SJ Library Service Launch Month: Super Saturday Event Series to celebrate opening

Published on Monday, 1 August 2022 at 9:55:38 AM

The SJ Library Services are launching into August by celebrating the completion of their beautiful new home in Byford.

To help mark the occasion the Library is holding a special Saturday series of events for both children and adults. Get in quick as places are limited.

All of the usual programs are also back. Check out what the Library has going on this month below.

We are also offering private tours by library staff for any visitors. Please ask staff at the customer service desk if you would like a tour of the exciting new spaces.

Super Saturday Events Series

STEAM Ahead!

Join us for a STEAM extravaganza! Designed for children aged 5-12, this session contains science, technology and art elements.

πŸ“… Saturday, 6 August

⏰ 10am – 11am

πŸ“ 858 South Western Highway, Byford

Make a booking

Maker Space Discovery Session

A session for adults to try out our new tech. Have a look at our 3D printer in action or you can walk in space with our VR goggles!

Also try our new sewing machines with a sustainable Sew-Your-Own Library Bag Workshop (please BYO old sheet, or other material).

πŸ“… Saturday, 13 August

⏰ 10am – 11am

πŸ“ 858 South Western Highway, Byford

Make a booking

Special LEGO Club event

Join us for Lego Club with special guest Owen Davis, Lego Masters Season 3 Grand Finalist!

Places limited. Please book child’s ticket only.

πŸ“… Saturday, 20 August

⏰ 9.30am - 10.30am

πŸ“ 858 South Western Highway, Byford

Make a booking

Cosplay 101 – dress to impress!

Costume artist Lauren Reynolds from Vulpine will teach you how to craft a superhero cape on a budget!

Lauren will chat about her background in fashion and her cosplay journey. Feel free to wear your cosplay best. This workshop is for teens and adults. Places limited.

πŸ“… Saturday 27 August

⏰ 10 am – 11 am

πŸ“ 858 South Western

Make a booking

So... What else is on?

Volunteer with SJ Library Friends

The SJ Library Friends is a dedicated group of volunteers who provide support and help promote the SJ Library Service within the community.

The group holds regular events during the year and hold a monthly second-hand book sale.

The SJ Library Friends are always happy to welcome new members - membership $5 per year.

Application forms can be collected from the library.

Contact the library on 9526 1133 for more information or email SJ Library Friends directly on

Mobile Library Service

Can’t get to the library in Byford? The SJ Library Services Mobile Library Van is on the road!  πŸšπŸšπŸšπŸš

We’ll be at the following locations from 9am – 12pm:

πŸ“— Monday - Serpentine Jarrahdale CRC car park, 2 Paterson Street, Mundijong

πŸ“— Wednesday - St John's Ambulance Hall car park, Wellard Street, Serpentine

πŸ“— Thursday - Bruno Gianatti Hall car park, Munro Street, Jarrahdale

WiFi, printing, scanning, and photocopying facilities are also available at the Mobile Library.

You can also find assistance with our large range of e-Resources.

Find the Mobile Library Service’s next stop

Programs available at the SJ Library Service

Random Reads Book Club 

Come along and share your latest read. No bookings required.

πŸ“… Tuesday, 2 August

⏰ 5.30pm - 6.30pm

SJ Writers

A chance for you to meet other writers from the SJ community. All ages welcome. No bookings required.

πŸ“… Tuesday, 9 August

⏰ 5.30pm - 6.30pm

SJ Creators

This month's session will teach you simple canine massage techniques that can be done safely at home. Bookings here.

πŸ“… Tuesday, 16 August

⏰ 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Story Time

πŸ“… Every Wednesday during school term

⏰ 10am

Rhyme Time

πŸ“… Every Thursday during school term

⏰ 10am
For further information on our programs: 9526 1133 or

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