Displays

Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day

August the 26th is Daffodil Day,  the Australian  Cancer Councils  fundraising effort to support the many people who are diagnosed with life- threatening cancer . This month on display in the library are resources to help understand the disease and provide support to families and friends.  

Anzac day display

Anzac day display

If you are interested in  Australian history, both Crystal Street and West Street  libraries  have a display of books and posters commemorating  Anzac day. Broaden your knowledge and understanding of a significant day in Australia by borrowing from our collection. You can find books  and DVDs  on the shelves at the 940s.      

Harmony Day

Harmony Day

Interested in Harmony day. Vist the libraries at Petersham TAFE. Have a look at our collection to find resources about the people who call Australia home. You can find information and stories by and about Indigenous Australians. Factual resources  about immigration, as well as biographies and fiction based on the experience of migrating to Australia.  

Mental Health Month 2015

Mental Health Month 2015

Improve your mental health this month by visiting the library. Both Crystal St and West St libraries have displays of  resources available to be borrowed. We also have a list of music suggested by staff that they listen to cheer themselves up, wind down or just generally make themselves feel good. The reasons given why they have chosen […]

Adult learners' week

Adult learners’ week

The library congratulates all Petersham college adult learners. Whatever stage of your course you are at, beginning, continuing or finishing, the library is able to support your learning journey. Come see the display for the week, find resources or check the calendar for our regular workshops.    

Have a Spring Fling with a Book : Holiday Reading

Have a Spring Fling with a Book : Holiday Reading

Spring is in the air, the mid semester break will begin tomorrow and I’m betting that all of you – teacher’s and students alike  – have been eagerly awaiting that seventeen day break from TAFE . However if you’re anything like me you have assignments to finish (or assignments to mark); work to attend; not enough money saved […]

Christmas Giving

Christmas Giving

During November 2012 we ran a “Can Your Fines” Drive, where a donation of two cans of food would clear a $10 late return fine.  We received 46 cans, which meant we waived $230 in fines. A special thank you to those generous students who donated cans even though they didn’t have fines. We also had a Giving Tree in […]

R U OK? The question that can change lives

R U OK? The question that can change lives

R U OK? DAY is a nationally recognised day held on the second Thursday of September each year, this year it was on Thursday 13th September. The purpose of the day is to encourage people to ask each other ‘Are you OK?’ It also aims to raise awareness about and provide resources for people experiencing depression, anxiety or bereavement. Specific […]

 Welcome to Refugee Week 17 - 23 June 2012

Welcome to Refugee Week 17 – 23 June 2012

Refugee Week was celebrated from Sunday 17 June to Saturday 23 June 2012. Refugee Week is a time to promote understanding of refugees and asylum seekers and celebrate their contribution and achievements to Australian society. This year’s Refugee Week theme is Restoring Hope. Have a look at the Refugee Week display at Crystal Street Library […]