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Author Visit – Sarah Myles

Wagga Wagga City Library | Tuesday 15 October – 5.30pm Sarah Myles has trained and worked as a nurse and began to write fiction after graduating in literature from Monash University. She has travelled extensively in Africa, particularly Uganda, where she has trekked into remote areas. She has drawn on […]

Movie of the Month Club

Junee Library | 3rd Thursday month – 1.00pm Next meeting Thursday 19 Septembr Enjoy a movie with refreshments. Bookings: 02 6924 2111 Upcoming dates: Thursday 17 October and Thursday 21 November

Book Launch – Merilyn Pickford

Cootamundra Library | Saturday 21 September – 10.00am-12 noon You will enjoy the launch of the book Please….may I have the recipe which includes morning tea baked by Merilyn. Copies of her book will be on sale for $20 Enquiries: 02 6940 2200

Author Meet and Greet

Cootamundra Library and Gundagai Library | Thursday 19 September A special event to celebrate Australian Reading Hour. Meet a panel of our region’s best selling fiction, non-fiction and childrens’ authors, will present short readings from their books, answer, questions, and discuss their love of reading before enjoying coffee & cake […]

Australian Reading Hour

Bland Shire Library | Thursday 19 September – 5.30pm-6.30pm Join Australians across the country in picking up a book and reading for one hour or with the children in your life. All registered participants will be entered in a prize draw. Bookings: 02 6979 0272

Decorate a Notepad

Coolamon Library | Wednesday 2 October – 10.30am-11.30am Enjoy decorating a notepad and pencil with Rachel Wheatley. Cost: $7.00 Bookings essential: 02 6927 2492

Biscuit Decorating with Dagmar

Bland Shire Library | Wednesday 2 October – 10.30am-12 noon Get a head start on Christmas with some festive biscuit decorating. For ages 6-14 years, with 6-8 years accompanied by an adult Cost: $20.00 Bookings: 02 6979 0272

Beeswax Wraps

Temora Library | Thursday 19 September – 6.30pm Learn how to make beeswax wraps and toss plastic wrap in this eco-friendly workshop. You will take home wraps and the knowledge to make more. Cost: $20.00 Bookings: 02 6977 1781

Kite Making

Cootamundra Library | Monday 30 September-Friday 11 October Come in any time in the holidays and make a kite or pick up a free kite craft pack to take home. You will then be ready for the Harden Kite Festival held on Saturday 12 October. Enquiries: 02 6940 2200

Clay Making

Coolamon Library | Thursday 3 October – 10.30am-11.30am Make your dough, knead your dough and make your own sensational sculptures. Cost: $5.00 Bookings essential: 02 6927 2492

Playing @ The Pond

Cootamundra Library | Friday 20 September – 12.30pm-1.30pm Lunchtime concert series, bring your lunch and enjoy music from our finest local talent, on the grass by the pond outside the library. This month listen to Golden Guitar winning artist Grant Luhrs. FREE! Enquiries: 02 6940 2200

Calligraphy

Cootamundra Library | Friday 27 September – 2.00pm-4.00pm Lend more expression to your writing by learning the techniques of calligraphy. Cost: $5.00 Bookings essential: 02 6940 2200

Baby Bounce

Wagga Wagga City Library | Tuesdays 3, 10, 17, 24 September – 10.30am Baby Bounce is a four week early literacy program for 0-12 month old babies and their carers. The program introduces your baby to the rhythm and sound of language using songs, rhymes, books and music. You will […]

Tech Savvy Seniors

Howlong Library | Wednesdays 11, 18, 25 September and 2 October – 2.00pm-4.00pm Bring along your own laptop, smartphone or tablet. Develop the skills and confidence to use technology for socialising, accessing important services or conducting personal business with the following classes: Introduction to smartphones and tablets Wednesday 11 September […]

Kite Making

Coolamon Library | Friday 4 October – 10.30am-11.30am Make a kite and test its flying ability. All materials included. Cost: $ 5.00 Bookings essential: 02 6927 2492

Beeswax Beauty

Gundagai Library | Friday 20 September – 10.00am Learn how easy it is to create beeswax beauty products that are natural, non-toxic and beneficial to your skin. Cost: $15.00 Bookings: 02 6944 0270

Knitting Group

Wagga Wagga City Library | Thursday 19 September – 10.00am-2.00pm The Knittin’ Group is a group of committed community members who knit and crochet throughout the year for charity. They meet bimonthly on the 3rd Thursday. New members are welcome. Enquiries: 02 6926 9700 Next meeting: Thursday 21 November – […]

Tech Savvy Seniors

Mulwala Library | Wednsdays 11, 18, 25 September and 2 October – 2.00pm-4.00pm Bring along your own laptop, smartphone or tablet. Develop the skills and confidence to use technology for socialising, accessing important services or conducting personal business with the following classes: Introduction to smartphones and tablets Wednesday 11 September […]

Kid’s Writing Workshop

Cootamundra Library | Wednesday 9 October – 10.00am-12 noon Come and learn how to put a story together with local author Debra Williams For children in years 3-6 at school Cost: $5.00 Bookings essential: 02 6940 2200

Spook-tacular Games

Bland Shire Library | Thursday 10 October – 10.30am-11.30am Join us for a fun filled hour of spook-tacula games including ghost face, mummy wrapping, marshmallow bobbing and howling peanut winds. For ages 6-14 years, with 6-8 years accompanied by an adult Cost: $2.00 Bookings essential: 02 6979 0272

Resume/Employment Application Workshop

Tumut Library Monday 30 September – 11.00am-1.00pm Are you about to leave school and enter the search for employment or are you a job-seeker looking to refresh your employment portfolio? Then join us for this free resume/employment workshop. For ages 15+ Bookings: Call Mark on 6941 2560 or email mmazzini@svc.nsw.gov.au What it […]

Tech Savvy Seniors

Wagga Wagga City Library | Select Fridays September-November – 10.30am-12.30pm On selected Friday mornings you can join one of our small, friendly group training sessions, learn new skills to get connected, and take the first steps to becoming tech savvy. Bring your own phone, tablet or laptop, or ask to […]

Stroke Awareness

Junee Library | Saturday 21 September – 10.30am Want to learn more about the dangers of a stroke? Find out as we host a StrokeSafe speaker. Our guest speaker is Phil Hoey a retired paramedic who will be here to talk about what stroke is, how to recognise the signs […]

Fun Science with VR (OzGrav)

Gundagai | Cootamundra | Urana | Coolamon | Wagga Wagga | Howlong | Corowa | Mulwala Thursday 3 October-Wednesday 9 October Take a trip out into the solar system with a virtual reality headset. Learn about planets, stars, gravity and gravitational waves, but don’t get too close to a black […]

Biscuit Decorating

Coolamon Library | Thursday 10 October – 10.30am-11.30am Enjoy icing and decorating some biscuits. Cost: $5.00 Bookings essential: 02 6927 2492

REDi To Eat Food Sculpting

Tumut Library Friday 11 October – 11.00am-1.00pm If you are looking most fun engaging activity these holidays then don’t miss out on our REDi to Eat Food workshop. Not only will you develop nutritional knowledge and food handling skills, you will have an absolute blast participating in our blind fruit […]

Beeswax Beauty

Temora Library | Thursday 17 October – 6.30pm Learn how easy it is to create beeswax beauty products that are natural, non-toxic and beneficial to your skin. Cost: $20.00 Bookings: 02 6977 1781

Teens Beeswax Beauty

Junee Library | Tuesday 1 October – 2.00pm-4.00pm Participants make their own deodorant, lotion bar and lip balm. Must be 13 years or over. Cost: $15.00 Bookings essential: 02 6924 2111

Ghoulish Treats

Henty Library | Friday 11 October – 11.00am-12 noon Ghoulishly sweet and frightfully delicious snacks made with marshmallows, chocolate, lollies and biscuits for you to make and take home. Cost: $5.00 For ages 5 years+ Bookings: 02 6036 0100

Circuit Bugs

Temora Library | Wednesday 9 October – 10.30am-11.30am Design and build a bug with pipe cleaners, then make them light up with some simple circuitry. Cost: $6.00 For children 8 years+ Bookings: 02 6977 1781

Origami

Coolamon Library | Friday 11 October – 10.30am-11.30am Come along and make some awesome origami with Rachel Wheatley. Cost: $5.00 Bookings essential: 02 6927 2492

Mummies

Culcairn Library | Thursday 10 October – 11.00am-12 noon Join us in the library to wrap a mummy in threads and cloth to give your friends and family an awesome fright! Cost: $5.00 For ages 5 years+ Bookings: 02 6036 0100  

Coral Reef Craft

Holbrook Library | Wednesday 9 October – 11.00am Dive into a colourful and creative craft to make a beautiful coral reef sculpture. A super creative craft activity for children (5 years+)  and adults. Cost: $5.00 Bookings essential: 02 6036 3262

The Vegetable Plot

Howlong | Corowa | Mulwala | Urana | Thursday 10 October and Friday 11 October The Vegetable Plot are brilliantly talented musicians who are passionate about healthy eating. Be surprised at how excited your kids will be about vegetables and fruit when they groove along to the Vegetable Plot’s mix […]

Holiday Movies

Wagga Wagga City Library | Wednesday 2 and 9 October – 10.15am We’ll be putting out plenty of comfy chairs and showing a family-friendly classic movie on our big screen in the downstairs Children’s Area. Kids and adults are all welcome to come along and share in a mini-cinematic experience. […]

The Vegetable Plot

Junee Library | Wednesday 9 October – 2.30pm-3.30pm The Vegetable Plot are brilliantly talented musicians who are passionate about healthy eating. Be surprised at how excited your kids will be about vegetables and fruit when they groove along to the Vegetable Plot’s mix of blues, funk and disco beats. Bookings: […]

Holiday Movie

Junee Library | Wednesday 2 October – 10.30am Come along and watch a movie. Bring a pillow or rug if you wish. Free popcorn and water. Bookings: 02 6924 2111

Bath Bombs

Temora Library | Friday 4 October – 10.30am-11.30am Give your bath a dose of fizziness. Cost: $5.00 For children 5-13 years Bookings: 02 6977 1781

Sphero Balls

Holbrook Library | Thursday 3 October – 2.30pm-3.30pm Sphero (robots) bring programming off the screen and out into the real world, not only making programming more interesting and interactive but also giving kids an appreciation for electronics. You will learn how to use the different features, working up to complex […]

Ghoulish Ghosts

Jindera Library | Thursday 10 October – 2.00pm-3.00pm Learn to make these quick and easy ghosts from recycled plastic bags to decorate your home for Halloween. Participants need to bring plastic bags. Cost: $2.00 For ages 5 years+ Bookings: 02 6036 0100

Super Spring Book Sale

Temora Library | Monday 2 September-Monday 30 September For the whole month of September pick up a bargain. Books – $2.00, DVDs – $3.00 and audiobooks $2.00

The Vegetable Plot

Batlow | Tumut | Tumbarumba | Tuesday 8 October and Wednesday 9 October The Vegetable Plot are brilliantly talented musicians who are passionate about healthy eating. Be surprised at how excited your kids will be about vegetables and fruit when they groove along to the Vegetable Plot’s mix of blues, […]

Book Launch – Marianna Halazs

Cootamundra Library | Tuesday 8 October – 10.030am-11.30am We are pleased to announce the long awaited and highly anticipated Marianna Halazs’ Good time yoga for the not-so-young book. Please join us for a chat with Marianna, morning tea and a short demonstration of some of the techniques used throughout the […]

Crocodile Encounters

Junee | Cootamundra | Bland Shire | Jindera | Tumbarumba | Tumut | Batlow | Adelong | Monday 30 September-Friday 4 October Love them or not, people are fascinated by reptiles. Kids are invited to see, touch and learn about some of Australia’s varied and unique reptiles and amphibians. For […]

Be Connected – Digital Skills Session

Corowa Library | Wednesdays – 10.00am-11.00am AND 11.00am-12 noon The Corowa Library is hosting free one hour digital skill sessions for residents over 50. Come along and learn the basics around connecting digitally with this one on one training. The training covers the basics of using computers and digital devices […]

The Sleeping Beauty : a Ballet Story

Holbrook | Tumbarumba | Tumut | Cootamundra | Gundagai | Wagga Wagga | Tuesday 1 October and Wednesday 2 October The traditional story of The Sleeping Beauty is brought to life by the dancers of Allegro Youth Ballet Company. This is a show for all ages, feauturing beautiful dancing, music […]

Crafternoon, Coffee & Chat

Temora Library | 2nd Thursday of the month – 2.30pm Enjoy craft sessions based on upcycling. Information and bookings: 02 6977 1781 Thursday 8 August – 2.30pm Thursday 12 September – 2.30pm

Knit and Knatter

Bland Library | Every second Tuesday – 2.00pm For all knitters great and small – beginners to advanced. Tea and coffee supplied. Bring a plate to share. Contact: 02 6979 0272 Dates: 23 July, 6 August, 20 August, 3 September, 17 September, 1 October, 15 October, 29 October, 12 November, […]

Pals of the Pen

Bland Library | Every second Friday – 10.30am Always wanted to write but need some inspiration? Want to share your interest with similar minded people? Then come along to this writing group that meets in the library every second Friday. Bring along a piece of writing that you are working […]

Monthly Movies

Cootamundra Library | Friday 5 July – 10.00am Enjoy a movie, morning tea and a chat. Cost: $2.00 Bookings not required. Following dates: Friday 2 August Friday 30 August Friday 27 September Friday 25 October Friday 22 November

Tech Savvy Seniors

Coolamon Library | Wednesdays 12 June to 31 July – 10.00am-12 noon Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology for socialising, accessing important services or conducting personal business. Don’t miss out on the benefits of being connected and participating in […]

Lego at the Library

Tumbarumba Library | 3rd Tuesday of month – 3.30pm-4.30pm Let your imagination run wild and build some awesome Lego creations. Bookings: 02 6948 2725

Future Builder Fun Sessions

Gundagai Library | Mondays – 4.00pm-5.00pm These sessions are fun, self paced STEAM activities that encourage our younger members to think and discover for themselves. The sessions give budding minds access to electronic and robotic technology that they can tinker and play with learning as they go to create, code […]

Mindful Mondays

Tumbarumba Library | Mondays – 4.00pm For children 9 to 12. Learn growth mindset. Goal setting. Student lead. Enquiries: 02 6948 2725

Homework Club

Henty Library | Wednesdays – 4.00pm-5.00pm Another school term begins and so does the homework. Children are welcome to come along to Homework Club. The aims of Homework Club are: To assist and support students from primary school with their homework Provide access to modern technology and resources A quiet […]

Homework Club

Holbrook Library | Tuesdays (not week 1 or last) of school term – 3.30pm-4.30pm The aims of Homework Club are: To assist and support students from primary school with their homework Provide access to modern technology and resources A quiet and safe place to study away from home distractions Provide […]

Technology for Seniors Group

Temora Library | Mondays – 10.30am-11.15am Do you need help in navigating your phone or computer? Staff will be available to help answer your questions and learn new skills. Enquiries: 02 6977 1781

Chess and Scrabble

Cootamundra Library | Tuesdays – 10.00am From beginners to masters, join in the weekly chess sessions. Learn the rules of these popular games or challenge your skills against other players. All ages and abilities welcome.

Baby Bounce

Temora Library | 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month (during school terms) – 10.15am-10.45am Introduce your baby to the fun and enjoyment of sharing rhymes, action songs and stories. For children 0-12 months. Sessions require one lap per baby so please invite extra helpers if you have twins or […]

Technology Help

Junee Library | Wednesdays – 11.00am-12 noon For inquiring minds not wanting to be left behind with today’s technology. Free help to learn more about PCs, laptops, iPads, tablets, etc… (not run in school holidays). Discover how being online can add new skills and experiences to your life. www.beconnected.esafety.gov.au Inquiries:  […]

Card Craft Group

Talbingo Library | Tuesdays – 9.30am Making cards for Australian Armed forces serving overseas, so these members have cards they can send to family and friends whilst serving. Enquiries: 02 6949 5344

Learn digital skills with Be Connected

Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. As more and more essential services move online, and physical services, such as local banks, close, it has never been more important for all Australians to have access to the Internet, and the skills […]

Language Cafe

Wagga Wagga City Library | Monday, Thursday and Saturday Come and practise your English language conversation skills in a friendly environment at our Language Café. Light refreshments are provided. Come to one session, or as many as you like. Please note: no bookings required. Monday 11.00am–12.30pm Thursday 11.00am–12.30pm Saturday 11.00am-12.30pm […]

Baby Rhyme Time

Mulwala Library | 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month -10.30am Introduce your baby to the joys of literacy. The program includes rhymes,book sharing, singing and percussion for babies 0-2 with their carers.

Help with Ancestry.com

Cootamundra Library | Tuesdays and Thursdays – 11.00am-12 noon Explore your family history with the powerful tools that are provided in Ancestry.com. Marie will be able to help you navigate this resource as you build your family story.

Storytime

Storytimes are available at most of our libraries and are FREE and bursting with stories, rhymes, songs, activities and crafts for 0-5 years. Storytimes are an opportunity for your kids to have fun while learning skills in literacy, numeracy and sharing and listening and for you to socialise and find inspiration […]

Art @ Tumut library

The foyer of the Tumut Library has been transformed into a gallery showcasing the talents of local artists. The display changes monthly.    

Family History Sessions

Mulwala Library Thursdays at 2.00pm Seeking help in discovering your family history? Learn how to use library resources such as Ancestry.com and Trove. For those interested these sessions will then continue on a fortnightly basis. A gold coin donation will assist in covering the cost of photocopying.

Writing Club @ Henty Library

Henty Library Every second Tuesday of the month – 2.00pm-3.00pm A club that promotes literature, writing skills and creativity.

Space for special needs students

Culcairn Library Mondays and Fridays 10.00am-10.30am Every Monday & Friday, Billabong students with special needs & their carers are invited to borrow and view resources at the Culcairn Libray.

Wrap with Love Knitters Group

Culcairn Library Fortnightly Tuesdays – 9.30am-11.30am Wrap with Love Knitters Group reaches the community and the world with patchwork of love to help those in need. Come along and enjoy great company as you knit. This event is held every fortnight on Tuesdays at the Culcairn Library.