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Upcoming events

  • Tax tips
    Monday 18 July - Saturday 31 October 2016
    Tax Help 2016

    Tax Help volunteers will be available at Hornsby Shire Libraries from Monday 18 July to Saturday 31 October.

  • Weekly from 4 Aug, 2 - 4 pm
    Community Connections Hot Desk

    A referral and Information service with a diverse range of scheduled topics and service providers. Each week a different topic and specific service provider is available for a 20 min appointment. Bookings are by phone or in person at Hornsby Library Branch

  • elderly lady
    Wednesday 24 August, 6.30pm
    Sounds of Silence: Living with hearing loss

    Are you suffering from hearing loss? Come join us for an informative presentation on how you can manage your hearing impairment.

  • Fair Dinkum
    Thursday 25 August, 5.30pm
    'Fair Dinkum' The Musical

    Celebrate Children's Book Week with this fun filled adventure, full of audience participation.

    Free event. No bookings required.

  • De-clutter Workshop
    Tuesday 30 August, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
    De-clutter Workshop - Live with Less Mess

    Do you have cupboards that are bulging, a Garage that’s overflowing or general clutter and mess you’d like to tame? Lose the mess and find more time, save money, stress less, be in control and have more energy.

  • Asset Test Changes Sq
    Wednesday 7th September, 6:30pm
    Asset Test Changes - Hornsby Library

    This talk will cover the assets test changes from 1 January 2017 that may affect you. FULLY BOOKED

  • Sydney Wildlife Rescue
    Thursday 8th September, 6:30pm
    Sydney Wildlife Rescue

    Sydney Wildlife manages a 24 hour rescue hotline run by volunteers. Your ticket fee will be donated to help fund the Sydney Wildlife rescue hotline.

    Come and hear about the work of Sydney Wildlife rescue

  • Judy Recher
    Friday 9 September 10.30am
    Judy Recher - Parkinson’s Talk

    Judy Recher returns to Hornsby Library to share her story of the progression of her Parkinson's Disease.

    Judy will talk about exciting new programs that have been recently developed to provide more active participation for those living with Parkinson's.

  • Asset Test Changes Sq
    Tuesday 13th September, 6:30pm
    Asset Test Changes - Epping Library

    This talk will cover the assets test changes from 1 January 2017 that may affect you.

    FULLY BOOKED

  • Dr Tim Hawkes
    Thursday 15 September, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Tim Hawkes

    Renowned educator Dr Tim Hawkes has taught thousands of students on the subject of leadership.

  • Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
    Friday 16th September, 10:30am
    Bi-Lingual Storytime

    Bi-Lingual stiorytime to celebrate the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival

  • Melina Marchetta
    Wednesday 21 September, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Melina Marchetta

    Hear one of Australia’s most loved authors discuss her new crime novel, Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil - a cracking fusion of suspense and heart-rending drama.

  • Tech Savvy Seniors
    Starts Wednesday 21 September, 10.30am
    Tech Savvy Seniors

    Free computer training for over 55s. Series of classes covering using email, internet and online shopping and banking. FULLY BOOKED

  • Little Puppet
    Tuesday 27 September 2:30 - 3:30pm
    Little Puppet World @ Hornsby Library

    Little Puppet World presents a fun filled musical adventure with a loveable cast of characters featuring live original songs, pantomime, ventriloquism and laughs for the whole family.
    For ages 2 to 6

  • Little Puppet
    Tuesday 27 September 10:30-11:30am
    Little Puppet World @ Pennant Hills Library

    Little Puppet World presents a fun filled musical adventure with a loveable cast of characters featuring live original songs, pantomime, ventriloquism and laughs for the whole family.
    For ages 2 to 6

  • Holiday Storytime session
    Wednesday 28 September, 6.30pm-7.30pm
    Evening Holiday Storytime - Pennant Hills Library

    Join us for stories, songs, craft and refreshments. All ages welcome.
    $2.00 per child for children 18 months and over. Free for adults accompanying children.

  • Holiday Storytime session
    Thursday 29 September, 10am-11am
    Holiday Storytime sessions - Hornsby Library

    Join us for stories, songs, craft and refreshments. All ages welcome.
    $2.00 per child for children 18 months and over. Free for adults accompanying children.

  • Holiday Storytime session
    Friday 30 September, 10.30am-11.30am
    Holiday Storytime sessions - Epping Library

    Join us for stories, songs, craft and refreshments. All ages welcome.
    $2.00 per child for children 18 months and over. Free for adults accompanying children.

  • Holiday Storytime session
    Friday 30 September, 10.30am-11.30am
    Holiday Storytime sessions - Berowra Library

    Join us for stories, songs, craft and refreshments. All ages welcome.
    $2.00 per child for children 18 months and over. Free for adults accompanying children.

  • Solids, Liquids & Gases
    Thursday 6 October 10:30-11:30am
    Kaleidoscope science @ Berowra Library

    The Solids, Liquids, Gases & Plasmas Show
    A spectacular showcase of exciting and energetic demonstrations, all about matter, energy and temperature.
    For ages 6 to 12

  • Weather
    Thursday 6 October 2:30-3:30pm
    Kaleidoscope science @ Hornsby Library

    The Air, atmosphere and weather show.
    Air can do amazing things! This show will put the children in touch with the air around them, by exploring some of the intriguing and spectacular things that air can do.
    For ages 6 to 12

  • Light Show
    Friday 7 October 2:30-3:30pm
    Kaleidoscope science @ Epping Library

    The light show: Colour reflection and lenses
    We need it to see, communicate, grow food and even to explore the universe. So what is light, where does it come from and how does it work?
    For ages 6 to 12

  • Motion
    Friday 7th October 10:30-11:30am
    Kaleidoscope science @ Pennant Hills Library

    The Force and movement show
    Most of our favourite objects, gadgets and toys move. How does that happen? This show tells the story of forces, movement and energy through our hand-picked, entertaining live demonstrations.
    For ages 6 to 12

  • Tim Elliot
    Thursday 20 October, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Tim Elliott

    Meet the author of "Farewell to the Father", an extraordinary memoir of growing up with a parent afflicted by mental illness.

  • Moriarty Sisters
    Thursday10 November, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Liane, Jaclyn & Nicola Moriarty

    Liane, Jaclyn and Nicola Moriarty are three Australian sisters who write for adults, children and young adults. Between them, they have written #1 New York Times bestsellers, won multiple prizes and made countless readers very happy in many different languages.

  • Matthew Reilly
    Tuesday 15 November, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author - Matthew Reilly

    Join Matthew Reilly to celebrate the long awaited return of Jack West Jr in his latest bestseller The Four Legendary Kingdoms.