 years, IWD is also an opportunity to reflect on and further the push towards gender parity.

Head to the Jurien Bay Library to view our book display highlight amazing women. 

10 March

STEAM at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy STEAM at Jurien Bay Library from 9.30am to learn about science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics every second Thursday during school term.

To reserve your spot, contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au. 

15 March

Better Beginnings Rhymetime at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy Rhymetime from 9.30am at the Jurien Bay Library every second Tuesday during school term. Better Beginnings encourages all families to read, talk, sing, write and play with their child every day.

To reserve your spot, contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

24 March

Harmony Week at Jurien Bay Library

This Harmony Week event aims to celebrate our cultural diversity whilst respecting each other and our differences.  Join us at the Jurien Bay Library from 9.30am to plant herb seeds - together we grow.

All ages event.  Bookings essential on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

24 March

STEAM at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy STEAM at Jurien Bay Library from 9.30am to learn about science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics every second Thursday during school term.

To reserve your spot, contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

25 March

Harmony Week at Jurien Bay Library

This Harmony Week event aims to celebrate our cultural diversity whilst respecting each other and our differences.  Join us at the Jurien Bay Library from 10am to create seedling planters, then from 3.15pm to plant herb seeds.  Together we grow.

All ages events.  Bookings essential on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

29 March

Better Beginnings Rhymetime at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy Rhymetime from 9.30am at the Jurien Bay Library every second Tuesday during school term. Better Beginnings encourages all families to read, talk, sing, write and play with their child every day.

To reserve your spot, contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

April

6 April

The Easter Float at Jurien Bay Library

Join us at the Jurien Bay Library at 10am or 3.15pm for this Easter themed event.  It's a little bit arty, it's a little bit cray float, and a lot of fun and creativity.  Help decorate local crayfishing floats in an Easter theme to display in the library.

Bookings essential by contacting the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

7 April

STEAM at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy STEAM at Jurien Bay Library from 9.30am to learn about science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematic every other Thursday during school term.

To reserve your spot contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

20 April

Better Beginnings at Dandaragan Library

Enjoy Storytime, Rhymetime and craft activities from 9am at the Dandaragan Library.  Better Beginnings encourages all families to read, talk, sing, write and play with their child every day.  

This month's theme is fire safety / fire truck.

For further information, contact the Dandaragan Library on 9651 4071 or email dandaraganlibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

May

Every Tuesday

Tea, Chat & Activities at Cervantes Library

To reserve your spot contact the Cervantes Library on 9652 7647 or email cervanteslibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

 

10 May

Better Beginnings Rhymetime at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy Rhymetime from 9.30am at the Jurien Bay Library.  To reserve your spot contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

 

19 May

STEAM at Jurien Bay Library

Enjoy STEAM at Jurien Bay Library from 9.30am to learn about science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.  

To reserve your spot contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

25 May

National Simultaneous Storytime 2022 at Jurien Bay Library

Join us at 9am for National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS), which is an important annual campaign that aims to encourage young children to read and enjoy books as well as teach them the value of literacy.

Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around Australia, New Zealand and the world. Now in its 22nd successful year, this year NSS takes place on Wednesday 25 May 2022 and we would love it if you could join us at the Jurien Bay Library.

To reserve your spot contact the Jurien Bay Library on 9652 0810 or email jblibrary@dandaragan.wa.gov.au.

  

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November

December

18 December to 31 January

Summer Reading Quest

Drop in to the Jurien Bay Library to grab your Summer Reading Quest Adventure Card and find out more.

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