Alice Springs Public Library

Regular Programs

See the Chil­drens & Youth page for events & activities

Children and Youth

Con­tact us on 8950 0555 or email library@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au for more infor­ma­tion on any of the events list­ed here.

LEGO Club

Please note: Lego Club is rest­ing and will return on Mon­day 3rd of Feb­ru­ary 2020.

The Alice Springs Pub­lic Library has its very own LEGO Club and you’re invit­ed to join in! All ages welcome.

LEGO is sup­plied (although dona­tions are always appre­ci­at­ed). All you need is a will­ing­ness to have fun and cre­ate! Cre­ate some­thing your­self, in a team or try out our Chal­lenge Cards.

There is some­thing for every­one at the LEGO Club.

FREE. No book­ings required dur­ing School Term time.

Spo­ken Eng­lish Meet-up

Mon­days from 5.00pm — 6.00pm. Please note: Spo­ken Eng­lish will not be meet­ing on Mon 23 Decem­ber 2019

Prac­tice your Eng­lish at relaxed week­ly meet­ings. Make new friends with tea and cof­fee provided.

Free. No book­ings required. In the Library Meet­ing Room.

Chess Club

Please note: Chess Club will not be meet­ing on Christ­mas Eve 24 Decem­ber 2019 or New Years Eve 31 Decem­ber 2020.

Love a game of chess?
We’re a club for play­ers from every age and lev­el.
Whether you play pro­fes­sion­al­ly or just enjoy a casu­al game, you’re wel­come to come along!

- Kids (with guardian): 6 – 7 pm

- 14+ and adults: 7 – 9 pm

Free. No book­ings required. Tea & cof­fee provided.

After hours entry: old Library foy­er, Gre­go­ry Ter­race side entry.

Read & Write — Adult Lit­er­a­cy Support

Book your one-on-one appoint­ment at a time that suits you.

Call (08) 8950 0555 to book.

Do you or some­one you know need help with read­ing and writing?

Join us in these judg­ment-free and infor­mal Adult Lit­er­a­cy help sessions.

Receive sup­port and resources to help you improve your read­ing and writing.

You’re nev­er too old to learn!

  • Grow in confidence
  • Improve your spelling
  • Gain skills to help with fill­ing in forms, apply­ing for jobs and emailing
  • Have a ques­tion? We’re here to help

FREE | All wel­come | Con­sid­er­ate & confidential

Con­nect to Tech Drop In Sessions

Please note: Con­nect to Tech is cur­rent­ly rest­ing and will return Thurs­day 6 Feb­ru­ary 2020.

FREE adult dig­i­tal lit­er­a­cy drop-in ses­sions. Bring a spe­cif­ic ques­tion or learn at your own pace via the Be Con­nect­ed website.

Gain new skills at an easy pace using Be Con­nect­ed, an Aus­tralian Gov­ern­ment initiative.

For more infor­ma­tion phone 8950 0555 or vis­it aspl​.eventbrite​.com for bookings.

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:

21 Decem­ber: 100 Years of Dirt by Rick Morton

18 Jan­u­ary: Cloud­street by Tim Winton

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

Fam­i­ly His­to­ry Group

Please note: Fam­i­ly His­to­ry Group is cur­rent­ly rest­ing and will return 31 Jan­u­ary 2020.

Meets once a fort­night on a Fri­day from 4 – 6 pm.

Facil­i­tat­ed by the Elders and Sis­ters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat­ter-day Saints, bring your own device for on-going free Fam­i­ly His­to­ry Workshops.

FREE. All wel­come. No book­ings required. For more infor­ma­tion call 8950 0555.

U3A Cre­ative Writ­ing Group

Please note: U3A is cur­rent­ly rest­ing and will return Sat­ur­day 8 Feb 2020.

2nd and 4th Sat­ur­day of the month from 1.00 — 3.30 pm. 

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.

See the Chil­drens & Youth page for events & activities

Check the Events Cal­en­dar for more library events.

Con­tact us on 8950 0555 or email library@​astc.​nt.​gov.​au for more infor­ma­tion on any of the events list­ed above.