Adult’s library programs and activities

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. 

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, places are limited. Maximum of one 30-minute session per person, per week and 12 sessions per year across the library service.

The Be Connected website offers hundreds of step-by-step hands-on lessons and online learning resources, which are easily searched and suitable for all levels of learners.  For more information about online learning visit the Be Connected website.

Stirling LibrariesDayAppointment timesBooking Links

2.00pm - 3.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm

Dianella sessions


1.00pm - 2.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Inglewood sessions



1.00pm - 2.00pm
1.00pm - 2.00pm

Karrinyup sessions


2.00pm - 3.00pm
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Mirrabooka sessions
5.30pm - 6.30pm
9.00am - 11.00am
Osborne sessions
10.00am -11.00am
1.30pm - 2.30pm 
Scarborough sessions

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.

Book Club - Next Chapter Book Club

Are you an adult with intellectual or developmental disability? Do you love reading, making friends and having fun together in a public setting?

Stirling Libraries – Scarborough runs the Next Chapter Book Club. Book club members will meet weekly for one hour to discuss and read a book out loud, guided by friendly library staff. All reading levels are welcome, and we will use different reading strategies, such as echo, choral & buddy reading.

Stirling Libraries – Scarborough meet every Tuesday from 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Currently taking Expressions of Interest for new members.  For more information contact Stirling Libraries – Scarborough on (08) 9205 7420 

Games Club - Canasta

Play Canasta 5 at Stirling Libraries

  • 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.
  • Stirling Libraries - Osborne. Monday 9.00am-12.00pm  

If you would like to learn Canasta 5, Stirling Libraries - Dianella runs courses throughout the year. Please register your interest for an upcoming course on (08) 9205 7740.

Games Club - Mahjong

Play Mahjong and meet new people.

  • Stirling Libraries - Dianella host 3 sessions every Wednesday evening 4.30pm to 6.30pm, every Thursday morning 9.30am to 11.30am and every Thursday afternoon 12.30pm - 2.30pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka host a session every Thursday afternoon 1.00pm to 3.00pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Osborne host 2 sessions every Wednesday morning 9.30am to 11.30am and every Thursday afternoon 1.00pm to 3.00pm - both sessions currently at full capacity.
  • Stirling Libraries - Scarborough host 2 sessions every Thursday afternoon 1.00pm to 3.00pm and every Tuesday morning 9.15am to 12.00noon.

For more information contact your local Stirling Library.

If you would like to learn Mah-jong, Stirling Libraries - Dianella. runs courses throughout the year. Please register your interest for an upcoming course on (08) 9205 7740.

Games Club - Scrabble

Play Scrabble for fun and enjoy the company of others.

  • Stirling Libraries - Dianella meet every Wednesday from 10.00am - 1.00pm

For more information contact your local Stirling Library.

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 Wednesday 1.00pm - 3.00pm
  • Stirling Libraries - Mirrabooka meets every Thursday 10.00am - 12.00noon.

Stirling Libraries - Inglewood now has a yarning group. No bookings required.

  • Stirling Libraries - Inglewood yarning group meets every Monday 2.00pm - 5.00pm

For more information contact your local Stirling Library.

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 1.45pm – 3.00pm. 
  • 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, Karrinyup, Mirrabooka and Scarborough, read and returned within seven days.

No renewals and no holds available.

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.

Writing Group

 The writers group meets on the fourth Monday of each month 5.30pm -6.30pm at Stirling Libraries - Osborne - unless it falls on a public holiday. Then, it meets on the third Monday instead.

This group welcomes all writers. Each month, participants will write to a prompt and then share feedback on each other’s work.

For more information please contact Stirling Libraries-Osborne  or (08) 9205 7900.

Tax Help

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 below.

ATO website

Pop back in July 2024 to see available sessions being hosted at Stirling Libraries.