Dot Painting with Bianca Wilder @ Shire of Mundaring Libraries

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Great NAIDOC Week school holiday event today with #BiancaWilder at our libraries! Children created bookmarks inspired by a story written by Bianca about Emu in the Sky which is the story about how the emu at this time of the year can be seen in the Milky Way, how Father Emu looks after the eggs,and the right time to look for emu eggs.

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Westy the Western Swamp Tortoise and the Six Noongar Seasons school holiday event @ the libraries

composite.PNGWhat fascinating insights into the Western Swamp Tortoise and the Noongar Six Seasons we had today at the school holiday events at the libraries! The questions and interest from the children never cease to surprise and encourage with their curiosity. Cathy Levett from EMRC gave a wonderful presentation, answering lots of questions, and gave a reading of her book, “Westy the Western Swamp Tortoise”.

If you want to know more about Western Swamp Tortoises,  have a look at the Perth Zoo link at https://perthzoo.wa.gov.au/animal/western-swamp-tortoise 

 

 

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Worried about the latest online scams?

online-shopping-1082733_1920.jpgWorried about the latest online scams? Check the Stay Smart Online page at https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/ for updates. You can also sign up for free alerts. One of the latest updates concerns those entertaining social media quizzes. The responses we give could be harvested by scammers for their nefarious purposes. Beware!

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Lindsay Miles “Plastic Free Food” workshop

lindsaymiles.jpgLindsay Miles “Plastic Free Food” talk at Mundaring Library booked out quickly, however Lindsay will be presenting a workshop at Boya Hall on Saturday 23 June on “Reducing Plastic”. Lindsay has practical advice and tips on avoiding plastic packaging, that can also save households money. Participants can also make and take home a DIY skin care product (all materials and light refreshments supplied). Bookings are essential – please email ruthbroz@mundaring.wa.gov.au or phone 9290 6651 by 4pm Friday 22 June. http://ow.ly/i/GiV6u

You can learn more about Lindsay Miles from her blog at https://treadingmyownpath.com/

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Have a lovely weekend!

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You are very welcome!

IMG_6575.JPGYou are very welcome! A young patron who obviously loves reading and the library wanted us to know and this note was dropped in with their returned books. Library treasures are for everyone! http://ow.ly/i/G6dJh

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Australian Reading Hour – make a date with a book

Australian Reading Hour - Logo-08Australian Reading Hour – make a date with a book on Thursday 20 September, 2018. Libraries, authors, publishers, and anyone who loves to read and enjoys the many benefits of reading are supporting this special time where you are asked to stop what you’re doing for an hour, and pick up a book to read. There’s more at the Reading Hour Facebook page at http://ow.ly/DsCp30ksbmg  or read more at http://ow.ly/Psnz30ksaYN http://ow.ly/i/G6daI

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Who agrees? There’s just something about a good book to look forward to!

34184468_1191888057617894_3721401373128916992_o.jpgWho agrees? There’s just something about having a good book to look forward to! Enjoy your weekend! http://ow.ly/i/FNq5v

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The JP Signing Service is on tonight at Mundaring Library

JP WritingThe JP Signing Service is on tonight at Mundaring Library from 5pm to 7pm. Call the library on 9290 6780 or email mills@mundaring.wa.gov.au if you have any queries. http://ow.ly/i/FCqdp

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Would you like to join a book club?

33467723_1189277527878947_3239097921840349184_o.jpgWould you like to join a book club? Novel Ideas Book Club has vacancy for 2 more members – they meet on the first Wednesday of each month 10am-11am.
Boya Book Club has 1 vacancy – they meet on the second Wednesday of each month 5:30-6:30pm. The cost is $12 per year (yes, you read that right!), plus
gold coin donation at each meeting. Tea/coffee and biscuits are provided. The $12 gives you access to 12 titles per year – a great saving. If you’re interested, call Amanda at Boya Library on 9290 6755. http://ow.ly/i/FCq6R

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