Libraries news

Fairfield City residents of all ages have free access to the world of entertainment and learning through a wide range of new initiatives at Fairfield City libraries.

New initiatives make library your window to the world

Published on Monday, 17th September 2018

Fairfield City residents of all ages have free access to the world of entertainment and learning through a wide range of new initiatives at Fairfield City libraries.

  • People utilising computer services from Fairfield City Open Libraries. 
Lynda.com is now accessible for all Fairfield City Open Library members.

    Need help reaching your learning goals? Ask 'Lynda' at the library!

    Published on Wednesday, 5th September 2018

    Fairfield City residents can reach their personal and professional learning goals and increase career prospects through Fairfield City libraries with the recent arrival of ‘Lynda’.

  • The GoChip Beam is now available to borrow from any of Council’s Library branches. Free to use with a Fairfield City Open Libraries membership.

    All 'go' for new library service

    Published on Tuesday, 28th August 2018

    Fairfield City residents can now watch TV series and movies anytime, anywhere, on any device, even without internet - and for free, with a GoChip Beam pack from Fairfield City Libraries.

  • Whitlam Library Reopens 16 July, 2018. Mayor Carbone and workers at Whitlam Library.

    Whitlam Library reopens 16 July

    Published on Friday, 6th July 2018

    Cabramatta’s Whitlam Library will reopen on 16 July following Council’s $1.8 million investment to replace the 44-year-old air-conditioning system.

  • Students enjoying late night library hours

    Late Night Library Approved

    Published on Saturday, 10th March 2018

    Fairfield Council is extending its trial of late night opening hours at Whitlam Library in response to public demand, opening until 10pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.

  • Mayor Carbone surrounded by authors David Astle, Ursula Dubosarsky, Karen Foxlee and Lisa Nichol and keen primary school readers.

    Mayor launches summer holiday reading program

    Published on Thursday, 26th October 2017

    Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone launched the 2017 Summer Holiday Reading Program at Whitlam Library, Cabramatta, today (Thursday 26 October).

  • From Left: Cameron Morley, Acting Executive Director State Library of NSW, Mayor FRank Carbone and Fairfield City Council City Manager Alan Young.

    Mayor launches $450,000 library renovations

    Published on Friday, 28th July 2017

    Fairfield City Council’s Whitlam Library in Cabramatta has received a $450,000 makeover, which was officially opened by Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone today.

  • Young girl painting

    Keep kids busy in April school break

    Published on Friday, 24th March 2017

    Parents will be able to keep their children occupied and entertained with one of Fairfield City Council’s many April school holiday programs.

  • Bring It On DJ entertains the crowd during Youth Week.

    Youth Week provides activities for all

    Published on Thursday, 23rd March 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host an array of free activities for the youth community in celebration of National Youth Week, held between 31 March and 9 April.

  • Plenty to do during Seniors Week

    Published on Monday, 6th February 2017

    Fairfield City Council will host a number of events during Seniors Week, between 3 and 12 March 2017.

  • Mayor Frank Carbone and Leia, the Nao robot.

    The future is Nao at Whitlam Library

    Published on Monday, 18th July 2016

    Nao (pronounced “now”) Humanoid Robots are loveable, interactive and can be personalised – and two will make their home at Whitlam Library, Cabramatta, very soon.