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Library Events — August 2015

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Thursday 29 January - Thursday 31 December

Book Sale
Bribie Island Library
Come along every day (during library opening hours, excluding public holidays) and pick up bargain children’s books, fiction, biographies, paper backs and more! Prices from 50 cents. All money raised is used to support the Bribie Island Library.

Friday 27 March - Thursday 31 December

ANZAC Once Upon a War Time - Displays
All libraries
This year libraries will be delivering a broad range of activities, programs and resources to commemorate the region’s participation in World War I, including displays - accessible during library opening hours.

Saturday 1 August - Saturday 31 October

Tax Help
All libraries
If you need help to lodge your tax return, you may be eligible for the Tax Help program offered at select libraries.

Monday 3 August

Discovering the eLibrary: an introduction to eBooks and eAudio
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Learn to download, read and listen to books on your device like a pro.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Tuesday 4 August

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Wednesday 5 August

Baby Rhyme Time
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.30am
Enjoy songs, finger plays and rhymes with your baby while developing their language and pre-reading skills. Meet other mums and dads in these fun, interactive sessions.

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

GameOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.00pm
GameOn online, battle with buddies on consoles, rate and eliminate games, plus win prizes.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Thursday 6 August

Computers for Beginners
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Learn basic computer and keyboard skills, word processing, email and internet searching. Small class sizes take the stress out of learning. Sign up for this 4-week course.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Friday 7 August

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Storytime
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.30am
Where do you find once upon a time and happily ever after? At your library storytime! Come along and listen to stories, sing songs and share books with your child.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Tuesday 11 August

Nutrition for healthy weight management
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Nutritionist Ross Walter shares easy and healthy ways to lose weight, reduce body fat and increase nutritional intake based on scientific research.

Introducing eMagazines
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.00pm
Learn to access eMagazines on your tablet, smartphone or PC.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Wednesday 12 August

Baby Rhyme Time
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.30am
Enjoy songs, finger plays and rhymes with your baby while developing their language and pre-reading skills. Meet other mums and dads in these fun, interactive sessions.

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

GameOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.00pm
GameOn online, battle with buddies on consoles, rate and eliminate games, plus win prizes.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Thursday 13 August

Computers for Beginners
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Learn basic computer and keyboard skills, word processing, email and internet searching. Small class sizes take the stress out of learning. Sign up for this 4-week course.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Friday 14 August

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Storytime
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.30am
Where do you find once upon a time and happily ever after? At your library storytime! Come along and listen to stories, sing songs and share books with your child.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Monday 17 August

Discovering the eLibrary: an introduction to eBooks and eAudio
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Learn to download, read and listen to books on your device like a pro.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Tuesday 18 August

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.

Skeletons in the Family
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Discover how convict, prison and asylum records can help unearth family skeletons. Family history expert, Shauna Hicks discusses resources that can be useful in your research.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Wednesday 19 August

Baby Rhyme Time
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.30am
Enjoy songs, finger plays and rhymes with your baby while developing their language and pre-reading skills. Meet other mums and dads in these fun, interactive sessions.

iPads for Beginners
Bribie Island Library 11.00am - 12.00noon
Learn the basics of using the iPad and discover apps to suit your interest areas. Find out how easy it is to download them and get your iPad working for you in this hands-on workshop.

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

GameOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.00pm
GameOn online, battle with buddies on consoles, rate and eliminate games, plus win prizes.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Thursday 20 August

Find Your Family: Free Genealogy Help
Bribie Island Library 9.00am - 1.00pm
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.

Gratitude Rock Painting
Bribie Island Library 9.15am - 10.45am
Find out about Aboriginal symbols with award winning artist, De Greer-Yindimincarlie, and paint your own gratitude rock to take home with you. Ages 8 - 12. Bookings required.

Computers for Beginners
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Learn basic computer and keyboard skills, word processing, email and internet searching. Small class sizes take the stress out of learning. Sign up for this 4-week course.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Friday 21 August

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Storytime
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.30am
Where do you find once upon a time and happily ever after? At your library storytime! Come along and listen to stories, sing songs and share books with your child.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Monday 24 August

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Tuesday 25 August

Meet The Author : Janice Gallen
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Drug dealers, deception, death – Janice Gallen’s cosy mysteries Dark Visions and Scent of Evil have it all.  But it’s nothing that amateur sleuths, the psychic Meg and the grumpy Clyde, can’t handle! Discover how Meg and Clyde solve crimes; what inspired Janice to write their stories; and the process that led to their publication.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Wednesday 26 August

Baby Rhyme Time
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.30am
Enjoy songs, finger plays and rhymes with your baby while developing their language and pre-reading skills. Meet other mums and dads in these fun, interactive sessions.

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

GameOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.00pm
GameOn online, battle with buddies on consoles, rate and eliminate games, plus win prizes.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

LOUD @ the Library
Bribie Island Library 5.00pm - 7.00pm
LOUD is a great night at the Library for 13 -17 year olds. Hang with mates and play computer and console games. Listen to music or join in activities while enjoying a snack and drink.

Thursday 27 August

Computers for Beginners
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Learn basic computer and keyboard skills, word processing, email and internet searching. Small class sizes take the stress out of learning. Sign up for this 4-week course.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

Readiculous
Bribie Island Library 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Are you aged 9 - 12 years old and want to read, share and talk books, films and apps? Join Readiculous to review, swap, recommend, and chat about what you’re reading or what’s screening.

Friday 28 August

Mahjong Group
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.30pm
Mahjong Group is open to everyone, young and old wanting to learn this ancient Chinese game.

Storytime
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.30am
Where do you find once upon a time and happily ever after? At your library storytime! Come along and listen to stories, sing songs and share books with your child.

Best Start: Playtime
Bribie Island Library 10.30am - 11.15am
Explore, play and discover! Introduce your child to the wonderful world of free play. Enjoy playing and talking with your child, making up stories together and sharing in their delight as they make new discoveries.

Intermediate iPads
Bribie Island Library 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Build on the skills learned in the iPads for Beginners course and learn how to how to better organise your iPad.

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.


Today

Monday 31 August

StudyOn
Bribie Island Library 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Join StudyOn and get research assistance from staff, find information and access online resources. Get free computer time and printing too! BYO homework, snack and drink. For ages 9 - 12.

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