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Hornsby Shire Library & Information Service

Linking Lives to Learning and Leisure

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Libraries Closed 8 June for Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

All Hornsby Shire libraries will be closed on Monday 8 June for the Queen's Birthday public holiday. Items can still be returned via the after hours chute at each branch.

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Library and Information Week

Help us celebrate Library and Information Week 2015! Come along to Hornsby Central Library from Monday 25 May to Friday 29 May and discover, join, connect and enjoy the many parts of your local library.

Library survey

The Library Needs Your Feedback

Please let us know how you’ve found our services, staff and facilities. There is one $100 and four $50 Visa Cards to be won. Simply submit your completed survey by Sunday June 21 to be eligible to enter the prize draw. Winners will be notified by Wednesday 24 June.


Robotics Demo and Talk

Normanhurst Boys' Robotics Team recently competed in the First Robotics Australia Regional Competition. See their robot in action and hear the team talk about their roles, the competition and robotics at Hornsby Library on Saturday 30 May, 10.30am. This event is fully booked.

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Financial Seminar - Running Your Own Superfund

Learn about running your own superfund at Hornsby Central Library on Wednesday 3 June, 6.30pm. This seminar is presented by Centrelink. Bookings are essential.

Steve Batley - Backyard Chooks

Friday Features - Backyard Chooks

Thinking about getting chickens? Hornsby Council's Sustainability Team brings you Steve Batley from Sydney Organic Gardens, to teach you how to keep your feathered friends safe, happy and healthy, at Hornsby Library on Friday 5 June, 10.30am. This event is fully booked.

Munjed Al Muderis

Meet Author Munjed Al Muderis

Munjed Al Muderis fled war-torn Iraq as a refugee, came to Australia by boat, spent months in detention and is now a pioneering surgeon. Walking Free is his story. Meet Munjed at Hornsby Central Library on Tuesday 9 June, 6.30pm. Bookings are essential.

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. The Drama Toolbox presents the Fairytale Fiasco, an interactive drama workshop. We'll also have special holiday storytime sessions.

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.