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Welcome to The Learning Space at The Connection, Rhodes

The Learning Space is at our new home at The Connection and our January programs are awesome! Join us for school holiday fun in electronics, robots, video making, CAD, 3D printing and more. From Tuesday, 3 January 2017, there will be free drop-ins as well as ticketed workshops. Everyone's invited! Bookings essential for ticketed events.

Operated by City of Canada Bay Libraries, The Learning Space provides a vibrant and welcoming space to play, learn, meet and work. The staff and facilities support learning, creativity, innovation, and community. The facilities include high speed Wi-Fi, printing, 3D printing, A0 plotter, die cutter, sound recording and rehearsal capabilities, photography and video studio equipment, robotics and electronics. It features large scale artworks by internationally acclaimed artist Lu Xinjian in the Open Space. 

The Digital Gallery is Sydney's newest exhibition space for video, sound, and digital art. It features a fantastic digital art presentation wall with eight large screen LCD panels, an AV presentation projection wall, and an integrated sound system. Watch this space as we present work by some of Australia's premier media artists in a program curated by dLux Media Arts, alongside work created by our own community. 

The Connection Open Day - Saturday, 21 January at 11am-6pm
Save the date to celebrate the opening of The Connection! We invite you to join a full day of programs, activities, food and entertainment. Come and explore the four distinct spaces, test out our technology and experience activities for everyone.

For more information about the new community precinct, school holiday programs, ticketed workshops, free family drop-in activities and the big open day, please visit: theconnectionrhodes.com.au 

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Page last updated on: 11/01/17

2017 Public Holidays

Concord and Five Dock libraries will be closed on public holidays:
Australia Day         - 26 January
Easter                     - 14-17 April
Anzac Day              - 25 April
Queen's Birthday  - 12 June
Labour Day            -   2 October
Christmas Day      - 25 December
Boxing Day             - 26 December

Volunteer - Duke of Edinburgh

A range of volunteering opportunities are available at the Libraries, Five Dock Leisure Centre and in Bushcare for Duke of Edinburgh Award participants. For more information check out the brochure.

Donations to Libraries

Library's Donations Policy has been revised. Donations of books are accepted if they are current, in good condition, meet the criteria for selection and published within the last two years. DVDs and any audio visual material are not accepted as donations.

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