Hello holidays

Bookings for July school holiday activities are now open!

Gwenda Stanley presents: Sharing culture (NAIDOC Week)

Gwenda Stanley uses dance, story and artefacts to share her unique and rich Aboriginal culture.
This will be a fun, engaging and illuminating show for the kids.
Gwenda Stanley hails from Moree in North Western NSW and belongs to the Corben Gomeroi people. She has performed as part of the Mirii Yulugi Star Dancers.
Suitable for ages 5-12.
Ashfield Library
Activity rooms 1 and 2
Thursday, 11 July, 2-3pm Register

Drawing workshop with illustrator Dub Leffler (NAIDOC Week)

Join us to explore Dub Leffler’s beautiful new book Sorry Day and learn how to draw to convey meaning and emotion.
Dub Leffler is a Bigamul man who has illustrated some beautiful picture books for children.
Suitable for ages 8-12.
St Peters/Sydenham Library
Monday, 8 July, 11am-12noon Register

Life of a comic book artist with Rob Feldman (show)

There will be lots of surprises, audience participation and comedy throughout this fun and interactive show.
Rob Feldman is a Sydney-based comic artist, humourist and author/illustrator.
Suitable for ages 5-12.
Ashfield Civic Centre
Rooms 1 and 2
Thursday, 18 July, 2-3pm Register

Comic book illustration with Louie Joyce

Learn the basics of visual storytelling through the art of comics.
Louie Joyce is an award-wining Australian comics creator and illustrator.
Suitable for ages 12-18.
St Peters/Sydenham Library
Friday, 19 July, 10:30-3pm Register

Design a cartoon character with Queenie Chan

Queenie will get you thinking creatively about visual storytelling and how to
build a character profile.
Queenie Chan is a manga and comics graphic artist.
Suitable for ages 8-12.
Leichhardt Library
Thursday, 11 July, 1:30-2:30pm Register

Design a comic character with Marcelo Baez

Learn how to draw poses that create interesting and compelling characters.
Marcelo Baez is a professional freelance illustrator and comics artist.
Suitable for ages 8-12.
Ashfield Library
Friday, 19 July, 2-3:30pm Register

Paper mache bowls

Design an original art piece using graphic novels and cartoons.
Bring a bowl to use as a mould.
Suitable for ages 8-14.
Stanmore Library
Monday, 15 July, 2-4pm Register

Comic Con-versation 2019: Artists’ alley

Meet and mingle with local comic creators, purchase books, comics and art.
See the full program: www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/ComicCon
Ashfield Library
Saturday, 13 July, 5-8pm 

Jewellery making

Use wire and beads to create a fashionable ring.
Suitable for ages 11-13.
Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library, Dulwich Hill
Tuesday, 9 July, 10:30-11:30am Register

Nature inspired mobiles

Get creative using materials from nature to create spectacular mobiles to hang in your bedroom.
Suitable for ages 8-12.
Stanmore Library
Tuesday, 9 July, 2-3pm Register

Clay creature

Put that apron on! Knead, squish, roll and shape a creature out of a beautiful block of air drying clay.
Suitable for ages 5-7.
Balmain Library
Tuesday, 9 July, 11am-12:30pm Register
Haberfield Library
Wednesday, 10, July, 11am-12:30pm Register

Learn to knit

Learn the basics from the Balmain Library Knitters. You’ll be making a lovely warm scarf or cosy winter socks in no time.
Suitable for ages 8-12.
Leichhardt Library
Friday, 12 July, 10:30-11:30am Register
Balmain Library
Friday, 19 July, 10:30-11:30am Register

Handprint heroes

Create a unique superhero painting using your own handprint.
Suitable for ages 5-7.
Emanuel Tsardoulias Community Library, Dulwich Hill
Tuesday, 16 July, 10:30-11:30am Register

Watercolour painting with Marion Chapman

Enjoy an amazing painting class with artist Marion Chapman. Learn watercolour techniques and create your own beautiful art works to take home.
Marion Chapman is a visual artist specialising in watercolour and printmaking.
Suitable for ages 8-12.
Haberfield Library
Monday, 15 July, 11am-1pm Register

Our amazing birds

Celebrate the shortlisted books in this years CBCA Book Week, and be inspired to create colourful bird artwork.
Suitable for ages 5-7.
St Peters/Sydenham Library
Wednesday, 17 July, 11am-12noon Register

Movie screenings

Captain Marvel (M, 123mins, 2019)
Ashfield Library
Monday, 15 July, 2-4pm Register

Aquaman (M, 137mins, 2018)
Leichhardt Library
Tuesday, 16 July, 2-4:30pm Register

HSC mock exams

Bring your own trial exam paper and practise for the HSC exams.
Staff will be there to support the right environment and exam conditions.
St Peters/Sydenham Library
Community meeting room
Wednesday, 17 July, 1-4pm Register
Ashfield Library
Local history study room
Saturday, 20 July, 1-4pm Register
Leichhardt Library
Meeting room
Saturday, 27 July, 12:30-3:30pm Register

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