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Upcoming events

  • SRC2018
    7 December 2017 - 31 January 2018
    Summer Reading Club

    The Summer Reading Club program encourages children to explore the amazing world of literacy and read over the summer holidays.

  • Tuesday 23 January, 2pm-3pm
    Junkyard Beats - Hornsby

    An innovative workshop combining rhythm with movement and drumming.

    Fully Booked

  • Thursday 1 February, 2pm - 4pm
    Community Connections - Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community College

    Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Community College offers courses and individualised Pathways, helping students build employability skills.

  • Code4Fun
    Every Tuesday, from 6 February till 10 April (10 weeks), 5.10pm-6.10pm
    Coding Courses for Y4 - Y7 Children

    Students learn the main programming concepts while creating their own computer games and interactive animated projects. For Y4 - Y7 students.

  • Code4Fun
    Every Tuesday, from 6 February till 10 April (10 weeks), 4pm-5pm
    Coding Courses for Y2 - Y4 Children

    Students learn the main programming concepts while creating their own computer games and interactive animated projects. For Y2 - Y4 students.

  • Thursday 8 February, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author: Scott Bevan

    Meet Scott Bevan, author of The Harbour

  • Thursday 8 February, 2pm - 4pm
    Community Connections - Employment Assistance

    At Mission Providence, we will do everything we can to help find the right job for you.

  • Saturday 10 February, 11am
    Meet the Author: Mandy Sacher

    Meet Mandy Sacher, author of Wholesome Child

  • Library Lovers Day
    Wednesday 14 February 2018
    Library Lovers day

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

  • Thursday 15 February, 6.30pm
    Understanding Superannuation

    Understanding superannuation talk presented by Centrelink Financial Information Services.

  • Thursday 15 February, 2pm-4pm
    Community Connections: Services for Chinese Migrants

    Assistance to newly arrived Chinese-speaking migrants 协助的内容包括:家庭功能,房屋,工作,教育,长者照顾,健康及福利。

  • Friday 16 February, 1pm
    Understanding Your Pension - Pennant Hills

    Understanding your pension talk presented by Centrelink Financial Information Services.

  • Tuesday 20 February to Tuesday 3 April, 10.30am-12.30pm
    Tech Savvy Seniors - English

    This workshop will walk you through the very basics of the internet.

  • Wednesday 21 February, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author: Yoshiko Takeuchi

    Meet Yoshiko Takeuchi, author of Japanese Superfoods

  • science girl beaker
    Every Thursday, from 22 February till 15 March (4 weeks)
    The Little Bang! Discovery Club

    Young scientists and their accompanying parents will learn how practical and relevant science is through lots of hands on experiments and activities. For children 3-5 years of age.

  • Child with laptop
    Saturday 24 February 2018, 1.30-4.30pm
    Coding & Robotics

    Students will create their own online video motion computer game as well as learn how to create code which powers Sphero robots. For students in Y5-Y7

  • Child with laptop
    Saturday 24 February 2018, 2.30-4.30pm
    Robot Riot

    Discover the exciting world of robots. Activities will include sumo robots, boxing robots and soccer-playing robots. Ages 8+

  • Child with laptop
    Saturday 24 February 2018, 10.30am - 4pm
    STEM Expo

    Explore and discover new technologies. Activities will include drone races, Virtual Reality and coding workshops.

  • Child with laptop
    Saturday 24 February, sessions starting from 10.00am
    Drone Races

    Fly a mini drone around our obstacle course and race to be the fastest!

  • Child with laptop
    Saturday 24 February, 10.00am – 1.00pm
    Learn to code with your kids!

    Master the powerful new skill of coding, and create your own software projects! For students in Y2-Y4

  • Child with laptop
    Saturday 24 February, sessions starting from 10.00am
    Virtual Reality: Solar expedition

    Take a Virtual Reality journey around our solar system!

  • science kids experiments
    Every Monday from 26 February till 19 March (4 weeks)
    Junior Science Club

    The aim of this program is to stimulate young scientists' curiosity and instil confidence through genuine scientific based investigations. For children 6-8 years of age.

  • Wednesday 28 February, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author: Felicity Evans

    Meet Felicity Evans, author of Probiotic Drinks at Home

  • Thursday 1 March, 6.30pm
    Understanding Your Pension - Hornsby

    Understanding your pension talk presented by Centrelink Financial Information Services.

  • healthy brain
    Thursday 1 March, 2pm
    Community Connections: Healthy Brain

    Advice on how to reduce the risk of developing dementia, including: memory and thinking changes with age; what is dementia, its symptoms and risk factors; 5 simple steps to maximise your brain health.

  • science kids experiments
    Every Thursday, from 1 March till 22 March (4 weeks), 5pm-6pm
    The Young Investigators Club

    A four week program for young scientists 9-12 years of age. Participants will be involved in lots of practical experiments and will be able to investigate and illuminate different fields of science.

  • gumtree
    Saturday 3 March, 1pm
    War on Waste: Swap, Sell on Gumtree

    Learn how to sell locally, and get rid of your unwanted items quickly.

  • Thursday 8 March, 2pm - 4pm
    Community Connections - Free financial help for people in difficulty

    Providing free, independent and confidential face-to-face counselling service, including compiling a budget or plan, advocate on your behalf with creditors, counselling on bankruptcy issues.

  • Photograph of author Tanya Bretherton
    Wednesday 14 March, 6.30pm
    Meet the Author: Tanya Bretherton

    Your opportunity to meet Tanya Bretherton, author of The Suitcase Baby

  • Thursday 15 March, 2pm-4pm
    Community Connections: Services for Chinese Migrants

    Assistance to newly arrived Chinese-speaking migrants 协助的内容包括:家庭功能,房屋,工作,教育,长者照顾,健康及福利。

  • Friday 16 March, 10.30am
    Understanding Aged Care Costs - Hornsby

    Understanding aged care costs talk presented by Centrelink Financial Information Services.

  • Thursday 22 March, 2pm - 4pm
    Community Connections - Free financial help for people in difficulty

    Providing free, independent and confidential face-to-face counselling service, including compiling a budget or plan, advocate on your behalf with creditors, counselling on bankruptcy issues.

  • Friday 23 March, 1pm
    Understanding Aged Care Costs - Pennant Hills

    Understanding aged care costs talk presented by Centrelink Financial Information Services.

  • Tess Graham
    Friday 23 March, 1pm
    Meet the Author: Tess Graham

    Physiotherapist Tess Graham shows you that relief from anxiety and panic can be as simple as changing the way you breathe.

  • Sidymella rubrosignata by Ron Watts
    Saturday 24 March, 2pm
    Sensational Spiders

    Join us to hear Dr Helen Smith, a scientist at the Australian Museum and bushcare volunteer as she shares fascinating facts about our local spiders.

  • Thursday 5 April, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
    Understanding Retirement Income Streams - Hornsby Library

    Understanding retirement income streams talk presented by Centrelink Financial Information Services.

  • Tech Savvy Seniors - Mandarin
    6 weeks, beginning Thursday 5 April
    Tech Savvy Seniors - Mandarin

    Free technology training for seniors in Mandarin. Presented in partnership with Telstra and the State Library.

  • Friday 6 April, 1pm
    Meet the Author: Paul Irish

    Meet Paul Irish, author of Hidden in Plain View: the Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney

  • Wednesday 11 April, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
    War on Waste: Less Mess

    Join Susanne Thiebe for a workshop to help you conquer clutter.

  • Friday 13 April, 10.30am - 12.30pm
    Accommodation options in retirement

    Topics include: own or rent and downsizing, retirement and lifestyle villages, living with family, reverse mortgages, and overview of aged care.

  • Pompei Elliot
    Friday 13 April, 1pm
    Meet the Author: Ross McMullin

    Australian WWI General Pompey Elliott comes back to life through his forthright and controversial letters and diaries.

  • bricks4kidz
    Monday 16 April, 10.30am - 12pm
    Bricks4kidz - Adventures in Space

    Join us in this educational and fun experience using LEGO® bricks. For ages 5-12 years. Children 7 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • bricks4kidz
    Tuesday 17 April, 10.30am - 12pm
    Bricks4kidz - Pirates

    Join us in this educational and fun experience using LEGO® bricks. For ages 5-12 years. Children 7 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • bricks4kidz
    Tuesday 17 April, 2.30pm - 4pm
    Bricks4kidz - Amazing Animals

    Join us in this educational and fun experience using LEGO® bricks. For ages 5-12 years. Children 7 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • storytime
    Thursday 19 April, 10am - 11am
    Holiday Storytime

    Join us for stories, songs, craft and refreshments.

  • storytime
    Friday 20 April, 10.30am -11.30am
    Holiday Storytime

    Join us for stories, songs, craft and refreshments.

  • storytime
    Thursday 19 April, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
    Evening Holiday Storytime

    Join us for stories, songs, craft and refreshments.

  • Thursday 19 April, 2pm-4pm
    Community Connections: Services for Chinese Migrants

    Assistance to newly arrived Chinese-speaking migrants 协助的内容包括:家庭功能,房屋,工作,教育,长者照顾,健康及福利。

  • Monday 23 April, 10.30am - 11.30am
    Art of Wonder Magic Show - Hornsby Library

    Join grandmaster magician, Jay Scott Berry, on a wondrous journey into pure imagination.

  • Tuesday 24 April, 10.30am - 11.30am
    Art of Wonder Magic Show - Pennant Hills Community Centre

    Join grandmaster magician, Jay Scott Berry, on a wondrous journey into pure imagination.

  • Thursday 26 April, 2pm - 4pm
    Community Connections - Develop your public speaking skills

    A Toastmasters Club with a difference. We cater for everyone, including those with mental health issues and disabilities.

  • Thursday 26 April, 10.30am - 11.30am
    Art of Wonder Magic Show - Berowra Community Centre

    Join grandmaster magician, Jay Scott Berry, on a wondrous journey into pure imagination.