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Featured events

2014 Surry Hills Festival - an event of Stories, Love & Tales

Saturday 27 September 2014

Parks, pop up spaces, eateries and venues hosting bold contemporary art and design installations, live music, performances, creative studio tours, and more.

word basics @ customs house library

Thursday 24 July 2014

Learn to use Microsoft Word 2007 to create documents, such as letters, memos, or stories.

Twitter 101 @ Customs House Library

Thursday 24 July 2014

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

Beautiful Minds: Body Image @ Newtown Library

Friday 25 July 2014

Teenage girls may experience difficulty comprehending what makes up a healthy body due to the prevalence of conflicting images in the media. In this workshop, we will explore what a healthy body image looks like.

Architecture on Show: Architecture & Furniture

Saturday 26 July 2014

What is the complimentary potential of architecture and furniture?

Excel Basics @ Customs House Library

Monday 28 July 2014

Learn to use Microsoft Excel 2007 to create spreadsheets—an easy way to create budgets, manage lists, or track data.

Computer basics @ customs house

Tuesday 29 July 2014

This course is designed for adults with no previous computer experience.

Better Read's talking heads: Great Criminal minds: P.M Newton & Geoffrey McGreachin @ newtown library

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Two of Sydney’s finest crime writers come together during July to discuss their recent works. P.M Newton & Geoffrey McGeachin.

facebook pages for small orgs @ surry hills library

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Businesses and organisations use Facebook Pages to promote to, engage with and acquire customers and clients. In this hands-on workshop, we will review the basics of developing a good Facebook Page for small organisations.

Mandarin Mac basics @ haymarket library

Wednesday 30 July 2014

苹果电脑基础班 从来没有用过苹果手提式电脑吗?没问题!我 们将教你所有的基础常识及操作,包括如何使用触碰板、打开 应用程式找寻档案。你将会了解苹果电脑的最新操作系统。本 课程是使用苹果手提式电脑教学。