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Welcome

Welcome to the traditional land of the Ngunnawal people and your library by Aunty Violet Sheridan

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Enjoy free access to all the great services and resources we have online and in branches.

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We are open regular hours. Check for Covid updates, including free RATs for concession holders.

26 Sep 2022
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Don't miss our buzzing School Holiday program

24 September – 8 October
We’ve got a buzzing hive of #FreePrograms to keep all ages entertained. Minecraft, Dungeons & Dragons, slow fashion, Technic LEGO®, Electronic Art, drag make-up workshops, and more.

Book now

26 Sep 2022
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Libraries ACT at Floriade 2022

9:30am-12:30pm, Every Wednesday | Floriade
Floriade is back and we’re excited to take some of our most popular children’s programs to celebrate among the blooms.

Check out what’s on and when

26 Sep 2022
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Help find Floyd's family

Competition ends Wednesday 28 September
Help Floriade’s mascot, Floyd the pink garden gnome, find his lost family members. There are special prizes up for grabs. Word is some are quite the Library Lovers.

Read more about the competition

17 Sep 2022
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True crime author talk & CIT 'Crime Scene House' tour

Tue 20 September | CIT Bruce Campus
Into true crime or CSI stories, shows or podcasts? Don’t miss the inside scoop on ‘A Witness of Fact’ from author Drew Rooke, plus an exclusive tour of Canberra’s own forensic science learning facility.

Book your spot to meet Drew Rooke

11 Aug 2022
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Special movie screening in honour of Olivia Newton-John

1:30pm, Sat 13 August 2022 | Woden Library
Are you a hopelessly devoted fan of Sandy and Danny? Or does your ride go like greased lightning? In honour of Olivia Newton-John, join us for a special screening of the much-loved musical romantic comedy movie she is best known for.

Book now for free

10 Aug 2022
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Free RATs for concession card holders your public library

From 9 August 2022 | Various Branches
If you are feeling well and don't have COVID-19 symptoms, you can now pick up free COVID-19 rapid antigen tests (RATs) from our library branches. You will need to show your concession card

Find out more

10 Aug 2022
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We've got you covered for Book Week

20-26 August 2022 | Various Branches
Oh no, do you need a kids costume for Book Week? Never fear, ACT NoWaste are joining us to give you tips, tricks and ideas for creating costumes with things around the house. Plus, there's no better time for Story Time at the library than Book Week. Make sure you book in to catch special guest reader Jodie Griffiths-Cook at Kippax and Gungahlin.

Check out what's on for Book Week

10 Aug 2022
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Celebrate National Science Week with us!

13-21 August 2022 | Various Branches
Bring the whole family for a week packed with cool science at a library near you. Don’t miss convict escape plans, inspiring Canberra women in science, Questacon science kits, prehistoric puppet making, an Science of Romance talk with Jennifer Ryder and Rebecca Barber, and more.

Check out what's on for Science Week