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  • All events, exhibitions and activities below are held at Penrith Library, unless otherwise stated. See Kids and Students for events and activities especially for children, families and students. 

    Penrith Community Knitting and Crochet Group

    Meets the first Monday of every month except January - 9.30am to noon.

    Portraits in Pink exhibition

    Penrith Library Lower Lounge until 27 April
    The exhibition is free and open to the whole community. The exhibition will include a series of photos, celebrating the stories of 14 breast cancer survivors from within the Indian and Sri Lankan communities of NSW. Women from the Indian and Sri Lankan backgrounds have one of the lowest screening rates in NSW. The Pink Sari project aims to raise awareness about breast screening among these communities. 

    From Russia with Love

    Glass display cabinets, Penrith Library until 28 April
    Valentina will delight us again with her collection of memorabilia from her homeland, Russia. When Valentina hosted this display in 2012 she made the front page of the Penrith Press.

    Lisa Gorton - Author Talk 

    Penrith Library Theatrette, Saturday 6 May, 10:00 -11:00am  
    Lisa Gorton, was the winner of the 2016 People's Choice Award and shortlisted for the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction at the 2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards for her work The Life of Houses

    FREE event, light refreshments provided, tickets AVAILABLE  from Penrith Library. 
    Call 4732 7891 for more information.

    Sydney Writers' Festival at Penrith Library

    Rosetta: A Scandalous True Story by Alexandra Joel

    Wednesday 24 May 6:30 - 7:30pm Penrith Library
    $5.00, includes light refreshments. Bookings 4732 7891.

    "Rosetta: A Scandalous True Story" is Alexandra Joel’s book about her great-grandmother, who in 1905 deserted her husband and daughter for fortune teller Zeno the Magnificent.
    Alexandra Joel is also the author of "Best Dressed: 200 Years of Fashion in Australia" and "Parade: the Story of Fashion in Australia". Both books detail the development of fashion, style and national identity. Alexandra is a former editor of Harper’s Bazaar and of Portfolio, Australia’s first magazine for working women. She has been a contributor to a number of national magazines as well as The Australian and The Sydney Morning Herald. For ten years Alexandra also practiced as a counselor and psychotherapist.

    Tech Savvy Seniors

    We’re living in the digital age, but many Australians are being left behind and lack the skills needed to get connected.  Penrith City Library offers you the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use new technology.
    The New South Wales ‘Tech Savvy Seniors’ program is a key initiative of the NSW Ageing Strategy and Telstra’s digital inclusion program. 
    This free training is designed to assist older Australians learn how to confidently and easily master new technology skills.
    Places are limited and fill quickly.
    Ask at our Service Desk for further information about classes.

    Free Learner's Test practice

    Getting ready to become a new driver in NSW? Get ready for your NSW Learner's Test or Driver's Licence Test in no time with simulated practice tests. You can access the test on Penrith City Library's FreeNet PCs, and via remote access from your home PC via the library's online catalogue.

    The practice tests were created specifically for this year's test and were carefully designed by a team of experts to mimic the official learner's test. Choose from 3 free practice tests or view the official NSW driver's manual. Ask at your library's service desk for more details.

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Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 council@penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia