The annual Mandurah Readers & Writers Festival aims to bring readers together with authors and engage in conversations around books. The festival is pleased to present established and upcoming WA Authors in Author Talks, Panel Discussions, Meet the Authors and at the Annual Pyjama Party.
Each month we work on a new project and by Christmas you will have a collection of gifts for family and friends, made by you!. Check out the calendar to find the next event!
The Digital Hub provides assistance and training with technology in a variety of regular activities. Learn how to use your computer, laptop, tablet, smart phone and more. Training is done in small groups, or you can book a one on one session to specifically address your needs.
Bring your knitting needles and hooks and join the Library Knitters for a relaxing afternoon of sharing skills and afternoon tea.
The group meets to work on hand sewing projects led by local sewing teacher Kerry Davies.
Work with like minded people or get help from sewing teacher Kerry Davies during Sewing Club.
No experience or materials necessary, but feel free to bring projects along if you have them. Have any left over fabric or thread? Donations are welcome and very much appreciated for Sewing Club!
Drop in to the Falcon FabLab and use the sewing machines or overlocker any Friday between 1-5pm.
Free classes run each week. Everyone is welcome. Come along, practise your English and make some new friends! A different topic will be covered each week.
An informal games club where you can play a variety of board games, have a chat and meet like-minded locals. Everyone is welcome.
Playing and learning chess is a great strategy based game for people of all ages to take part in.
The Mandurah Libraries collection features over 100 Book Club sets. Each Book Club set includes 10 copies of the book and several book reviews. With fiction and non-fiction titles in a range of genres, there are lots of options to keep any book club busy!
Join one of the book clubs that meet in one of the three library branches or start your own private Book Club! Each Book Club set is borrowed for $25 per book club with a maximum of 10 members per group. Apply today with the Bulk Loan Membership application form
More information about Book Clubs, booking book club sets and finding out what titles are available can be found on the Mandurah Libraries Catalogue.
The FabLab is a makerspace at the Falcon eLibrary and Community Centre where you can learn how to use the 3D printer, sewing machines, electronics and programming or share your skills with others.
Local Creatives is a series of monthly workshops for creative people in Mandurah. Local businesses run presentations or workshops to teach new skills and provide insight into their experience in the small business industry. Check out the calendar to find the next event!
Every year during May a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian, is read simultaneously across the country. Get involved by attending an event at one of the Mandurah Libraries!
Each year people across Australia celebrate Book Week in August. You can celebrate reading and find out the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year winners. The Mandurah Libraries host a range of events.
The Mandurah Libraries deliver intergenerational events to bring the young and the young at heart together. Check out the calendar to find the next event!
The ACP Printmakers meet around 1pm every Tuesday at the CASM workshop. All forms of printmaking are welcome and recent work has included screen printing, linocut, low toxic etching, collographs and coffee drinking. Contact Stephne Sands 0439 179 930 or email@example.com.
Currently at capacity and not accepting new members. Meets at the CASM workshop Thursdays 6:30pm-10pm.
A mixed media group of artists who meet to share their passion for art. Currently at capacity and not accepting new members. Meets at the CASM workshop Fridays.
A portrait artist group. Currently at capacity and not accepting new members. Meets at the CASM workshop Wednesdays 6:45pm - 9pm. Contact 0408 418 161 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning how to use oils and acrylics in abstract, portrait or landscape artwork. Accepting new members. Contact Cynthia Haumann 0448 229 463 or email@example.com.
Are you in need a few technology tips? Come along and have your questions answered in the Technology Tea for Seniors sessions!
Join the libraries tech-savvy staff for some morning tea and advice about technology. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts, with tech ranging from computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones and downloading library eBooks, eAudio books and downloadable magazines.
Please make sure to bring in your own devices and we will talk about all things tech.
What could you learn?
Disc Golf is a free and fun activity for people of all ages and abilities. Bring your friends and family down to Hall Park on the Western Foreshore and enjoy a round of Disc Golf on the nine basket course. Disc Golf is a great team building activity for the workplace
Group bookings of over 20 people require a booking. Bookings can be made through Recreation Services by phone 9550 3601 or email.
Looking for a new sport that keeps you fit and active? Sign up now for Senior Futsal at the MARC.
Futsal is an abbreviation of futebol de salão in Portuguese or futsala in Spanish which translates to big room soccer.
1 February - 28 June
19 July - 13 December
Please note, game times vary between 6:15pm and 9:45pm. There are no games during school holiday periods.
What else do you need to know?
Competitions are fun, social, and suitable for experienced netballers through to beginners and those looking to re-join the game.
Tuesday evenings at Halls Head
31 January - 27 June
18 July - 12 December
Games start at 6.15pm. A and B grades.
(Please note there are no games during the school holidays)
Wednesday at the MARC
1 February - 5 April
Games start at 6.15pm No Grades.
(Please note there are no games during the school holidays)
Thursday at the MARC
2 February - 29 June
20 July - 14 December
Games start at 9.15am. A,B & C Grades
We have three Squash Courts at the MARC.
Squash Courts are available for hire 7 days a week.