The next library booksale is on Saturday 4 March from 9am – 4.30pm. Fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and more; there’s something for everyone!
Profess your love for poetry
Post your favourite love poem on Fremantle Library Meeting Place Facebook Page between 1 and 7 February, and poems selected by local poetry group Voicebox will be performed at our Valentine’s Day event.
Join host Brid Philips from UWA’s Centre for the Emotions for a special evening, with poems performed by award winning actors Nick Maclaine and Nichola Renton.
Note: non-original poems selected need to be out of copyright i.e. written by an author who died 70 or more years ago.
Post your favourite love poem on our Facebook Page between 1 and 7 February
Event on Tuesday 14 February, 6.30 to 7.30 pm
Weekend book club
Come and discuss what you’ve been reading at our weekend book club. Our next meeting is Saturday 18 March, 1pm – 3pm. No need to book – bring along what you’ve been reading and share with other enthusiastic readers.
Renters’ Rights: what you need to know about being a tenant
Come and hear about your rights and responsibilities under Western Australian Law. Learn how you might overcome some common obstacles. There will be an opportunity to ask general questions and information about where to go to get specific advice if you need it.
Tuesday 28 February, 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm
Different Ways of Living Tiny
Join Councillor Rachel Pemberton, back from her recent study trip to Europe on housing, with other expert panelists and local people who are pioneering a new phase of modest housing in Fremantle.
Thursday 2 March, 6.00 pm – 7.30 pm
Planning for the Future
Your guide to Wills, EPAs and getting your affairs in order
Join this community education talk from the Public Trustee, to help you make informed choices about your will, enduring powers and the administration of deceased estates.
Friday 3 March 10.30 am – 12.00 pm
Connecting Women Writers, Readers and Characters
on International Women’s Day
Join T.A.G. Hungerford shortlisted author Mihaela Nicolescu as she explores the complex relationship between writers, their characters and readers by looking at female archetypes common in fiction. Sharing stories of emotionally charged encounters, Mihaela offers insights into women living on the edge.
Slam Poetry Workshop
How many metaphors? How dope are the metaphors?
Become a slam champ in no time, bring something you’ve already written, or start from scratch. We’ll be breaking down the art of slam poetry to be sure your original poem is a banger.
(for 18 and under only)
Monday 6 March, 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
WA Youth Slam: Fremantle Heat
Under 18s – this is your chance to speak, shout, sing, whisper or howl your original poem. Winner and runner-up go through to the slam finale to maybe win a cash prize.
(for 18 and under only)
Tuesday 14 March, 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm