Saturday, May 28, 2011

Rockdale Readers - The Old Curiousity Shop

The next meeting of the Rockdale Readers Book Group is on 17 June 2011. The group will be discussing The Old Curiousity Shop by Charles Dickens.

If you have read this book, please join us for the discussion at 5.30pm in Rockdale Library.

The book for July is The Life of Pi by Yann Martel.

For more information or to join the group, please call Natalie on 95621821

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Library and Information Week - 23 - 29 May 2011

Come and celebrate Library Week at Rockdale City Library

Wednesday 25 May, 11am - Rockdale and Bexley Libraries
National Simultaneous Storytime and Face-Painting
Take part in this national event which promotes reading and literacy for children aged 3 -5. The story to be presented is Feathers for Phoebe by Rod Clement

Wednesday 25 May, 1pm - Rockdale City Council Chambers (upstairs from Rockdale Library)

Living Calm: practical strategies
Antonietta Natoli presents part three of her Living Calm workshops with practical strategies to help you bring calm to your life.

Thursday 26 May, 1pm - Rockdale City Council Chambers (upstairs from Rockdale Library)
Author Talk: Giuilia Guiffre
Giulia Guiffre, author of Primavera: or the time of your life, will discuss her book which explores her crazy, vivid Italian-Australian childhood

Friday 27 May, 10am - Committee Room (upstairs from Rockdale Library)
Jewellery Making
Come and join us for a fun morning of beeaded jewellery making with Hemlata Lal. All materials will be provided. Bookings are essential.

Phone 9562 1821 to book for any of these events.

Rockdale Library 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale

Public Holiday Closures June2011

Rockdale Library and the branches at Arncliffe, Bexley, Bexley North and Sans Souci will be closed on Monday 13 June 2011 for the Queen's Birthday Long Weekend.

Usual opening hours will resume on Tuesday 14 June 2011

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

1st Wednesday Book Group - Tirra Lirra by the River

The next meeting of the 1st Wednesday Book Group is on 1 June 2011. The group will be discussing
Tirra Lirra by the River by Jessica Anderson.

If you have read this book, or always wanted to read this book, please join us at 10.30am.

The next meeting will be on 6 July 2011 to discuss  Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry.

To join, or for more information, please contact Natalie on 95621821

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Law Week 16 - 22 May 2011

Rockdale City Library is pleased to present a talk by
Alan McKimm of Alan J McKimm and Associates
on Buying and Selling Real Estate

Thursday 19  May, 1pm
Rockdale City Council Chambers
448 Princes Highway
Rockdale NSW 2216

Free entry with light refreshments provided

Bookings essential, phone 9562 1821

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Travelling Suitcases at Rockdale Library

The Travelling Suitcases display made its way from The National Library of Australia to Rockdale Library during the April School Holidays.

The Travelling Suitcases is a travelling exhibition of art objects from the National Library of Australia.

Here are 2 photos of children enjoying the objects from the suitcases.

HSC English Workshop 'Belonging'

Rockdale City Library invites HSC students to a workshop on the 2011 HSC English Area of Study 'Belonging'.

Date: Tuesday 17 May 2011
Time: 5pm–6:30pm
Cost Free: Bookings Essential
Where: Rockdale City Library
448 Princes Highway

Bookings Rockdale City Library
on 02 9562 1821

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