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Activities, events & programs sponsored by the Friends of the Library


​ ​A Literary Dinner with Fiona McIntosh

​Fiona McIntosh is an international bestselling author of novels for adults and children. She was born in England but now calls South Australia home. Fiona roams the world researching and drawing inspiration for her novels and runs a series of repected Fiction Masterclasses.

Join The Friends for dinner and hear from the master herself as she discusses 'The Diamond Hunter', a breathtaking adventure story about trust and betrayal, stretching from the harsh desert of Africa's Kimberely diamond mine to the misty, green plains of northern England

Tuesday 12 November

5:30pm for 6:00pm

Villa D'oro
39-41 Flinders Street

​ ​Tickets $50 for Friends members and $55 for non-members
Available from 23 October - 7 November online via Eventbrite, from Wollongong Council and Corrimal, Dapto and Thirroul Libraries

For more informatuion and any special dietary requirements, please contact Carolyn Law on
4271 3957




Aims of the Friends:
  • To foster an interest in books
  • To serve as a link between the library and the community
  • To promote an appreciation and awareness of the library's services and its collections
  • To sponsor special community events and literary activities designed to stimulate community interest
     in reading and awareness of the role of the library in the community
  • To provide support for the library and its collections through practical assistance, for example,
    fundraising, the encouragement of gifts, sponsorships and endorsements
  • To advocate and make representations for improvements in funding arrangements for public library
  • To foster links with organisations with similar interests and objectives

Constitution of the Friends of the Wollongong City Library

Our Program
There are three main areas of the Friends of the Library program to suit a variety of interests and levels of
involvement. These are conducted at various venues, including the Branch libraries.
  • Author visits
  • Book launches
  • Visits to cultural institutions
  • Literary lunches and dinners
  • Promotion of children's and youth reading
  • Special interest evenings
  • Fundraising for special projects
  • Holding social/education events
  • Practical help for the library and its customers 
  • Assisting with library surveys
  • Assisting at library special events
  • Promoting the pleasures of reading
Membership Information
Fees: Individual $15, Family $25, Concession $12 (senior/pensioner/full-time student/unemployed) 
Our membership year covers the period from 1 July through to 30 June the following year. 
Payments made after 1 March will cover the following membership year.
Fees can be paid to the Cashier, Wollongong City Council, Burelli St, Wollongong or at any branch of
the Library
Contact Us
Mail to: Friends of the Wollongong City Library
All Enquiries: President
Phone: (02) 4271 5292
Mail: PO Box 922, WOLLONGONG EAST, 2500 
Email: ​





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