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Shop local and earn rewards: a gift card that gives back

Local Rewards is a new gift card program that supports local businesses in Surry Hills, Redfern, Darlinghurst and Potts Point.

Register now for sports competitions at Perry Park recreation centre

Registrations are open for spring competitions in futsal, netball and volleyball at Green Square’s Perry Park recreation centre.

Dive into spring at your favourite City of Sydney pool

Welcome the warmer weather with a swim at one of our five outdoor city pools

Flower power: Blooms brighten our city and villages

Living Colour brings floral arrangements to local neighbourhoods, while kaleidoscopic displays in Sydney’s centre welcome employees returning to offices.

What to do in Sydney these school holidays

There's plenty to keep the kids entertained during the September/October holidays.

15 great books from Sydney authors

From well-known writers like Liane Moriarty and Charlotte Wood to talented newcomers you’ve yet to explore, add these titles to your reading list.

When are our swimming pools, leisure centres and other facilities open?

We are currently operating facilities and services in line with NSW Government public health advice and Covid-Safe plan requirements

Temporary online library memberships now available

Join without visiting a branch.

Virtual dance workshops bring fun to home-schooling

Take a break from class to learn the secrets of the coolest retro dancefloor moves.

Great films library members can stream free

From award-winning documentaries to all-time classics and feel-good movies, here are our librarians picks to enjoy from home.

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