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The Packs Project : Stationery Donation Drive
Posted August 27, 2019 The Packs Project : Stationery Donation Drive

During September we have a collection box in the library for stationery donations to the School Packs Project.

Children's Book Week Competitions
Posted August 12, 2019 Children's Book Week Competitions

To celebrate Children's Book Week 2019 we are running a book prize draw and a costume competition.

Temporary Change to Library Opening Hours
Posted July 16, 2019 Temporary Change to Library Opening Hours

The City of Vincent Library & Local History Centre will open at 10.30am on Wednesday 7 August.

Modern twist on Local History Awards
Posted June 4, 2019 Modern twist on Local History Awards

Our Local History Awards are on again, with a modern twist. This year there are categories for more modern images (post -2000s), as well as youth prizes.

Easter Closing Hours and Bin Collection
Posted April 15, 2019 Easter Closing Hours and Bin Collection

From everyone at the City of Vincent, we wish you a very happy and safe Easter.

Scribblers Festival : Hunt for the Golden Feather
Posted April 9, 2019 Scribblers Festival : Hunt for the Golden Feather

The hunt for the Golden Feather has begun at the City of Vincent Library! Visit the library until 12 May and keep your eyes peeled in our children’s and young adult sections for special Scribblers Festival feather-shaped bookmarks.

Parking and footpath restrictions due to building maintenance
Posted April 5, 2019 Parking and footpath restrictions due to building maintenance

Please note that there will be parking restrictions and restricted footpath access on the Loftus Street side of the library building from Monday 8 April until Thursday 11 April.

Easter Opening Hours and Colouring In Competition
Posted March 26, 2019 Easter Opening Hours and Colouring In Competition

The City of Vincent Library and Local History Centre will have adjusted opening hours for the Easter holiday period and is also running an Easter colouring in competition for children 12 and under.

Baby Rhyme Time and Storytime Summer Break
Posted December 12, 2018 Baby Rhyme Time and Storytime Summer Break

Baby Rhyme Time and Storytime will be taking a break after Thursday 17 December. They will resume Monday 14 January 2019.

Christmas Opening Hours
Posted December 11, 2018 Christmas Opening Hours

From all of us at the City of Vincent, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Safe and Happy New Year!

New library catalogue
Posted November 23, 2018 New library catalogue

You may notice a few improvements with a more streamlined library management system and catalogue installed earlier this week.

New online catalogue
Posted November 22, 2018 New online catalogue

The new online library catalogue is now up and running.

Library Closure
Posted November 5, 2018 Library Closure

The Library and Local History Centre will be closed Monday 19 November to Wednesday 21 November whilst we upgrade our library management system.

Flying the Flag for PrideFEST 2018
Posted November 2, 2018 Flying the Flag for PrideFEST 2018

We are flying the rainbow flag to support PrideFEST 2018, which runs from 3 to 25 November.

Vincent Events
Posted November 1, 2018 Vincent Events

We have a new website dedicated to our events season. The City of Vincent’s event season kicks off on the 31st October 2018 and runs until the 31st of May 2019 featuring over 50 events at venues across Leederville, North Perth, Mount Lawley, West Perth, Northbridge and Mount Hawthorn.

Extended Opening Hours Sunday 14 October
Posted October 5, 2018 Extended Opening Hours Sunday 14 October

The Library will be open 10am - 4pm Sunday 14 October.

Library Management System Upgrade
Posted October 1, 2018 Library Management System Upgrade

Our library system is getting an upgrade!

New Recycling Stations
Posted September 14, 2018 New Recycling Stations

Two new recycling stations have been installed at Beatty Park Leisure Centre and Hawaiian's Mezz Shopping Centre.

City of Vincent welcomes new CEO
Posted September 12, 2018 City of Vincent welcomes new CEO

We are set to welcome a new Chief Executive Officer, David MacLennan, who will commence in mid-October.

The search for hatchling turtles at Hyde Park
Posted September 11, 2018 The search for hatchling turtles at Hyde Park

Juvenile and hatchling oblong turtles are rarely, if ever, seen in Hyde Park and the City of Vincent hopes a three year study of the turtles will tell them why.

Children's Book Week Wrap up
Posted September 4, 2018 Children's Book Week Wrap up

We had another great year celebrating Children's Book Week

Local History Award Winners
Posted August 28, 2018 Local History Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners in our Local History Awards

Find a Book Week treasure at City of Vincent Library
Posted August 14, 2018 Find a Book Week treasure at City of Vincent Library

The City of Vincent Library and Local History Centre is celebrating Book Week (18 - 24 August) with a competition and invitation for local children to drop in after school and show off their costumes.

Good Reads for 5 - 8 Year Olds
Posted July 24, 2018 Good Reads for 5 - 8 Year Olds

Need to find a good read for a 5 - 8 year old?

City of Vincent Library Writers' Group
Posted June 6, 2018 City of Vincent Library Writers' Group

Writers' Group now meet fortnightly

Library and Information Week 2018
Posted May 21, 2018 Library and Information Week 2018

Library and Information Week 2018 comes to the City of Vincent!

History awards celebrate local stories
Posted May 16, 2018 History awards celebrate local stories

The City of Vincent is calling for locals or people who grew up in the suburbs of Vincent during the 20th century to write down their memories or dust off their photographs for the annual Local History Awards.

City of Vincent Library Writers' Group
Posted April 24, 2018 City of Vincent Library Writers' Group

The City of Vincent Library has established a monthly writers' group

The Local History Awards are now open for entries!
Posted April 23, 2018 The Local History Awards are now open for entries!

We are passionate about preserving Vincent’s rich history. So, we celebrate this with our annual Local History Awards, which plays an all-important role in recording and sharing Vincent life through the ages.

Zombie Special FX Makeup Workshop
Posted April 17, 2018 Zombie Special FX Makeup Workshop

As part of Youth Week 2018, the Library held a Zombie Special FX Makeup Workshop for young people aged 12 and over.

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