What’s on at Inner West libraries in August

Friday, 26 July 2019

Celebrate National Science Week with a Q and A panel of women pioneering the field, hear about the Bedlam at Botany Bay, join the knit-in for the Wrap with Love project

Speaker series:

• Hear from five members of the UNSW Women Science Champions, a group of women scientists who are breaking gender stereotypes and encouraging girls to consider science as a career
Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library, Dulwich Hill
Wednesday, 14 August, 6-7:30pm

• Historian James Dunk explores what happened when the people went mad in the fledgling colony of New South Wales.
Ashfield Library
Thursday, 8 August, 11am-12noon

• Susannah Fullerton tells the story of L.P. Hartley’s sad, thwarted life, and looks at his most famous novel.
Ashfield Library
Wednesday, 21 August, 11am-12noon

• Dr Chris Fleming will discuss politics in the age of polarisation and the implications this has for political philosophy, and politics more generally.
Leichhardt Library
Thursday, 22 August, 6:30-7:30pm


• Join Balmain Library and the Balmain Library Knitters for the 9th anniversary Wrap with Love knit-in. The knit or crochet squares will be used to make handmade wraps for those in need.
Balmain Town Hall meeting room
Friday, 16 August, 10am-12noon

Children’s Book Week:

• Meet children’s author Tohby Riddle. The award-winning author has had his picture books published in different languages across the world. Suitable for ages 5-8
Balmain Town Hall meeting room
Tuesday, 20 August, 10-11am

• Books at bedtime. Come dressed as your favourite book character. We will look at some wonderful stories by great Australian writers, illustrators, and vote for our favourites in the CBCA 2019 Book of the Year Awards.
Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library, Dulwich Hill
Friday, 23 August, 4:30-5:30pm


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