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

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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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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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 4: Saturdays 26 October to 14 December 2019*
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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1 Oct 2019

Table Top Nights

Thursdays fortnightly, 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
Chatswood Library on The Concourse. 

Play great games with Chatswood’s newest gaming group.
Beginners, seasoned enthusiasts, spymasters and princesses welcome. Ages 16+

No bookings required.

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5 Oct 2019

Microsoft Office - Advancing from basics

Saturdays 5, 12. 19, 26 October to 2, 9 November 2019, 9.30am to 2.30pm 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Take your Microsoft Office skills to the next level.
Fee free - eligibility criteria applies

Booked out

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15 Oct 2019

CoderDojo

Fortnightly on Tuesdays from 4pm to 5.30pm (15 Oct to 10 Dec) 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Do you enjoy using Scratch? Are you looking to advance your coding skills?Join other programming enthusiasts between the ages of 9-15 years. 

Limited places - book now

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15 Oct 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors (Cantonese) 廣東話

Tuesdays 15 October to 3 December 2019, 9.30am to 11.45am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

This is a series of eight sessions presented in Cantonese.

Bookings open 17 September

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15 Oct 2019

CoderDojo

Fortnightly on Tuesdays from 4pm to 5.30pm (15 Oct to 10 Dec) 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Do you enjoy using Scratch? Are you looking to advance your coding skills?Join other programming enthusiasts between the ages of 9-15 years. 

Limited places - book now

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15 Oct 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors (Cantonese) 廣東話

Tuesdays 15 October to 3 December 2019, 9.30am to 11.45am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

This is a series of eight sessions presented in Cantonese.

Bookings open 17 September

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17 Oct 2019

Age Pension and your Choices (with Mandarin interpretation) 養老金及你的選項

Thursday 17 October 2019, 10am to 11.30am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

普通話傳譯 (with Mandarin interpretation)

Booking essential

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17 Oct 2019

Age Pension and your Choices (with Mandarin interpretation) 養老金及你的選項

Thursday 17 October 2019, 10am to 11.30am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

普通話傳譯 (with Mandarin interpretation)

Booking essential

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17 Oct 2019

NBN plans

Thursday 17 October 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

How to choose an NBN plan to suit you.

Booking essential

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18 Oct 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to cyber safety and online shopping

Friday 18 October 2019, 9.30am to 11.45am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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18 Oct 2019

Tech Project Hour at Tech Bar

Friday 18 October 2019, 11:00 am-12pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Set up WhatsApp on your smartphone. Learn how to send text and voice messages. 

Booking essential.

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20 Oct 2019

Block 42 - 3D animation

Have fun learning Block 42 – a new simple and fun 3D animation software.
Bring your own laptop (Microsoft or Apple).

Sunday 20 October 2019, 2:30 pm - 4:30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking esesntial 

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21 Oct 2019

Financial Seminar: Understanding Aged Care Costs

Monday 21 October 2019, 1.30pm to 3pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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24 Oct 2019

Age Pension and your Choices (with Cantonese interpretation) 養老金及你的選項

Thursday 24 October 2019, 10am to 11.30am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

廣東話傳譯 (with Cantonese interpretation)

Booking essential

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24 Oct 2019

Age Pension and your Choices (with Cantonese interpretation) 養老金及你的選項

Thursday 24 October 2019, 10am to 11.30am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

廣東話傳譯 (with Cantonese interpretation)

Booking essential

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25 Oct 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to travel apps

Friday 25 October 2019, 9.30am to 11.45am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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25 Oct 2019

Tech Project Hour at Tech Bar

Friday 25 October 2019, 11:00 am-12pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Set up WhatsApp on your smartphone. Learn how to send text and voice messages. 

Booking essential.

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25 Oct 2019

Tech Project Hour at Tech Bar

Friday 25 October 2019, 11:00 am-12pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Set up WhatsApp on your smartphone. Learn how to send text and voice messages. 

Booking essential.

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30 Oct 2019

Talks@Willoughby presents Chris Hammer

Wednesday 30 October 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Speaking about Silver.

Booking essential

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31 Oct 2019

Talks@Willoughby presents Mina Matsudaira 穣の一粒 松平みな(著)

Thursday 31 October 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Speaking about Jo no hitotsubu (Jo's One Grain). 
この講演会は、日本語で行われます。
This talk will be presented in Japanese.

Booking essential

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31 Oct 2019

Talks@Willoughby presents Mina Matsudaira 穣の一粒 松平みな(著)

Thursday 31 October 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Speaking about Jo no hitotsubu (Jo's One Grain). 
この講演会は、日本語で行われます。
This talk will be presented in Japanese.

Booking essential

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1 Nov 2019

Project Hour at Tech Bar

Friday 1 November 2019, 11am to 12pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Set up the new Willoughby Library app on your smartphone.

Booking essential

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1 Nov 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to smartphones

Friday 1 November 2019, 9.30am-11.45am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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4 Nov 2019

Tech Buddy Club

Monday 4 November 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? 

Booking essential

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5 Nov 2019

Chatswood Library Camera Group

Tuesday 5 November 2019, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

This session: Workshop: How to Approach Street Photography with guest speaker Alex Kovacs 

Book essential

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5 Nov 2019

Adult Code Club

Starting Tuesday 5 November 2019, 6.30pm to 8pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Curious about coding? New fortnightly meets. Learn the basics in a friendly and informal way. Suitable for ages 15yrs+. Beginners or dabblers welcome.  

Booking essential

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6 Nov 2019

Manga Mayhem

Fortnightly meets, starting Wednesday 6 November 2019, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Create, share, inspire and be inspired in the interactive fortnightly Manga meet!

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6 Nov 2019

Manga Mayhem

Fortnightly meets, starting Wednesday 6 November 2019, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Create, share, inspire and be inspired in the interactive fortnightly Manga meet!

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6 Nov 2019

Talks@Willoughby presents Tony Jones

Wednesday 6 November 2019, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Speaking about In Darkness Visible.

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7 Nov 2019

Centrelink and Carers (with Mandarin interpretation) Centrelink 和照顧者

Thursday 7 November 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

普通話傳譯  (with Mandarin interpretation)

Booking essential

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7 Nov 2019

Movie Mornings - Tracks (M)

Thursday 7 November 2019, 10am to 12.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Based on the best selling memoir, Tracks tells the inspirational story of Robyn Davidson's 2700 km solo trek through the remote Australian desert to the Indian Ocean. 

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

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8 Nov 2019

Dr Karl's Random Road Trip Through Science

Friday 8 November 2019, 4pm to 5pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open Monday 23 September

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8 Nov 2019

Dr Karl's Random Road Trip Through Science

Friday 8 November 2019, 4pm to 5pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Bookings open Monday 23 September

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8 Nov 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to social media and photo sharing

Friday 8 November 2019, 9.30am-11.45am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse 

Booking essential

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11 Nov 2019

myGov Help

Monday 11 November 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Create a myGov account, link to your Medicare and Centrelink services.

Booking essential

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11 Nov 2019

Willoughby Writers' Book Talk

Monday 11 November 2019, 6pm to 7pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Join Castle Cove author, Garry Lowder, who has recently published an entertaining account of his adventures as a geologist in A Journey through the elements: memoirs of a fortunate geologist.

Booking essential

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11 Nov 2019

Financial Seminar: Understanding Superannuation

Monday 11 November 2019, 1.30pm-3pm 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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13 Nov 2019

Basic Computer Skills - Windows 10

Starting 13 November 2019, 9.30am to 2.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

6 part course from 13-28 November. 

Booking essential

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14 Nov 2019

Cloud Storage - Technology Workshop

Thursday 14 November 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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15 Nov 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to Seniors Cards and Travel Apps

Friday 15 November 2019, 9.30am-11.45am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse 

Booking essential

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18 Nov 2019

Financial Seminar: Understanding Retirement Income Streams

Monday 18 November 2019, 1.30pm-3pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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19 Nov 2019

Chatswood Library Camera Group

Tuesday 19 November 2019, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

This session: Workshop: The Photo Frame and Composition with Dr Zen Loy

Booking essential

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22 Nov 2019

Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to iPads and tablets

Friday 22 November 2019, 9.30am to 11.45am 
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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23 Nov 2019

Advanced Blogging

Saturday 23 November 2019, 10am to 12pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

This event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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23 Nov 2019

Advanced Blogging

Saturday 23 November 2019, 10am to 12pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

This event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.

 

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28 Nov 2019

Android Basics - Technology Workshop

Thursday 28 November 2019, 10am to 11.30am
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Booking essential

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5 Dec 2019

Centrelink and Carers (with Cantonese interpretation) Centrelink 和照顧者

Thursday 5 December 2019, 2pm to 3.30pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

廣東話傳譯 (with Cantonese interpretation)

Booking essential

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