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Library Events — June 2018

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Sunday 1 January - Monday 31 December

Baby Rhyme Time
All branch libraries
Enjoy rhymes and action songs that help with early language learning. Find local baby rhyme time dates and times. For parents and children, babies to 2 years.

First 5 Forever: Playtime
All branch libraries
Explore the wonderful world of free play together and help your child develop language skills and creativity. Find local playtime dates and times. For parents and children, babies to 5 years.

Storytime
All branch libraries
Develop a love of reading through the magic of stories, rhymes and songs. Find local storytime dates and times, including evening Pyjama storytime sessions. For parents and children, 2-5 years.

Friday 1 June

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 9.30am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Monday 4 June

Ready, Steady, Robots!
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots.

Tuesday 5 June

Knitting Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.00noon
If you enjoy knitting and would like to meet new friends, join our Knitting Group.

Wednesday 6 June

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

GameOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Free time to play games online, on consoles or on other devices. Take on a solo campaign or bring your friends for multi-player gaming. Grades 2-6 and Grades 7-12.

Thursday 7 June

Computers for Beginners
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Sign up for individual classes or a 4-week course for computer beginners, designed to introduce people to basic computing skills and the Internet. Small class sizes take the stress away from learning and all participants get their own training booklet to take home.

Friday 8 June

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 9.30am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Monday 11 June

Rewire Your Brain for Happiness
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun shares simple, research-based exercises and meditation that can contribute to wellbeing, quality of life and happiness.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots.

Tuesday 12 June

Knitting Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.00noon
If you enjoy knitting and would like to meet new friends, join our Knitting Group.

Wednesday 13 June

Current Affairs Discussion Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.00noon
Join the Bribie Island Library Current Affairs Discussion Group, a lively group of people from all walks of life examining events in the world.

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

GameOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Free time to play games online, on consoles or on other devices. Take on a solo campaign or bring your friends for multi-player gaming. Grades 2-6 and Grades 7-12.

Thursday 14 June

X Marks the Spot: Researching Cemeteries
Bribie Island Library 11.00am - 12.00noon
Explore resources for discovering the graves of our ancestors. Helen Vince will examine online resources, providing practical tips and identifying traps for the unwary.

Friday 15 June

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 9.30am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Writing Short Stories with Gary Crew Booked Out
Bribie Island Library 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Learn how to write creative and compelling short stories from the objects renowned author Gary Crew puts before you.

Introduction to iPads
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Learn the basics of using your Apple iPad, including apps, email and the internet. BYO iPad. Not suitable for Android tablet users. Registration essential.


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Monday 18 June

Introduction to Smartphones
Bribie Island Library 9.30am - 11.30am
Learn basic tips and tricks to help you use your device to its full potential. BYO Apple iPhone of Android smartphone. Registration essential.

Ready, Steady, Robots!
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots.

Tuesday 19 June

Find Your Family: Free Genealogy Help
Bribie Island Library 9.00am - 3.00pm
Are you thinking about compiling your family tree but aren’t sure where to start? Have you hit a brick wall in the search for your ancestors? Why not book in to our FREE one-on-one genealogy help sessions.

Knitting Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.00noon
If you enjoy knitting and would like to meet new friends, join our Knitting Group.

Wednesday 20 June

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

GameOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Free time to play games online, on consoles or on other devices. Take on a solo campaign or bring your friends for multi-player gaming. Grades 2-6 and Grades 7-12.

There's a Robot in My Library!
Bribie Island Library 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Ever wondered what your children are learning when they “play” with robots? Find out what all the fuss is about as you explore our Bluebot and Sphero robots. 1hr.

Thursday 21 June

Find Your Family: Free Genealogy Help
Bribie Island Library 9.00am - 3.00pm
Are you thinking about compiling your family tree but aren’t sure where to start? Have you hit a brick wall in the search for your ancestors? Why not book in to our FREE one-on-one genealogy help sessions.

Friday 22 June

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 9.30am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Writing Life Stories with Gary Crew
Bribie Island Library 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Learn how to write life stories that engage, inspire and enthral your reader. Make fact more interesting than fiction.

Monday 25 June

Ready, Steady, Robots!
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Do you want to find out about the opportunities technology offers and how robotics can be part of your future? In this 4 week series of hands-on workshops you will learn how technology intersects with our lives, from smart phones and wearable technology, to smart homes and robots.

Tuesday 26 June

Knitting Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.00noon
If you enjoy knitting and would like to meet new friends, join our Knitting Group.

Introduction to Tablets
Bribie Island Library 1.00pm - 3.00pm
Learn the basics of using your Android tablet, including apps, email and the internet. BYO tablet. Not suitable for iPad users.

Code Club
Bribie Island Library 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Use Scratch and other coding languages to develop your own games and animations. Put the library's tech to the test to explore robotics, circuits and more! A Scratch login is essential. Ideal for Grades 5-8.

Registration is required

Wednesday 27 June

Current Affairs Discussion Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.00noon
Join the Bribie Island Library Current Affairs Discussion Group, a lively group of people from all walks of life examining events in the world.

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 1.30pm - 5.00pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

GameOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Free time to play games online, on consoles or on other devices. Take on a solo campaign or bring your friends for multi-player gaming. Grades 2-6 and Grades 7-12.

LOUD
Bribie Island Library 5.00pm - 7.00pm
The library stays open late for you to play computer games, hang out with friends and listen to music. Grades 7-12.

Thursday 28 June

Fermenting Fun: Learn to Make Bone Broth
Bribie Island Library 11.00am - 12.00noon
Discover the benefits of bone broth and learn to extract the goodness from bones to make your own broth in this talk by Kerris from Fermented Betty.

Readiculous
Bribie Island Library 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Are you in Grade 4 - 6? Want to read, share, and talk books, program new technologies and review the latest films and magazines? Join Readiculous to swap and recommend books, meet friends and play games. Have the chance to win prizes and get free reservations too!

Friday 29 June

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 9.30am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

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