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 Space Study SpaceStudents will have FREE access to food, tutoring, online databases, and health and wellbeing advice.
Let’s Go Ukrainian’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 Programs 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 School Books Before School
After School Fun 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 preparation Citizenship test preparation
Baby Rhyme Time Rhyme TimeCome along and join in the fun, introducing your baby to rhymes, songs, board books and other bouncing babies!
Bingo Club 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 Clubs 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 Online Clubs Online
Book a Librarian​ 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 Club Building Club
CALD Tech Savvy Seniors classes 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 Yoga 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 Workshops Arts WorkshopsGrow your creativity and confidence in this friendly group, guided by facilitator Anne-Marie from Crafty Arts Workshops.
Dungeons and Dragons and Dragons
English Conversation Groups and Resources Conversation Groups and ResourcesCBCity Library hosts regular ESL conversation groups, ESL language kits, readers and online learning resources.
Guided Library tour Library tourGuided Library tours
Help With Reading Program 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 help 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 groups groupsJoin our knitting group and enjoy the company of like-minded craft-lovers. Share ideas, tips and designs!
Lexiko Club Club
Local and family history and family historyHave your local and family history questions answered at our Local and Family History Drop-Ins.
Movies at Your Library at Your Library
Multicultural Programs and Events Programs and Events
Nature fest 2023 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 Evening 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 Learn 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 Language Story Time in Your Language
Preschool Story time 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 Chi Chi
Toddler Time Time
Tuesday Technology Help Technology Help
Welcoming Week in Canterbury-Bankstown Week in Canterbury-BankstownAll new Canterbury-Bankstown families are invited to this FREE event.