Media Releases

Community groups thanked and supported

31 August 2017

Twenty eight community groups received a welcome boost to their programs and services through the presentation of community grants by Mosman Council.

2017 Mosman Youth Awards in Literature winners named

31 August 2017

The Presentation Evening announcing the winners for the 2017 Mosman Youth Awards in Literature was held on Wednesday 30 August at the Barry O’Keefe Library.

Australian Reading Hour at Barry O'Keefe Library

28 August 2017

To coincide with the Reading Hour 2017, Mosman Library Service is hosting two special storytime sessions for parents and children to encourage parents to read aloud to children and to highlight the importance of reading aloud in developing literacy skills.

News by locals: 1880s to 1960s an Exhibition Celebrating Local Newsmen

28 August 2017

Mosman Library Service is participating in the History Council of NSW annual History Week program of events. The theme for this year is ‘Pop!’ a look at the role of popular culture.

Jock Serong at the Library

21 August 2017

Mosman Library Service will be hosting another popular Author Evening at Barry O’Keefe Library, with award winning author Jock Serong as guest speaker.

Rusty Young at the Library

16 August 2017

In August Barry O’Keefe Library will be hosting another popular author evening with Rusty Young as the guest speaker. The author of the international bestseller Marching Powder will be speaking about his gripping debut novel, Colombiano.

Creative Writing Workshop by Zena Shapter

16 August 2017

To celebrate Adult Learners Week, 1-8 September 2017, creative writing tutor and writer, Zena Shapter, will be conducting a free workshop at Barry O’Keefe Library on Monday 4 September from 6.30pm to 9pm.

Postcards from the Future

16 August 2017

Mosman school children have been busy writing and illustrating how they hope the area will be in 10 years’ time.

Monday Matters at Barry O'Keefe Library

16 August 2017

Annette Janic will be the guest speaker at the next Monday Matters on 4 September 2017. She will speak about her book, War Child, which is the true story of her mother, Magdalena (Leni) Janic, whose name appears on the Welcome Wall at Darling Harbour.

Children's Book Week at Barry O'Keefe Library

04 August 2017

To celebrate Children’s Book Week 2017, which runs from 19- 26 August, the Children’s Library staff have organised special competitions for children aged from 1 to 12 years old based around the 2017 Book Week theme of ‘Escape to Everywhere’.