Join us on International Women’s Day 2023 when the library receives a selection of books to kickstart its collection of plays and works by Australian women dramatists. There will be readings; there will be food; there will be drinks; there will be good times to be had by all.
Uncovering our past
Towards the end of 2022, The Women’s Library was fortunate to have Alice Tompson, a University of Sydney student, spend time volunteering with us as part of… Read more “Uncovering our past”
2022 Annual Report
The Annual Report now covers the calendar year rather than financial year. Highlights of this year were the first phase of our painting project, with the library… Read more “2022 Annual Report”
Storytime at The Women’s Library
Calling all story lovers under five! Come to The Women’s Library in Newtown for Storytime with Cynthia Ning. Our next Storytime is planned for Sunday 16 April at… Read more “Storytime at The Women’s Library”
Women Write Wiki
The Women Write Wiki group started at The Women’s Library several years ago and one of its members was recently interviewed about her amazing work to redress… Read more “Women Write Wiki”
International Day of the Girl Child
This beautiful girl visited the library recently and her mother gave permission for us to use this great photograph which was taken by one of our volunteer… Read more “International Day of the Girl Child”
Keep an eye on our Google listing for changes to our regular hours. We sometimes have to close at short notice when staff members are unavailable. —————-… Read more “Opening Hours”
Meet the Author
Join us at The Women’s Library Storytime on Sunday 21 August and meet Katharine Rogers, author of Cockatoo Magic. Cockatoo Magic is a story about a girl… Read more “Meet the Author”
The Women’s Library has a large selection of new and second-hand books to choose from, all at the incredible price of $2 each, 3 for $5, or… Read more “Bargain Books”
How Red Tea Chests Made History
March 2022 is Women’s History Month and The Women’s Library has a wonderful collection of work celebrating women who have made history. During March, we’ll introduce you to some of the Australian women who have made a difference. Here’s a little about how women in Australia made history when they started The Women’s Library.
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The collection of The Women’s Library in Sydney is predominantly made up of books donated by supporters, publishers, and authors.
In this clip, Vicki Harding tells how the first donations were collected in bright red tea chests placed in shops and meeting points around Sydney in the early 1990s.(more…)