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Parramatta Library (Fitzwilliam Street) Update

Commencing Monday August 8,  Level 1 at Parramatta Library will re-open to the community. Story Time, Justice of the Peace service, public computers and study area will now be available in addition to the pop-up library on the ground floor.


Changes to the Library

Changes are being made at our City branch Library as we begin our relocation to PHIVE - our new community, cultural and civic hub. Please find details of our pop-up services on our operation changes webpage.

Open extended hours across seven days, PHIVE will be home to your new state-of-the-art Library, Customer Contact and Visitor Information services, community meeting spaces, café, and a diverse and vibrant cultural and community program. We look forward to welcoming you to PHIVE, 5 Parramatta Square, in Spring 2022.

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Library App - Your Library anywhere, anytime

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We are excited to announce our new City of Parramatta Libraries App. Your mobile device can now be your digital library membership card!  Use the app to search the library catalogue and access digital resources such as ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and more!   

 

 

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Story Time

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Parramatta Library - Children's Book Week Story Time.

August 20 - 26.

Dreaming with Eyes Open is the theme for Book Week, highlighting how books can transport us to another world.

Bring your little ones to a special Book Week story time.

Branch Libraries - Story time sessions will recommence from Monday 18 July.

 

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Spring into Health

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September is Health Month

Looking after your health has never been more important. City of Parramatta Libraries will be providing a range of fun health activities and challenges available for the month of September. You can be inspired by favourite health books, or check out the free healthy story-times, healthy snacks and lunch box ideas, cancer prevention talk and much more.

 

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Tax Help Program

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In partnership with the Australian Tax Office (ATO), volunteers will be available to provide free tax help to those who are eligible.

Epping Library - 4 August to 29 October
Thursdays (4pm to 6pm) and Saturdays (9:30am to 11:30am). Call 9806 5843 to book a one-hour session. 

Ermington Library - 1 August to 31 October
Mondays (10am to 2pm). Call 9806 5869 to book a one-hour session.

If you need help lodging your tax return, you may be eligible for assistance through the Tax Help program.

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Tech Savvy Seniors

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Tech Savvy Seniors is a fun and hands on program for overs 55's to help them build skills and confidence to use computers, tablets and smartphones, the internet, email, online banking and social media.  These talks will be presented in English, Mandarin and Korean.

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What's on

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Take a look at our Library Events page to find out what is happening at your library. Please note, from April 8 2022 onwards all events will be listed through the new booking system Bookable

 

Contact the library

Phone: 9806 5159

Email: parralib@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

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