Events and workshops

Temporary closure

The safety of our communities, customers and staff is our top priority.

All library branches and links are now closed until further notice. Reserve and collect and pre-booked computer sessions are available at some branches.

We also have a new program of online events and workshops available.

Talks and workshops

We have a huge range of talks and workshops throughout the year. Check out these exciting events to see what’s on now.

Ideas Lab

Come and bring your ideas to life in Sydney's newest makerspace and innovation hub. Our program of hands-on workshops and events is designed to help start-ups and curious makers upskill, share knowledge and network.

Late Night Library

Let us entertain you at our libraries after dark, where we bring you the best in late night, adults only events and invite talented performers to question, challenge and experiment.

Kids and teens

Our libraries are great places for kids and teens to read, study, borrow robotic toys and electronic gadgets and use free wifi and computers.

Readers’ groups

You can join a book club/readers’ group at several branches of the City of Sydney Library. Come along for a relaxed chat about books.

Computer and digital training

Join a class and get the most out of your computer and the internet.

Lawn Library

Enjoy free workshops, talks and activities or explore the collection at our fun pop-up library.

Online courses

You can upgrade your computer skills with free online computer training courses for beginner to intermediate learners at the City of Sydney Library.

Join the library

Membership is free for NSW residents. Complete the online application form and enjoy borrowing up to 30 items for 3 weeks.