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Community Cookbook - Lift The Lid On Your Family Recipes!

WANTED: Recipes for our Community Cookbook. Submit your favourite family recipe and win!

CLOSING DATE: Closing date extended - entries now close Friday, 30 June 2017.

The City of Belmont is set to publish its first community cookbook! Twelve major winners will attend an exclusive cooking workshop with food blogger and nutritionist, Sarah Moore, and will be specially featured in the cookbook with photos of their culinary masterpiece. 

For more details, along with terms and conditions of entry, pick up an entry form from the library or download one here.


D​igital Literacy and Cyber-Safety Survey 

Your chance to win an Android tablet!

Use of technology is becoming more and more important. To ensure our services and resources are meeting the needs and expectations of the community we seek your input and look forward to hearing your views. Whether you are an Internet guru, technology avoidant or anywhere in-between we would love to hear from you.

Pop in to pick up a copy of the survey or fill it in online here.​ 

Survey closes 5pm, Friday 25 June 2017​

​Belmont Interest Group (B.I.G.): Chloe Macri - Injury Control Council Of Western Australia

DATE: Monday, 19 June 2017
TIME: 2pm to 3pm
​​Light refreshments from 3pm

Chloe Macri from the ICCWA will help you to stay on your feet with hints and tips about injury prevention in everyday life. 

No bookings required for this FREE event.​​

​Belmont Writers Group: Characters In Conflict - How To Make Your Stories Shine And Where To Publish Them

DATE: Tuesday, 20 June 2017
TIME: 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join writer Rachel Watts for a workshop on developing character and plot to make your work a three dimensional page turner. With hints gleaned from the work of famous writers, writing exercises and tips on submission this workshop will suit any writing project.

Suitable for developing adult writers.
Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here.​​

Person Of Interest: Alan Royle - 'Rock, Reel and Roll - The History Of Movies And Music' 

DATE: Wednesday, 21 June 2017
TIME:  6:30pm to 7:30pm
Light refreshments from 6pm

Alan Royle is a man of many talents; a radio presenter, author of multiple books on the history of music and movies, and a local celebrity. Join him for a fascinating look into the history of cinema, rock n’ roll and popular music and learn some trivia along the way. ​

This is a FREE ticketed event. To make a booking click here.​

DRUMBEAT Quest - Make Some Noise at the Library!

DATE: Thursday, 22 June 2017
TIME:  5:30pm to 7:30pm

Make some noise with Holyoake’s qualified counsellors as they facilitate a session with drums, games and rhythmic beats. Or work your beats solo with one of the DRUMBEAT Quest games set up around the library. 

Suitable for teenagers and young adults.

For more information please contact Joel Warner 9477 7219 or email ​​

Belmont Jets Club Draw - Puppets Galore!

DATE: Thursday, 29 June 2017
TIME:  10:30am to 11:00am

Join us for a special story time event with puppets and songs galore, followed by our biannual Jets Club hamper draw. Don't forget to hand in your completed Belmont Jets Rewards Cards before the event! All Jets Club members will be in the running to win the hamper full of books, toys and educational fun. 

Please note, the puppet show will replace Thursday's Rhyme Time and Tiny Tots Story Time. ​Suitable for children from birth to 6 years.

No bookings required for this FREE event. ​

Hop-To-It Saturday Club - Wonderful Weaving

DATE: Saturday, 1 July 2017
TIME:  9:45 am to 10:45am

Join artist Miriam Gardener as she introduces you to the wonder of natural textiles and simple weaving techniques. 

Suitable for emergent readers aged 5 to 10 years.

Book now as places are limited.  To make a booking click here.​​

Little Wonders - July School Holiday Program

These school holidays the library is hosting a range of activities both for and full of little wonders. To download our full program please click here. 

Thursday, 6 July 2017  Nyitting Time - Noongar Story Time
Tuesday, 11 July 2017  Art Attack - Mini Masterpieces

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking please follow the link by clicking on the session title that you would like to attend. Please ensure that your children are booked into an age appropriate session.

LEGO Club - Fidget Time!

DATE: Wednesday, 5 July 2017
TIME: 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Get creative with LEGO, make some new friends and play LEGO games galore! Create and design a funky fidget spinner and other fun toy gadgets.

Suitable for primary aged children.  

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here. 

Person Of Interest: Backwater Rising - A Brief Musical History of the Blues

DATE: Tuesday, 11 July 2017
TIME:  6:30pm to 7:30pm
Light refreshments from 6pm

Join us for a musical odyssey through 150 years of blues history with Lindsay Evans and Brenton Fosdike from the band Backwater Rising. ​

This is a FREE ticketed event. To make a booking click here.​​

​Triple 8 Kids Club - Dardy Sing Bratz Dolls

DATE: Wednesday, 12 July 2017
TIME: 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Proud Noongar woman and contemporary artist Bianca Wilder will guide children in transforming old Bratz dolls into beautiful contemporary and traditional Indigenous characters. Dolls will be supplied at the session. 

Suitable for children aged 6+ years.

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here. ​

Belmont Interest Group: Rapsodie - Music from the 1950s and 1960s​

DATE: Monday, 17 July 2017
TIME: 2pm to 3pm
Light refreshments from 3pm

Julie from the group Rapsodie will regale you with tunes from the 1950s and 1960s - the golden era of song.

No bookings required for this FREE event.​​