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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.

For kids and adults

Makerspace workshops

Laser cut jewellery

Laser cut jewellery

Create your own laser cut jewellery in this 3-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over.
27 May 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
10 Jun 2021
Maker time: Regular makerspace sessions

Maker time: Regular makerspace sessions

Gain practical makerspace skills and experience in this regular 2-hour session.
12 May 2021
Adobe Photoshop workshop: Laser cut designs and stamps

Adobe Photoshop workshop: Laser cut designs and stamps

Create your own laser cut artwork or stamp design in this 2-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over
2 Jun 2021
Join us in the outdoor amphitheatre

Rhymetime and storytime

Rhymetime @ Green Square Library

Rhymetime @ Green Square Library

A fun program for babies and toddlers in the outdoor amphitheatre, combining rhymes, music, singing and puppets
12 May 2021
Storytime at Glebe Library

Storytime at Glebe Library

Storytime is a fun storytelling session for pre-schoolers
13 May 2021
Rhymetime @ Darling Square Library

Rhymetime @ Darling Square Library

A fun program for babies and toddlers in the outdoor amphitheatre, combining rhymes, music and singing.
Tomorrow
Bilingual storytime @ Green Square Library

Bilingual storytime @ Green Square Library

Fun sessions in English and Mandarin for pre-schoolers, held in the outdoor amphitheatre
Today 11.30am to 11.50pm
Storytime at Green Square Library

Storytime at Green Square Library

Fun sessions for pre-schoolers in the outdoor amphitheatre
12 May 2021
Mandarin rhymetime @ Green Square Library

Mandarin rhymetime @ Green Square Library

A fun program for babies and toddlers in the outdoor amphitheatre, combining rhymes and songs
Today 10.30am to 10.50am
Rhymetime @ Glebe Library

Rhymetime @ Glebe Library

Rhymetime is a lapsit program for babies that combines rhymes, music and singing to develop early literacy skills
13 May 2021

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.

More events

Wikipedia edit-a-thon: Picture This

Wikipedia edit-a-thon: Picture This

Work with City Historians and experienced Wikipedia editors to increase and improve Wikipedia articles
15 May 2021
City of Sydney Library online book club

City of Sydney Library online book club

Join us online each month to talk books and connect with other readers
27 May 2021

Watch online

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.


Welcome to our libraries

Find out more about the fantastic services and programs available at our 9 library branches and how to join.

Other library news and updates

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.

Great films library members can stream free
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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
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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.