Events and Programs

1 Jan 2017

Children's Programs

Willoughby Library hosts regular storytime sessions, including Baby Bounce, Toddler Time and Pre-School Storytime. 

For more detail on locations and times, see our Children's Programs page. 

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1 Sep 2017

Book Clubs

Willoughby City Library offers many book clubs across our branches. 

Read on for more details on clubs and how to join.

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1 Sep 2017

Book Clubs

Willoughby City Library offers many book clubs across our branches. 

Read on for more details on clubs and how to join.

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19 Sep 2018

Tech Bar

Fridays 11am-12noon.
Chatswood Library on The Concourse 

Drop-in tech help with your mobile device. 

No bookings required. 

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19 Sep 2018

Chatswood Library Knitting Group

Wednesdays, 9.30am to 11am.
Chatswood Library on The Concourse. 

Love to knit? Always wanted to learn? Everyone is welcome to the Library knitting group. Basic materials provided and experts on hand to help. 

No bookings required.

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19 Sep 2018

2019 Year of Reading Dangerously

Challenge yourself!

Push the boundaries of your reading in 2019 and explore new topics and genres. Begin your personal reading challenge!

Take part in the 2019 Year of Reading Dangerously.

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2 Oct 2018

English Conversation Classes - Chatswood Library

Monday, Thursday and Friday mornings, during school term. 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Basic and Intermediate English Conversation Classes are available. These classes are very popular, so please register your interest online or contact Library staff to register by phone 9777 7900, or email library@willoughby.nsw.gov.au

Bookings essential. 

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2 Oct 2018

English Conversation Groups - West Chatswood Library

英語班     英会話クラス    영어회화 교실 

Saturdays* 4 May to 29 June 2019 (during school term). (*Please note there will be no meeting on Saturday 11 May)
West Chatswood Library, 565 Mowbray Road West, Lane Cove North.

Basic level: 9.30am to 10.30am
Intermediate level: 10.45am to 11.45am

No bookings required. Places are on a first come, first served basis. 

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1 Nov 2018

Willoughby Kids LEGO® Club

Build your imagination and be creative with LEGO®. Regular sessions are held at Chatswood, Northbridge and West Chatswood Libraries.

Open to kids aged 5-11 years and their carers.

Find out locations and times.

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1 Nov 2018

Willoughby Kids LEGO® Club

Build your imagination and be creative with LEGO®. Regular sessions are held at Chatswood, Northbridge and West Chatswood Libraries.

Open to kids aged 5-11 years and their carers.

Find out locations and times.

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1 Jan 2019

Family History Group

First Wednesday of the month, 10-11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Come and take part in this interactive group where you can learn, chat and meet like-minded people. Each month the Library's Local Studies team will provide information that can help you along your family history journey.

No bookings required.                                                                               

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4 Jan 2019

Tech Buddy Club

First Monday of each month (except public holidays), 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Tech Buddy Club offers a welcoming and informal learning experience, so you can stay up to date and gain confidence around using technology and the internet.

Next meeting Monday 6 May 2019 - bookings open. 

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26 Apr 2019

Transfer photos via USB connection

Learn how to transfer digital photos from your smartphone to a computer.

Bookings essential.

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29 Apr 2019

Financial Seminar: Investments for Retirement

Thursday 29 April 2019, 1.30pm-3pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open

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29 Apr 2019

Code Club (8-10 years)

Mondays 29 April - 1 July, 4pm-5pm 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Code Club is about fun, creativity, and learning through exploring. Join our after-school club for 8-10 year olds and experience the fun of learning and playing with code.

Bookings essential

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29 Apr 2019

Code Club (8-10 years)

Mondays 29 April - 1 July, 4pm-5pm 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Code Club is about fun, creativity, and learning through exploring. Join our after-school club for 8-10 year olds and experience the fun of learning and playing with code.

Bookings essential

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30 Apr 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors (Mandarin) 普通話

Tuesdays 30 April to 18 June 2019, 9.30am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

An eight week program of technology classes for seniors, presented in Mandarin.

Bookings open Tuesday 2 April.

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30 Apr 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors (Mandarin) 普通話

Tuesdays 30 April to 18 June 2019, 9.30am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

An eight week program of technology classes for seniors, presented in Mandarin.

Bookings open Tuesday 2 April.

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1 May 2019

Family History Group

Wednesday 1 May 2019, 10-11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Come and take part in this new interactive group where you can learn, chat and meet like-minded people. Each month the Library's Local Studies team will provide information that can help you along your family history journey.

No bookings required. 

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1 May 2019

Sydney Writers' Festival - David Marr: My Country

Wednesday 1 May 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

BOOKED OUT

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2 May 2019

Sydney Writers' Festival - Rosalie Ham: The Year of the Farmer

Thursday 2 May 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings essential

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2 May 2019

Financial Seminar: Understanding Age Pension and your Choices

Thursday 2 May 2019, 6pm-7.30pm 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open

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3 May 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Sharing photos and attachments online

Friday 3 May 2019, 9.30am to 11.30am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open

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3 May 2019

Transfer photos via USB connection

Learn how to transfer digital photos from your smartphone to a computer.

Bookings open. 

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6 May 2019

Ninja Kids Storytime (Japanese) 忍者キッズ· ストーリータイム

Monday 6 May 2019, 10am to 10.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories presented in Japanese, for ages 3-5 years.
日本語で歌、韻、お話を楽しもう

35 tickets will be available 30 minutes before each session starts.


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6 May 2019

Ninja Kids Storytime (Japanese) 忍者キッズ·ストーリータイム

Monday 6 May 2019, 10am to 10.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories presented in Japanese, for ages 3-5 years. 
日本語で歌、韻、お話を楽しもう

35 tickets will be available 30 minutes before each session starts.


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6 May 2019

Tech Buddy Club

Monday 6 May 2019, 10am-11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse 

Are you new to the world of smartphones and tablets? Would you like to refresh your skills? Or are you a tech-savvy senior who can help others? 

Bookings essential

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7 May 2019

Talks@Willoughby presents Tom Doig

Tuesday 7 May 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Speaking about his book Hazelwood - a gripping account of one of the worst environmental and public health disasters in Australian history.

Bookings essential

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7 May 2019

Chatswood Library Camera Group

Tuesday 7 May 2019, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Expand your photographic skills and knowledge with free workshops and relaxed group discussions. 
This session: Workshop: Digital Camera & Composition with Dr Zen Loy

Bookings essential.

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8 May 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors (Korean) 한국어

Wednesdays 8 May to 26 June 2019, 9.30am to 11am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

An eight week program of technology classes for seniors, presented in Korean.

Bookings open 3 April 

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8 May 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors (Korean) 한국어

Wednesdays 8 May to 26 June 2019, 9.30am to 11am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

An eight week program of technology classes for seniors, presented in Korean.

Bookings open 3 April 

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10 May 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to NSW Seniors cards

Friday 10 May 2019, 9.30am-11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse 

Bookings open

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11 May 2019

Writing a blog

Saturday 11 May 2019, 10am to 12noon
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Learn the secrets of blogging success.

Cost $15 (non-refundable) - book online now.

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16 May 2019

Windows 10 - advanced features and troubleshooting

Thursday 16 May 2019, 10am-11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse 

Bookings open. Please bring your own Windows 10  laptop. 

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16 May 2019

Avoiding scams: Law Week 2019

Thursday 16 May 2019, 11.30am to 12.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Worried about online scams? Find out how to protect yourself.

Bookings essential.

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17 May 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to iPads and tablets

Friday 17 May 2019, 9.30am to 11.30am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open

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18 May 2019

Basic Bookkeeping and Xero - New

Saturdays 18 May - 13 July 2019, 9.30am to 2.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

This introductory course covers the fundamentals of bookkeeping and day to day financial transactions using Xero.

Bookings essential

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20 May 2019

Little Bear Storytime (Korean) 아기곰 스토리타임

Monday 20 May 2019, 10.45am to 11.15am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

A new monthly storytime program for 3-5 year olds, enjoy songs, rhymes and stories presented in Korean.

35 tickets available in the Library 30 minutes before the session.

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20 May 2019

Little Bear Storytime (Korean) 아기곰 스토리타임

Monday 20 May 2019, 10.45am to 11.15am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

A new monthly storytime program for 3-5 year olds, enjoy songs, rhymes and stories presented in Korean.

35 tickets available in the Library 30 minutes before the session.

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20 May 2019

Little Dragon Storytime (Mandarin) 小龍聽故事

Monday 20 May 2019, 10am to 10.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories presented in Mandarin, for ages 3-5 years. 
一齊來唱唱歌,聽聽故事(普通話)

35 tickets will be available in the Library 30 minutes before each session starts.

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20 May 2019

Little Dragon Storytime (Mandarin) 小龍聽故事

Monday 20 May 2019, 10am to 10.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories presented in Mandarin, for ages 3-5 years. 
一齊來唱唱歌,聽聽故事(普通話)

35 tickets will be available in the Library 30 minutes before each session starts.

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21 May 2019

Chatswood Library Camera Group

Tuesday 21 May 2019, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Expand your photographic skills and knowledge with free workshops and relaxed group discussions. 
This session: Digital camera and light with Dr Zen Loy

Bookings essential.

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23 May 2019

Talks@Willoughby presents Graeme Simsion

Thursday 23 May 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Speaking about The Rosie Result.

Bookings essential.

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24 May 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Email and photo sharing

Friday 24 March 2019, 9.30am to 11.30am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open 

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4 Jun 2019

Chatswood Library Camera Group

Tuesday 4 June 2019, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Expand your photographic skills and knowledge with free workshops and relaxed group discussions. 
This session: Photowalk around Chatswood with Dr Zen Loy

Bookings open 4 weeks prior.

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18 Jun 2019

Chatswood Library Camera Group

Tuesday 18 June 2019, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Expand your photographic skills and knowledge with free workshops and relaxed group discussions. 
This session: Lights, Camera, Action - video basics with Dr Zen Loy

Bookings open 4 weeks prior

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2 Jul 2019

Chatswood Library Camera Group

Tuesday 2 July 2019, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Expand your photographic skills and knowledge with free workshops and relaxed group discussions. 
This session: Open discussion night with Dr Zen Loy

Bookings open 4 weeks prior

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