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Hornsby Shire Library & Information Service

Linking Lives to Learning and Leisure


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Libraries closed for Labour Day public holiday

Hornsby Shire libraries will be closed for the Labour Day public holiday on Monday 6 October. Normal opening hours will resume at all libraries on Tuesday 7 October.

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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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Freegal Music Now Available

Free music streaming and downloads via Freegal Music are now available to all current Hornsby Shire Library members. Simply sign in with your Library card number and PIN. Limits apply.

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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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September-October Holiday Fun

Join us for a special holiday storytime session at Hornsby Shire Libraries this September and October. Bookings are not required for holiday storytime sessions.

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Friday Features - Gwen Fazio

Local resident and talented quilter Gwen Fazio will visit Hornsby Central Library on Friday 3 October, 10.30am to speak about her love of patchwork quilting. Bookings are essential.

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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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Swimming Pool and Spa Workshop

Join us for a workshop at Hornsby Central Library on Tuesday 14 October, 6.30pm, and find out how to save money, energy and water on your swimming pool/spa whilst still enjoying a ‘dip’ this summer. Bookings are essential and open to Hornsby Shire residents only.

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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.

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The Importance of Bone Density

Learn about the importance of bone health in older age at Hornsby Central Library on Wednesday 22 October, 10.30am. This is a bilingual presentation in English and Mandarin. Bookings are essential.

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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.