Thirroul Library

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Bookings required as Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries reopen

LIBRARIES at Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal will reopen tomorrow (Tuesday, June 2) in line with an updated NSW Public Health Order. The three northern public libraries will operate to pre-Coronavirus hours and be open from Monday to Saturday. However, as with other Wollongong City Council facilities – like Corrimal pool – people will need to … Continue reading

Preparations underway for re-opening of Helensburgh, Thirroul and Corrimal libraries

NOW is the time to bring back your library books, magazines, DVDs and CDs. While Wollongong City Libraries aren’t opening their doors – yet – preparation is underway for their reopening. Part of this work includes a call-out for people to drop their library materials back through the external return chutes at Helensburgh, Thirroul and … Continue reading

Film festival visits Thirroul and Corrimal

To celebrate the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages, a film festival featuring Indigenous voices from around the world will be held at Corrimal and Thirroul libraries next month. The first week of the festival in July coincides with NAIDOC Week and features Australian Indigenous content, with the second week highlighting movies that tell … Continue reading

Thirroul talk on the Tom Thumb

GUEST speaker and illustrator Christine Hill has produced a new book about a much loved Australian tale of courage and adventure from the colonial days of NSW. Christine’s description of the 1796 journey of Matthew Flinders & George Bass in the small boat, Tom Thumb II, is retold using Flinders’ journal & a series of … Continue reading

Back to the 60s at Thirroul

IT’S time to go back to the decade when The Beatles were storming the charts, man landed on the moon and The Sound of Music had its record-breaking run at the Academy Awards. It’s time to go back to the 1960s – the decade Thirroul Library first opened. As part of Wollongong City Libraries’ ongoing … Continue reading

The future of libraries

IMAGINE your ideal public library of the future. Wollongong City Council, as part of its Beyond Books: Your Libraries’ Next Chapter strategy, is collecting information between now and Friday August 28 through a series of engagement activities. The information will be fed into the development of the libraries’ long-term strategy. The document is linked to the … Continue reading

Libraries closed tomorrow

WOLLONGONG libraries, including Helensburgh, Thirroul, and Corrimal, will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday) for a staff development day. The day’s theme is ‘customer-focused service delivery’ and staff will spend the day working with the libraries’ strategic plan and learning new skills to improve library services. The library book returns chute will be open at Wollongong Library, … Continue reading

Thirroul and Corrimal libraries to open longer hours

THIRROUL and Corrimal libraries will open longer hours from Saturday with an emphasis on offering more consistency across the city. Following feedback from more than 1,400 library customers and analysis of library usage, Wollongong City Council approved new opening hours. Major changes to library opening times include: District libraries at Corrimal, Thirroul, Dapto and Warrawong … Continue reading

McCauleys Beach meeting at Thirroul tonight

WOLLONGONG City Council has been working with the Roads and Maritime Serice, Rail Corp and Stockland to develop a solution for access in and out of McCauley’s Beach Estate. Council says an investigation has been undertaken regarding traffic on the Sturdee Avenue rail bridge including two way traffic, one way traffic or shared traffic. Increasing … Continue reading

Book week has arrived

LIBRARIES across Wollongong city are getting behind Book Week and, as always, there’s a whole range of activities to mark the annual event. Tomorrow, Wednesday, popular young adult’s author Bill Condon will visit Thirroul Library. The local author will talk about his career as a writer and his work. Bookings are a must to hear … Continue reading

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