Activities for adults

Stirling Libraries host a variety of activities and groups for adults including book clubs and games clubs. For more information on an activity please view the events calendar or contact your local library. 

Though some programs are still suspended due to Covid-19, many programs have resumed with social distancing and enhanced cleaning practices in place. 

There may be limited places available and bookings may be required.

For more information, including how to start your own online book club, visit our Library membership and services page
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Book Club

Stirling Libraries host monthly BookChat book club meetings, where you can come and read, review and discuss.

About BookChat

  • BookChat members decide on the books to read
  • Supply of the book sets and discussion notes are coordinated.

For information about joining an existing book club or starting up a new one, please contact your local library.

Tax Help 2020

Tax Help is a network of ATO-trained and accredited community volunteers who provide a free and confidential service to help people complete their tax returns online using myTax. You may be eligible for the Tax Help program if your income is around $60,000 or less and you have simple tax affairs. To find out more about eligibility requirements, visit the ATO website.

Bookings are essential.

Striling LibrariesDayAppointment times Bookings
DianellaTuesday9.30am - 1.30pm (1 hour appointments)(08) 9205 7740
InglewoodFriday9.00am - 1.00pm (1 hour appointments) (08) 9205 7700

Karrinyup

Monday and Tuesday 

10.00am - 1.00pm (45 minute appointments)

(08) 9205 7400
MirrabookaFriday and Saturday12noon - 5.00pm (1 hour appointments)
9.15am - 10.45am (45 minute appointments)
(08) 9205 7300
ScarboroughMonday and Wednesday 9.00am - 2.30pm (1 hour appointments)(08) 9205 7420

Be Connected Tech Help

Stirling Librarians and Volunteers trained as digital mentors are available for one-on-one sessions, to help you with basic computer and tech questions, such as internet searching, using the library catalogue, online resources and more! 

Bookings are essential.

Striling LibrariesDayAppointment times Booking Links
Dianella
 
Tuesdays
Fridays

2.00pm - 3.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm

Tuesday session
Friday session
Inglewood
 

Mondays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Fridays

2.00pm - 2.30pm
1.00pm - 1.30pm
1.00pm - 1.30pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Monday session
Wednesday session
Thursday session
Friday session

Karrinyup

Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Fridays

2.00pm - 3.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm

Tuesday session
Wednesday session
Friday session
Mirrabooka

Wednesdays
Fridays

3.00pm - 4.00pm
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Wednesday session
Friday session
OsborneTuesdays
Fridays
5.30pm - 6.30pm
9.00am - 11.00am
Tuesday session
Friday session
ScarboroughTuesdays
Fridays
10.00am -11.00am
1.30pm - 2.30pm 
Tuesday session
Friday session

English Conversation Group

If you want to improve your English and meet new people at the same time, come along and join one of our English Conversation Groups. 

  • Stirling Libraries - Osborne meet every Monday from 6.00pm - 7.00pm and every Thursday 10.00am - 11.00am
  • Stirling Libraries - Scarborough meet every Tuesday from 6.00pm - 7.00pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka meet every Thursday from 6.00pm - 7.00pm (commencing 27 August).

No bookings required.

Knitting Club

Stirling Libraries - Dianella hosts a Night Knitters club which meets every second Thursday of the month from 4.30pm to 6.30pm. Bring along your knitting and enjoy a cuppa.

Crafters' Circle for Adults

Bring along your craft projects and join our crafters' group at Mirrabooka, Dianella and Karrinyup libraries.

  • Stirling Libraries - Dianella meets every Wednesday 1.30pm - 4.30pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Karrinyup meets every Tuesday 5.00pm - 6.45pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka meets every Thursday 10.00am - 12.00noon.

Games Club

Learn Canasta 5 at Stirling Libraries - Dianella. This game can be played individually or in a partnership. The club meet every monday 12.30pm - 2.30pm.

 

Scrabble Club

Play Scrabble for fun and enjoy the company of others.

  • Stirling Libraries - Dianella meet every Wednesday from 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Inglewood meet every Tuesday from 6.00pm - 7.00pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Scarborough meet every Tuesday from 1.00pm - 3.00pm.

Mahjong Club

Learn to play Mahjong and meet new people.

Dianella host 3 sessions: every Wednesday evening 4.30pm - 6.30pm, every Thursday morning 9.30am - 11.30am and every Thursday afternoon 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Scarborough hosts a session every Tuesday morning 10.00am - 12.00pm.

Chess Club

Are you interested in playing Chess?

Stirling Libraries - Scarborough has a chess club which meet every Saturday morning 10.00am - 11.00am which is suitable for beginners, however all ages and abilities are welcome.