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 Special Events for Adults

In line with the direction provided by the Federal Government, the City has cancelled all regular library programs, events, workshops and activities held in the library building at this time.  

You will find online workshops, programs and activities for all ages being added to our Special Events for Adults and Special Events for Children pages during this period. 

We recommend you keep up-to-date with the City’s response to COVID-19 via this webpage and social media and the City's COVID19 #Beconnected Portal. ​
Writing for Nature with a Splash of Colour

This online writing workshop is presented by ACEconnect and is full of inspiration to get your fascination, love, and care for the natural world onto paper! You'll explore ideas and techniques that draw on experiences and imagination to inspire writing with nature at heart.

To view this content on the City's YouTube channel click here. 


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​DIY Book Club

Many of us are craving social connections more than ever before. Why not take this opportunity to start a virtual book club with friends? Available for 60 days from Thursday, 23 April 2020 the following popular titles are free to download and use simultaneously.

To access these books and more, download the BorrowBox Library app to your device, choose Ruth Faulkner Library and enter the last four digits of your library barcode as your PIN. 

eAudiobooks: The Last Mile by Dave Baldacci, The Ex by Nicole Moriarty, and The Scholar by Dervia McTiernan. 
eBooks: The Teacher's Secret by Suzanne Leal and The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates. 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Puzzling Times

Jigsaw puzzles exercise both the left and right sides of the brain, improve short term memory, visual and spatial reasoning and are wonderful for relieving stress. The library team has put together some virtual jigsaw puzzles for you to try while we are closed.

Choose your puzzle by clicking the link below. Once you have opened the link you can click the cube icon to change the number of pieces in the puzzle or click the curved arrow to rotate the pieces. Happy puzzling!


​​Knitting Patterns and Tutorials

The Ruth Faulkner Library's League of Extraordinary Knitters may be on pause but that doesn't mean your knitting has to be!  Are keen to join a knitting group but don't feel you have the skills? Perhaps you are looking for some new patterns?

Your library team has found some great how-to videos as well as some free online patterns for you to try. We also have some wonderful pattern books available on Cloud Library. To check them out just click this link!  If you are looking to get your knit on - you've come to the right place.