Adult Programs

Looking for something else? Try our What’s On Calendar for special events held at our branches.

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Art on the Peninsula at Woy Woy Library

Be inspired! Local artists from the Peninsula Art Community will volunteer their time to share tips and techniques with budding artists.

The group meets at Woy Woy Library every fourth Wednesday of the month from 1-4pm.

All welcome, no bookings required. Enquire by calling 4304 7555.

Be Connected: Digital Connect

Are you 50+ and would love some help with using digital technology?

A number of our branches host Digital Connect programs which provide support to people over 50 with accessing the internet, using your device, and keeping in touch online.

Erina Library

Meets on the first Wednesday each month from 10am-2pm.
Enquiries: 4304 7650

Gosford Library

Meets on the third Wednesday each month from 10am-2pm.
Enquiries: 4304 7500

Kincumber Library

Meets on the fourth Monday each month from 10am-2pm.
Enquiries: 4304 7641

Lake Haven Library

Meets on the third Friday each month from 10am-2pm.
Enquiries: 4350 1570

Toukley Library

Meets on the first Friday each month from 10am-2pm.
Enquiries: 4350 1540

Tuggerah Library

Meets on the last Wednesday each month from 10am-2pm.
Enquiries: 4350 1560

Woy Woy Library

Meets on the second Thursday each month from 10am-2pm.
Enquiries: 4304 7555

Bookclubs

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? Join one of our bookclubs that run at our library branches.

Bateau Bay Library

Tuesday Bookclub – Fourth Tuesday of the month from 10-11am.

Enquiries: 4350 1580

Erina Library

  • Erina Bookclub – First Friday of the month from 9.30-10.30am.
  • First Friday Bookclub – First Friday of the month from 11am-12.30pm.

Enquiries: 4304 7650

Gosford Library

Gosford Library Bookclub – First Wednesday of the month from 10.30am-12pm.

Enquiries: 4304 7500

Kariong Library

Kariong Library Bookclub – Last Friday of the month from 10am-12pm.

Enquiries: 4325 8155

Kincumber Library

Kincumber Bookclub – Last Tuesday of the month from 10am-12pm.

Enquiries: 4304 7641

Lake Haven Library

  • Book Chat Bookclub – Last Wednesday of the month from 9-11.30am.
  • Bookfriends Bookclub - Every four weeks on a Saturday from 1.30-2.30pm.
  • Friday Ladies Bookclub – Last Friday of the month from 9.30-10.30am.
  • Mens Discussion Group – Every four weeks on a Friday from 11am-12.30pm.
  • Monday Ladies Bookclub – Last Monday of the month from 1.30-3pm.
  • Saturday Book Group – Every four weeks on a Saturday from 1-2.45pm.

Enquiries: 4350 1570

The Entrance Library

The Entrance Bookclub – Third Tuesday of the month from 11am-12pm.

Enquiries: 4350 1550

Toukley Library

  • 1st Bookclub – First Wednesday of the month from 10.30-11.30am.
  • Coffee Club Bookclub – Second Wednesday of the month from 10.30-11.30am.
  • Thursday Bookclub – Second Thursday of the month from 10.30-11.30am.
  • The Saturday Casual Readers Discussion Group – Every fourth Saturday from 9.30-10.30am. 

Enquiries: 4350 1540

Tuggerah Library

Pageturners Bookclub – First Wednesday of the month from 1.30-3.30pm.

Enquiries: 4350 1560

Umina Beach Library

Umina Library Bookclub – First Wednesday of the month from 10.30am-12pm.

Enquiries: 4304 7333

Woy Woy Library

  • Woy Woy Library Bookclub – First Thursday of the month from 2-4pm.
  • Woy Woy Library Bookclub: History Talks – Third Thursday of the month from 2-4pm.

Enquiries: 4304 7555
 

English Language Meet and Greet

English Language Meet and Greet at Gosford Library

Are you learning English?

Join this friendly group every Tuesday from 10am at Gosford Library and practice English conversation.

Please note, this program does not run during school and public holidays.

All welcome, no bookings required. Enquire by calling 4304 7500.
 

Kings of War

Kings of War at Tuggerah Library

Kings of War is a tabletop wargame where each player takes control of an ‘army’ of fantasy miniatures, attempting to out manoeuvre and defeat each other in a fun and social environment. Command the fearsome Orcs or the cunning Elves, the stalwart Dwarves or the terrifying Undead and pit your strategy against all comers to help shape the future of our fantasy world. 

Join us every four weeks on a Saturday at Tuggerah Library from 12-2.30pm.

This event is free and no bookings are necessary. 

All ages welcome.

Contact Tuggerah Library on 4350 1560 for more information.

History Hounds

History Hounds at Tuggerah Library

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. 

Morning tea provided, please bring your own mug. 

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month at Tuggerah Library from 10.30-11.30am.

All welcome, no bookings required. Enquire by calling 4350 1567 or email history@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

Knitting Groups

Can you knit, crochet, embroider or enjoy creating handmade craftwork? Meet like-minded people and create craft whilst enjoying a cuppa and a chat.

Bateau Bay Knit ‘n’ Knatter

Every second Friday from 10am-12pm. 
Enquiries: 4350 1580

Lake Haven Knitters

Every second Saturday from 10am-1pm.
Enquiries: 4350 1570

The Entrance Knitters

Every Wednesday from 10am-12pm.
Enquiries: 4350 1550

Toukley Knitters

Every second and fourth Friday of the month from 10am-12pm.
Enquiries: 4350 1540

Tuggerah Knitwits Knitting Group

First Friday of the month from 9.30-11.30am.
Enquiries: 4350 1560

Umina Beach Knitters

Every Monday and Thursday from 10am-12pm.
Enquiries: 4304 7333

 

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 fortnight on Saturdays from 10.30am.
Enquiries: 4350 1580

The Entrance Library

Every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 10am and 2pm.
Enquiries: 4350 1550

Adult Art: Colouring in the afternoon

Toukley Library

Every Thursday at 1-3pm. 
Enquiries: 4350 1540
 

Podchat

Podchat at Umina Beach

Come along to our discussion group to chat about what’s old and what’s new in the world of podcasts. Refreshments provided. Please bring your own mug. 

Podchat meets on the third Wednesday of the month at Umina Beach Library from 10-11.30am. 

All welcome, no bookings required. Enquire by calling 4304 7333.

Recipe Club

Recipe Club at Erina Library

If you love food and cooking then our Recipe Clubs are for you! 

Choose a recipe based on a monthly theme from one of our many cookbooks or magazines to try at home. At the next meeting talk about what you liked or disliked. You don’t have to bring food, just a recipe to share with the group.

Beginner and expert chefs welcome.

Recipe Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at Erina Library from 10am.

All welcome, no bookings required. Enquire by calling 4004 7650.

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.

Seed and Plant Library

Seed and Plant Library at Woy Woy Library

Gardeners and plant lovers are invited to visit the Woy Woy Seed and Plant Library. ‘Borrow’ some seeds and plants and give back when you have plenty.

The Seed Library meets at Woy Woy Library on the first Wednesday of the month from 1pm.

All welcome, no bookings required. Please contact 4304 7555 to confirm start times as they are subject to change.

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 fortnight at Toukley Library on a Thursday at 9.30am.

All welcome, no bookings required. Enquire by calling 4004 7650.

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Last updated : Fri 17 Jan 2020