Wednesday, May 23, 2012

1st Wednesday Book Group - 6 June 2012

The June meeting of the 1st Wednesday Book Group is on 6 June 2012. The group will be discussing Love In the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Marquez Garcia.

If you have read this book, please join us for the discussion at 10.30am in Rockdale Library.

The next meeting will be on 4 July 2012 to discuss The Painted Veil by Somerset Maugham

If you are interested in joining the group in 2012 please call Natalie on 9562 1821

Monday, May 21, 2012

Sans Souci Knitting Group - 4 June 2012

Come to the next meeting of the Sans Souci Knitting Group
All levels are welcome. Please bring your own needles and wool.

When: 4 June 2012
Time: 10.30am - 12 noon
Where: Sans Souci Branch Library
104 Russell Avenue (Cnr Russell and Clareville Avenue)SANS SOUCI NSW 2219

The next meeting will be on Monday 2 July 2012

Please phone Nina for more information on 9562 1817 or email

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Starting School Information Night 31 May 2012

Rockdale City Council is hosting a parent/carer information night with expert speakers to help your child get ready for the big day!

Thursday 31 May 2012, 6pm–7pm
Rockdale City Council, Conference Room
2 Bryant Street, Rockdale

Special Guest Speakers
Ms Kathy Northwood, Principal of Bardwell Park Infants School, and Ms Ana Levar, Lecturer at the University of Western Sydney, will talk about all aspects of the best start to school for your child. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions.
Free child minding will be provided but bookings are required. Light refreshments will also be served.
Please register for this great information session by calling Rockdale Library on 9562 1821

Monday, May 14, 2012

National Simultaneous Storytime 23 May 2012

Join children around Australia in a simultaneous storytime reading The Very Cranky Bear by Nick Bland

Date: 23 May
Time: 11am
Location: Rockdale City Library,
448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Bexley Library 499 Forest Road, Bexley

Phone for details: Rockdale City Library 9562 1821
Free event, no bookings necessary

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Downloadable Audiobooks At Rockdale City Library

If you love audiobooks, you are going to love Rockdale City Library's new downloadable Clipper audiobooks.

Library members can use their library card to borrow and download free audiobooks any time of the day.

There are over 600 global bestsellers encompassing everything from adventure to romance.

It's free for members of Rockdale City Library! Just login to your account on the library catalogue and click on the "Clipper audiobooks" banner to access our OneClickdigital site.

The first time you use OneClickdigital, you will need to create a username and password. To do this, click the link in the top right corner that reads Create New Account.

You need to tell OneClickdigital what sort of computer you are using – select either Windows or Mac as your Operating System. If you have a Mac, that's all you need to do in this section. If you have a Windows computer, you'll also need to indicate your Download Method (Media Manager is recommended) and what type of portable device you'll be downloading the audiobooks to. If you have an iPod, iPad or other Apple device, choose Apple Device; otherwise, select Other.

Lastly, on the right hand side of the screen, please provide a few details such as your name and email address, and create a username and password for yourself. When you've completed all the details, click Create an Account and you will have a OneClickdigital account that you can use from any internet-connected computer, any time, anywhere.

Monday, May 7, 2012

HSC Workshop - Belonging

Rockdale City Library invites HSC students to a workshop on the 2012 HSC English Area of Study ‘Belonging’

Date: Thursday 24 May 2012
Time: 5pm–6:30pm

Be early for a slice of pizza
Cost Free, bookings essential
Where: Rockdale Seniors Hall
36 George St, Rockdale

Bookings Rockdale City Library on 02 9562 1821

For more information about the talk, see the flyer at

Friday, May 4, 2012

Rockdale Readers Book Group - 18 May 2012

The next meeting of the Rockdale Readers Book Group is on 18 May 2012. The group will be discussing Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver.

The group meets at 5.30pm in Rockdale Library.

If you have read this book, please join us for the discussion.

The next meeting will be on 15 June 2012. The group will be discussing Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer.

For more information or to join the group in 2012, please call Natalie on 95621821

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Law Week Talk 17 May 2012 - Older People and the Law

Come Along to a Law Week Talk

Older People and the Law
Presented by Jeff O’Brien of Redmond Hale Simpson
This talk will cover wills and power of attorney and retirement villages and the law

When: 17 May 2012
Time: 1pm Where: Rockdale City Council
Conference Room, Level 2
2 Bryant Street, Rockdale

Free entry with light refreshments provided
Bookings essential, phone 9562 1821

Free Wifi at Rockdale Library

Free wifi is available during opening hours at the following branches:

Rockdale Branch Library:

Arncliffe Branch Library:

Bexley North Branch Library:

and Sans Souci Branch Library: