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City of Sydney Library service changes
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City of Sydney Library service changes

We’re welcoming more people safely back to our libraries with longer opening hours and more services and space now available.

7 things you’ve probably never done before in Sydney
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7 things you’ve probably never done before in Sydney

From underwater parties to drag queen bingo and dumpling masterclasses, expect the unexpected this autumn.

10 great reads for armchair travel
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10 great reads for armchair travel

From well-known authors like Bill Bryson to talented newcomers, explore the world with these titles suggested by our City of Sydney librarians.

1 significant action you can take on climate change today
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1 significant action you can take on climate change today

As bushfires rage and donations are made, many people ask what more they can do. Start by checking your electricity plan.

City of Sydney community centres opening information
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City of Sydney community centres opening information

We’re excited to welcome you back to our community centres

Sydney’s climate emergency: why we need to act now
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Sydney’s climate emergency: why we need to act now

Across the globe, cities are declaring a climate emergency and calling on government at all levels to do the same.

What to do in Sydney this March
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What to do in Sydney this March

Autumn is here, but there’s heaps happening to put a spring in your step.

What to do and where to eat during Sydney Lunar Festival 2021
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What to do and where to eat during Sydney Lunar Festival 2021

Fabulous feasts, spectacular shows and magnificent artworks – it’s time to celebrate the Year of the Ox.

Discover the Lunar Lanterns
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Discover the Lunar Lanterns

Discover 12 larger-than-life animal signs of the Lunar Zodiac from Circular Quay to Haymarket

New cultural, business activation and community Covid-19 recovery grants are now open
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New cultural, business activation and community Covid-19 recovery grants are now open

Adapt your business, revitalise our city centre and support our communities.

Be part of Sydney Lunar Festival 2021
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Be part of Sydney Lunar Festival 2021

Associated event program applications are open

8 reasons to love Darling Square Library
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8 reasons to love Darling Square Library

An exciting hub for learning, innovation and creativity in a beautifully designed building: Sydney’s newest library has something for everyone.

Things to do on a rainy day in Sydney
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Things to do on a rainy day in Sydney

Have buckets of fun even when it’s bucketing down in Sydney. These wet weather activities will entice you out of the house on a grey old day.

What to do in Sydney during a heatwave
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What to do in Sydney during a heatwave

Here’s how to stay cool when temperatures get hot.

Share your feedback about attending events in Sydney
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Share your feedback about attending events in Sydney

We want to know how you’re feeling about attending events at the moment

How to keep household chemicals out of landfill
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How to keep household chemicals out of landfill

Common household chemicals can be toxic. But there’s a way to recycle them responsibly.

Sydney’s best online events just a click away
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Sydney’s best online events just a click away

Virtual nightclubs, live music streams, online exercise classes and other digital events to keep you connected and entertained.

Staying apart, keeping together: listing online events on What’s On
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Staying apart, keeping together: listing online events on What’s On

Virtual dance parties, live music broadcasts, online exercise classes and other digital events can help keep us connected.

Net zero by 2040: Ambitious new emissions target set
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Net zero by 2040: Ambitious new emissions target set

We’ve brought forward our own deadline by a decade.

Sydney Climate Action Summit postponed
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Sydney Climate Action Summit postponed

In light of the evolving worldwide health emergency, the City of Sydney and C40 Cities have made the difficult decision to postpone the summit.

Sydney Climate Action Summit calls on Australia to take action
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Sydney Climate Action Summit calls on Australia to take action

From the local level and with 94 world cities, the Sydney Climate Action Summit plans for real collective change.

Celebrating the 2020 Mardi Gras season
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Celebrating the 2020 Mardi Gras season

Sydney streets burst with colour for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival.

I went to the climate strike: What can I do now?
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I went to the climate strike: What can I do now?

Here are 4 things you can do to make real change happen

Community centres bring together local stars for Seniors Festival
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Community centres bring together local stars for Seniors Festival

Older adults in Sydney find a new sense of belonging in our neighbourhood facilities.

9 ways to make the most of Mardi Gras
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9 ways to make the most of Mardi Gras

Sydney’s biggest LGBTIQ celebration comes to an all-singing, all-dancing crescendo when the Mardi Gras Parade takes over our city on 29 February.

10 things you can do free with a library card
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10 things you can do free with a library card

Membership is great value

Sydneysiders cycling without age
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Sydneysiders cycling without age

BIKEast volunteers bring the joy of cycling to Sydney’s older people

Community sewing bees help wildlife injured in the bushfires
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Community sewing bees help wildlife injured in the bushfires

Sydney locals use their time and skills to craft pouches for baby animals.

5 ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week in Sydney
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5 ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week in Sydney

There are plenty of ways to get involved in NAIDOC Week, with feasts, exhibitions and talks. Here are our picks of the program, which runs from 7 to 14 July.

What to do in Sydney this September
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What to do in Sydney this September

This month, Sydney springs to life (pun intended) with a solid line-up of events.

What to do in Sydney this October
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What to do in Sydney this October

Clear your diary – you won’t want to miss any of these October highlights.

What to do in Sydney this November
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What to do in Sydney this November

Get the giggles, step into the festive season and get socialising in the great outdoors. There’s so much to see and do this November in Sydney.

What to do in Sydney this July
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What to do in Sydney this July

Winter is settling in but there’s lots on to draw you out and about.

What to do in Sydney this June
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What to do in Sydney this June

Stay warm with a month of activities in the city centre and surrounds.

What to do in Sydney in August
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What to do in Sydney in August

Fun runs, dog shows and beachside food festivals. Here are a few things to add to your diary in August.

What to do this Australia Day long weekend
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What to do this Australia Day long weekend

Here are our picks for how to spend this long weekend in Sydney.

Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney
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Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney

Whether you’re looking for adventure or culture, there are plenty of disability-inclusive activities going on in our city.

In pictures: Sydney’s newest library opens in Darling Square
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In pictures: Sydney’s newest library opens in Darling Square

Playful architecture, innovative design, a makerspace, dinosaurs and of course books, there’s plenty to explore at Darling Square Library.

Tails of Sydney: Episode 3 – Urban farming
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Tails of Sydney: Episode 3 – Urban farming

Bee hives are popping up in more spots around the city, and we learn about keeping chickens as pets in Sydney.