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Hornsby Shire Library & Information Service

Linking Lives to Learning and Leisure

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Yarning Our Country

Come along and view the Yarning Our Country group knitting installation at Hornsby Shire Libraries. The installation will be on display at Hornsby Central Library from Saturday 31 May to Friday 1 August.

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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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Neighbourhood Knit In 2014

Hornsby Library is again hosting the favourite and free Neighbourhood Knit In event! Join us at Hornsby Central Library on Friday 1 August, 9.00 am - 1.00 pm. Wraps are donated to Wrap With Love for people in need. Bookings are essential.

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Meet the Author - Tim Hawkes

Meet author Tim Hawkes at Hornsby Central Library on Tuesday 5 August, 6.30 pm. Tim will be speaking about his new book Ten Conversations You Must Have With Your Son. Bookings are essential.

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Friday Features - Australia's Unknown Soldier Returns Home

Come along to Hornsby Central Library on Friday 8 August, 10.30 am and hear the fascinating story of how local funeral directors T. J. Andrews helped to bring home Australia’s "Unknown Soldier". Bookings are essential.

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Financial Seminar - Tax Tips (Mandarin)

The Australian Tax Office will present a Tax Tips seminar in Mandarin at Epping Library on Wednesday 13 August, 6.45 pm. Come along and learn valuable tips on how to best prepare your tax return. Bookings are essential.

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Cryptic Crossword Workshops

Unravel the mystery of cryptic crosswords with Ralph Penglis in his two day workshop at Hornsby Central Library (Wednesday 20 August and Wednesday 27 August). 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.

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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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Diggers' 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.

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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.