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COVID-19 Update - All Library programs and activities cancelled.
In the interest of public health, Ryde Library Service has taken the difficult decision to suspend or cancel all regular programs, activities and events effective from 10am Tuesday 17 March until further notice. At this stage all our libraries remain open and we will continue to monitor and follow advice of state and federal authorities. We ask customers that are feeling unwell or have recently returned from overseas to please take care of yourself and those around you and self-isolate. Should this be the case we are happy to extend your loans and please visit the Online Library to access the eCollections at our online library.

Tea and Talks 
Tea and Talks

Enjoy free monthly sessions of morning tea over topical discussions, ranging from local history through to historical people of interest. This event is held at West Ryde Library. Free; no bookings required. To enquire, please call 9952 8376.

See event program

Knitting Groups 

Join fellow knitters and crocheters in making squares and blankets for charity. If you have spare yarn, are handy with a pair of knitting needles, a crochet hook or you have always wanted to learn how to knit, please join us. Beginners are welcome. Knitted and crocheted squares and rugs go to the 'Wrap for Love' campaign.

Knitting Groups meet at Eastwood, Gladesville, Ryde and West Ryde libraries each month. Please contact these libraries for dates and times.

Author's Platform 

A regular author talk series providing an informative and entertaining insight into the lives and works of popular Australian authors. This event is hosted at various locations across the Ryde libraries and has included talks by Richard Glover, Janelle Bloom, Libbi Gorr, Hugh Mackay and Fred Watson. Check the Events page for details of the next Author's Platform.

Musical Morning Tea
Person playing a guitar

Join us for special musical performances and morning tea on the second Monday of each month. The performances take place at Ryde Library at 10:30am, in the area in front of the grand piano. Free.

See music program


Last updated on 17 March 2020