Georges River Libraries are celebrating Lunar New Year with a number of special programs and events throughout February for the community.

All events are free to attend.

Special events & programs

Lion dance and martial arts demonstration

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 4.00pm-5.00pm

Be amazed by the colourful lion dance weaving through the library foyer followed by an impressive demonstration of various Chinese martial arts performed by Da Hong Kung Fu Club.

Kogarah Library
Enquiries: 9330 9527

 

Lunar New Year fortune cookies

Saturday 4 February – Saturday 18 February 2017

Pick up a special fortune cookie from the service desk at Hurstville Library and Penshurst Branch Library to predict your luck in 2017.

Hurstville Library and Penshurst Branch Library
Enquiries: 9330 6111

 

Hurstville Lunar New Year street festival library info stall

Saturday 4 February 2017, 10.00am-4.00pm

Join in the Lunar New Year festivities and find out more about the range of services and programs available from our libraries.

Forest Road, Hurstville
Enquiries: 9330 6111

 

Creative corner: Year of the Rooster

Tuesday 7 February 2017, 11.00am-12.30pm (all ages) & 3.30pm-4.30pm (5-18 years)

Get creative at this special Year of the Rooster Creative corner.

Kogarah Library
Enquiries: 9330 9527

 

Author talk, Isabelle Li, A Chinese affair

Tuesday 7 February 2017, 7.00pm-8.00pm

Join author Isabelle Li as she discusses her collection of short stories, A Chinese affair, that explore Chinese culture and language, and the Chinese-Australian experience.

Hurstville Library
Book online
Enquiries: 9330 6111

 

Kogarah Lunar New Year celebrations library info stall

Thursday 9 February 2017, 6.00pm-8.30pm

Join in the Lunar New Year festivities and find out more about the range of services and programs available from our libraries.

Kogarah Town Square
Enquiries: 9330 9527

 

Chinese collection selection day

Friday 10 February 2017, 10.00am-12.30pm

Help select new items for Hurstville Library’s Chinese language collection:

DVDs
Fiction books
Non-fiction books
Romance novels
Children’s books
Hurstville Library
Enquiries: 9330 6111

 

Lunar New Year story times

For Hurstville Library and Penshurst Branch Library story time sessions, please note that entry is by ticket only. Tickets are available from the service desk 15 minutes before the start of each session. To ensure everyone enjoys the program, latecomers will not be admitted. Numbers are limited and priority is given to library members.

Panda Rhyme: Year of the Rooster

Tuesday 31 January 2017, 10.30am-11.00am

Year of the Rooster themed bilingual story time in Mandarin and English with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 0-5 years
South Hurstville Library
Enquiries: 9330 9529

 

Panda Rhyme: Year of the Rooster

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 10.30am-11.00am

Year of the Rooster themed bilingual story time in Mandarin and English with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 0-5 years
Kogarah Library
Enquiries: 9330 9527

 

Joey tales: Year of the Rooster

Monday 6 February 2017, 9.45am-10.05am

Year of the Rooster themed story time with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 0-18 months
Hurstville Library
Enquiries: 9330 6111

 

Toddler time: Year of the Rooster

Monday 6 February 2017, 10.30am-10.50am & 11.00am-11.20am

Year of the Rooster themed story time with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 18 months-3 years
Hurstville Library
Enquiries: 9330 6422

 

Dragon tales: Year of the Rooster

Tuesday 7 February 2017, 9.45am-10.05am & 11.00am-11.20am

Year of the Rooster themed story time in Mandarin with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 0-5 years
Hurstville Library
Enquiries: 9330 6111

 

Joey tales: Year of the Rooster

Tuesday 7 February 2017, 9.45am-10.05am

Year of the Rooster themed story time with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 0-18 months
Penshurst Branch Library
Enquiries: 9330 6422

 

Toddler time: Year of the Rooster

Tuesday 7 February 2017, 10.30am-10.50am & 11.00am-11.20am

Year of the Rooster themed story time with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 18 months-3 years
Penshurst Branch Library
Enquiries: 9330 6422

 

Preschool story time: Year of the Rooster

Thursday 9 February 2017, 9.45am-10.30am

Year of the Rooster themed story time with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 3-5 years
Hurstville Library
Enquiries: 9330 6111

 

Story time for primary school children: Year of the Rooster

Thursday 9 February 2017, 4.00pm-4.45pm

Year of the Rooster themed story time with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 5-12 years
Hurstville Library
Enquiries: 9330 6111

 

Preschool story time: Year of the Rooster

Friday 10 February 2017, 9.45am-10.30am

Year of the Rooster themed story time with roosters, Lunar New Year folktales and songs.

Ages 3-5 years
Penshurst Branch Library
Enquiries: 9330 6422

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