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Kite Kinetics workshop at the Australind Library

Mike Alvares flew into the library on a kite…. no we’re only joking but he did bring his impressive kites and kite making skills to the library on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. 20 children and their parents enjoyed making their own kites with help from Mike, hearing about the history of kites, and how he came to be a kite specialist. People passing by stopped to look as a giant blue whale and fish hovered over the library, while the kids practiced flying the kites they made themselves to see if they could catch the whale. It was a fun day for all, thank you Mike for yet another fantastic workshop.

International Volunteer Morning Tea

International Volunteer Day was celebrated at the Australind Library on Monday 21st November 2016 with a high tea style morning tea and chinese tea brewing ritual conducted by guest presenter Heln Roberts. All volunteers and guests present were intruiged with the process and ritual involved. A big thank you goes out to all the hard working and dedicated volunteers who provide their valuable time to assist staff.

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Leschenault Community Nursery Talk and Morning Tea

On Thursday 10th November 2016 Deb Scott from the Leschenault Community Nursery presented an informative and well received talk at the Australind Public Library. Attended by 20 people, Deb talked about sustainable gardening, water wise plants, growing local native plants and attracting birds to your garden. The practical and informative talk and morning tea was well received and enjoyed by all those attended. Each attendee left with a small complimentary plant.

Deb Scott from the Leschenault Community Nursery

Deb Scott from the Leschenault Community Nursery

Victoria Johnson, Deb Scott, Audrey Pietersen and Dave Steptoe

Victoria Johnson, Deb Scott, Audrey Pietersen and Dave Steptoe










Linda Bettenay Author Talk

On Monday 24 October 2016 Linda Bettenay attended the Australind Public Library and was enthusiastically received by a very appreciative audience. Linda has spoken at the Australind Library on two previous occasions and this time she spoke about her most recently published book titled ‘The Apple Core Wars’. The audience was thrilled with Linda’s presentation and a number of the audience purchased all 3 copies of her books.


Margaret Sowden and Margaret Hill from Harvey


Kerry and Victoria from Australind


May and Jayne from Australind


Linda with Ian and Janet Hamilton









Puppet Making at the Australind Library


School children of all ages enjoyed bringing their socks in and making funny and fabulous sock puppets. Ned McInnes (5) with his wonderful sock puppet! Very creative, well done Ned.



Puppet Show at the Australind Library

Unicorn is excited to be at the Library!

Bookworm is moving and grooving!

Bookworm is moving and grooving!









School Holiday fun at the Harvey Library

Arina Gordon (age 9), Keltin Gordon (age 7) and Lily Gordon (age 6)with Top of the Stairs puppets Hen3, Unicorn and Bookworm


Harvey Library Reading Olympics

Father’s Day Lego Competition

Father's Day Lego Competition



Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre

Leschenault Leisure Centre

Dr Peter Topham Memorial Swimming Pool


Harvey War Memorial