Libraries Refreshed Update

We’re refreshing our libraries with new equipment and a new library computer system. This is a big project and will be completed over two stages.

Find out more about what is involved with each stage.

Digital downloads

Digital downloads offer quick and convenient access to books, audio books, magazines and music. There are also streaming stories for kids.

Use your membership number and PIN to access these for free from home or on the go.

15 Aug 2019
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The Ultimate Storytelling Battle

Join bestselling Australian kids’ authors Mick Elliott and Oliver Phommavanh at Floriade as they face off on stage in the ULTIMATE STORYTELLING BATTLE. They have just ONE HOUR to come up with the most HILARIOUS, OUTRAGEOUS and UNTHINKABLY STINKY stories ever told. No drafts. No rewrites. Just instant storytelling to the max. A special storytelling event in conjunction with Floriade and Australian Reading Hour.

15 Aug 2019
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We’re at Floriade 2019

We're excited to be taking part in Floriade this year. Visit us amongst the flowers for themed storytelling. We’ll be celebrating 50 years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the importance of bees with UnBEElieveables, and community diversity with bilingual story time. You can also make your own Story Stones for interactive storytelling, and join us for our popular Giggle & Wiggle early literacy program. No bookings needed.

29 Jul 2019
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CBCA ACT Branch Book Appeal

We’re again supporting the Children’s Book Council of Australia ACT Branch’s (CBCA ACT) Christmas Book Appeal. You can donate new books for children and teenagers aged 0-18 years at any of our libraries during opening hours from 1 – 31 August. The CBCA ACT aims to collect 2,000+ books to give to children in need this Christmas.

19 Jul 2019
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What's on in August?

We’re celebrating Children’s Book Week and National Science Week and have a special series of three talks by passionate photographer Steve Parish. There are also talks and workshops on writing, family history record keeping, gardening, and political cartoons and caricature.