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Tea and Talks

Join us at West Ryde Library for Tea and Talks, a free talk series that explores topics of interest and is held monthly.

Next on Tuesday 25 February

History of Family Names: What's in Your Name?
Discover the amazing origins of different family names in this engaging talk, held as part of the Seniors Festival Celebration which runs 12-23 February.

2020 Program

Monday 30 March
East India Company: A Conquering History

Join us for an interesting talk and discover the history behind the international trading powerhouse of the mid-20th century, to the building an empire in India.

Monday 27 April
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Engineering Master

Follow the history of the famous British civil engineer, who is considered one of the most ingenious and prolific figures during the Industrial Revolution.

Monday 25 May
Squatters, An Australian History

Monday 29 June
Local Studies - Guest speaker: Angela Phippen

Monday 27 July
Romany People: Ancestry and Traditions

Monday 31 August
Topic TBC

Monday 28 September
Silk Road, the Network of Trade

Monday 26 October
The Kimberley, Beauty in the West

Monday 30 November
Puglia, Italy: The Heel of the Boot

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Date & Time

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 30 March 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 27 April 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 25 May 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 29 June 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 27 July 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 31 August 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 28 September 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 26 October 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Monday 30 November 2020 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM


West Ryde Library
Phone: 9952 8376


Free; no bookings required.


West Ryde Library, 2 Graf Avenue, West Ryde 2114 View Map

-33.807005, 151.088065
2 Graf Avenue, West Ryde New South Wales 2114

West Ryde Library

2 Graf Avenue, West Ryde 2114

Last updated on 14 February 2020