Programs and events

Programs and events
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There are ongoing programs as well as unique events which take place across the libraries that your Council provides. Programs Events libraries canterbury bankstown There are ongoing programs as well as unique events which take place across the libraries that your Council provides.  

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Your libraries offer ongoing programs and unique events!  Click on the links below for more information on each.

Please note that Campsie Library will be temporarily closed all day Wednesday 4 October for maintenance. All programs at Campsie Library will be cancelled for the day including the Justice of the Peace service.

 

 

HSC Study Spacehttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/student-resources/hsc-study-spaceHSC Study SpaceStudents will have FREE access to food, tutoring, online databases, and health and wellbeing advice.
Let’s Go Ukrainianhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/let’s-go-ukrainianLet’s Go UkrainianThe next in our Let's Go series is Ukraine - They run over three months and boast an action-packed program of activities and entertainment, including music, dance, traditional painting/crafts and much more!
School Holidays Programshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/community-services/children-families/school-holidays-programsSchool Holidays ProgramsCouncil's leisure centres, Arts Centre and libraries are the place to be these school holidays for the City’s children and youth.

 

 

1000 Books Before Schoolhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/1000-books-before-school1000 Books Before School
After School Funhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/After-School-FunAfter School Fun​​​​Our libraries have a great range of activities, events and services available to benefit everyone. These include educational services, fun events and everything in between. ​
Australian Citizenship test preparationhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/australian-citizenship-test-preparationAustralian Citizenship test preparation
Baby Rhyme Timehttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/baby-rhyme-timeBaby Rhyme TimeCome along and join in the fun, introducing your baby to rhymes, songs, board books and other bouncing babies!
Bingo Clubhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/bingo-clubBingo ClubPlaying Bingo is a fun and family-friendly activity and a great way to meet new friends. Come along and join us monthly at Padstow Library. You might even win a prize! Entry is FREE and there are prizes after three wins.
Book Clubshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/book-clubBook ClubsDo you love to read and enjoy stimulating conversation with other people about books? Then why not join one of the many book clubs offered by Canterbury-Bankstown's Library and Knowledge Centres.
Book Clubs Onlinehttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/book-clubs-onlineBook Clubs Online
Book a Librarian​https://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/book-a-librarianBook a Librarian​Did you know that library members can now Book a Librarian for a 30-minute one-on-one session to assist you with your computer needs?
Brick Building Clubhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/brick-building-clubBrick Building Club
CALD Tech Savvy Seniors classeshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/cald-tech-savvy-seniors-classesCALD Tech Savvy Seniors classesCB City Library Services will host a number of free CALD Tech Savvy classes in community languages to help those with little or no computer experience develop their confidence and skills in using technology.
Chair Yogahttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/chair-yogaChair Yoga​Do you want to participate in Yoga but have challenges getting up and down from the floor? Then Chair Yoga is perfect for YOU!
Crafty Arts Workshopshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/crafty-arts-workshopsCrafty Arts WorkshopsGrow your creativity and confidence in this friendly group, guided by facilitator Anne-Marie from Crafty Arts Workshops.
Dungeons and Dragonshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/dungeons-and-dragonsDungeons and Dragons
English Conversation Groups and Resourceshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/english-language-classes-resourcesEnglish Conversation Groups and ResourcesCBCity Library hosts regular ESL conversation groups, ESL language kits, readers and online learning resources.
Guided Library tourhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/guided-library-toursGuided Library tourGuided Library tours
Help With Reading Programhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/help-with-reading-programHelp With Reading ProgramHelp With Reading is designed to help primary school children improve their reading skills and build up their confidence, by reading aloud to volunteers. Bookings are required at some locations. Enquire to secure a spot.
Homework helphttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/homework-helpHomework helpIf you are a Year 3 to 12 student and would like some real-life help and advice, the Homework Assistance Program is here to help.
Knitting groupshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/knitting-groupsKnitting groupsJoin our knitting group and enjoy the company of like-minded craft-lovers. Share ideas, tips and designs!
Lexiko Clubhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/lexiko-clubLexiko Club
Local and family historyhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/discover-your-family-historyLocal and family historyHave your local and family history questions answered at our Local and Family History Drop-Ins.
Movies at Your Libraryhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/movies-at-your-libraryMovies at Your Library
Multicultural Programs and Eventshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/multicultural-programs-and-eventsMulticultural Programs and Events
Nature fest 2023https://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/environment/nature-fest-2023Nature fest 2023Nature Fest is a great opportunity for you to learn about the amazing plants and animals that call CBCity home. It’s also a chance to get involved in protecting our natural environment. Come along and join us for a fun-filled celebration of biodiversity!
New Challengers Eveninghttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/new-challengers-eveningNew Challengers EveningOn Chess Challenge Night, meet new people and have fun with an evening of casual games of chess! And, on Arcade Night, join us for some retro arcade-style fun with games like 2D fighters and beat 'em ups.
Play to Learnhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/play-to-learnPlay to LearnPlay to Learn is an early literacy program, where parents can help their child develop the fine motor skills needed for reading and writing development.
Preschool Story Time in Your Languagehttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/preschool-story-time-in-your-languagePreschool Story Time in Your Language
Preschool Story timehttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/preschool-story-timePreschool Story timeStory times for the City of Canterbury Bankstown’s diverse multicultural community are held for pre-school children at all of our libraries.
Tai Chihttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/tai-chiTai Chi
Toddler Timehttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/toddler-timeToddler Time
Tuesday Technology Helphttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/programs-events-calendar/technology-clubsTuesday Technology Help
Welcoming Week in Canterbury-Bankstownhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/events/welcoming-week-in-canterbury-bankstownWelcoming Week in Canterbury-BankstownAll new Canterbury-Bankstown families are invited to this FREE event.