The information on this page may not be correct during this unprecedented health event. Essential services are still being provided to the community, however many Council services and programs have been placed on hold while facilities and some open spaces are closed.
Our COVID-19 information area details all impacts to Council services, facilities and programs as well as the local response to coronavirus.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
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
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
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: 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.
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