What’s On at the Libraries – December 2021

Tuesday 16 November 2021

Inner West Council Libraries are back with a packed schedule of events in December. Check out everything that’s on at What's on - Inner West Council.

How We Love: Clementine Ford in conversation with Alice Pung
Feminist icon and bestselling author Clementine Ford will discuss her new book How We Love: notes on a life, a deeply personal exploration of love in all its forms, with award-winning writer, journalist and essayist Alice Pung.
Thursday 2 December, 6.30pm-7.30pm
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Dazzler Dunlop: in conversation with Ken Dunlop
Australian Professional Wrestling Hall of Famer Ken “Dazzler” Dunlop discuss his upcoming memoir. Ken will share his experience of being an openly gay professional wrestler whose career coincided with the height of the AIDS crisis and when homosexuality was not only still taboo, but also a criminal act.
Marrickville Library and Pavilion
Wednesday 1 December, 6.30pm-7.30pm
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Inclusive Film Festival Watch Party at Haberfield Library
The full IFF program will stream live from Petersham Town Hall. There will be free popcorn, drinks, and snacks available on the night.

Presented by Inner West Council in partnership with Accessible Arts, People with disability Australia, Mable, Settlement Services international and Bill Crews Foundation.
Haberfield Library
Friday 17 December, 6pm-10pm
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Podcast: The Wattle Island Book Club with Sandie Docker
Author Sandie Docker discusses her latest book The Wattle Island Book Club, a story about new beginnings, the power of literature and community and that it’s never too late to rewrite your story.
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How to Write a TikTok Skit with Jaemie Dela Peña
Discover your comedy niche with TikTok star, musician and influencer Jaemie Dela Peña (JDP). Participants will explore the rules of TikTok comedy, the basics of writing a skit, and learn expert tips on bringing your ideas to life. For ages 16+.
Sunday 5 December, 11am-12.30pm
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Projecting Emotion into Drawing with local artist and educator Carmel Byrne (Scratch Art Space)
This workshop will introduce practical exercises that help students draw with an inner voice that connects to what they observe with sensitivity and presence. For ages 16+.
Marrickville Library and Pavilion
Sunday 5 December, 11am-1pm
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Sketching Your World with designer and teacher Elinor Pickard
Drawing from life in the Italian Forum at Leichhardt, participants will learn how to observe and use key architectural features, shapes, line, form, and colour to explore a personal response to this space.
Leichhardt Library
Saturday 11 December, 11am-1pm
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Imagination Machine - Puppetry, Clowning and Physical Theatre Workshop
Join a hands-on, high energy giggle fest exploring the worlds of puppetry, clowning and physical theatre. For ages 8-12.
Led by multi award-winning artist and writer Alli Sebastian Wolf.
St Peters/Sydenham Library
Saturday 11 December, 11.30-12.30pm
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Christmas craft: 3D Snow Globes
Kids will create their own snowy globe wonderland to celebrate the holiday season. For ages 8-12.
Haberfield Library
Wednesday 15 December, 3.45pm-5pm
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For media enquiries, please contact Shane Teehan, External Communications Officer, 9392 5117 or Shane.Teehan@innerwest.nsw.gov.au

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