Upcoming Library Events

Upcoming Library Events

All events, exhibitions and activities below are held at Penrith Library, unless otherwise stated. See the Children & Young People page for events and activities especially for children, families and students.

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

Author Talk: In conversation with Chris Hammer

After the Scrublands, Chris Hammer returns with one of the most anticipated crime novels of the year Silver.
In Silver, Chris Hammer turns his forensic eye to an Australian coastal town. For half a lifetime, journalist Martin has run from his past. But now there is no escaping. The past is ever present.

Books will be available for purchase and signing after the event.

When: Tuesday 29 October, 6.30pm 
Where: Penrith Library Theatrette 
Tickets: $5. Bookings essential via EventBrite

Tax Help

Need help lodging your tax return? You’re eligible for Tax Help if you earn around $60,000 or less per year. Tax Help is a network of ATO-trained and accredited community volunteers who provide a free and confidential service to help people complete their tax returns online using myTax.

Tax Help is available at Penrith Library:
Thursdays 11.30am - 3pm
(until Thursday 24 October)
To make an appointment, call 4732 7891.
Bookings are essential.

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. 

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