Groups & Activities

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1.Overview

Cambridge Library is home to interesting social and learning groups, plus regular events for visitors of all ages.

For our youngest library visitors we hold rhyme time and story time sessions during school terms, plus programs over the school holidays.

Our adult members can join like minded others to enjoy activities from book clubs to mah jong, knitting and more.  Join a group at the library to meet new people and pick up new skills!  

Bookings are generally not required.

For more information please contact Cambridge Library on 9383 8999.

2.Events @ the library

There's always lots going on at the library!

We have a regular collection of weekly and monthly events plus lots of activities coming up throughout the year.  To find out what's happening at the library take a browse of upcoming events.

Browse Events @ the Library

3.Kids activities

Introduce your little ones to the world of reading by bringing them along to our library activities for kids.

 Kids Activities
Baby Rhyme Time 

Baby Rhyme Time is a fun and educational way to introduce your little ones to the world of reading. These free sessions are suitable for children aged 4 months to 2 years old.

Help develop your child's early literacy skills while you bounce and sing along to some classic rhymes and stories, in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Baby rhyme time is also a great opportunity to meet other parents of young children.

Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at 9.30am on the last Monday of the month, during school terms.

Bookings not required.   

Story Time 

For children aged 2-5 years, Story Time fosters a love of reading, encourages socialisation with other children and improves literacy skills through the use of rhymes, songs and stories. Fine motor skills are also improved through craft activities.  

A parent or guardian must accompany the child throughout the session.

Story Time sessions are held every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 10.30am, during school terms.

Bookings not required. 

School holiday activities 

Looking for some fun, free activities to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Look no further than Cambridge Library! 

From arts and craft sessions to reading challenges, the library organises a range of activities over the school holiday periods which are not only fun but also aim to develop your child's skills.

Look out for activities in the lead up to the school holidays on our Events page. 

4.Adult activities 

Cambridge Library is home to a number social and learning groups.

Choose from book clubs to art to knitting and more ... there is something for everyone.

Bookings are generally not required.

For more information please contact Cambridge Library on 9383 8999 or look for library events on our Events page.

 Groups at the Library

Mah Jong
10am to 12pm every Thursday

Mah Jong is a traditional Chinese tile game originating in the Qing dynasty. Involving strategy, skill and chance, Mah Jong has been compared to Rummy, where players draw and discard tiles to make 'melds' or matching sets. This group is suitable for beginners and experienced players. Playing sets are provided, all you just need do is show up on the day.

Watercolour painting
1pm to 3.30pm every Thursday

For artists looking to share ideas and techniques in a social space with other watercolour enthusiasts. This weekly group is a place to paint with other like-minded artists.  Bring your painting materials.

Quilting
9am to 12pm every second Tuesday of the month

If you're interested in quilting come join like-minded sewers at our monthly quilting group. Knitters and crocheters are also welcome. Bring along your materials and a project to work on and get sewing! 

Knitting
10am to 1pm every Wednesday

Indulge your passion for knitting, applique or general crafts at our weekly knitting session, in a fun and social environment.

Self-funded Retirees
10am to 12pm every Monday

Putting the fun in self-funded! This group meets weekly to discuss strategies for managing and maximising retirement and superannuation funds. Note: discussion topics should not be taken as professional financial advice. 

Monday Book Club
2pm to 3pm on the first Monday of the month

For anyone who loves reading and socialising! Come together with fellow bookworms and discuss a different book each month. 

English Conversation
2pm to 3pm every Friday

Improve your English speaking skills at our English conversation group where you can talk and practice English in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Bookings are essential.  To book please contact Cambridge Library on 9383 8999.