Information about library services, resources and collections for older people in the Sutherland Shire.

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Senior's Festival

There's plenty happening for older people during the 2019 Senior's Festival in February. Let's do more together!

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Computer Help

Struggling with your computer or tablet? Library staff are available to help people needing assistance with basic computer tasks.

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Home Library

Sutherland Shire Libraries provide a Home Library Service for residents who are unable to visit the library regularly because of frailty, disability, illness or carer's duties.

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Knitting Groups

Want some company while you knit? There are a number of knitting groups that meet in the libraries throughout the Shire.

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Better Bones, Better Balance | Seniors Festival

Research indicates it is possible to improve balance in later life to reduce the risk of falling.

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Getting Help at Home | Seniors Festival

If you’re getting older and need help at home, or caring for someone who does, this seminar will provide you with the information you need to know to start planning and talking about aged care.

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Family History

At Sutherland Shire Libraries you can search genealogical resources such as births, deaths & marriages, immigration & convict records, electoral rolls, Sands directories and cemetery inscriptions.

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Taming Technology | Social Media for the Perplexed

Taming Technology is a series of lectures aiming to demystify technology topics for older people.

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Joanna Nell presents: The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village | Seniors Festival

Debut novelist Joanna Nell talks about her life-affirming debut, The Single Ladies of the Jacaranda Retirement Village.

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Encore Taming Technology - iPad Tips & Tricks

Discover how to get the most from your iPad.

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Follow the sun - an extreme grey nomad global adventure

Bill and Julie Lawler have spent the last six summers in a row overlanding - travelling long distances by vehicle and following the sun.

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