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

Comic Con-versation 2014 with Schedule

Comic Con-versation 

Saturday September 20th 2014 4pm - 8pm Ashfield Library

Ashfield Library is holding its first ever comic convention,Comic Con-versation.Kings Comics are partnering with us and will be selling during the event.There will be many localgraphic novelists/artistscoming along and participating in a fun,entertaining and educational evening of workshops, panel discussions and more!


Refreshments will be available, and fantastic prizes will be given away on the night. You will have the chance to mingle and engage with the talented and active local comics community.
We are very excited to announce that our very special guest will be Bruce Mutard, the highly regarded author of books such as The Silence and The Sacrifice.

Check out the flyer here:  Comic Con-versation 2014

Sept/October School Holidays

Check out the flyer for kids here: September/October

Check out the flyer for teens here: 

Teens

Trinket Boxes for Teens 12-18 Tuesday September 23rd 10am Ashfield Library

Teens will decorate their own trinket boxes with unique designs!

Eventbrite - Trinket Boxes for Teens 12-18

Crochet for Beginners for teens 12-18 Tuesday 30th September 10am Ashfield Library 

Teens will learn the basics of crochet.

Eventbrite - Crochet for beginners for teens 12-18

Kids

Hula Hoop Workshop for ages 8-12 Wednesday 24th September 10am Ashfield Library 

Kids will learn the basics of Hula Hooping in this interactive  workshop! Guaranteed to get you moving!

Eventbrite - Hula Hoop Workshop for ages 8-12

Hula Hoop Workshop for ages 8-12 Wednesday 24th September 11:30am Haberfield Library

Kids will learn the basics of Hula Hooping in this interactive workshop! Guaranteed to get you moving!

Eventbrite - Hula Hoop Workshop for ages 8-12 Haberfield

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Wooden Spoon Puppets for ages 8-12 Friday 26th September 10 am Ashfield Library

Kids will make a creative wooden spoon puppet based on Goldilocks and the Three Bears

 

Eventbrite - Goldilocks and the Three Bears Wooden Spoon Puppets for ages 8-12

The Nutty Professor presents: Blood! For ages 5-12 Monday September 29th 10am Ashfield Library 

Do your children like vampires? Well in this science workshop we will learn about real blood sucking vampires (bats) and explore the amazing properties of blood. We will be using sensory tubs full of edible goodies (tapioca pearls) to learn about the components that make up our blood. Gory fun for everyone!

Eventbrite - The Nutty Professor presents: Blood! For ages 5-12

Fruit Loop Rainbows Food Craft for ages 5-10 Wednesday 1st October 10 am Ashfield Library 

Kids will create an edible portrait of a rainbow in a cloudy sky.

Eventbrite - Fruit Loop Rainbows Food Craft for ages 5-10

Fruit Loop Rainbows Food Craft for ages 5-10 Wednesday 1st October 12pm Haberfield Library

Kids will create an edible portrait of a rainbow in a cloudy sky.

Eventbrite - Fruit Loop Rainbows Food Craft for ages 5-10 Hab

Bookings for all non-library events here:

http://www.ashfield.nsw.gov.au/page/school_holiday_programmes.html

 

Mental Health Month October 2014

Wednesday 29 October  2014   10:00am - 12:00pmActivity 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

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 October 14

No bookings required

 

Uncover Hidden Treasures from Local Studies and Council Archives:

2nd Monday of the month

11am - 12 pm

Monday October 13

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:

http://www.ashfield.nsw.gov.au/page/authors_at_ashfield.html