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ServiceWA Support
Posted 24 January 2022 ServiceWA Support

Use this step-by-step guide to set up MyGovID and ServiceWA.

Albany Library Christmas Opening Hours
Posted 16 December 2021 Albany Library Christmas Opening Hours

Library Carpark Closure
Posted 01 December 2021 Library Carpark Closure

Please note that the rear library carpark will be unavailable from 𝟳:𝟬𝟬𝗮𝗺 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟯 𝗗𝗲𝗰𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿.

Draft Strategy guides Region’s creative future
Posted 25 November 2021 Draft Strategy guides Region’s creative future

Following several months of community engagement, consultation and workshops across the region, the Great Southern Arts, Culture and Heritage Draft Strategy is now available for public comment.

Library challenge gets levelled up
Posted 24 November 2021 Library challenge gets levelled up

As the school year ends, Albany Summer Reading Club is getting ready to return to Albany Public Library with a new challenge for the summer holidays.

Christmas Storytime
Posted 18 November 2021 Christmas Storytime

The festive season is here and it's our job to bring the excitement and magic of Christmas to your little ones

Mango Languages
Posted 18 November 2021 Mango Languages

Our newest eResource is now live and ready for you to start learning!

City awarded gold for a compassionate community
Posted 15 November 2021 City awarded gold for a compassionate community

The City of Albany has won gold in the Local Government Authority Supporting a Compassionate Community Approach category of the WA Palliative Care Awards.

City of Albany lights up for Christmas
Posted 10 November 2021 City of Albany lights up for Christmas

The City of Albany’s Christmas festivities are double in size this year, combining the community’s traditional pageant with a new Christmas attraction that is sure to engage the whole family.

Call for Access and Inclusion Working Group Members
Posted 05 November 2021 Call for Access and Inclusion Working Group Members

To ensure our city is accessible to residents living with a disability the City is seeking community representation on the Access and Inclusion Working Group.

Expanded Library Hours
Posted 03 November 2021 Expanded Library Hours

Albany Seed Library
Posted 27 October 2021 Albany Seed Library

Did you know that Albany Public Library now has a Seed Library?

Be Connected & Win
Posted 27 October 2021 Be Connected & Win

Win a Clever Fox password book!

Exam Support Available
Posted 30 September 2021 Exam Support Available

Exam support and tutors available at the library until 9 October.

Australian Reading Hour 2021
Posted 07 September 2021 Australian Reading Hour 2021

Share what you’re reading at home to bring you comfort, inspire and entertain you @australiareads

Bicentenary book bound to happen
Posted 02 September 2021 Bicentenary book bound to happen

With the Albany Bicentenary less than five years away, the City of Albany has commenced planning to publish a commemorative book to coincide with the Bicentenary in 2026.

Community called on for Bicentenary planning
Posted 02 September 2021 Community called on for Bicentenary planning

Planning for Albany’s Bicentenary is underway with the City of Albany seeking expressions of interest from local residents to form project reference groups over the next five years.

Adult Learners Week
Posted 01 September 2021 Adult Learners Week

September 1 - 8 is Adult Learners Week, time to try something new!

Albany’s digital library bound for success
Posted 31 August 2021 Albany’s digital library bound for success

The Albany Public Library has seen a surge of interest in online book borrowing, taking advantage of borrowing app Libby to meet local demand.

2021 Christmas Pageant registrations now open
Posted 30 August 2021 2021 Christmas Pageant registrations now open

Schools, community groups, businesses and everyone in between are now invited to register their floats for this year’s Christmas Festival and Pageant.

Albany's BIG Sleep-Out
Posted 17 August 2021 Albany's BIG Sleep-Out

Albany Public Library is supporting Albany's BIG Sleep Out 2021. From Monday 16th August – Saturday 28th August Albany Public Library will be a collection point for items that will be passed on to Foodbank, Anglicare and PIVOT.

Children's Book Week Competition
Posted 24 June 2021 Children's Book Week Competition

We have some awesome prizes on offer for our 2021 Children's Book Week Competition!

Monthly Library Newsletter
Posted 14 June 2021 Monthly Library Newsletter

Miss the library newsletter this month? Find the link here.

Studiosity - Free 24/7 online study and homework help
Posted 14 June 2021 Studiosity - Free 24/7 online study and homework help

Online Picture Book Collection Trial - LOTE
Posted 20 May 2021 Online Picture Book Collection Trial - LOTE

The Library is exploring an online picture book collection in LOTE (languages other than English) online for kids.

Reconciliation Week comes to York Street
Posted 14 May 2021 Reconciliation Week comes to York Street

The six seasons of the Noongar calendar will be displayed on the Alison Hartman Gardens and Town Square banners this month in recognition of Reconciliation Week that runs from 27 May to 3 June.

Volunteers get a chance to upskill
Posted 14 May 2021 Volunteers get a chance to upskill

Albany’s community groups, sporting clubs and other volunteer committees are being given the chance to tell the City what training they need to support their groups to thrive with a bespoke survey.

Writing Tournament
Posted 12 May 2021 Writing Tournament

W.J. Kite, local author and winner of the Armadale Writers Award 2020, invites young writers to enter the Writing Tournament. It is open to anyone aged 8-16 years and has a Hollywood screenwriter finalist judge and great prizes. You can find out full details at www.wjkite.com. Tournament entries close 28th September 2021.

Australian of the Year tours Albany
Posted 30 April 2021 Australian of the Year tours Albany

This year’s Australian of the Year Award winners have hand selected a number of objects that reveal meaningful stories about their lives and experiences which are on display at the Albany Public Library.

GS Creative Exchange launches regional strategy
Posted 29 April 2021 GS Creative Exchange launches regional strategy

Together art, culture and heritage create a sense of identity for our community and now a Great Southern Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategy is being created to harness our regions individuality.

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