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Special events at the library

Our libraries regularly host programs, special events, workshops, guest speakers and friendly club gatherings for people of all ages. Click on the links below for more information. All events are free and some include free refreshments.

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Artist Carol Huysing exhibits her creations at the Art Nook

Local artist Carol Huysing will exhibit a range of works at the Amherst Village Library Art Nook. The exhibition runs from Tuesday 5 March through to Friday 29 March 2019. Carol's creations include pastel paintings, abstract paintings, and clocks made from old records. The exhibition can be viewed during normal library opening hours.

Nutrition and Goal Setting Workshop

At this workshop gain a good understanding into the concepts of whole food eating. The ideals behind fad diets, fuelling your body to perform and much more.

Job Search Success with Career Consulting

Give yourself the best chance of success when you apply for your next job. Career coach and mentor Alison Bannister offers her expertise at a series of workshops to help you reach your full potential and successful outcomes.

Move With Grace And Balance Workshop

A holistic program for adults that aims to keep them flexible and fit as well as mentally sharp. Participants will also move and play using Brain Gym.

Be Connected - Microsoft Word basics

Amherst Village Library is holding a demonstration about using Microsoft Word for seniors. This session is sponsored by Be Connected.

Library After Dark with Dervla McTiernan

Back by popular demand! Join us for an evening with international bestselling crime writer Dervla McTiernan as she discusses her new novel, The Scholar.

Choosing a Financial Planner by the Department of Human Services

At this information session you'll gain an understanding of the financial planning process. What to consider when choosing a financial planner, the costs involved and what a good financial plan should include.

Star Explorers - Journey into the past

Star explorers is a monthly group for children with S.T.E.M. related group activities. This is held at the Amherst Village Library.

Creative Space - Board Games

Creative Space for teens runs monthly at the Amherst Village Library. This month the theme will be Board Games.

Understanding Superannuation with the Department of Human Services

At this information session understand how superannuation works, who can contribute, accumulation and options within funds and more.

Contemporary Job Searching - Workshop Two

Career Consultant and mentor Alison Bannister offers her expertise at a series of workshops to help you reach your full potential and achieve the successful outcomes.

Be Connected: Tablets and touchscreens

Make the most of your tablet by learning how to navigate on the screen, type, and use a touchscreen.

First Aid Lecture and Demonstration with St John Ambulance Australia

At this information session you'll be introduced to basic first aid knowledge that could save lives. You will learn about common injuries and illnesses that occur in everyday life, and see demonstrations of the recovery position, CPR and more.

Understanding Shares with the Department of Human Services

This information session will give you a clearer understanding of what are shares, how the share market works, research, monitoring and trading, taxation and more.

Towards Zero Waste: Reducing Plastic in Everyday Living

Join Lindsay Miles from Treading My Own Path for an informative session about reducing plastic in your kitchen and bathroom. You'll also have the opportunity to make a DIY plastic-free skincare product to take home.

Working Beyond Pension Age with Department of Human Services

This information session covers Centrelink assessment criteria, rights and obligations, making the most of your pension and more.

Understanding Retirement Income Streams with Department of Human Services

At this information session understand more on income streams, tax implications and Centrelink assessment criteria and the options available.

Tai Chi Demonstration and 'Have-a-Go' Session

The Taoist Tai Chi Society of Australia will demonstrate the benefits of this gentle form of exercise.

Resume and Cover Letter Development - Workshop Three

Career Consultant and mentor Alison Bannister offers her expertise at a series of workshops to help you reach your full potential and achieve the successful outcomes.

Interview Preparation and Performance - Workshop Four

Career Consultant and mentor Alison Bannister offers her expertise at a series of workshops to help you reach your full potential and achieve the successful outcomes.