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 Special Events for Adults

In line with the direction provided by the Federal Government, the City has canceled all regular library programs, events, workshops and activities held in the library building at this time.  

You will find online workshops, programs, and activities for all ages being added to our Special Events for Adults and Special Events for Children pages during this period. 

We recommend you keep up-to-date with the City’s response to COVID-19 via this webpage and social media and the City's COVID19 #Beconnected Portal. ​

 

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Pub Choir: Couched by COVID

Wednesday, 12 August 2020
6pm to 7pm

An online session for adults​​

Pub Choir brings the joy of communal singing to punters in bars, and more recently couches, across the globe. Join us as Astrid shares how she adapted and continued to make music in a socially distanced era.

To book, click here. ​


Cocktails with Kathy Lette
Thursday, 27 August 2020
7pm to 8pm

An online session for adults​​

Join Public Libraries Western Australia for an unprecedented State-Wide Literary Event: Kathy Lette, Australia’s long time champion of women is back. From Puberty Blues to now, HRT: Husband Replacement Therapy, Kathy has always charted women’s lives and is unerring in her insights and understanding of what it is to be a woman of a certain age. Join us via the magic of Zoom and through the medium of cocktails, as Kathy shares her immense wisdom in an exclusive tête-à-tête across the entire state. 

To book, click here. ​


​​I See Dead People: Archaeologist/Comedian KC Martin-Stone

Wednesday, 16 September 2020
6pm to 7pm

An online session for adults​​

KC Martin-Stone is Australia’s only archaeologist/comedian, and her standup show I See Dead People was a five star sell-out smash of the 2020 Adelaide Fringe Festival and Darwin Festival seasons. This public talk digs deeper into the detail of how various cultures have dealt with death over the centuries, covering fascinating ways people have disposed of dead bodies. She also looks at the rise of alternative funeral methods and the impact overpopulation has on how we approach death.

To book, click here. 


Person of Interest: Lucy Bloom on Courage and Kindness

Courage is not just the realm of front-line soldiers - it is acts of everyday heroism that make the world go round. In our first Ruth Faulkner Library online Person of Interest session, you'll discover how the most courageous people face fear and push through.

Join award-winning leader, international keynote speaker, consultant and author, Lucy Bloom, as she describes how to make kindness and courage a regular practice and why an appetite for risk is good for business

Watch June's Person of Interest on YouTube by clicking here.


Belmont Writer's Group is Back!

Second Tuesday of each month, 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Are you interested in writing?  Did you know that belonging to a writer's group can increase​ your productivity and boost your motivation?

Be inspired and meet other writers in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Writer's Group is held via Zoom and includes an option for those who would rather dial in using a landline telephone.

Call the Library on 9477 7150 or email libevents@belmont.wa.gov.au for more details or to join. ​

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Belmont Book Club is Back!

 

First Wednesday of each month, 2pm to 3pm.

Looking for your next great read? Discuss and review books of all genres and meet like-minded readers at our monthly book club. Book Clubs are held via Zoom and include an option for those who would rather dial in using a landline telephone.

Call the Library on 9477 7150 or email libevents@belmont.wa.gov.au for more details or to join our next session. 


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​​Knitting Patterns and Tutorials


The Ruth Faulkner Library's League of Extraordinary Knitters may be on pause but that doesn't mean your knitting has to be!  Are keen to join a knitting group but don't feel you have the skills? Perhaps you are looking for some new patterns?

Your library team has found some great how-to videos as well as some free online patterns for you to try. We also have some wonderful pattern books available on Cloud Library. To check them out just click this link!  If you are looking to get your knit on - you've come to the right place.