Discover and enjoy events, programs and resources at your local library
December/January 2019
Festive season opening hours

Greenacres, Parks and Semaphore Libraries will be open over the Christmas period (excluding public holidays). Our other libraries will have slightly altered opening hours during the period.

P ort Adelaide and Enfield Libraries will close from Tuesday 25 December until Tuesday 1 January inclusive. Regular hours resume across all of our libraries from Wednesday 2 January. 

Over this time there will be some changes to our regular programming, including Baby Bounce and Storytime.  Please check the  Event Calendar  to confirm session times.

Thank you for a wonderful year. Have a happy and safe holiday period - we can't wait to see you in 2019.  To view all the opening hours click here
Going 3D at Parks Library
3D printing

3D printing is underway in the impressive new Parks Library Makerspace.

If you're 13 or over, book into one of our monthly 'license' sessions. You'll become an official Makerspace aficionado with access to our state-of-the-art 3D printers. There are thousands of free printing projects to choose from, design your own masterpiece in our Wednesday afternoon 3D Modelling Basics sessions.

Participants under 18 will need adult permission and bookings are essential. Can't make it to Parks? Your local
 City of PAE library has 3D printing sessions too. 

To book visit our Event Calendar or call your local library.
Yay - school holidays are here!

Keep your child's mind and body active as we move, explore and discover with our 'Get Active' themed January School Holiday Program. 

You'll find activities suited to all ages and interests - from games, yoga, gardening, 3D printing, finding Pokemon, making a toy bike and sessions for all the family to enjoy. Plus, we'll also show you how to launch your own rocket.

Bookings are essential. Visit the library website to view or download our program and to book your spot.
Stream or download anytime

These holidays enjoy our new streaming services Kanopy and Freegal. Access more than 30,000 movies, documentaries and kids programs and more than 10 million songs on the Freegal music streaming platform. You just need your City of PAE Library card and PIN.

Don't forget, you can also access the online catalogue or Libraries SA app anytime and anywhere.

And if you come into the library, make the most of the extended loan times, available now, and take home an extra book (or three!) to enjoy on those long, sunny days.

Click here to find out more about  Freegal and 
Free bicycle hire coming soon to Semaphore

Cycle at some of South Australia's best beaches and scenic riding tracks on a free bike! 

The Semaphore Visitor Information Outlet (SVIO) within Semaphore Library will soon be a hub where bikes can be hired absolutely free of charge. Enjoy some healthy and exciting sight-seeing at your own pace, courtesy of this new initiative from the City of PAE. Locals and visitors alike can take advantage of the Free Bike Hire Program.
Stay tuned for more info on this exciting initiative and keep your eye on our Facebook page.
Design a playground to win

Be a part of the future of the City of PAE as we consult our local community on what you want to see as part of your open spaces.

Part of the consultation process will also involve a drawing competition, encouraging kids aged 12 and under to design their ideal playground to have a chance to win a choice of three prizes.

Look out for the competition forms in your local library and more information will be available on our website soon
Yes, there's more...

You'll find loads of great events to discover at our libraries throughout December and January:

- Beer & Book Club back on Thursday 6 December
- Board games, VR and more for 12-25 year olds at the
- Music recording and podcast workshops
- Christmas activities, card making and more
- Craft workshops for your furry friend
- Succulent planting for kids
- Collage workshops

And of course, another great school holiday program full of fun stuff to see and do in January.

For bookings visit the Event Calendar.
Find the latest news @CityofPAELibraries.

  Greenacres - Council Office  8405 6540              Semaphore  8405 6570

Enfield - Council Office  8405 6530            Port Adelaide  8405 6580

Parks - 8405 6550


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