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  • Tech Time: Family History with thumbnail Tech Time: Family History with 02/08/2016 01/01/1970

    Tuesday 2 Aug
    10am - 11.30am

    Library Computer Training Room

    Trace your roots and find missing family links in this amazing database. Learn to conduct effective searches. gives access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. It includes military records, court, land and probate records, church and vital records, directories, passenger lists and more! New content is being continuously added.

    Conducted by our Local History Research & Engagement Officer and our experienced Family History Staffer.

    Free, but bookings essential

  • Waverley Sketchflash thumbnail Waverley Sketchflash 03/08/2016 to 03/08/2016 :

    Wednesdays from 10 February to 15 June
    4.00pm - 5.30pm
    Library Ground Floor Study Room

    Draw your surrounds and become part of our eCollection of library life.
    All skill levels, ages and experience welcome.

    Sketchbooks are provided.

    Bookings essential at Eventbrite or call 9083 8777.

  • Rocking Rhymetime @ Waverley Library thumbnail Rocking Rhymetime @ Waverley Library 04/08/2016 to 04/08/2016 :

    Rocking Rhymetime @ the Library: 2-3 year olds
    Thursdays at 10am and 10.45am during school term

    A music, movement and play storytime session for those little one too wriggly for Tales for Tykes, but more active than Book Babies.

    FREE. Tickets at the door.

  • Waverley Business Forum - 8 August 2016 thumbnail Waverley Business Forum - 8 August 2016 08/08/2016 to 08/08/2016

    Join us at East Leagues Club - Spring Street, Bondi Junction as we get ready for the future and discuss the information age that can provide businesses with greater insights and understanding of their marketplace than ever before.

    Waverley Council will share current trends, exciting new insights along with upcoming and completed projects that benefit local businesses moving into the future. Attendees will also be given an opportunity to offer feedback including ideas and solutions for Council to collectively concentrate on supporting an easier to do business approach in the future.

    Canapes will be served throughout the evening. 

    RSVP here, or at or 9369 8204.  


  • Sun-Herald City2Surf Beach Marquee Program thumbnail Sun-Herald City2Surf Beach Marquee Program 14/08/2016 to 14/08/2016

    The Bondi Beach marquees on the sand, facing the ocean, offer a unique post-race hospitality venue.

    The marquees with their indoor and outdoor designated areas provide hirers the opportunity to design catering and theming to suit their needs.

    Waverley Council works with marquee hirers to ensure the day runs smoothly and can provide a list preferred caterers who meet Council’s health and environmental standards and requirements as well as equipment packages.

    Each Marquee Hire Includes:
    5m (W) x 10m (L) marquee
    A designated fenced area on the sand in front of each marquee
    Non slip flooring inside the marquee and walkway access to the marquees from the beach promenade
    Shared hand wash facilities for use by caterers
    Waste bins and waste disposable provisions

    For more information please click here or call 9083 8414

  • Cryptic Crossword Group thumbnail Cryptic Crossword Group 18/08/2016 01/01/1970

    Library Theory Room - 1st Floor
    10am - 11.00am

    Develop your skills for tackling he morning cryptic crossword with Crossword Master, Ralph Penglis.
    If you love thinking laterally and enjoy a good laugh, this is the group for you.
    Morning tea and materials provided.

    FREE - Bookings for each monthly session essential.

    Book online for the February session through Eventbrite or call 9803 8777.
  • Have Your Say in Bronte's Future!  thumbnail Have Your Say in Bronte's Future! 20/08/2016 to 20/08/2016

    We're updating the Plan of Management for Bronte Park and Beach. The plan will guide how we manage and protect Bronte over the next 10 years. 

    For more information and to share your thoughts on this much loved area in Waverley, join us in Bronte Park and 'Have Your Say!' 

    Can't make it? Have Your Say on our online survey and keep up to date on this project by visiting 

  • Bike maintenance workshops thumbnail Bike maintenance workshops 27/08/2016 to 27/08/2016

    These practical beginner workshops will teach you the basics of how to look after your bike. You will learn how to:

    - remove a wheel / tyre
    - clean and lube your bike  
    - adjust your brakes and gears.

    Booking essential and FREE  

    To book your spot, please call 9083 8678 or email

  • Dads Read thumbnail Dads Read 27/08/2016 01/01/1970

    Saturday 27 August

    Join us in the Children's Library for Dads Read. Featuring stories, songs and activities especially for 0-5 year olds and their male carers.
    This fun and active program is held monthly with special themed events and guests dropping by.
    The whole family is invited!

    This event is part of Waverley Library's celebrations of Book Week, 20th August to 27th August.

    Encourage your child to develop a love of reading in this annual celebration of Australian children's literature. Visit Waverley Library during Book Week to browse the "Book of the Year" shortlisted titles, vote for your favourite Australian story or find inspiration for your Book Week Parade costume. 

    FREE. Please book here.

    Dads Read developed by State Library of Queensland
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