What’s on at Inner West libraries in April

Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

From The Seventies to Science- head along to one of the eight libraries within the Inner West Council area with something on for everyone during the month of April.


Join authors, historians, filmmakers and even a mime at one of Council’s speaker series, film screening or school holiday events.

Speaker series:

  • The Seventies: The personal, the political and the making of a modern Australia by Michelle Arrow

In conversation with Nicole Abadee

Balmain Town Hall meeting room

Wednesday, 3 April, 6:30-7:30pm

Book for sale and signing

  • In their own image: Greek-Australians

With Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszewski- presented in partnership with Greek Festival of Sydney

Marrickville Library

Wednesday, 10 April, 7-8pm

  • Susannah Fullerton illustrated lecture: Stockholm and the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Ashfield Library

Monday, 29 April, 11am-12noon

Film screening and Q&A with the filmmakers

  • Chaktomuk – Four faces

With filmmakers Jake Lloyd Jones and Ingrid Dieckmann

Suitable for ages 18+

St Peters/Sydenham Library

Friday, 5 April, 6-8pm

Light refreshments will be available

  • Living in a fine tuned universe: A user’s guide with Professor Mark Colyvan, University of Sydney

Leichhardt Library

Tuesday, 16 April, 6:30-7:30pm

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  • Science safari show

An entertaining, fast-paced and fun-packed interactive show that takes a look at the hilarious world of science.

Suitable for ages 8-12 years

Marrickville Town Hall

Tuesday, 16 April, 11am-12noon

  • Make ‘em laugh comedy workshop

Celebrated clown and mime artist Jean-Paul Bell for a variety of comedic exercises with all participants able to perform a short sketch.

Suitable for ages 8-12 years

Ashfield Library

Thursday, 18 April, 2-3pm

  • Short story workshop with Will Kostakis

Craft short stories with local author Will Kostakis. From finding ideas to playful plots, creating twists, sizzling starters and unforgettable endings.

Suitable for ages 12-18 years

Leichhardt Library meeting room

Tuesday, 16 April, 1:30-3:30pm

  • Sci-fi and fantasy writing workshop with Alison Tait

Learn how to create sci-fi and fantasy worlds, full of epic adventures, reluctant heroes, and strong characters.

Suitable for ages 12-18 years

Ashfield Library

Friday, 26 April, 10am-12noon

  • Caricature portrait

John and Emma from Sweets Workshop will show you how to make funny and exaggerated portraits.

Suitable for ages 12-18 years

Balmain Town Hall meeting room

Thursday, 18 April, 10am-12noon

Book this event.

For further information, including the full Inner West Council Library school holiday program, go to Hello Holidaysbook an event here or call 9335 2173.

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