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In-branch and online programs

Join our lunchtime conversations, online workshops and classes. Or keep the kids entertained with our popular rhymetime and storytime videos available to watch at home anytime.

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Storytime and rhymetime

Our librarians present fun storytime sessions for pre-schoolers and rhymetime for 0 to 2 year-olds. English, Mandarin and Auslan sessions available.

Art and maker classes online

From drawing techniques to origami lampshades, learn new creative skills with this free series of step-by-step videos presented by experienced artists and makers. All videos have Auslan interpreting and closed captions and the projects are designed for complete beginners ages 15 years and over.

Other library news and updates

7 things you can do online free with a City of Sydney library card
Talks, courses & workshops

7 things you can do online free with a City of Sydney library card

We’re currently offering temporary online library memberships.

Great films library members can stream free
Theatre, dance & film

Great films library members can stream free

From award-winning documentaries to all-time classics and feel-good movies, here are our librarians picks to enjoy from home.

10 great reads for armchair travel
Community & causes

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.

For kids and adults

Makerspace workshops

Maker time: Regular makerspace sessions

Maker time: Regular makerspace sessions

Gain practical makerspace skills and experience in this regular 2-hour session
11 Aug 2021
Maker and creator after-school workshops: 8-12 years

Maker and creator after-school workshops: 8-12 years

Harness all things inspirational and inventive with our sensational series of creative workshops for kids.
5 Aug 2021
Laser cut jewellery

Laser cut jewellery

Create your own jewellery in this 3-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over
4 Aug 2021
Laser cut print-making

Laser cut print-making

Create your own laser cut etching and print in this 3-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over
18 Aug 2021
Join us in the outdoor amphitheatre

Rhymetime and storytime

Storytime at Glebe Library

Storytime at Glebe Library

Storytime is a fun storytelling session for pre-schoolers
29 Jul 2021