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 

Term 2: Saturdays 4 May to 29 June 2019 (during school term)
Term 3: Saturdays 3 August to 28 September 2019 (during school term)

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. *Please check this page for updates on group meeting schedule and any unforeseen changes.

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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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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.

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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.

BOOKED OUT

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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.

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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.

BOOKED OUT

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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.

BOOKED OUT

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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

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21 Jun 2019

Transfer photos via USB connection

Friday 21 June 2019, 11am to 12noon
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

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

Bookings open

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21 Jun 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to smartphones

Friday 21 June 2019, 9.30am-11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open

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23 Jun 2019

Winter Solstice Open Mic

Sunday 23 June 2019, 2pm to 4.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

A lively afternoon of reading and performance.

Bookings open

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25 Jun 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to smartphones (Mandarin)

Tuesday 25 June 2019, 9.30am-11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open Tuesday 28 May

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25 Jun 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to smartphones (Mandarin)

Tuesday 25 June 2019, 9.30am-11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open Tuesday 28 May

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27 Jun 2019

Travel with Technology

Thursday 27 June 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open

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28 Jun 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to cyber safety and online banking

Friday 28 June 2019, 9.30am to 11.30am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open

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1 Jul 2019

Tech Buddy Club

Monday 1 July 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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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

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2 Jul 2019

Talks@Willoughby presents Dan Box

Tuesday 2 July 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Speaking about Bowraville.

Bookings open

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4 Jul 2019

Investments for Retirement (with Mandarin interpretation)

Thursday 4 July 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Free financial seminar

Bookings open

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4 Jul 2019

Winter Movie Morning - July

Thursday 4 July 2019, 10am to 12.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Join us for a free movie screening - the theme for this month is United States of America.

No bookings required. Doors open 9.30am. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

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4 Jul 2019

Investments for Retirement (with Mandarin interpretation)

Thursday 4 July 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Free financial seminar

Bookings open

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5 Jul 2019

Project Hour at Tech Bar

Friday 5 July 2019, 11am to 12pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Get help using Gmail on your smartphone.

Bookings essential

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6 Jul 2019

Video Production with Mobile Technologies

Saturdays 6 - 27 July 2019, 10am to 4.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Four part course, conducted by TAFE NSW.

Register now.

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8 Jul 2019

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

Monday 8 July 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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8 Jul 2019

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

Monday 8 July 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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10 Jul 2019

Aboriginal Songlines and the Night Sky

Wednesday 10 July 2019, 6.30pm to 8pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with anthropologist, archaeologist and astronomer Robert Fuller as he discusses Indigenous knowledge of the night sky.

Bookings open

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10 Jul 2019

Aboriginal Songlines and the Night Sky

Wednesday 10 July 2019, 6.30pm to 8pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with anthropologist, archaeologist and astronomer Robert Fuller as he discusses Indigenous knowledge of the night sky.

Bookings open

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11 Jul 2019

Facebook for Smartphones

Thursday 11 July 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Learn how to manage your Facebook account on your smartphone.

Bookings essential.

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11 Jul 2019

Aboriginal Voices in Australian Writing

Thursday 11 July 2019, 6.30pm to 8pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with Gamilaroi woman, Judi Morison.

Bookings open

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11 Jul 2019

Aboriginal Voices in Australian Writing

Thursday 11 July 2019, 6.30pm to 8pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with Gamilaroi woman, Judi Morison.

Bookings open

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12 Jul 2019

Towards a Zero Waste Life, with zero-waste advocate Erin Rhoads - the Rogue Ginger

Friday 12 July 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Celebrate Plastic-Free July with Erin Rhoads as she takes us through the practical steps we can all take to make a big difference by throwing away less. 

Bookings open

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12 Jul 2019

Towards a Zero Waste Life, with zero-waste advocate Erin Rhoads - the Rogue Ginger

Friday 12 July 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Celebrate Plastic-Free July with Erin Rhoads as she takes us through the practical steps we can all take to make a big difference by throwing away less. 

Bookings open

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15 Jul 2019

Little Bear Storytime (Korean) 아기곰 스토리타임

Monday 15 July 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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15 Jul 2019

Little Bear Storytime (Korean) 아기곰 스토리타임

Monday 15 July 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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15 Jul 2019

Little Dragon Storytime (Mandarin) 小龍聽故事

Monday 15 July 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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15 Jul 2019

Little Dragon Storytime (Mandarin) 小龍聽故事

Monday 15 July 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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18 Jul 2019

Financial Seminar: Understanding Superannuation

Thursday 18 July 2019, 6-7.30pm 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open

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22 Jul 2019

Code Club (8-10 years)

Mondays 22 July - 23 September, 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 open

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22 Jul 2019

Code Club (8-10 years)

Mondays 22 July - 23 September, 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 open

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25 Jul 2019

HSC Study Meet

Thursday 25 July 2019, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Get help from subject tutors to smash out a great study session.

Book your spot with a tutor.

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30 Jul 2019

All About Data and Public Wi-Fi

Tuesday 30 July 2019, 2pm to 3.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Presented by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

Booking essential

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1 Aug 2019

Staying Safe on Facebook

Thursday 1 August 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Presented by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

Booking essential

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1 Aug 2019

Winter Movie Morning - August

Thursday 1 August 2019, 10am to 12.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Join us for a free movie screening - the theme for this month is Horses.

No bookings required. Doors open 9.30am. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

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