Swan Festival of Lights


india 5The Swan Festival of Lights has been held in Perth since 2008. It celebrates the Indian festival of Deepavali (Diwali).

Celebrations begin at Langley Park from 4.30 pm on Wed 22 Oct with daily vegetarian food made available from the Annalakshmi Restaurant followed by entertainment starting at 6.30 pm and  fireworks every evening. The festival will run until Sunday 26 Oct.

For more details please see : sfol.com.au

Here are some of the many books in our collection featuring India – including Indian cooking, travel and culture .

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Check out this year’s entries for the Black Swan Prize for portraiture at the Linton & Kay Gallery, 137 St Georges Terrace, until Sunday 19 October.

This year more than 350 entries were received from around Australia. 40 finalists are on display at the gallery. The Portraiture Prize will be announced on Thursday.You can vote for the People’s Choice at blackswanprize.com.au until Thursday.

Also on display at 125 St Georges Terrace (Brookfield Place foyer) will be the Black Swan Prize for Heritage.

To help you brush-up on your painting here are some of our books:



Perth Heritage Days …

Visit a wealth of historic buildings during Perth Heritage Days 2014 being held on the weekend 18 – 19 October.  Some events and buildings will require prior bookings – please see heritageperth.com.au

Free brochures are available at the Library now – come in to collect your copy before they run out !

Here are some books from our collection  :