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  • CWL Events

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Make a Date with your Library

Claire and Andreas prepare snacks & Lego for Library Lovers’ Day on Sunday

Make a date with your library! Celebrate Library Lovers’ Day with us on Sunday afternoon 14 February 2pm – 4pm at Orange City Library. We’ll have refreshments, snacks and fun new Lego kits to break the ice and get you chatting.

Our trainees Claire and Andreas are getting everything ready just for you and a friend. No need to book, just come along. And if you haven’t been to a Library for awhile call into any of our branches – Blayney, Canowindra, Cowra, Forbes, Manildra, Molong and Orange  this week to join up – it’s free!

Literacy Programs Return to Central West Libraries


We are re-invigorating our libraries with real life events. First up will be our baby, toddler and pre-school programs – Ten Minutes a Day; 1,2 Books; and Storytime. Music For Little Ears, Inklings Book Club and Code Club will follow soon, and Lego Club will be held on the last Monday of the month at Orange City Library. More events are also also planned for our branches.

Check our CWL website events page for details and bookings. Bookings open up a week before each event or call your local library.

Storytime also returns to Forbes Library on Fridays at 10.30am with Candice from 12th February. On alternate Fridays enjoy Forbes Birth to Kinder Rhyme Time returning 5th February 2021.  Register 6852 1463.

At Cowra Library Storytime returns every Thursday from 11 February at 10.30am to 11am with Stassi. Register 6340 2180.

Please note COVID-19 regulations apply – register, hand sanitise and social distance; and please stay home if you or your child is unwell. Thank you.  And we look forward to welcoming you to our libraries – Blayney, Canowindra, Cowra, Forbes, Manildra, Molong and Orange in 2021.

Orange Storytime with author Lian Tanner

Meet Ella and her big brother Ben, from Ella and the Ocean.  Enjoy a fun-filled hour of finger puppets, story and song for 3- 5 year-olds at Orange City Library on Wednesday 3 February at 11am.

Lian Tanner is the 2020 NSW Premier’s Award Children’s Literature winner!!!  Please book your place (from Jan 28) online via eventbrite or call the Library on 6393 8132.

Storytime returns to Orange City Library for the school term on Tuesday 2nd February at 11am,  Wednesday 3rd February at 11am and with award-winning author Lian Tanner on Thursday 4th February at 11am. And remember COVID-19 health regulations apply – so please register, apply sanitiser and practice social distancing. See you soon.

 

Happy New Year 2021

Wishing you a happy and safe New Year from all at Central West Libraries.

See you in 2021!

Orange City Library Christmas Hours

Time to stock up on your reading, listening and watching items for the holidays.

Orange City Library Christmas Opening Hours:

Thurs 24 Dec 9am – 2pm

Fri 25 Dec Public Holiday

Sat 26 Dec Closed

Sun 27 Dec Closed

Mon 28 Dec Public Holiday

Tues 29 Dec 9am – 5pm

Wed 30 Dec 9am – 5pm

Thurs 31 Dec 9am – 5pm

Fri 1 Jan Public Holiday

Sat 2 Jan – Normal Hours Resume At Orange

From Mon 4 Jan – Normal Hours Resume at Branches