What's On  

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.


Saturday Storytime 2015

National Simultaneous Storytime 2015

Short Story Competition June 2015

HSC Lectures 2015

To help you prepare for the HSC, Ashfield, Burwood, City of Canada Bay and Leichhardt libraries have put together a range of free workshops for students in the lead up to exams.

HSC Lectures 2015 Flyer

To book for the Ashfield lectures, search for the events on our eventbrite page:


To book events at other libraries please follow the directions on the flyer. 

Christopher Cyrill presents a Memoir Writing Workshop for Adults. 

 Saturday May 30  2015  10am-1pm Local Studies Room Level 2.

 Previous attendees: this is a repeat of the February  21 workshop


Please note this writing class has booked out. 

Refugee Week Film Screening - Australian Stories 2015

Tuesday 16 June 2015,  Ashfield Library Level 2 Local Studies Room

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

In celebration of Refugee Week 14-20 June, Ashfield Library will be screening Australian Stories 2015 a selection of short films about diaspora and migrant stories.

Light refreshments provided.

This event is free, bookings essential.

Please direct all enquiries to Vanessa on 9716 1832.

Refugee Week Film flyer

Eventbrite - Refugee Week Film - Australian Stories 2015

Local Studies Room

Ashfield Library now has a dedicated Local Studies room on level 2 Ashfield Civic Centre.

The hours of opening for local studies and family history research are:

Mondays and Tuesdays 10am-1pm and Thursdays 2pm-5pm.

The room is also open for private study on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1.30pm-4.45pm, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9.00am-4.45pm and Thursdays from 9.00am-1.00pm.

The room is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Read more in our brochure.

Local Studies Brochure



Authors at Ashfield

For the full list of Authors at Ashfield events, including lunch time sessions, please go to the following page: