Tax Help

Stirling Libraries offer free Tax Help to those that are eligible?

Bookings essential, contact your local Library for more information.

Library​Monday​Tuesday​Wednesday​Thursday​Friday​Saturday
​Dianella
9205 7740

​2.00pm - 4.00pm

​Inglewood
9205 7700
​6.00pm - 8.00pm​6.00pm - 8.00pm​9.30am - 12.30pm​9.30am - 12.30pm​9.30am - 12.00noon
Karrinyup
9205 7400
​11.00am - 2.00pm​10.00am - 1.30pm​11.00am - 2.00pm
​Mirrabooka
9205 7300
​1.00pm - 6.00pm​9.00am - 5.00pm
​Osborne
9205 7900

​9.00am - 1.00pm

Please note this service is not available at Stirling Libraries - Scarborough.


Computer Coding Sessions for Kids Coding Club

These sessions are for beginners who are interested in learning how to use The Scratch Program to create stories, animations and games. 

Please note:

  • Participants will need to bring their own laptop with Wi-Fi connectivity (not an iPad or Tablet) and charging cables, enjoy Stirling's FREE WiFi and create stories, animations and games at your own pace.
  • Parents are welcome to get involved and
  •  Parental supervision required for the duration of the event.

Bookings are essential.
Time:      3.30pm - 5.00pm
Venue:    Stirling Libraries - Osborne
Cost:       Free
Age:        Suitable for children aged 9 to 12 years.

Dates & Booking Links
Thursday 7 September 2017

Thursday 21 September 2017

Bookings are essential.


Free Information Sessions

The Department of Training and Workforce Development will be hosting the following free information DTWD Info Sessionssessions at Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka Community hub.

  • Career Centres
    Career guidance and information about training options in Western Australia. For more information about Career Centre services visit careercentre.dtwd.wa.gov.au or contact 13 64 64.
  • Settlement Services
    Settlement information and referral advice for skilled migrants and their families to assist them to establish their life in Western Australia. This session is suited for primary and secondary skilled visa holders.  For more information about Settlement Services visit migration.wa.gov.au or contact 9224 6540.
  • Overseas Qualifications Unit
    Assessment of eligible qualifications gained overseas to determine their comparability with Australian standards.  This session is suited for those with overseas qualifications who are seeking access to employment, education or training in Western Australia. For more information about OQU visit migration.wa.gov.au or contact 9224 6540.

Venue:   Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka Community Hub
Cost:       Free

Bookings are essential.

DateTimePublic Information SessionBooking Link
Tuesday 5 September 20171.30pm – 2.30pmCareer Centre

Career Centre

Tuesday 3 October 20171.30pm – 4.30pmSettlement ServicesSettlement Services
Tuesday 7 November 20171.30pm – 4.30pmOverseas Qualifications UnitOverseas Qualification Unit
Tuesday 5 December 20171.30pm – 4.30pmCareer Centre
Career Centre


Magic Shows with Mr Jim

These school holidays, join magician Mr Jim for an amazing magic show full of everything we love about kids magic shows, from live birds and rabbits to hiarious participation routines, where the kids themselves are the stars.

Ages:   4 - 8 years
Cost:       Free

DateTimeLibrary
Booking Link
Tuesday 26 September 201710.30am – 11.30am
Scarborough
Scarborough
Tuesday 26 September 20171.30pm – 2.30pmOsborne
Osborne
Monday 02 October 201710.30am – 11.30amInglewood
Inglewood

Magic Workshops with Mr Jim

Are you ready to learn some magic you can do at home? Learn tricks with cards, coins, rubber bands and other items you probably already have laying around at home. 

Ages:   8 - 12 years

Cost:       Free

DateTimeLibrary
Booking Link
Thursday 28 September 20171.30pm – 2.30pm
Mirrabooka
Mirrabooka
Monday 02 October 20171.30pm – 2.30pm
Dianella
Dianella

Close to Impossible Magic Workshop with Mr Jim

Have you ever wondered if some of those amazing things you see on tv can be done live with no camera tricks? Whatever you do, don't miss this one.

Ages:   Strictly 12+ years
Cost:       Free

DateTimeLibrary
Booking Link
Friday 29 September 20171.30pm – 2.15pm
Karrinyup
Karrinyup


September School Holiday Magictivities at Stirling Libraries

To complement our magic shows with the Amazing Mr Jim, we have a number of fun magic activities taking place at the libraries these holidays. 

Appearing and Disappearing:  Make and decorate your own magic wallet and paint a picture to reveal a hidden message or design!

Mental Magic: Creating your own magic wallet. Learn some nifty tricks and math games which will amaze your friends and family.

Making Magic: Test your knowledge on magical stories with an enchanting quiz, then get ready to make a super slimy potion and tricky paper crafts.

Colour Magic: How do you catch a rainbow in a jar?  How can you make flowers change colour and make writing appear from nowhere? With magic of course!  Come dressed in your favourite colour and join us for a fun and colourful hour of magical activities in all the colours of the rainbow. 

Magical Marvels and Trickery: Calling all magician's apprentices!  Join us  to learn some simple magic tricks to amaze and astound your friends and family.

Marvellous Magic!: Slight of hand...misdirection...can you catch them out?  Participants will learn a magic trick and the art of performing it for an audience.

​Session
Age
DateTimeLibrary
Booking Link
​Appearing and Disappearing
​6 - 10
Tuesday 26 September 20171.30pm – 2.30pm
Mirrabooka
Mirrabooka Magic
​Mental Magic
​6 - 12
​Wednesday 27 September 2017
​10.30am - 11.30am
​Dianella
Dianella Magic
​Making Magic
​6 - 10
​Thursday 28 September 2017
​2.00pm - 3.00pm
​Inglewood
Inglewood Magic
​Colour Magic
​6 - 8
​Tuesday 3 October 2017
​11.00am - 12.00pm
​Karrinyup
Karrinyup Magic
​Magical Marvels and Trickery
​8 - 12
​Tuesday 3 October 2017
​2.30pm - 3.30pm
​Osborne
Osborne Magic
​Marvellous Magic!
​6+
​Thursday 5 October 2017
​10.30am - 11.30am
​Scarborough
Scarborough Magic



Coding Club @ Mirrabooka LibraryCoding Club

Come and join us for the Mirrabooka Coding Club.

This club is for self-motivated young people who are interested in learning how to use coding programs to create stories, animations, and games; explore technology in an informal and creative environment.

Date:       Every Tuesday* 
Time:      3.30pm - 4.45pm
Venue:    Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka
Cost:       Free
Age:        Suitable for children aged 9 to 17 years.

Bookings are essential click here to secure your place.

Please note:

  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop with Wi-Fi connectivity (not an iPad or Tablet) and charging cables , enjoy Stirling's FREE WiFi and create stories, animations and games at your own pace. 
  • Limited computers available and might need to work in groups.
  • Parents are welcome to get involved
  • Children under 12 years of age will require parental supervision
  • If you wish to attend multiple sessions, you will need to book these individually

* this club runs for the duration of school term 3 Tuesday 18 July 2017 - 19 September 2017


Justice of the Peace (JP) ServiceJP Service

Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka now has a Justice of the Peace (JP) service available every Saturday from 9.00am to 11.30am.

This is a free service to the community and no appointment is necessary.

Please note the following:

  • Certified Copies – please bring your own copies, as well as the original document. 
     
  • Documents requiring a second witness – please bring someone with you to be the second witness. e.g. Will, Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA), Enduring Power of Guardianship (EPG),  Advanced Health Directives (AHD).


Are you a homeschooling family who would like to meet other homeschooling families?

Our Homeschooling Group meets on the last Friday of the month from 10.30am - 11.30am at Scarborough Library. Come and join us for games, activities and networking with other homeschooling parents and their children.  No bookings required.

       

​Lego Clubs 

The Lego Club is an informal group that meets each week to build, learn and have fun with a new challenge set each week.

No bookings necessary. Adult supervision is required for all children aged 12 and under. Lego and Duplo supplied.

​Library ​Day ​Time

​Dianella

​Friday

​3.30pm - 4.30pm

​Inglewood

​Monday

​6.00pm - 7.00pm

​Karrinyup

​Friday

​3.30pm - 5.00pm

​Mirrabooka

​Thursday

​3.30pm - 4.30pm

​Osborne

​Monday

​3.30pm - 4.30pm

​Scarborough

​Friday

​3.30pm - 5.00pm

Mirrabook​a Library Info Hub

Need information on local services or help filling out forms? 

Visit the Mirrabooka Library Info Hub for assistance: Tuesdays 3:00pm - 5:00pm,   Thursdays 3:00pm - 5:00pm​​ and  Fridays 9:00am - 12:00noon.

       

Colouring In for Adults

Studies have shown that colouring-in can be beneficial for adults. It helps to de-stress, generate wellness and stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. 

Mirrabooka L​ibrary have an Adults only colouring in table setup ready for you to use every day.

 

Knitting Group for Adults

Bring along your knitting and enjoy a cuppa. 

Dianella Library hosts a "knitting group" which meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm. 

No bookings required.

 

Crafters' Circle for Adults

Bring along your craft projects and join our crafters' group at Mirrabooka & Dianella Library.

Dianella Library hosts a "crafters' group" which meets every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30-4:30pm.

Mirrabooka Library hosts a "crafters' group" which meets every Friday morning 11:00am-1:30pm.

No bookings required.

 

Scrabble Club for Adults

Come play scrabble for fun and enjoy the company of others!

Dianella Library hosts a "Scrabble Club" which meets every Wednesday morning at 10:00am.

Mirrabooka Library hosts a "Scrabble Club" which meets every Thursday morning at 10:00am.

Osborne Library hosts a "Scrabble Club" which meets every Friday morning at 10:00am. 

Scarborough Library hosts a "Scrabble Club" which meets every Friday morning at 11:00am.

Inglewood Library hosts a "Scrabble Club" which meets every Tuesday night at 6:00pm.

No bookings required.

 

English Conversation Groups

Do you want to improve your English and meet new people at the same time?

Osborne Library run English Conversation Groups every Monday night 6:30-7:30pm and every Thursday at 10:00am-11:00am.

Mirrabooka Library run English Conversation Groups every Thursday night 6:00-7:00pm and every Wednesday at 10.30am – 11.30am.

Everyone is welcome! No bookings necessary.

 

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Adult book club

Have you ever come to the end of a great book and wished you could talk about it with a kindred soul? If you answered 'Yes', then you might want to join one of the monthly BookChat book clubs at Stirling libraries. Go to Adult book club

Children's book club

Stirling libraries have an excellent range of award-winning children's books, and the BookStars reading club, to make reading fun for everyone! Go to Children's book club

Rhymetime and Storytime

To help parents develop their children's literacy skills right from the very start, Stirling libraries has introduced weekly Baby Rhymetime and Preschool Storytime sessions at all City of Stirling Libraries. Go to Rhymetime and Storytime

Young people's services

Find out what services are available at Stirling libraries for teens/young people, Spine Out magazine, BookStars and Latest Graphic Novels. Go to Young people's services

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