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. 

Limited places available and bookings may apply.

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

Bookings are essential as places are limited. Maximum 1 x 30-min session per person, per week and 12 sessions per year across the library service.

Stirling LibrariesDayAppointment times Booking Links
Dianella
 
Tuesdays
Fridays

2.00pm - 3.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm

Tuesday session
Friday session
Inglewood
 

Mondays
Wednesdays
Fridays

2.00pm - 3.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Monday session
Wednesday 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

Thursdays
Fridays

1.30pm - 2.30pm
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Thursday 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

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.

Online Book Club

Have you ever wanted to join a book club but never had the time?

Western Australian Public Libraries have started a new online book club. Available anytime and from anywhere, this is the book club that will fit into your schedule.

Three books are available concurrently for a period of nine weeks, updated five times throughout the year.

Sign up here to be part of the book club conversation. Once you sign up for the Book Club, there is a FAQ guide that can help you download and access books.

Choose one or more of the three titles from this quarter’s selections.

You can use the library catalogue to find a printed or digital copy or access a free ‘always available” ebook copy through Freading.

Alternatively, use the Freading app to download the current book club eBooks straight to your mobile device.

Freading Tutorial

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.

Crafters' Circle for Adults

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 - Mirrabooka meets every Thursday 10.00am - 12.00noon.

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 - Scarborough meet every Tuesday from 6.00pm - 7.00pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka meet every Wednesday 10.30am - 11.30am and every Thursday from 6.00pm - 7.00pm.
  • Stirling Libraries - Osborne meet every Thursday 10.00am - 11.00am

No bookings required.

Express Reads

Borrow and read the latest, trending titles,with Express Reads! Available on seven day loans only, our Express Reads are constantly being refreshed, with multiple copies and new titles available each month.

All items in the Express Reads collection must be borrowed from Stirling Libraries - Dianella, Stirling Libraries - Karrinyup, Stirling Libraries - Osborne and Stirling Libraries - Scarborough, read and returned within seven days.

No renewals and no holds available.

Games Club

Learn Canasta 5 at Stirling Libraries - Dianella. This game can be played individually or in a partnership. The clubs meet every Monday 12.30pm - 2.30pm and 3.00pm - 5.00pm.

 

Innovations Lab

The Innovations Lab in Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka features a range of new technologies including:

  • 3D Printer
  • Virtual Reality
  • Music Recording
  • Laser Cutter & Engraver
  • Robots and STEAM focused educational devices
  • Public PCs, Projector and Edutouch interactive screen.

The Innovations Lab is available for:

  • Room for hire for talks and seminars, including computing classes
  • Be Connected Computer Skills classes
  • Mirrabooka Craft group
  • Coderdojo Coding groups.

For more information ask our friendly staff.

Mahjong Club

Learn to play Mahjong and meet new people.

  • Stirling Libraries - 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
  • Stirling Libraries - Osborne host 2 sessions every Wednesday morning 9.30am - 11.30am and every Thursday afternoon 1.00pm - 3.00pm (both sessions currently at maximum capacity).
  • Stirling Libraries - Scarborough hosts a session every Thursday afternoons 1.00pm - 3.00pm. Beginners welcome.

For more information contact your local Stirling Library.

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 - Scarborough meet every Tuesday from 1.00pm - 3.00pm.

For more information contact your local Stirling Library.