Programs and events

Programs and events
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There are ongoing programs as well as unique events which take place across the libraries that your Council provides. Programs Events libraries canterbury bankstown There are ongoing programs as well as unique events which take place across the libraries that your Council provides.  

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Your libraries offer ongoing programs and unique events!  Click on the links below for more information on each.



Free native plants native plantsA selection of native trees, shrubs, grasses and groundcovers seedlings, grown from locally-collected, seeds will be available to residents.
Crafty Arts Workshops Arts WorkshopsGrow your creativity and confidence in this friendly group, guided by facilitator Anne-Marie from Crafty Arts Workshops.
School Holidays Programs Holidays ProgramsCouncil's leisure centres, Arts Centre and libraries are the place to be these school holidays for the City’s children and youth.



After School Fun School Fun​​​​Our libraries have a great range of activities, events and services available to benefit everyone. These include educational services, fun events and everything in between. ​
Baby Rhyme Time Rhyme TimeCome along and join in the fun, introducing your baby to rhymes, songs, board books and other bouncing babies!
Book Clubs ClubsDo you love to read and enjoy stimulating conversation with other people about books? Then why not join one of the many book clubs offered by Canterbury-Bankstown's Library and Knowledge Centres.
Book a Librarian​ a Librarian​Did you know that library members can now Book a Librarian for a 30-minute one-on-one session to assist you with your computer needs?
Brick Building Club Building Club
Chair Yoga Yoga​Do you want to participate in Yoga but have challenges getting up and down from the floor? Then Chair Yoga is perfect for YOU!
Chatterbooks monthly book club for 7 to 12-year-olds. Explore the written word and chat about your favourite books.
Dungeons and Dragons and Dragons
English Conversation Groups and Resources Conversation Groups and ResourcesCBCity Library hosts regular ESL conversation groups, ESL language kits, readers and online learning resources.
Happy Crafting CraftingLooking for inspiration or would like to have company while working on your craft project? Then join our Happy Crafting groups!
Help With Reading Program With Reading ProgramHelp With Reading is designed to help primary school children improve their reading skills and build up their confidence, by reading aloud to volunteers. Bookings are required at some locations. Enquire to secure a spot.
Homework help helpIf you are a Year 3 to 12 student and would like some real-life help and advice, the Homework Assistance Program is here to help.
Knitting groups groupsJoin our knitting group and enjoy the company of like-minded craft-lovers. Share ideas, tips and designs!
Lexiko Club Club
Living stories stories
Local and family history and family historyHave your local and family history questions answered at our Local and Family History Drop-Ins.
Movies at Your Library at Your Library
Multicultural Programs and Events Programs and Events
Multicultural programs & events programs & eventsOur library and knowledge centres offer a number of multicultural programs and events for all to attend.
Native plants plantsOur unique local plants rightfully call the area their own, and we make every effort to protect native plants which assist in our eco-system.
New Challengers Evening Challengers EveningOn Chess Challenge Night, meet new people and have fun with an evening of casual games of chess! And, on Arcade Night, join us for some retro arcade-style fun with games like 2D fighters and beat 'em ups.
Play to Learn to LearnPlay to Learn is an early literacy program, where parents can help their child develop the fine motor skills needed for reading and writing development.
Preschool Story Time in Your Language Story Time in Your Language
Preschool Story time Story timeStory times for the City of Canterbury Bankstown’s diverse multicultural community are held for pre-school children at all of our libraries.
Tai Chi Chi
Toddler Time Time