Groups and club membership

Clubs are great places to make new friends or pick up a new hobby. There are many benefits to joining a social club including:

  • Meeting new people
  • Picking up a new skill
  • Keeping mentally active and involved
  • Developing a sense community
  • Discovering new interests.

Book clubs

Book club members broaden their range of reading, increase their knowledge and meet new people by meeting to discuss their latest book. Book clubs meet once a month at all four City of Joondalup Libraries. Some clubs meet during the day and others the evening to accommodate most schedules. Contact the Library Adult and Senior Services Officer to register your interest on 9400 4761.

Camera club

The aim of the camera club is to assist members to improve their photographic skills and techniques by submitting regular works, through challenges, workshops and outings. Meetings are held monthly on a Friday afternoon, with additional excursions and workshops organised throughout the year. Contact the Library Adult and Senior Services Officer to register your interest on 9400 4761.

Chess afternoon

Join other chess lovers, or those who want to learn the basics, at a facilitated weekly session, Thursday, 4.00pm, at Woodvale Library. Engage with others in a game that can help improve memory and inspire creativity. All ages are welcome to attend. No bookings required.

Crossword group

Join other crossword enthusiasts at Duncraig Library every third Wednesday, 2.00pm. Test your knowledge and skill, share tips and learn to be more competent in your crosswords solving abilities. Keep your mind busy and agile. All welcome. No bookings required.

Game On!

Enjoy weekly games sessions at Joondalup Library, Thursday at 10.00am, and Woodvale Library, Monday at 2.00pm. Many games available, including Scrabble, Rummikub, Canasta and Backgammon. Bring a friend or come on your own and enjoy a social get together. All welcome. No bookings required.

French conversation group

These informal sessions would suit people travelling to French speaking countries or for those who just wish to practice speaking French. Attendees must have some French language skills to participate. Currently meetings are held at Joondalup Library on a weekly basis on Thursday (late afternoon). Contact the Joondalup Library to register your interest on 9400 4711.

Knitting groups

Knitting groups provide an opportunity for adults who knit or crochet to get together and socialise. Meet new people, create community craft projects, knit for charity or simply complete your own knitting work in the company of fellow knitters. All welcome. No bookings required.

Day Time
Duncraig 1st Wednesday 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Joondalup 4th Saturday 1.00pm to 3.30pm
Whitford Every Thursday 1.00pm to 2.30pm


Mahjong is a popular and challenging game and will help keep the brain active whilst having fun. City of Joondalup Libraries offer various Mahjong sessions. Contact the Library Adult and Senior Services Officer to register your interest on 9400 4761.

Tabletop games

If you love board or tabletop gaming, or have been wanting to start, here is your big chance. Participants have learnt to play some really interesting games and the facilitator provides lots of help. Come alone or bring a friend. Adults and young people 16+ years are welcome each Saturday, 9.30am, at Whitford Library. No bookings required.

Writers’ group

This group share their work, give and receive feedback, provide support and motivation, share ideas and expand and develop their writing. All forms of writing are encouraged. Meetings occur twice a month on Sunday afternoon. Contact the Library Adult and Senior Services Officer to register your interest on 9400 4761.

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