Lots on at Liverpool’s libraries this May and June

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Liverpool’s libraries are hosting a broad range of events in May and June, including a talk by former Opposition Leader and one time Liverpool Mayor Mark Latham; the chance to be a part of the National Simultaneous Storytime happening around Australia; creative activities for teens and more.

“I encourage everyone to take a look at the fantastic activities on offer at Liverpool’s libraries this May and June and join in one or more,” said Mayor Ned Mannoun. “I also invite those interested in tracing their family tree to attend the Regional Museum’s Genealogy After Dark events, which will provide great access to expert knowledge and resources.”

Bright Kids @ Liverpool
Tuesday 5 May 2015 | 4-6pm
Green Valley Library

Discover our free digital resources for primary school-aged children (ages 8-13), where they can brush up on their Maths, English, Science and more. Easy to learn and heaps of fun. Parents welcome.

Spotlight on Liverpool Lives – Mark Latham
Tuesday 12 May 2015 | 10.30am-12pm
Liverpool City Library

Hear former Opposition Leader and one time Liverpool Mayor Mark Latham talk about his career, life experiences and strong connections to Liverpool.

National Simultaneous Storytime – the Brothers Quibble by Aaron Blabey
Wednesday 27 May | 10-10.30am
All branches

Join in the National Simultaneous Storytime, an annual event run by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and other places around the country. This year’s book is ‘The Brothers Quibble’ by Aaron Blabey. Booking not required.

Mobile MakerSpace – creative activity for young adults
Liverpool City Library | Every Thursday, 3.30-5.30pm
For ages 12-19 years

Put your creativity to the test with this two-hour session that provides a trolley full of goodies for young adults to create a range of different items. Inspiration will be available from online sources. Registration essential in person, please bring your library card or other ID.

At the Liverpool Regional Museum:
Genealogy after dark
Wednesday 20 May and Wednesday 17 June 2015, 6-10pm

Liverpool Regional Family History Centre – Liverpool Regional Museum
This event is a unique opportunity to speak with genealogists from the Museum and will include collection tours, database demonstrations, ‘ask a genealogist’, short talks and demonstrations of family tree programs.

For more information about these upcoming events at Liverpool’s libraries, please visit http://mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au. Alternatively, please phone the branches or email libraryevents@liverpool.nsw.gov.au. You can also find the library on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LiverpoolCityLibrary