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  • Bar graph
    Tuesday 3 May, 6.30pm
    Understanding shares

    Presented by Centrelink this financial seminar will cover What are shares and how the share market works, „„Research, monitoring and trading, Positives and negatives, Taxation and shares

  • mother om
    Wednesday 4 May, 6.30pm
    Mindful Parenting with Leonie Percy


  • Tc on crocus by Carole Bryant
    Saturday 7 May, 9.45am
    Tim Heard - The Australian Native Bee Book

    Come and hear from Entomologist and ex-CSIRO Scientist Tim Heard about his new book, The Australian Native Bee Book. Tim is passionate about native bees and his book is a wonderful informative and practical guide on Australian Native Bees.

  • Fashion Flashback
    Monday 9 - Wednesday 18 May
    Exhibition - Fashion Flashback

    The glamorous story of Australian fashion photography is revealed in 'Flashback: 160 years of Australian Fashion Photos', a new travelling display from the State Library,

  • Mark Tedeschi
    Wednesday 11 May, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author Mark Tedeschi

    When Graeme Thorne was kidnapped on his way to school in July 1960, Australia was gripped with fear and loathing for a person who could try to take financial advantage of the most treasured bond of love – between parent and child.

  • boy in wheelchair
    Thursday 12 May, 6.30pm
    NDIS Information Session

    From 1st July 2016 the new NDIS scheme is rolling out in the Hornsby area. Come and hear what your next steps should be.

  • Law Week 2016
    Monday 16 May, 10.30am
    Strata Living

    Do you live in a strata complex or are thinking about making the move? This presentation will demystify the rules and regulations relating to strata living.

  • Ken Done
    Tuesday 17 May, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Ken Done

    Hear Australia’s best-loved artist discuss his impressionistic and exuberant memoir. From the ochre tints of the outback to the luminous palette of tropical waters, Ken's artist's eye is ever drawn to beauty and colour.

  • Plain speaking jane
    Thursday 19 May, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Jane Caro

    A witty, unflinching reflection on her career, family and personal struggles, and what it means to be an imperfect woman in a world that strives for perfection.

  • Law Week 2016
    Thursday 19 May, 2pm
    Retirement Villages

    Are you contemplating moving to a retirement village or have questions on the subject? Come along to this informative talk

  • Law Week 2016
    Friday 20 May, 2pm
    Enduring Powers of Attorney, Enduring Guardianship and Personal Guarantees

    What should you be aware of when appointing family or friends to assist you with your financial affairs and personal lifestyle decisions? What are the hidden traps in agreeing to act as Guarantor on other people’s loans? This talk will guide your thinking about these important decisions.

  • Monday 23 May, 10am-12pm
    Biggest Morning Tea

    Join us for a delicious Morning Tea and be a part of the Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser for Cancer Council and launch of Library and Information Week activities.

  • open book club
    Tuesday 24 May, 6.30pm
    Discover your next read

    Our friendly library staff will show you the best websites and resources for finding books you’ll love to read.

  • Hunter book cover
    Thursday 26 May, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Chris Allen

    Chris Allen will discuss 'Hunter', the latest book in his action-packed INTREPID series about the Intelligence, Recovery, Protection and Infiltration Division of Interpol.

  • Pop Up Library
    Thursday 26 May, 11am-2pm
    Hornsby Mall Pop-Up Library

    Come and visit the Pop Up Library in Hornsby Mall on market day 26 May.

  • memory loss
    Wednesday 8 June, 6.30pm
    Memory Matters

    Dementia awareness information session for family carers and friends involved in supporting a person with a diagnosis. The workshop will discuss the changes occurring and ways to connect with the person and maintain quality relationships.

  • Retired couple
    Friday 10 June, 10.30am
    Understanding retirement income streams

    Presented by Centrelink this financial seminar will cover the following aspects - how income streams work, options available, tax and Centrelink assessment, the consequences of your actions.

  • Paul Di Michiel
    Wednesday 15 June, 6.30pm
    Effective job searching for the over 40's

    Paul Di Michiel, The Career Medic and author of 'Fired to Hired, The Guide to Effective Job Search for the Over 40s' will be speaking about his newly-released book as well as providing practical job search tips for mature workers who may have been impacted by job loss, or they may be in a job they don’t like and are looking for a change. The world of job search has changed and Paul will provide insight to help you navigate this challenging journey.

  • Speaking Out
    Tuesday 21 June, 6.30pm- 8pm
    Meet the author: Tara Moss

    In Speaking Out: A 21st-Century Handbook for Women and Girls Tara Moss offers advice on preparation, speaking out and negotiating public spaces.

  • Bar graph
    Wednesday 22 June, 6.30pm
    Understanding superannuation

    Presented by Centrelink this financial seminar will cover how superannuation works, who can contribute, accumulations and options within funds, access to superannuation

  • Beyond Belief book cover
    Wednesday 29 June, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Hugh Mackay

    Hugh Mackay takes on one of the biggest topics of our time: the declining role of religion in our society. He challenges certain religious concepts and their relevance to contemporary life, but he also argues that for the sake of our humanity we need to believe in something bigger than ourselves.

  • Amanda Ortlepp
    Thursday 14 July, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Amanda Ortlepp

    Meet one of Australia's most compelling storytellers, Amanda Ortlepp as she presents her novel Running Against the Tide

  • Ralph Penglis
    Thursday 14 & 21 July, 1.30pm - 3.30pm
    Cryptic Crossword Workshop

    Solving cryptic crosswords takes 2 things, patience and some basic understanding of the rules and tricks. A fun and practical workshop aimed at beginners and those wanting to revise their basic skills.

  • mother om
    Saturday 20 August, 10.30am
    Mindful Parenting with Leonie Percy

    Join yoga instructor Leonie Percy as she discuses her book Mother Om, designed to support and empower women in their transformative journeys into motherhood. Mindful parenting can reduce worry, stress and anxiety.