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Hornsby Shire Library & Information Service

Linking Lives to Learning and Leisure

Library survey

The Library Needs Your Feedback

Please let us know how you’ve found our services, staff and facilities - we value and appreciate your thoughts. This survey will remain open for responses until Friday July 31, 2015.

Library survey

Survey Prize Winners Announced

The prize draw for our Survey has now been drawn. Congratulations to our lucky winners: Fiona receives a $100 Visa card, while Elspeth, Jane, Margarete and Margaret each receive $50 Visa cards. Our thanks to everyone who has responded to the Survey.

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Annual Knit In 2015

Hornsby Library is again hosting the favourite and free Annual Knit In event! Join us at Hornsby Central Library on Friday 17 July, 9.00 am - 12.30 pm. Wraps are donated to Wrap With Love for people in need. Bookings are not required.

July Holiday Fun

Holiday Fun

Join us for fun-filled activities during the July school holidays. Dance in the styles of Brazilian Samba, Hip Hop and Bollywood with Shyamla Eswaran. We'll also have special holiday storytime sessions.

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Help us celebrate NAIDOC Week 2015 at Hornsby Central Library on Thursday 9 July. The theme for NAIDOC Week 2015 is We all Stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate. Bookings are essential for some NAIDOC Week events.

Preserving your family history

Preserving Your Family History

Archival specialist Kylie Rees will sharing simple solutions for the long-term care of letters, diaries, newspapers and other items from your family history collection. Kylie will speak at Hornsby Library on Thursday 16 July at 6.30pm. Bookings are essential.

Detail from the cover of The Simple Act of Reading, edited by Debra Adelaide

Meet the Authors - Debra Adelaide and Kate Forsyth

Meet Debra Adelaide and Kate Forsyth, authors of The Simple Act of Reading, at Hornsby Central Library on Thursday 30 July, 6.30pm. Bookings are essential.

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Health and Lifestyle Seminars

Do you have cupboards that are bulging or an overflowing garage you’d like to tame? Join Susanne Thiebe for a workshop to help you conquer clutter. Susanne will speak at Hornsby Central Library on Tuesday 4 August, 6.30pm. Bookings are essential.

Photograph of a native Australian termite mound

Termites Talk

Join Margot Blues for an information session about native termites at Hornsby Central Library on Saturday 29 August, 2.00 - 4.00pm. Bookings are essential.