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

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

A Law Week talk by Legal Aid NSW

Do you want to find out more about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)? If you have a disability or you're a participant, carer or family member, it's important to know your rights. Hear from a Legal Aid NSW lawyer about NDIS basics and how the law can help if you're not happy with a decision or a provider.

When: Friday, 17 May 2019 - 2 to 3pm
Where: Penrith Library Theatrette
Tickets: Free, but bookings are essential through EventBrite - tickets will be available on 24 April.

The Price of Freedom by Luciano Vranich

Photographic exhibition.

When: Monday, 29 April to Monday 10 June 2019
Where: Penrith Library Lower Lounge

Author Talk: Victoria Purman

Victoria Purman is an award-nominated bestselling author. She has been nominated for a number of readers' choice awards and was a judge in the fiction category for the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. 

Victoria will talk about her latest novel 'The Land Girls'. 

When: Wednesday 5 June
Where: Penrith Library Theatrette - 2 – 3pm 
Tickets: FREE event, but bookings essential. Tickets are available through EventBrite.