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Hornsby Shire Library & Information Service

Linking Lives to Learning and Leisure


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Libraries closed for Anzac Day public holiday

All Hornsby Shire libraries will be closed for the Anzac Day public holiday on Saturday 25 April. Items can still be returned via the after hours chute. Normal opening hours will resume on Sunday 26 April.

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Australian Military Records Online

Learn about tracing Australian Military Records from the Boar War to World War II at Hornsby Library on Wednesday 29 April, 2:00pm. Bookings are essential.

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Financial Seminar - Understanding Shares

Learn about understanding shares at Hornsby Central Library on Wednesday 29 April, 6.30pm. This seminar is presented by Centrelink. Bookings are essential.

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Friday Features - Organ Donation

Join us for an important information session on the life saving subject of organ donation. This session will take place at Hornsby Central Library on Friday 1 May, 10.30am. Bookings are essential.

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Re-magine Recycled Art Competition

Take materials that would otherwise end up in landfill and transform them into beautiful works of art as part of Hornsby Shire Council's Re-magine recycled art competition. Online entries are now open for artists to submit their works and close on Friday 1 May, 2015.

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Law Week 2015

Come and enjoy four free free talks given as part of National Law Week 2015. The talks will be held from May 11 to May 14 and cover a range of informative topics. Bookings are essential.

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Sydney Writers' Festival 2015

The Sydney Writers' Festival returns to Hornsby Central Library on May 21 and May 22 with authors Maxine McKew and Sami Shah. Bookings are absolutely essential for both events. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

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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.

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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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eCollections Training

Are you using Hornsby Library's eBook, eAudiobook, eMagazine or eMusic collections? Hornsby Central Library runs free one-on-one training sessions for these collections. Bookings are essential.