Library Programs, Events and Clubs

Find out about our regular library programs and services below.

Please note, not all programs run in every library. 

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For more information, please contact us

For Children and Parents

Libraries are not just about reading. We encourage parents to interact with their children through singing, rhymes and talking as well.

For more information and to book your spot at  Coding Club, please contact us



Suitable for under school age children.

Where and when:

  • Harvey Library: Wednesday at 9.30am. 
  • Australind Library: Wednesday at 10am.


Introducing songs, actions and rhymes to young children. Suitable for babies and toddlers.

Where and when:

  • Australind Library: Tuesday and Friday at 10am.
  • Harvey Library: Friday at 9.30am.
Lego Club

Lego Club

This is your chance to create a Lego masterpiece. Just bring your imagination. We have plenty of lego for everyone to enjoy. Recommended for children age 6+.

Where and when

  • Australind Library: Tuesday and Thursday during school term from 3pm to 4.30pm.
  • Harvey Library: Daily, during opening hours.
Sensory Friendly Lego Club

Sensory Friendly Lego Club

The aim is to use Lego to encourage free play and to meet and make friends.

Where and when

  • Australind Library: Tuesdays during school term from 1pm to 3pm.
Homework Club

Homework Club 

The aim is to encourage students to come and do their homework in the library. We have books and other resources you can use.

Suitable for primary school students (year 3+). 

Where and when

  • Australind Library: Thursdays during school term from 3pm to 4pm.


Coding Club

Coding Club

At coding club children have fun while learning and coding their own digital projects. Children will need to bring their own laptop. If you don't have one, we have laptops and iPads you can use. Suitable for children aged 7 to 12 years. Expressions of interest for Term 4 are now open.

Where and when

  • Australind Library: Thursdays during school term from 3pm to 4pm.

Limited spots, bookings are essential.

Craft activities

What's on Thursday

Visit the Australind Library after school on Thursdays and join in some fun craft activities. We bring out the materials and you create!  Suitable for primary school students.

Where and when 

  • Australind Library: Thursday from 3pm to 4.30pm during school term. 
What's on Wednesday

What's on Wednesday  

Visit the Harvey Library after school on Wednesdays and join in some fun activities, including science experiments, craft and games. Suitable for primary school students.

Where and when

  • Harvey Library: Wednesdays during school term from 3pm to 5pm.


For Schools
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Dr. Seuss reading challenge

This is a reading incentive for new readers who need extra practice. Read three Dr. Seuss books fluently to your teacher and receive a prize from Harvey Library. 

Ask Harvey Primary School or St Anne's Primary School for details. 

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School book boxes

This initiative is offered by the Harvey Library.

School book boxes are delivered twice a term to schools in the Harvey area. 

If your school is interested in taking part, please contact Harvey Library for more information.

For Adults


Exercise your brain by playing scrabble with other like-minded adults. We use a large print board for easy playing. 

Where and when

Every Friday at 10am at the Harvey Library.

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Knit and Natter

Join a lively group of knitters, crocheters and just natterers and bring your own knitting or any other craft work to do. There is plenty of help available from champion knitters if you get stuck. 

Where and when

Meetings are held at the Harvey Library every Thursday at 1.30pm for approximately 1.5 hours and include a cuppa and cake. 

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What books have you read in the past month? Come along and share your thoughts about your reading -  good, bad or in between.  There will be good conversation, lively discussion and plenty of laughter. 

Where and when

Meetings are held at the Harvey Library on the last Tuesday of the month at 11am.

children, library

First time parenting program

This program is for mums and dads with a newborn. Whether this is your first child, second or third, it doesn’t matter.

Parents can hear a talk from the community health care nurse on tips about looking after your newborn. Library staff can also advice on parenting resources we have available. First time parenting is coordinated by the local community health care nurse in partnership with the libraries.

Where and when

Meetings are held at the Australind Library every two months.

Contact us if you require more information on how to book your spot.

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Better Beginnings family literacy program

Shire of Harvey Libraries are pleased to be part of the Better Beginnings initiative.

The Better Beginnings Family Literacy Program is an initiative coordinated by the State Library of WA and partially funded by Rio Tinto WA Future Fun. The program aims to foster the love to read, write, sing and talk with your child.

Free reading kits are available for parents of newborns and two year olds:

  • For newborns – collect your kit from your community health care nurse
  • For two year olds – collect your kit from any Shire of Harvey library.

There are some great literacy resources you and your child can access on the Better Beginnings website.

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Outreach to homebound customers 

Are you unable to get to the library? We can deliver your choice of books to you on a fortnightly basis. Please contact Harvey Library to discuss your needs. 

Homeschool Meet Up

Homeschool Meet Up

Homeschool families are invited to meet up at Harvey Library every Tuesday at 10 am. Each week, we will focus on a different topic, providing time for sharing ideas and socialising.

English class at Harvey Library

Free English Classes at Harvey Library

Harvey Library hosts free English classes on Mondays between 5pm and 6pm. 

The classes will help community members learning English as a second language, residents who would like support with grammar or pronunciation or residents who just want to brush up on their language skills. 

To register, contact Harvey Library on 9729 0390.

What’s on at the library

For one-off events happening at our Libraries, visit the Shire Events page.