Libraries press releases

Make a difference this Christmas

Make a difference this Christmas

Published on Friday, 30th November 2018

Open Libraries customers and residents can help make a difference this Christmas by donating to Christmas Giving Trees set up at each of the library branches.

  • ‘Fire up’ for the holidays

    ‘Fire up’ for the holidays

    Published on Thursday, 22nd November 2018

    The Fire Tablet has arrived in Fairfield City Open Libraries for members to watch movies, TV shows, read ebooks, listen to audio books or read the newly-arrived Marvel Comics online.

  • University

    Creating pathways to university

    Published on Wednesday, 21st November 2018

    Fairfield City Council’s Whitlam Library and University of Sydney have joined together in an initiative that will provide significant educational assistance to local primary and high school students.

  • A new dedicated space, designed specifically for local business people, entrepreneurs and business students, was launched today by Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone at Whitlam Library, Cabramatta.

    Business and virtual reality space opens at Whitlam Library

    Published on Wednesday, 7th November 2018

    A new dedicated space, designed specifically for local business people, entrepreneurs and business students, was launched today by Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone at Whitlam Library, Cabramatta.

  • Read during summer to win prizes

    Read during summer to win prizes

    Published on Friday, 2nd November 2018

    Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone is challenging children up to 12 years of age to embark on a reading adventure over the summer school holidays.

  • Studio 2166

    Free sound and video studio arrives at Whitlam Library

    Published on Tuesday, 30th October 2018

    Fairfield City residents and library members now have access to a free quality digital studio to turn their creative imaginations into quality audio and video content.

  • Library my Gov

    Free help with government services at Fairfield Library

    Published on Friday, 12th October 2018

    Fairfield Library in the heart of Fairfield CBD is launching a monthly session for Fairfield City residents who require assistance with online myGov services.

  • Tablet and bag

    New library initiatives provide window to the world

    Published on Friday, 5th October 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.

  • 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.

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

    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’.

  • All 'go' for new library service

    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

    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.

  • Young girl painting

    Keep kids busy these April school holidays

    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.

  • Mayor FRank Carbone with the Nao robots, Romeo and Juliet

    Meet Romeo and Juliet – our Nao robots

    Published on Monday, 28th November 2016

    Fairfield City Open Libraries have two new adorable “staff” members – the Nao (pronounced “now”) humanoid robots Romeo and Juliet.

  • New venue for Home Library Service Christmas Party

    Published on Thursday, 24th November 2016

    Fairfield City Council’s Open Libraries will host its annual Christmas Party for Home Library Customers at an alternative venue this year.

  • Your library – ‘Imagine the Possibilities’

    Published on Monday, 1st June 2015

    Fairfield Libraries are hosting events this week to celebrate and highlight Library and Information Week 2015.

  • Keeping Fairfield City kids busy in the holidays

    Published on Tuesday, 14th April 2015

    School holidays are just around the corner and Fairfield City has an array of activities available to keep your children entertained.

  • Mayor Frank Carbone (right) and Libraries manager Paul Scully.

    Wetherill Park Library refurbishment

    Published on Monday, 30th March 2015

    Wetherill Park Library has embarked on an exciting transformation and undergone a refurbishment.

  • Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone and volunteers during a poppy making workshop on 27 March at the Cabramatta Library.

    Anzac Day poppy workshop

    Published on Friday, 27th March 2015

    Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone joined local volunteers during a poppy making workshop on 27 March at the Cabramatta Library.