Multicultural programs & events

Multicultural programs & events
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Our library and knowledge centres offer a number of multicultural programs and events for all to attend. Multicultural programs & events Our library and knowledge centres offer a number of multicultural programs and events for all to attend. Cultural Services; Multicultural Programs; Events; Library Services
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Find Information on COVID-19 in Your Language

Canterbury-Bankstown has gathered information on COVID-19 and the current NSW Health Orders in a range of languages-check for yours on this page

Now Online! 网站/網站入门 My Aged Care--Free Education Program in Your Language

This FREE event in Chinese will help seniors gain understanding and knowledge about how to access information on the My Aged Care website, including learning about types of care, getting assessed and arranging your service.

 如何通过My Aged Care网站获取中文老年护理信息, 包括了解有关护理种类, 获得评估,安排服务, 寻找服务商等

When: Wednesday 22 September 2-3pm for Mandarin speakers

                  Wednesday 29 September 2-3pm for Cantonese speakers

Where: Online via Zoom

Booking: 02 9707 9704

More languages are being added all the time, please check back for updates or follow our Facebook page for announcements.

This free program is held in partnership with NSW Health – South West Sydney.

Free Health Information Sessions in Mandarin and Korean! 

On hold due to current COVID-19 restrictions.  Check here for re-opening updates.


Take better control of your health with our free Health Information Sessions in Mandarin and Korean. These are delivered in partnership with the Multicultural Health Service, Health Promotion Unit and Sydney Local Health District. 

Bookings essential--ask at your local library, or call the number shown.

Location
Topic
​Language
Day/sTime
Bookings
Online via Zoom
Bowel cancer screening 
​Mandarin
Thursday 24 June
​ 10.30 – 11.30am
​9707 5541
Campsie Library
Diabetes
​Mandarin
Friday 12 November
​ 10-11am
​9789 9405 or 9707 5436
Campsie Library
Diabetes 
​Korean
Friday 19 November
​ 10-11am
​9789 9405 or 9707 5436
Riverwood Library
Diabetes 
​Mandarin

Postponed

​ 

Riverwood Library
Hepatitis 
​Mandarin
Postponed

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Free Stepping On Course in Mandarin

On hold due to current COVID-19 restrictions. New dates will be arranged for 2022.  Check here for re-opening updates.

Stepping On is a FREE falls prevention program for seniors. It is designed to build knowledge and confidence to help you stay active and independent. It is not suitable for people diagnosed with dementia or neuromuscular conditions. 逐步前行 (Stepping On) 是一个为期 8 周的专为长者(65 岁或以上)开设的普通话免费,创新友善 的课程。讲授如何进行适度肌力和平衡锻炼,让长者增加知识,力量和信心,有效预防跌倒, 并保持积极活跃和独立生活能力。

Location
Topic
​Language
Day/sTime
Bookings
Campsie Library
Stepping On Course (please attend all days) 
​Mandarin
Postponed
Postponed


Tech Classes in Vietnamese 

On hold due to current COVID-19 restrictions.  Check here for re-opening updates.


Book a spot at the libraries' FREE Tech-Help Classes in Vietnamese and master your iPhone, tablet and other technology.

A Vietnamese-speaking Tech-Help professional will demonstrate library apps, help you with your favourite apps and answer technology and internet questions. 

Sessions can be tailored to your needs. Bookings are essential--call the library on  9707 9708 to make your booking.

The classes will be held on Fridays from 1-2.30pm at Bankstown Library, until 25 June 2021.

Chinese Reading Club 

On hold due to current COVID-19 restrictions.  Check here for re-opening updates.


Join our Chinese Reading Club to meet other readers, have a chat and find new Chinese books, magazines and DVDs to borrow. The Club meets at Riverwood Library every second Wednesday of the month from 10am-12pm. Call 9707 5436 for more information.

中文阅读俱乐部

欢迎參加Riverwood图书馆主办的中文阅读俱乐

部, 包括与其他读者会面, 互相交流, 借阅图书馆

的中文新书, 杂志以及DVD.

聚会定于每月第二个星期三, 时间为上午10点至12点,

地点在Riverwood图书馆.  具体日期如下:

5月12日, 6月9日, 7月14日, 8月11日, 9月8日,

10月13日, 11月10日, 12月8日.

Riverwood 图书馆地址

欢迎致电 9707 5436