OPEN a new page to your local library and discover a world of information that has evolved far beyond books.
It's Library and Information Week, highlighting the role public libraries play in connecting communities.
Campbelltown Council's library service will host a variety of events supporting this year's theme Join the Dots.
- Each of the library branches will participate in National Simultaneous Storytime on Wednesday, May 21, at 11am, joining thousands of other libraries across Australia.
This year's book is Too Many Elephants in This House by Ursula Dubosarsky.
- Visit the pop-up- library in the foyer of the council's Civic Centre on Thursday, May 22, 10am-3pm.
It will highlight library services including storytime, conversation classes, free internet use, HSC lectures, author visits, local studies and community information.
- A free women's health talk will be held at the Greg Percival Community Centre in Ingleburn on Friday, May 23, from 10am to noon.
The Happy, Healthy and Wise talk (pictured) will be presented by area women's health nurses and is a partnership between the library and South West Sydney Local Health District Women's Health Unit. Topics will include mental health, hormonal imbalances and cardiovascular health.
- Eagle Vale Library will host PJ Storytime on Friday 23 May at 6pm, with the theme "Mothers". Put on your pyjamas, grab your family, bring your teddy and join in a special storytime. There'll also be songs, craft activities and a bedtime snack. Suitable for children aged three to 10 years.
For more information, visit campbelltown.nsw.gov.au/library or phone 4645 4444.
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