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


​ ​A Literary Lunch with Jeff Apter

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Join The Friends for lunch with acclaimed local writer and music aficionado,
Jeff Apter. Jeff has published 25 books on some of the music industry’s
most loved artists including the Finn Brothers, Johnny O’Keefe, John Farnham,
The Bee Gees, Keith Urban, Daniel Johns and Jeff Buckley. Jeff has also
written for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Bulletin and Vogue and was senior
writer for Rolling Stone magazine Australia.
Come along and hear Jeff discuss his fascinating career as well as his latest
book, Malcom Young: The Man Who Made AC/DC.

Tuesday 18 February
11.30am for 12pm

Level 9
Wollongong Council Building
41 Burelli Street​

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Tickets $25 for Friends members and $30 for non-members 
Available from 30 January to 13 February
at Wollongong Council Cashier’s office and Corrimal, Dapto and Thirroul Libraries
For more information or any special dietary requirements please contact Carolyn Law
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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