Alice Springs Public Library

Library Events

Your Library’s open­ing hours:

Week­days 10am-6pm

Week­ends 10am-1pm

Pub­lic Hol­i­days – closed

Events at your Library are FREE, but some are tick­et­ed as places are lim­it­ed. To book your FREE tick­ets to an upcom­ing events, please:
vis­it – aspl​.eventbrite​.com​.au
call us – 8950 0555
or email – library@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au


Library Bag Design Competition

📢📢👉 Dead­line Extend­ed to 14th April! 👈📢📢

As part of the Street Art Fes­ti­val, Alice Springs Pub­lic Library is run­ning a bag design com­pe­ti­tion! Sub­mit your art­work for your chance to win a fab­u­lous prize and see your design print­ed as the next Alice Springs Pub­lic Library bag!

Cap­ture the essence of Liv­ing in Alice” through your unique bag design.

From the breath­tak­ing land­scapes to the vibrant com­mu­ni­ty spir­it, let your cre­ativ­i­ty paint the colours of this remark­able town on our bags. Dive into the heart of Alice Springs and show­case its beau­ty through your art! 

The designs will be judged with the fol­low­ing criteria: 

  • Unique­ly Alice Springs
  • Orig­i­nal­i­ty
  • Inspi­ra­tional

Com­pe­ti­tion details 

The Design a library bag’ com­pe­ti­tion com­mences at 8am on 1st March and con­cludes at 11:59pm on 14th April. The com­pe­ti­tion requires mem­bers of the pub­lic to sub­mit orig­i­nal art­work respond­ing to the com­pe­ti­tion theme liv­ing in Alice” The win­ning entry will be pro­duced on can­vas tote bags that will be avail­able for pur­chase at the Library. 

This com­pe­ti­tion is open to the pub­lic, regard­less if they’re a mem­ber or not. 

Design

  • The art­work must be an orig­i­nal piece cre­at­ed by the patron themselves. 
  • The design must fit inside an A4 print­able area on the bag via dig­i­tal print­ing, and it can be multi-coloured. 
  • You can down­load a print­able tem­plate here or pick up a hard copy from the library
  • The sub­mit­ted art­work must be in a high-res­o­lu­tion for­mat ready to print, prefer­ably at 300dpi. 
  • Each file must be sub­mit­ted in .JPG .PNG for­mat and can­not exceed 5 MB in size.
  • Designs must be orig­i­nal can be dig­i­tal, drawn or paint­ed works. The library has scan­ning facil­i­ties if your design needs to be scanned.
  • The orig­i­nal and final art­work must be sub­mit­ted to the library by the com­pe­ti­tion con­clu­sion date and time, and be sub­mit­ted via email: library@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au with the sub­ject link Liv­ing in Alice Com­pe­ti­tion” along with your name and age in the text body.
  • For younger par­tic­i­pants, they can be giv­en an A4 tem­plate to make art, which will have their name and age. 

Judg­ing

Entries to the com­pe­ti­tion will be judged by a pan­el of library staff. The win­ner of the com­pe­ti­tion will be cho­sen by judges based on mer­it and ful­fil­ment of the com­pe­ti­tion guidelines. 

The win­ner will be noti­fied by email in April 

Prizes

  • 0 – 5: Baby and Spice voucher
  • 6 – 11: $100 Dust­bowl voucher
  • 12 – 17: $100 Jackson’s Art Sup­plies voucher 
  • 18+: $100 Alice Springs Cin­e­ma voucher

Use of win­ning art­work image 

The artist will retain copy­right of the art­work. Alice Springs Pub­lic Library reserves the right to use the win­ning art­work includ­ing, but not lim­it­ed to, being repro­duced in for­mats such as print­ed on tote bags and oth­er col­lat­er­al, dis­played on library dig­i­tal screens, pub­lished on the library web­site and repro­duced in library communications. 

The win­ning art­work image may also be used in future dat­ed library pro­mo­tion­al mate­r­i­al and communications. 

Agree­ment

In sub­mit­ting this work to the com­pe­ti­tion, the artist will retain copy­right to the art­work and agree to the fol­low­ing terms: 

I (the artist) war­rant that: 

I give Alice Springs Pub­lic Library non-exclu­sive per­mis­sion to repro­duce the work in print and dig­i­tal­ly on mar­ket­ing col­lat­er­al and mer­chan­dise and pub­lish online, includ­ing over social media channels 

I am the sole copy­right own­er of the work sub­mit­ted, and it does not con­tain any copy­right mate­r­i­al belong­ing to others 

View the full terms and con­di­tions for the Design a library bag’ competition.


  1. Young Territory Author Awards

    Date:
    Apr 5th - Aug 27th 2024
    Location:
    Alice Springs Public Library
    Type:
    Library
    Cost:
    FREE

    The Young Territory Author Awards (YTAA) are an annual writing competition where entrants write and produce their own book. The Awards aim to inspire children and young people...

    Young Territory Author Awards

    Apr 5th - Aug 27th 2024

    The Young Territory Author Awards (YTAA) are an annual writing competition where entrants write and produce their own book. The Awards aim to inspire children and young people in the NT to explore their ideas and turn them into stories. The competition is open to all Territorians 18 years and under, and is organised in association with other public libraries and schools throughout the Northern Territory. Entries close 27 August 2024 and the winners will be announced at a presentation in Darwin in November 2024.


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  2. Heritage Trivia Night

    Date:
    Apr 23rd 2024, 6:30pm
    Location:
    Bojangles Saloon & Dining Room
    Type:
    Library
    Cost:
    Free

    Come along to test your knowledge of all things relating to Central Australia! From the natural wonders to the history of the town. Enter solo or come as a team! To Celebrate...

    Heritage Trivia Night

    Apr 23rd 2024, 6:30pm

    Come along to test your knowledge of all things relating to Central Australia! From the natural wonders to the history of the town. Enter solo or come as a team! To Celebrate the National Trust Australian Heritage Festival, your Library is hosting a Heritage Trivia Night @ Bojangles! Come have fun, show off your local knowledge or learn something new - there are prizes for the top 3 teams up for grabs! Bookings recommended but walk-ins welcome.


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