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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Free Health Information Sessions in Mandarin and Korean! 

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

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Riverwood Library
Hepatitis 
​Mandarin
Friday 20 August
​ 10-11am
​ 9707 5436


Free Stepping On Course in Mandarin

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
7, 14, 21, 28 September
5, 12, 19 October
7 December
​10.30am-12.30pm
​ 9789 9405


My Aged Care--Free Education Program in Your Language

More dates will be added soon.

We invite the members of our different community language groups to our FREE classes on using the My Aged Care Online  website.

All the classes will take place at Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, 80 Rickard Road in Bankstown. Bookings are essential, please call 9707 9708 to reserve your place. 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.

Tech Classes in Vietnamese On hold due to Sydney COVID-19 lockdown

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 Sydney COVID-19 lockdown

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

Create Art from Everyday Rubbish!  

​If you lov​​e to draw, try upcycling everyday rubbish and turn it into incredible art in this activity for everyone to enjoy.

In this video, local library patron and art lover Kristine Xian will shows how you can bring more colour into your home in less than 3 minutes.

Try transforming common materials, such as all those empty toilet paper rolls, into lovely art today!