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Double Loans for Double Time

From 1/12/18 to 31/12/19

For the month of December you can borrow up to 40 items for for an 8 week period.


Monthly Recycled Arts Club

Next meeting: 21 December from 3.30 - 5.00 pm in the Library Meeting Room

Join us every third Friday of the month at the Library as we show you some awesome tricks to turn trash into treasure.

Up next: Recycled Christmas craft, just in time for the big day.

FREE. All ages welcome. No bookings required. For more information call 8950 0555.


NEW 'Connect to Tech' Program runs 1st November to 7th February 

Thursdays from 10.30am -12.00pm in the Library Meeting Room.

We are running another 12 week program! 

FREE adult digital literacy training will include computers for beginners, using the Internet, using email, iPads and iPhones for beginners, staying safe online, using Facebook and more. 
Gain new skills at an easy pace using Be Connected, an Australian Government initiative.

For more information phone 8950 0555 or visit for bookings.


Alice Springs CHESS Club

Sundays from 10.00am - 1.00pm in the Library Meeting Room

Love a game of chess? From social players to more serious competitors, all are welcome. Please bring along a chess set if you have one. Refreshments provided.

FREE. No bookings required.

NOTE: Chess Club does not meet during the School Holidays.


Spoken English Meet-up

Mondays 5.00pm - 6.00pm

Practice your English at relaxed weekly meetings. Make new friends with tea and coffee provided.

Free. No bookings required. In the Library Meeting Room.

NOTE: This group does not meet during the School Holidays.


Monthly Reading Group

Third Saturday of each month. 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Love to chat about books? Welcome to our Monthly Reading Group, held on the 3rd Saturday of the month, from 12.00pm until 1.00pm. No reservations required — just come along for the books that interest you.

Current conversation schedule is:

15 December:    Dyschronia by Jennifer Mills

19 January:    A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz

Read the book, then join our informal conversation around the book. Tea and coffee provided. Alice Springs Public Library Meeting Room.


Young Writers' Club - Term 4 'Creative Writing and Expression'

The final session will be on Wednesday 12 Dec. Returns for Term 1 on Wednesday Jan 30, 2019.

3.00pm - 4.30pm in the Library Meeting Room 

Are you a keen reader? Do you love to draw? Do you like creative writing? Create and express your stories this term with the Young Writers' Club. 

Come develop your storytelling skills in a fun and social environment.

For young writers aged 7-12 years.

NOTE: The Young Writers' Club does not meet during the School Holidays.



LEGO Club will be breaking up for 2018. The final session will be on Monday 10 Dec, 3.00 pm - 4.30 pm.

Returns Monday Feb 4, 2019.

The Alice Springs Public Library has its very own LEGO Club and you're invited to join in! All ages welcome.

LEGO is supplied (although donations are always appreciated). All you need is a willingness to have fun and create! Create something yourself, in a team or try out our Challenge Cards.

There is something for everyone at the LEGO Club.

FREE. No bookings required during School Term time.


Family History Group!

Discover Your Family History has ended for 2018, but will be back in 2019 with a new time!

Facilitated by the Elders and Sisters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, bring your own device for on-going free Family History Workshops.

FREE. All welcome. No bookings required. For more information call 8950 0555.


U3A Creative Writing Group

U3A Creative Writing Group has ended for the year and will recommence in January. See you then!

If you are over 50, have a love of writing and would like to share your stories, improve your skills or just meet with like-minded folk, give our U3A Creative Writing Group a go!

No bookings required.

NOTE: This meeting is held after library opening hours in the Library Meeting Room - please enter via the old entrance off Gregory Terrace.


See the Childrens & Youth page for events & activities

Check the Events Calendar for more library events.

Contact us on 8950 0555 or email for more information on any of the events listed above.