Activities & Events

Hornsby Library runs a wide-range of activities and events for all members of the community.

Special Events

Art Exhibitions
Hornsby Library is host to a variety of community art exhibitions throughout the year.

Family and Local History Talks
Learn about preserving your family history at Hornsby Library on Thursday 16 July, 6:30pm. Bookings are essential.

Financial Seminars
Learn about Running Your Own Superfund at Hornsby Central Library on Wednesday 3 June, 6.30pm. Bookings are essential.

Friday Features
Thinking about getting chickens? Steve Batley from Sydney Organic Gardens will teach you how to keep your feathered friends safe, happy and healthy. This seminar will take place at Hornsby Central Library on Friday 5 June, 1.00pm. Bookings are essential.

Holiday Fun
Hornsby Shire Libraries will be presenting a range of fun-filled activities and events during the July school holidays. Bookings are essential for some sessions.

Library and Information Week 2015
Come along and Discover, Join, Connect and Enjoy the many parts of your local library from 25 - 29 May. Bookings are essential for some events.

Meet the Author
Dr Munjed Al Muderis will talk about his book Walking Free at Hornsby Central Library on Tuesday 9 June, 6.30pm. Bookings are essential.


Ongoing activities

Book Clubs

Daytime and evening book clubs, run by the members, meet regularly at Hornsby, Epping, Pennant Hill, Galston and Berowra libraries.

Bubs N' Books
A program to introduce babies and toddlers from 0 to 18 months to the world of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays.

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.

Homework Help
During the school term Epping Library is hosting free weekly Homework Help sessions for primary and high school students. The sessions are run by volunteers from youth outreach organisation The Shack. Bookings are essential.

Hornsby Shire Family History Group
The group meets at Hornsby Library on the third Wednesday of each month. All welcome.

Preschool Storytime sessions
Storytime sessions are designed for children aged 0-5 years. Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and simple craft activities.

Toddler Tales
A program for children from 18 months to 3 years of age. Join us for stories, action songs and movement.

Weekly Knitting Groups
Weekly Knitting Groups are held at Berowra, Hornsby, Pennant Hills and Epping libraries and support the voluntary organisation "Wrapped with love".