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Family History Month

Did you know that August is Family History Month? With the current lockdown restrictions in place there is no opportunity to attend workshops in person, however there are many events that will be held online for those wanting to delve … Continue reading

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Important Notice

COVID UPDATE – Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, Penrith City Library will close temporarily until further notice as per NSW Health Orders. Full details available HERE Research Services staff are available to answer any queries Monday to Friday9am … Continue reading

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Celebrating 150 Years of Penrith City Council

Penrith City Council will be celebrating 150 years of local government with speaker sessions, a community celebration in Triangle Park, and an historical display in Penrith Library. To find out more information, please click here See the Historical Display and … Continue reading

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150 Years of Local Government in Penrith

In 1871, Penrith was declared a municipality and a council of locally elected representatives formed. 2021 marks 150 years since this historic beginning. The very first Council meeting took place on the morning of 18 July 1871 and the local … Continue reading

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