In 1865 there were approximately 400 people living in the Willoughby area; 150 years later the populace increased to 76,354. Changes in transport, accessibility, industries, societal influences and migration have delivered continuing changes in the community profile.

Willoughby City Library Services presents an exhibition that examines these changes by providing context and colour to the ongoing process of community relations in the past, present and for the future. Community organisations were formed, services provided and the social and commercial activities of the locals changed. By examining the local demographics discover the changes that have produced a modern and varied community. This exhibition will run from 9 September 2016 to 1 January 2017.

When: Friday 9 September 2016 to Sunday 1 January 2017, 9:00am-9:00pm
Where: Chatswood Library, Lower Ground, The Concourse, 408 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood NSW 2067
Cost: Free
Contact: library@willoughby.nsw.gov.au or 02 9777 7900
Presented by Willoughby City Library Service.

Image: Armenian folk dancers performing at the Willoughby Fun Fair, 1982, courtesy Willoughby City Library Service.


History Week Neighbours postcardThis event is part of
History Week: Neighbours
3-11 September 2016
Presented by the History Council of NSW
#HistoryWeek16 | www.historyweek.com.au


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