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Socks for Centenary

Sunday 21 December to Saturday 18 April 2015

During World War I, the Red Cross initiated knitting socks for the troops. As a tribute, the City of Sydney is encouraging people to knit a pair of socks, following the Red Cross 1914 pattern and send them to be a part of ‘Socks for Centenary’


Sunday 21 December to Wednesday 24 December 2014

Celebrating 30 years of supporting people living with HIV, Bobby Goldsmith Foundation is proud to present The Urban Landscape, a collection of works by their Phoenix Art Program clients portraying faces of the city.


Sunday 21 December to Tuesday 30 December 2014

A collaboration between artist Phil Tamblyn and historian Craig Wilcox, aimed at getting us to look twice at Hunter Street, a neglected strip of Sydney’s CBD.

An Almost Vertical Ascent Exhibition @ Kings Cross Library

Sunday 21 December to Tuesday 30 December 2014

An almost vertical ascent refers to a recurrent dream in which the artist is in a vehicle of some kind as it makes its slow and precarious ascent up a winding, almost vertical road. The drawings were created using digital drawing technologies.

Summer Reading Club: Drama Workshops @ Glebe Library

Tuesday 13 January to Tuesday 13 January 2015

Learn performance skills and be taken on an acting adventure with actor, director and teacher Shelly Casey. This is the opportunity to explore your creative self through storytelling, character creating and play building!

Summer Reading Club Catrina's Carnival @ Green Square Library

Wednesday 14 January 2015

Join Catrina on a colourful trip around the world visiting some of the best-loved and lesser known festivals.

The Bloodhound Boys Illustration Workshop @ Waterloo Library

Thursday 15 January 2015

The Bloodhound Boys series creator Andrew Cranna will run this illustrator workshop for keen artists

Twitter 101 @ Surry Hills Library

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Learn how to join and use Twitter, a popular social media app to discover news and information.

Computer basics @ Surry Hills Library

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Become familiar with computers and Microsoft Windows while learning basic computer, mouse and keyboard skills in a supportive environment.

Summer Reading Club: Jurassic Joe @ Surry Hills Library

Tuesday 20 January 2015

The Jurassic Joe Show is a fun, interactive journey through the magnificent world of Dinosaurs that encourages young children to learn dinosaur and general facts through the medium of song and dance.