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Hornsby Shire Library & Information Service

Linking Lives to Learning and Leisure


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Update your Library card

Current phone numbers for all Hornsby Shire libraries begin with ‘9847’. If your library card does not have these numbers on the back, please ask staff to update your card at your next library visit. There is no charge to update your card.

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Tax Help 2014

Tax Help volunteers will be available at Hornsby Central Library, Pennant Hills Library and Epping Library from Monday 21 July to Friday 31 October. Bookings are essential.

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Financial Seminar - Managing Your Money

Centrelink will present a Managing Your Money seminar at Hornsby Central Library on Tuesday 2 September, 6.30 pm. Come along and learn valuable tips on how to take control of your finances. Bookings are essential.

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Meet the Author - Caroline Overington

Meet author Caroline Overington at Hornsby Central Library on Thursday 4 September, 6.30 pm. Caroline will be speaking about her new book Can You Keep a Secret?. Bookings are essential.

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Friday Features - Living with Parkinson's

Renowned presenter Judy Recher will return to Hornsby Central Library on Friday 5 September, 10.30am to speak about the challenges that she and others with Parkinson’s disease face on a daily basis. Bookings are essential.

Coping with Memory Loss

Coping with Memory Loss

Alzheimer’s Australia will present a talk on the causes of memory loss at Pennant Hills Library on Wednesday 16 September, 1.30pm. Bookings are essential.

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Family History Talk - Adventures of a Family Historian

Join us at Hornsby Central Library on Wednesday 24 September, 2.00 pm and find out how experienced family historian David Michel uncovered all his ancestors using a variety of family history resources. Bookings are essential.

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September-October Holiday Fun

Take part in a CSIRO science workshop, join us for a special holiday storytime session and enjoy a magic show at Hornsby Shire Libraries this September and October. Bookings are essential for all activities (excluding storytime sessions).

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The Delicate Balance - Work and Life

Sarah Wayland will explore the elusive work/life balance at Hornsby Central Library on Wednesday 8 October, 6.30pm. Bookings are essential.

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WWI Ditties and Songs

Join Warren Fahey and Marcus Holden at Hornsby Central Library on Thursday 16 October, 6.30pm as they commemorate Australia’s role in WW1 through stories, songs, ditties, letters and humour. Bookings are essential.

Bolinda eBooks

New eBook Collection

eBooks are now available to library members through our Bolinda (BorrowBox) collection. There are over 1000 titles available including books by Australian authors. Have trouble finishing OverDrive eBooks before they expire? These eBooks can be renewed.

eCollections Training

eCollections Training

Are you using Hornsby Library's eBook, eAudiobook and eMagazine collections? Hornsby Central Library is now running free one-on-one training sessions for these collections. Bookings are essential.