Talks@Willoughby

The Talks@Willoughby program gives you the opportunity to hear authors and other guest speakers talking about their areas of expertise. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and, when the speaker is an author, you can buy their latest book and have your copy signed.

Bookings are required for Talks@Willoughby events.
For more information phone 9777 7900 or email library@willoughby.nsw.gov.au 


Talks@Willoughby presents Robyn Williams speaking about Turmoil: Letters from the brink

Turmoil

Tuesday 4 September 2018, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Book now for Robyn Williams

Robyn Williams, presenter of The Science Show on ABC Radio, reveals all in his new memoir Turmoil.

Turmoil is a searingly honest and often blackly funny reflection on Robyn’s life, friends, the people he loves and loathes, and a multi-faceted career that includes over forty years on radio. From performing with Monthy Python, to his impressions of fellow scientists, and unique insights on climate change, to being treated for bowel cancer.

Bookings essential. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. If you require special assistance with seating, please contact the Library prior to the event.

Lindfield Bookshop will provide copies of the author's book for sale on the day. 


Talks@Willoughby presents Heather Hunwick speaking about The Food and Drink of Sydney: a history

Thursday 13 September 2018, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Book now for Heather Hunwick

Come on a culinary history of Sydney - from first human settlement to convict camp to cosmopolitan city. The Food and Drink of Sydney explores and celebrates the central role food has played in shaping the city’s development.

Heather Hunwick is an author, researcher and has held both training and other educational roles. She is Managing Director of her food and nutrition consulting business, advising organisations particularly in the not for profit sector. 

Bookings essential. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. If you require special assistance with seating, please contact the Library prior to the event.

Lindfield Bookshop will provide copies of the author's book for sale on the day. 


What book changed your life? With special guest, Michael Robotham

Reading Hour

Thursday 20 September 2018, 6.30pm to 8pm
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What book changed your life? You never forget the book that made you think differently, shifted your perception and whose influence remains with you.

Join our special guest, best-selling author Michael Robotham, for a lively discussion on books that have changed our lives as we celebrate the Australian Reading Hour.

Light refreshments served.

Bookings essential. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. If you require special assistance with seating, please contact the Library prior to the event.

Lindfield Bookshop will provide copies of the author's book for sale on the day. 


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