What’s on in November at Inner West Council’s libraries

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

There’s something for all ages in November at Inner West Council Libraries – with talks by Bruce Beresford on his career, Patti Miller on her recent memoir and Susannah Fullerton on A S Byatt’s Booker Prize winning novel Possession. There will also be a book launch for children and storytime for the little ones.

Speaker Series

From Page to Screen with Bruce Beresford
Join Australian film director Bruce Beresford for a talk focusing on his career as a filmmaker and his recently published book, The Best Film I Never Made, a collection of reminiscences about films and people. Presented in partnership with Friends of Balmain Library (FOBL).
Balmain Town Hall
Friday, 29 November, 7-8:30pm
Book for sale and signing
FOBL members $15 + fees
Non members $20 + fees

Made in Marrickville – Then and now
Join the discussion on the social, creative and economic history of ceramic studios based in Marrickville. The panel includes local ceramics historian and collector Robert Hutchinson, Shelley Simpson, founder and creative director of MUD Australia and artist and designer Milly Dent.
Marrickville Pavilion
Wednesday, 6 November, 6:30-7:30pm

Architecture Street: Affordable housing - Potential and possibilities
Join local architects Sam Rigoli, Michael Zanardo and Casey Bryant as they present an Architecture Street talk which explores the potential for affordable housing in the Inner West. Gabrielle Suhr and Charles Peters from SJB Architects will present their Illawarra Road project, a mixed-use affordable rental co-housing scheme in Marrickville.
The talk is presented in association with the New South Wales Architects Registration Board and Inner West Council.
Marrickville Library
Wednesday, 13 November, 6:30-8:30pm

The Joy of High Places with author Patti Miller
Join Patti Miller as she discusses her memoir exploring her long-distance walking over hundreds of kilometres and her brother’s obsession with paragliding. Patti Miller is a writer, teacher and author of nine books, including the award-winning The Mind of a Thief.
Balmain Town Hall
Meeting room
Thursday, 7 November, 6:30-7:30pm
Book for sale and signing

Possession by A.S. Byatt with Susannah Fullerton
Join Susannah Fullerton as she discusses A.S. Byatt’s Booker Prize winning novel Possession.
Ashfield Library
Level 6 meeting room
Friday, 15 November, 11am-12noon

Book launch

Funny Bones book launch
Come along to the Funny Bones book launch, a new short story collection for children. Proceeds from sales of the book will go towards War Child Australia. There will be games, lives performances and readings at the library by a range of well-known children’s authors.
Marrickville Pavilion
Sunday, 24 November, 11am-1pm
Book for sale and signing


Feel Brave storytime with Avril McDonald
Avril creates little stories about big feelings through her Feel Brave series of books. This series focuses on telling stories that help children manage difficult emotions and build their confidence.
Suitable for ages 3-5.
Ashfield Library
Thursday, 7 November, 11am-12noon
No bookings required

For media enquiries, contact Elizabeth Heath | Media and Communications Coordinator P: +61 2 9392 5334 | E: Elizabeth.Heath@innerwest.nsw.gov.au


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