Discover the City of Vincent Public Library!

2017 Local History Photo Awards

Local History Photographic Awards 2017

Enter your photos and slides for the chance to win $100. Entries close 6.30pm Monday 21 August 2017


Library Statistics

View a snap-shot of the City of Vincent Library & Local History Centre's Monthly Statistics


DNA :The new kid on the genealogy block

Do you want to know more about DNA testing and family history?Come and listen to our presenter Cate Pearce from WAGS introduce you to how DNA testing can help you with your family history research.


eSmart Cyber Safety Tip of the Month : May

Our eSmart Cybersafety Tip for the month of May is: protect yourself against scams. It is also Privacy Awareness Week 15 - 19 May 2017.


King Eddies : A history of Western Australia's premier women's hospital 1916 - 2016

Come and meet authors Jennie and Bevan Carter, and listen to them talk about researching and writing their book, King Eddies.

Library Closure - WA Day

The Library will be closed on Monday 5 June for WA Day.


NAIDOC Week Event : Song Workshop with J.D. Penangke

The theme of NAIDOC Week 2017 is ‘Our Languages Matter’ and to celebrate we have invited Nyoongar artist J.D. Penangke to join us for a song workshop.


Computers for Seniors Workshops

Our next available Computers for Seniors Workshop is on Friday 21 July 2017 10am to 12noon.
Workshops are limited to 15 attendees and bookings are essential.
**Please note: Due to high demand, maximum bookings of 2 sessions per person per year.**


Perth : Then and Now with Richard Offen

We welcome back Richard Offen, of Heritage Perth, as our guest speaker for our July Forum.


Native Gardening with Lisa Mazzella

This is an information session about our amazing native plant diversity and how to grow natives in your own garden.


Mount Hawthorn School Archives

The Mount Hawthorn Primary School's and Margaret Kindergarten's archives are now on display in the Local History Centre, including an exhibition of photographs from the collection.


Decluttering : All you need is less

Would you like to investigate strategies to get your home organised? Join us in the library for this two hour workshop delivered by the Switch your thinking team.

Local History Image Library - Now Online

Great news for all those who are curious to see old photographs of Vincent – many of the photographs in our Local History Collection are now accessible anywhere, anytime via the new online image library. Get browsing!