Adult Programs


COVID-19 Update

The information on this page is subject to change and may not be correct during this unpreceded health event.

Our COVID-19 information area details all impacts
to Council services, facilities and programs as well as the local response to coronavirus. Please go to this area of our website to view current changes relating to Council’s waste management services and facilities.

Council’s priority during the evolving situation of COVID is the health and safety of staff and the community. Essential services are still being delivered in line with Public Health Orders. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we all navigate these difficult circumstances.

Please refer to NSW Health for full details on the Public Health Orders. For the latest NSW Government updates, alerts and restrictions about COVID, please visit the NSW Government’s information hub.

Our libraries offer a wide range diverse programs and events for adults. Most of these events are offered within our library branches where possible. If libraries are closed during COVID-19 lockdowns no in-branch programs will be running. Some programs and events will be offered online – details of these events are available on the Library What’s On page. To access eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and other eResources visit the eLibrary. For online databases and authoritative websites view our wide range of Research Databases.

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Do you love reading? Do you want to share your opinions on literature? Or do you just want to connect with people from your community?

Why not join one of our bookclubs that run at our library branches? We also have an online, digital Bookclub, called ‘Booktalk’, which is hosted via our Programs and Events @ your library private Facebook group.

For details including days, times and costs please contact your preferred library branch or email

Please note, the annual $45.00 Book Club membership fee (per club) is payable prior to submitting a Book Club registration form. Payments are accepted at Council Customer Service Centres.

History Hounds

History Hounds

Does your family roll their eyes whenever you talk about your family history research? Come and tell us instead! We will happily listen to your wonderful discoveries, share research ideas and look at new family history resources.

History hounds meets on the first Wednesday of each month, 10.30-11.30am, at Tuggerah Library or online via Zoom during library closures due to lockdown.

Phone 4350 1560 or email


Knitting Groups

Can you knit, crochet, embroider or enjoy creating handmade craftwork? You can met others and chat about your craft as you work on your projects at one of our knitting groups. Ask in your preferred library branch for details.

Kincumber Library

Wrapped With Love Knitting Group

Meets on the second Tuesday of each month, 1.30-3.30pm

Enquiries: 4304 7641

Lake Haven Library

Wild Woolies Knitting Group

Meets on the first Saturday of each month


Enquiries: 4350 1570

Mindfulness in the Library

Colouring in the Library

Colouring in for adults has shown to have many positive effects on well-being. Designs and pencils provided, or you are welcome to bring your own. Supervised children and young adults are also welcome.

All welcome, no bookings required.

Colour Me Calm

Bateau Bay Library

Meets every second Friday from 10am.
Enquiries: 4350 1580


Podchat at Umina Beach Library

Come along to our discussion group to chat about what’s old and what’s new in the world of podcasts.

Meets every fourth Friday, 10-11am.

Enquires: 4304 7333

Retirees Meet and Greet

New to the area? Newly retired? Join us at Erina Library for a chance to meet new people and make new friends.  Morning tea supplied.

Retirees Meet and Greet takes place on the third Wednesday of the month at Erina Library from 10am.

All welcome, no bookings required. Enquire by calling 4304 7650.

Tech Time

Tech Time: One-on-one Sessions at Kincumber Library

Having trouble with your smart phone or tablet? Book in for a 20 minute one-on-one session. 

Join us for a Tech Time session every second Tuesday of the month at Kincumber Library between 2.30-4.30pm.

Places are limited and bookings are essential. Book a session by calling 4304 7641.

Writers Group

Writing Group at Toukley Library

Join the Pen Pushers Writing Group and share writing, receive feedback, talk about writing wins and failures, and have your questions answered.

Meets every second Friday, 10am–12pm

Enquires: 4350 1540


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Last updated : Tue 7 Sep 2021