Special events and activities that are held at the library are listed here. Regular events and activities are detailed under the menu headings on the left.
Click here for a some highlights in June programming: What's on in June!
The one and only Monica Trapaga is joining us for a special author talk! Click here for more information!
We are very excited to announce our eleventh Sydney Writers' Festival event with the one and only Matthew Condon in conversation with Therese Scott about his new crime novel The Toe Tag Quintet Click here for more information!
Bookings via eventbrite!
On the second Monday of the month we hope you will look forward to escaping the hustle and bustle by
coming to Ashfield Library to listen to music from local musicians. Feel free to browse our wonderful
compact disc collection afterwards.
Monday June 17 12.30pm-1.00pm Saxophonist Peter Leung
Monday July 8 12.30pm-1.00pm Saxophonists Allianza Ensemble
Monday August 12 12.30pm-1.00pm Saxophonist Jess Squires
Monday September 9 12.30pm-1.00pm Percussionists Transluscent Duo
If you are a solo musician and are interested in performing please email email@example.com
Library Week festivities for Ashfield and Haberfield Libraries include:
Saturday May 18th Keith Whelan: How to write a bestselling thriller! Ashfield Library 9:30am - 11:30am
Join Keith Whelan in this writing class for adults. Learn all about how to write a bestselling thriller!
Saturday June 3 Keith Whelan: Focus on the writing essentials! Ashfield Library 9:30am-11:30am
Keith Whelan presents a writing workshop for adults which aims to help you focus on the writing essentials of character, plot, setting and dialogue.
Monday June 17th Geoff Bartlett: Short Story Workshop Part One Ashfield Library 10:00am- 12:00pm
Popular journalist and lecturer Geoff Bartlett presents a Short Story workshop Part one for adults.You need to book for Part Two on 19 June as at this session you will present your stories to the class.
Tuesday June 18th Geoff Bartlett: Writing Your Family History Ashfield Library 10:00am-12:00pm
Popular journalist and lecturer Geoff Bartlett presents a writing workshop for adults on Writing your family history.
Wednesday June 19th Geoff Bartlett: Short Story Workshop Part Two Ashfield Library 10:00am-12:00pm
Popular journalist and lecturer Geoff Bartlett presents a Short Story workshop for Adults Part Two. Attendance at part one on 17 June essential as participants will present their short stories at the Part Two workshop.
Saturday June 22nd Patti Miller Writing Workshops for Adults: Writing Your Life Ashfield Library 10:00am - 1:00pm
Life writing workshop teacher Patti Miller presents a writing workshop for adults 'Writing Your life".
Wednesday July 17th Martin Edmonds: Writing Long-form Literary Non-fiction workshop Ashfield Library 9:30am-12:00pm
Local author Martin Edmonds presents a writing workshop for adults on how to craft long form literary non-fiction.
For the full list of Authors at Ashfield events, including lunch time sessions, please go to the following page:
Thursday October 31 6pm for 6:30pm Ashfield Council Ground Floor Activity Rooms
Author, literary lecturer and President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia, Susannah Fullerton will give and illustrated lecture on her new book about 'Pride and Prejudice' titled: 'Happily Ever After'. 2013 is the 200th anniversary of the publication of P&P. Books for sale and signing.
Thursday November 21 6pm for 6:30pm Ashfield Council Ground Floor Activity Rooms readthis! 2013
David Malouf's classic novel Harland's Half Acre is Ashfield Library's readthis! 2013 book of the year.
Come along and hear esteemed author David Malouf talk about and sign copies of his novel.
Book for sale and signing.