Saturday, February 21, 2015

Dungeons & Dragons - 7 March 2015

Join us at 12 noon-4:45pm on Saturday 7 March 2015, at

Rockdale Town Hall
448 Princes Highway

For Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy role-playing game. Participants create their own characters and embark on imaginary adventure under the guidance of a Dungeon Master.

Free events for teens 13+
New and experienced players are welcome
Only for library members

Phone Rockdale City Library on 9562 1821 for more information or check out the information sheet -

This is a free event, but bookings are essential on

Thursday, February 19, 2015

How To Get Your Book Published: a seminar with Geoff Bartlett

Rockdale City Council Presents A Rockdale Arts Festival Event
HOW TO GET YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED: a Seminar With Geoff Bartlett
Have an idea for a book or already written a manuscript? This seminar will tell you what you need to know to see your words in print and on the shelf in bookstores. You’ll learn how to approach publishers and what they are looking for.
19 March 2015
6pm - 8pm
Council Chambers
1st Floor
Rockdale Town Hall
448 Princes Highway
Places are limited and bookings are essential at
For more information please call Natalie on 9562 1821

Please present your ticket at the door.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

1st Wednesday Book Group – 4 March 2015

Join us for the March meeting of the 1st Wednesday Book Group on 
4 March 2015 at 10.30am 
Meeting Room 2
1st Floor
Rockdale Town Hall
448 Princes Highway 
The group will be discussing The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
If you have read this book please come along and join in the discussion.
The book for April is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
For more information or to join the group please call Natalie on 9562 1821.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Summer Reading Club 2015 Wrap-Up

Well done to the 315 participants of Rockdale City Library Summer Reading Club. 

In total 3,208 books were read and we had great fun celebrating your achievements with you at our parties at the end of the holidays.

The national prize draw of three ipads is still outstanding. If you are a winner, you will be contacted by the State Library of Queensland in the next two weeks. Good luck!

Monday, February 16, 2015

yourtutor has extended their hours

Great news for students! Our popular homework help program is now available from 3pm-10pm Sundays to Fridays. Your tutor helps students from Years 4-12 and TAFE students with their homework and assignments. It's free for library members. All you need is a library card.

Sans Souci Knitting Group - 2 March 2015

Come to the next meeting of the Sans Souci Knitting Group

All levels are welcome. 
Please bring your own needles and wool. 

When: 2 March 2015
Time: 10.30am - 12 noon
Where: Sans Souci Branch Library
104 Russell Avenue (Cnr Russell and Clareville Avenue)

The next meeting will be on Monday 13 April, due to the Easter Monday public holiday on 6 April 2015

Please phone Nina for more information on 9562 1817 or email

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

What Matters 2015 - Writing Competition for Year 5 -12 Students

What Matters? is a writing competition that gives Year 5 – 12 students in NSW and the ACT a chance to say what matters to them in society today.

How to enter
Write a 400-600 word opinion piece on what matters to you and why. Entries must be typed on A4 paper. Strictly one entry per student. All entries must be accompanied by a signed entry form. Entry forms are available from your teacher or can be downloaded below.
All entrants will receive a certificate of participation.

Entries close on 6 May

Please see the website for more information - What Matters? 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015

Rockdale Readers Book Group - 20 February 2015

Join us for the February meeting of the Rockdale Readers Book Group on 
20 February 2015 at 5.30 pm 
Council Chamber
1st Floor
Rockdale Town Hall
448 Princes Highway 
The group will be discussing Tracks by Robyn Davidson.
Please come along and join in the discussion.
The book for March is One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
For more information or to join the group please call Natalie on 9562 1821.