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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.  

Another great jigsaw puzzle completed at West Street Library

Another great jigsaw puzzle completed at West Street Library

Another jigsaw puzzle has been completed at West Street Library. There are always new puzzles on the go. Puzzles are good for relieving stress. Jigsaw puzzles can be great  fun and they are also excellent tools to develop our ability to analyse and problem solve. Come and relax with our new puzzles at both Crystal […]

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.    

Giving Tree at Petersham Libraries well supported

Giving Tree at Petersham Libraries well supported

Thank you to Petersham students and staff for supporting the Salvation Army Christmas Angel Team Gift Program by donating new toys or non-perishable food items. Cans of food received during November for the ‘Food for fines’ amnesty were also donated to the Salvation Army. Petersham Libraries are now closed, but will  open again – on Monday 13 […]

Puzzled @ Petersham Library

Puzzled @ Petersham Library

Need a brain-teaser? Stop by the library and help to complete our new jigsaw puzzles  featuring – giraffes (1000 pieces) and a covered bridge in Lancaster, USA (500 pieces). Thanks Sharee and Janette for completing the first 500 piece jigsaws @ Crystal Street Library!

Petersham Student Workshops, Term 4 2013

As usual, we will start our programme of “lunchtime workshops” in Week 2, but this time, they will not all be held at lunchtime!  In response to a student request we will also hold a few workshops at 5:30pm, for evening students.  Remember that if none of these times suit you, you can book your […]

Free drop-in lunchtime workshops for Petersham students

Free drop-in lunchtime workshops for Petersham students

To support students new to using the Student Portal, TAFE Email & Moodle, staff at both Petersham Libraries will run free workshops on these topics  from 12.30pm on Monday 11 to Thursday 14 February from 12.30pm on Monday 18 to Thursday 21 February. If you need help in logging into or using your Student Portal, or sending […]

Rare Book Room

Rare Book Room

There are countless rare books in the world, but what makes a book rare and valuable? There are many factors that influence a book’s collectability and value  including: Age Edition Manufacturing Condition History The “Rare Book Room” website of digitally scanned rare books was created in 2006 and is available for free to read. This […]