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

Country Women’s Association display

CWA awareness week display.

Where: Glass Cabinets, Penrith City Library Foyer
When: 1 September - 30 September

Photographic Exhibition

Winners and Highly Commended recipients from the 2019 Penrith Show

Where: Penrith City Library Lower Lounge
When: 1 September - 30 September

Author Talk: An evening with Kate Forsyth

History is once more brought to life in spectacular fashion with the latest novel from Kate Forsyth. Paralleling the turbulent times of revolutionary France and the secrecy of Imperial China, The Blue Rose is an evocative tale of endurance, love and triumph. Kate's books will be available for purchase and signing after the event. 
Kate's books will be available for purchase and signing after the event.

When: Wednesday 25 September, 6.30pm 
Where: Penrith Library Theatrette 
Tickets: Bookings essential via EventBrite

Author Talk: An evening with Judy Nunn

History is once more brought to life in spectacular fashion with the latest novel from Kate Forsyth. Paralleling the turbulent times of revolutionary France and the secrecy of Imperial China, The Blue Rose is an evocative tale of endurance, love and triumph. Kate's books will be available for purchase and signing after the event. 
Kate's books will be available for purchase and signing after the event.

When: Monday 14 October, 6.30pm 
Where: Penrith Library Lower Lounge 
Tickets: 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

Pop-Up Library Calendar

Westies Markets

DATE: Sunday 18 August
TIME: 9am - 2pm

St Marys Spring Festival

DATE: Saturday 7 September
TIME: 9am - 3pm

Day of Peace

DATE: Saturday 21 September
TIME:
10am - 2pm
LOCATION:
The Mondo Penrith