What’s on at the libraries in December

Friday, 23 November 2018

Enjoy these events at Inner West Council’s libraries in December. To book, go to www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/whatson or call 9335 2173.

Celebrating International Day of People with a Disability (Monday, 3 December)

Nobody left behind – International Day of People with a Disability

Writers from disabled-led arts collective Outlandish Arts will each present original work in an evening of spoken word, performance and audience exchange.
Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library, Dulwich Hill, Wednesday, 5 December, 6:30-7:30pm.

Braille storytime

Celebrating International Day of People with a Disability. Explore themes in nature and re-imagine classics such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle with braille storyteller Meg Taylor.
Suitable for ages 3-5 years.
Leichhardt Library, Wednesday, 5 December, 11am
Ashfield Library, Thursday, 6 December, 11am

Owl love storytime

Artist and storyteller Meagan Pelham will share stories and craft based on her love of owls. Suitable for ages 3-5 years.
Marrickville Library, Wednesday, 5 December, 10:30am
Balmain Library, Thursday, 6 December, 11am

Christmas events

Christmas storytime. Suitable for ages 3-5 years.

Ashfield Library: Thursday, 20 December, 11am
Balmain Library: Thursday, 13 December, 11am
ETC Dulwich Hill: Monday, 17 December, 10:30am
Haberfield Library: Wednesday, 19 December, 11am
Leichhardt Library: Wednesday, 12 December, 11am
Marrickville Library: Wednesday, 12 December, 10:30am
Stanmore Library: Tuesday, 11 December, 10:30am
St Peters/Sydenham Library: Monday, 10 December 10:30am

Geoff Usher presents: A Christmas Carol

A public reading of Charles Dickens classic Christmas story, A Christmas Carol.
Leichhardt Library, Thursday, 20 December, 5:30-7:30pm

Balmain Town Hall Christmas carols

Join the Spring Street Singers, a local community choir, for a festive evening of carols.
Balmain Town Hall, Tuesday, 11 December, 6-8pm

Other events

Napoleon’s Australia by Terry Smyth

Terry Smyth recounts Bonaparte’s secret plan to invade ‘New Holland’, as Australia was known in the early nineteenth century.
Ashfield Library, Friday, 7 December, 11am-12noon

Spanish for beginners

Why not learn a second language for a New Year’s resolution?
Marrickville Town Hall meeting room, Friday, 18, 25 January and Friday, 1, 8, 15, 22 February, 6-7pm. Cost: $90

Summer Reading Challenge

Ages 5-12 years are invited to enter by picking up a reading log from any Inner West Council library branch or downloading from: www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/SummerReading, then reading 10 books, writing a review, and submitting the reading log at any Inner West Council library branch. Lots of prizes to be won.
Starts Saturday, 1 December. Last day to enter: Friday, 15 February 2019. All winners will be notified by Friday, 22 March 2019.

For further information, please contact Elizabeth Heath | Media and Communications Coordinator P: +61 2 9392 5334 | E: elizabeth.heath@innerwest.nsw.gov.au


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