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 2014

Mental Health Month 2014

Wills Day 2014

What's on in November

Comic Con-versation 

Did you attend our fabulous Comic-Conversation event? We'd love to hear your feedback! Please help us out by filling out our survey:


Spring Book Sales @ Ashfield Town Hall   


Friday 31st October 10am-4pm

Saturday 1st November 9am-1pm


All items are 50c each or

5 for $2

Check out our flyer here



Mental Health Month October 2014

Wednesday 29 October  2014   10:00am - 12:00pm Activity Rooms 3 - 4

Christine Donehue will present a self expressive craft workshop on the theme of appreciating each person’s  unique qualities. The workshop will use collage, writing, discussion and a  meditation activity with guided commentaries.

Suitable for adults of all ages, no art or craft experience necessary.

Materials and morning tea will be provided.

Bookings essential via eventbrite:


Eventbrite - Mental Health Month Craft Workshop



Book Trivia Thursday November 13th  6.45pm in Ashfield Town hall

Entry is by Gold Coin donation with all proceeds going  to the Indignenous Literacy Foundation

Form your own group of 6 and book as a group, or just book for yourself and we'll set you up in a team! 

Bookings via eventbrite:

Eventbrite - Book Trivia

Pyjama Storytime Friday November 28th 6:00pm 

To celebrate the  end of the school year drawing closer, Ashfield Library are hosting an evening Pyjama Storytime forchildren aged 4-10 in the Ashfield Library kids room.

Check out the details here: Pyjama Storytime 2014

Bookings are essntial via the button below:

Eventbrite - Pyjama Storytime Ashfield Library for kids aged 4-10

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 Wednesdays from 1.15pm-3.15pm.

Read more in our brochure.

Local Studies Room info


Come along to our free local history resource sessions:


Walk through our History with Portfolio:

Discover our fascinating online digital records.

2nd Tuesday of the month

11am - 12pm

Tuesday November 11

No bookings required


Uncover Hidden Treasures from Local Studies and Council Archives:

2nd Monday of the month

11am - 12 pm

Monday November 10

No bookings required




Authors at Ashfield

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