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  • Picture of books
    Monday 15 February, 6:30pm
    Never Read a Bad Book Again

    Stuck in a reading rut or looking for your next favourite author? Come along to our fun seminar and learn tips and tricks for finding new books that you’ll love to read.

  • Library Lovers Day
    Monday 15 February 2016
    Library Lovers day

    Share the Library Love.
    Hornsby Library will be celebrating Library Lovers' Day with activities for book lovers of all ages.

  • Maryanne Oconnor
    Thursday 18 February, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author Mary-Anne O’Connor

    Set against the backdrop of two great world wars and the world-changing events between, Gallipoli Street is an epic story of three Australian families whose destinies became entwined by war. Inspired by her grandfather’s own story, in Gallipoli Street Mary-Anne O’Connor brings a fresh perspective to the story of Australia as we grew and became a nation.

  • Age Pension choices
    Wednesday 24 February, 6.30pm
    Age pension, your choices

    Its never too early to begin planning your future, working out what you want, looking at the options available to you, and setting some goals.

  • bees
    Saturday 27 February, 2pm - 4pm
    Native Bee Talk

    An informative and fun workshop on how to encourage native bees into your garden.

  • open book club
    Friday 4 March, 10.30am
    Open Book Club

    The Hornsby Library Open Book Club is the perfect way to find your next great read. Read anything you like, then come along and talk about it with other book lovers. The group is informal, very social, lots of fun, and everyone is welcome.

  • Friday 4 March, 10:30am
    Friday Feature Susan Ramage

    Colonel Ian Hutchison was a Commanding Officer in the Kokoda campaign of 1942 and in the Korean War. Noted for his brilliance in tactics and greatly liked and respected. Author and Historian Susan Ramage in researching his military history also uncovered ground breaking new information on the Kokoda campaign of 1942 and the Battle of Eora Creek

  • Retired couple
    Wednesday 9 March, 6:30pm
    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.

  • Arthritis NSW logo
    Friday 11 March, 10:15am
    Osteoarthritis talk

    Learn how to stay independent and in your own home with talks from an orthopaedic surgeon and other allied health practitioners

  • pension
    Monday 14 March, 6:30pm
    Age pension, your choices

    Its never too early to begin planning your future, working out what you want, looking at the options available to you, and setting some goals. If you plan now, you will have more choices in the future.

  • MARK Dapin
    Wednesday 16 March, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author Mark Dapin

    R&R is a powerful new novel set in the town of Vung Tau, South Vietnam, 1967. Mark Dapin portrays the Vietnam War and its people with startling originality, in bold, blistering style.

  • crops in pots
    Friday 18 March, 10.30am
    Crops in Pots

    Join the Waste Education team as they share their tips and tricks on growing crops in pots for minimum effort and cost.

  • pool to pond
    Friday 1 April, 10.30am - 12.30pm
    Pool to pond conversion

    Join Peter Clarke who has assisted residents in local councils since 2007 to convert pools into a low maintenance and aesthetically pleasing pond system.

  • Messy closet
    Tuesday 5 April, 6.30pm
    Less Mess

    Do you have cupboards bulging, a garage that’s overflowing or general clutter and mess you’d like to tame? This popular workshop will provide practical advice to help conquer the clutter.

  • memory man
    Wednesday 6 April, 6.30pm
    Memory Man - Family Oral Histories

    Interviewing family members is one of the first steps to discovering your family history. Bob Mitchell will share his knowledge of the art of interviewing family members to capture the hidden memories

  • cyber safety
    Friday 8th April, 10.30am
    Cyber Safety for Seniors

    With scams and cons prevalent online, come and hear Police Liaison Officer Senior Constable Paul Cleary give some practical tips and guidance to keep you safe when using the internet.

  • books
    Monday 11 April, 10.30am
    April Holiday Storytime sessions - Epping Library

    Join us for stories, songs & craft.

  • Age Pension choices
    Wednesday 13 April, 6.30pm
    Age pension, your choices

    Its never too early to begin planning your future, working out what you want, looking at the options available to you, and setting some goals.

  • books
    Thursday 14 April,10am
    April Holiday Storytime sessions - Hornsby Library

    Join us for stories, songs & craft

  • Joel Howlett
    Thursday 14 April, 10.30am
    Joel Howlett’s Magic Show at Berowra library

    Joel Howlett - Award winning magician will be wowing us with his spectacular juggling tricks and his own unique, fresh style of magic!!!

  • Joel Howlett
    Thursday 14 April, 2.30pm
    Joel Howlett’s Magic Show at Hornsby library

    Joel Howlett - Award winning magician will be wowing us with his spectacular juggling tricks and his own unique, fresh style of magic!!!

  • Joel Howlett
    Friday 15 April, 10.30am
    Joel Howlett’s Magic Show at Pennant Hills library

    Joel Howlett - Award winning magician will be wowing us with his spectacular juggling tricks and his own unique, fresh style of magic!!!

  • books
    Friday 15 April, 10.30am
    April Holiday Storytime sessions - Berowra Library

    Join us for stories, songs & craft.

  • Joel Howlett
    Friday 15 April, 2.30pm
    Joel Howlett’s Magic Show at Epping library

    Joel Howlett - Award winning magician will be wowing us with his spectacular juggling tricks and his own unique, fresh style of magic!!!

  • urchin
    Monday 18 April, 10.30am
    Under the Sea with Rangers on the Run at Pennant Hills library

    This is an entirely interactive show that will allow every child to hold and touch a large range of marine animals. Ages: 6-12

  • urchin
    Monday 18 April, 2.30pm
    Under the Sea with Rangers on the Run at Epping library

    This is an entirely interactive show that will allow every child to hold and touch a large range of marine animals. Ages: 6-12

  • books
    Wednesday 20 April, 6.30pm
    April Holiday Storytime sessions - Pennant Hills Library

    Join us for stories, songs & craft.

  • urchin
    Thursday 21 April, 2.30pm
    Under the Sea with Rangers on the Run at Hornsby library

    This is an entirely interactive show that will allow every child to hold and touch a large range of marine animals. Ages: 6-12

  • Indira Naidoo
    Wednesday 27 April, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author Indira Naidoo

    Indira Naidoo’s latest book The Edible City is an inspirational collection of stories of ‘green guerrillas’ all over the country who are converting wasted urban land into productive spaces to grow food.

  • Kookaburra
    Saturday 30 April, 2pm - 4pm
    Bird Friendly Backyards

    A seminar for those who are wishing to attract native birds into their garden. What plant to plant, how biodiversity is important and how to create bird friendly habitats that will keep them safe from their predators.

  • 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.