Alice Springs Public Library

Regular Programs

OpenĀ­ing Hours:

š— š—¼š—»š—±š—®š˜† š˜š—¼ š—™š—暝—¶š—±š—®š˜† ā€“ 10am ā€“ 6pm

š—¦š—®š˜š˜‚š—暝—±š—®š˜† & š—¦š˜‚š—»š—±š—®š˜† ā€“ 10am ā€“ 1pm

Call us on 8950 0555, email library@ā€‹astc.ā€‹nt.ā€‹gov.ā€‹au or folĀ­low us on FaceĀ­book @ASPLibrary
For tickĀ­ets to curĀ­rent Library events visĀ­it asplā€‹.eventbriteā€‹.comā€‹.au


School HolĀ­iĀ­days @ your Library

Your PubĀ­lic Library is open durĀ­ing school holĀ­iĀ­days, so why not drop in, cool down and chill out with a good book, magĀ­aĀ­zine, access to FREE WI-FI, comĀ­putĀ­ers or comĀ­muĀ­nal cinema? 

For school-aged chilĀ­dren, the Library runs a full school holĀ­iĀ­day proĀ­gram of activĀ­iĀ­ties that covĀ­er: sciĀ­ence, crafts, arts, techĀ­nolĀ­oĀ­gy, and fun eduĀ­caĀ­tionĀ­al games. PLUS thereā€™s our famous Senior and Junior LEGO Club, and Preschool StoĀ­ryĀ­time or Baby Rhyme Time to keep the younger ones engaged too!

School HolĀ­iĀ­day ProĀ­grams can change at short notice so, for updates on schedĀ­uled activĀ­iĀ­ties, folĀ­low us on FaceĀ­book @ASPLibrary or call us at the Library on (08) 8950 0555.

FULL SumĀ­mer School HolĀ­iĀ­day ProĀ­gram for 2022ā€‰ā€“ā€‰23 availĀ­able to downĀ­load below!


SumĀ­mer ReadĀ­ing Club

The SumĀ­mer ReadĀ­ing Club is an annuĀ­al FREE nationĀ­al proĀ­gram offerĀ­ing a fun way for famĀ­iĀ­lies to supĀ­port their chilĀ­drenā€™s litĀ­erĀ­aĀ­cy develĀ­opĀ­ment durĀ­ing the sumĀ­mer holidays.

A childā€™s readĀ­ing achieveĀ­ment tends to decline over the extendĀ­ed break from school, and the SumĀ­mer ReadĀ­ing Club helps to preĀ­vent this slide by encourĀ­agĀ­ing readĀ­ing for fun and enjoyĀ­ment all sumĀ­mer long!

Adults are also encourĀ­aged to join in on the fun whether you want to see whether you can out read your chilĀ­dren in a fun famĀ­iĀ­ly game or broadĀ­en your readĀ­ing listā€‰ā€”ā€‰the SumĀ­mer ReadĀ­ing Club is the perĀ­fect excuse to get stuck into a good bookā€¦magazine or even eBook or eAudio!

To join the SumĀ­mer ReadĀ­ing Club, kids (aged 3 + years) and adults (18+ years) are invitĀ­ed to:

  • VisĀ­it the library to receive their free SumĀ­mer ReadĀ­ing ChalĀ­lenge sheet
  • ComĀ­plete the readĀ­ing chalĀ­lenges over the SumĀ­mer Holidays
  • ColĀ­lect free bonusĀ­es from the library as chalĀ­lenges are completed
  • Join the fun in-house and take home activĀ­iĀ­ties at the library throughĀ­out the SumĀ­mer Holidays
  • Join othĀ­er SumĀ­mer ReadĀ­ing Club memĀ­bers at the wind-up (& prize preĀ­senĀ­taĀ­tion!) Splash ParĀ­ty @ ASALC

The catĀ­eĀ­gories and prizes are as follows: 

  • Adults (18+) = VouchĀ­ers for Red Sands CafĆ© & Plaza WellĀ­beĀ­ing Centre
  • SecĀ­ondary (13āˆ’17) = VouchĀ­er for Alicetronics
  • PriĀ­maĀ­ry (5āˆ’12) = Lego
  • Preschool (3āˆ’5) = VouchĀ­er for SugĀ­ar & Spice (The Baby Shop)

Stay tuned to the Libraryā€™s FaceĀ­book page for announceĀ­ments about the next SumĀ­mer ReadĀ­ing Club comĀ­peĀ­tiĀ­tion, or conĀ­tact the Library on 8950 0555, or email to: library@ā€‹astc.ā€‹nt.ā€‹gov.ā€‹au


Read. Write. Chat

Ā» Improve your readĀ­ing and writĀ­ing.
Ā» If you are learnĀ­ing EngĀ­lish, pracĀ­tice conĀ­verĀ­saĀ­tion skills.
Ā» Meet with a tutor in a priĀ­vate meetĀ­ing room at the Library.
Ā» One-hour sesĀ­sions, once a week.
Ā» We try to find a time which suits you.

FREE | For furĀ­ther inforĀ­maĀ­tion please conĀ­tact us via library@ā€‹astc.ā€‹nt.ā€‹gov.ā€‹au or 8950 0555