What’s on in February at Council’s libraries

Friday, 17 January 2020

Nothing’s off-limits at Inner West Council Libraries this February, with talks on sex, romance, adolescence and a Mardi Gras-related Rainbow families storytime.

Raunchy romance
An adult storytime night of the raunch and swoon over a glass of wine for Seniors Week and Valentine’s Day. Featuring a line-up of Australian actors and performers.
Marrickville Library Pavilion, Tuesday, 11 February, 6:30-7:30pm

Changing Digital Geographies with author Jessica McLean
Technology provides new opportunities and connection while also exacerbating isolation, inequality and environmental harm. Jessica McLean is a lecturer in the Department of Geography and Planning at Macquarie University. Book for sale and signing on the night.
Marrickville Library Pavilion, Thursday, 13 February, 6:30-7:30pm

Ten Rogues with author Peter Grose
Ten Rogues is a roller-coaster tale of a small band of convicts who escaped the living hell of the Tasmanian penal colony of Sarah Island.
Balmain Town Hall meeting room, Monday, 17 February, 6:30-7:30pm

Ian Fleming and James Bond with Susannah Fullerton
Why is a chronic womaniser and a sometimes violent drunk who often disobeys instructions such a popular British cultural icon? A discussion on the appeal of Bond.
Ashfield Library, Monday, 24 February, 11am-12noon

Histories of medicine and philosophical reflections on knowledge Philosophy talk
Dr Michaelis Michael, Associate Professor of Philosophy at UNSW, discusses different models of knowledge and how the goals of science are linked to engineering and business models.
Leichhardt Library, Thursday, 27 February, 6-7pm

Miss-Connection with author Dr Justin Coulson
A guide to surviving and thriving daughters’ teenage years, drawing on cutting-edge psychology, interviews and surveys from 400 teen girls. Book for sale and signing on the night.
Balmain Town Hall meeting room, Wednesday, 29 January, 6:30-7:30pm

Dear Parents with author Gabrielle Stroud
Gabrielle Stroud - well known public figure on public education and hero of teachers everywhere - discusses how parents can work together with teachers to improve educational outcomes for children. Book for sale and signing on the night.
Marrickville Library Pavilion, Sunday, 2 February, 11am-12:30pm

Little Library Lovers
Rainbow families storytimes, craft and fun celebrating family diversity in support of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. No bookings required. Everyone welcome:
Marrickville Library - Wednesday, 19 February, 10:30am
Balmain Library - Thursday, 20 February, 11am
Haberfield Library - Wednesday, 26 February, 11am

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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