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Library School Holiday Program

October School Holiday Program

Bookings open 10am Monday 17 September for our jam-packed School Holiday Program!

Pick up a brochure from the library or download it here.

Bookings via phone 8950 0555 or 

TRACED School Holiday Program

Drop-in activities for 12-25 year olds

Digital art, t-shirt printing, colouring, stories, iPads, music and MORE! 

Join our Geeks for chilled-out, creative sessions in the library - all school holidays, all free!

Saturday 29 September to Sunday 14 October 2018
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am-1pm



'Connect to Tech' Program runs 9 August to 18 October  2018

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.


U3A Creative Writing Group

Second and Fourth Saturday of each month. 1.30pm-3.30pm, Returning 25 August

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.


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 September:       Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

20 October:             The Book Shop of The Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman

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



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.