Join a group

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

For our youngest library visitors Rhyme Time and Story Time sessions during school terms are a hit, plus we run programs for school aged children over the holiday periods.

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.

Events @ the library

There is always a lot going on at the library!

We host a series of weekly and monthly events at Cambridge library plus lots of special activities throughout the year.

During the school holidays there are activities for the kids to enjoy.  From arts and craft sessions to reading challenges, the library organises activities which are not only fun but also aim to develop your child's skills.

To find out what's happening at the library browse our list of upcoming events.

Browse Events @ the Library

Kids activities

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

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. 

 

Adult activities 

Cambridge Library is home to a number of 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.

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. 

Creative Writing

2pm to 3pm once a month on a Monday

Open to writers at any stage of their career, from those who have published something, to those who are still trying to decide if writing is for them.

Learn to give and receive feedback in a supportive environment and how to tackle common problems faced by writers such as point of view, characterisation, tense, tone and voice.

Please bring a notebook and pen or your laptop.

Upcoming dates