The kids can also enjoy a full calendar of children's rhymetime, twilight storytime and late night readings, and there'll also be fun, creative workshops.
Join us for a special Dreamtime Storytime with Gangari artist and storyteller, Kathryn Farrawell. Sit back and relax whilst you hear stories from the dreaming, for families of all ages.
Thursday 9 January 11.30am
Thursday 16 January 11.30am
|Green Villages: Grow food in small spaces|
Tight on space? Discover how you can create a thriving edible garden on your balcony or terrace! Join Green Villages and permaculturalist Myriam Pitre and hear the top 10 tips to grow healthy, organic food in small spaces. All while reducing the amount of time, energy and money you put into your food growing project.
No bookings needed, just drop by.
Thursday 9 January 1pm
Saturday 11 January 1pm
Sunday 19 January 2pm
|Library Kids |
Unleash your imagination with stories, crafts and loads of fun! These sessions will dive into some fantastic children's stories perfect for the 3 to 5 year age bracket. No bookings required, just bring a vivid imagination and the kids along. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Facilitator: Tanija Parker
Friday 10 January 11.30am
Sat 11 January 11.30am
Fri 24 January 11.30am
Sat 25 January 11.30am
Feel like running away to join the circus? Well, we have you covered, minus the running away part. Join in the fun as we teach you beginner circus skills and balancing acrobatics, who knows you could be a future Sydney Festival performer!
All ages welcome but bookings are essential. Click here to book.
20 participants only.
Sun 12 January 2pm
Tues 14 January 6pm
Tues 21 January 6pm
Library Kids January (Bilingual)
Wednesday 15 January 11.30am - Facilitator: Martyn Han
Wed 22 January 11.30am - Facilitator: Pam Ho
Enjoy using scratchboards, skewers and your imagination to create beautiful prints. Get all the top tips from artist Vanessa Owens, who is one of the talented Pine Street tutors offering classes throughout the year. Visit pinestreet.com.au for more information and see you in Hyde Park in January. All ages welcome.
Facilitator: Vanessa Owens
Thursday 16 January 1pm
A 30-40 min cultural interactive workshop on Aboriginal Music and Dance
Friday 17 January 11.30am
Saturday 18 January 11.30am
Workshop are getting into the spirit of recycling old books for these Lawn Library workshops! Come along and unleash your inner awesome with Workshop's book planter craft sessions. These sessions require a booking so jump online and book here.
For more information on Workhop check out their website www.work-shop.com.au
Saturday 18 January 1pm
|Larry Writer and PM Newton in Conversation|
Take a walk on the darker side of inner Sydney in the 1920s and ‘30s. Join Larry Writer as we plunge into the wheeling's and dealings of colourful characters like Tilly Devine, Kate Leigh, the razor gangs and such police as Frank "Bumper" Farrell, Lillian Armfield and Ray Blissett. So join us for this afternoon of Sydney's sordid history.
Wednesday 22 January 2pm
|Butterfly Creations Workshop|
Children are invited along to this fun interactive workshop where they will be given everything they need to create a fantastic butterfly with watercolour. Join Alex Snellgrove from Pine Street who will guide children in their creative pursuit and capture everyone's imagination.
Thursday 23 January 1pm
|Late Night Library|
Campfire collective (Fringe comedy)
Take a walk on the wild side at the City of Sydney Library with a late night, adults only event. Join Campfire Collective for a night of comedy and laughs.
Wed 22 January 8.30pm
|Late Night Library- What's Your Fantasy?|
Hello Nerds! What with The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug currently dominating the Box Office we here at Late Night Library Inc. thought we would hitch our bandwagon to that proverbial dragon and write ourselves some Fantasy stories. Why not?
So grab your twelve sided die and come along. Stories include: the history of a long lost (made up) sci fi tv show, the pitfalls of an enchanted slam poet, a Lord Of The Rings Erotic Fan Fiction and more!
Ben Jenkins (ABC's The Checkout, Storyclub)
David Cunningham (Very Smart & Funny Comedian)
Cait Harris (Siberian Hot Toddy, The Sturgeon General)
Eddie Sharp (Versus on FBi 94.5, Erotic Fan Fiction Readings)
Wednesday 15 January 8.30pm