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Library Events — April 2015

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Thursday 29 January - Thursday 31 December

Book Sale
Bribie Island Library
Come along every day 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.

Wednesday 1 April

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.

Thursday 2 April

Meet The Author : Marie Bean
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Marie Bean, author of Lazy Runner and Lazy Loser, shares the lazy way to health and fitness. Discover the mental side of health and fitness. In this fun and informative talk you’ll learn:
• the reasons for emotional eating
• the self-motivation to get yourself moving
• how to not feel guilty about eating and your weight
• and lots more

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.

Introducing eMagazines
Bribie Island Library 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to access eMagazines on your tablet, smartphone or PC.

Friday 3 April

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.

Tuesday 7 April - Friday 17 April

Mash It Up Free Holiday Workshops
All libraries
If you’re 13-17, you’re sure to find workshops to suit your tastes and talents at Moreton Bay Region Libraries. The best bit is they’re FREE! So you can go to as many as you like and bring your friends.

Libraries School Holiday Activities for Kids
All libraries
There is so much to do at the library during school holidays!

Tuesday 7 April

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

Wednesday 8 April

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.

Thursday 9 April

The Science of Sweets
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Find out about all things sweet and sciency! Mix chemicals to see how gummy worms are made and then discover our secret recipe to create ‘The World’s BEST Sherbet’. Ages 6 - 12.

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.

Introducing eMagazines
Bribie Island Library 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to access eMagazines on your tablet, smartphone or PC.

Friday 10 April

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.

Monday 13 April

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.

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.

Tuesday 14 April

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

Wednesday 15 April

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.

Dragon Clay Sculpture
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 12.00noon
Make a dragon's head using clay. Be inspired by How to Train your Dragon and Eragon or create something totally unique!

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.

Thursday 16 April

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.

Bamboo Lantern Making
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.30am
Light up the night with your own handmade lantern! Learn how to make a luminous light decorated with your own design using salvaged bamboo, cardboard and paper. Ages 6 - 12.

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.

Introducing eMagazines
Bribie Island Library 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to access eMagazines on your tablet, smartphone or PC.

Friday 17 April

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.

Monday 20 April

Best Start: 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.

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.

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.

Tuesday 21 April

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.

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 22 April

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 23 April

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.

Introducing eMagazines
Bribie Island Library 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to access eMagazines on your tablet, smartphone or PC.

Friday 24 April

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.

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 27 April

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

Tuesday 28 April

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 29 April

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.

Sensual pleasures of the garden - smell, touch and taste
Bribie Island Library 11.00am - 1.00pm
A garden is more than something to look at. This workshop explores the garden using the three senses of smell, touch and taste. Find out what plants can do for you to enhance your pleasure at home. Presented by Paul Plant, editor of Subtropical Gardening magazine and radio RiverFM/ Noosa101.3 FM garden presenter.

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 30 April

The “Servant Problem”
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Learn about the history of Australian servants from convict to free settlement, including life from a servant’s perspective and also complaints masters made about their servants.

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.

Introducing eMagazines
Bribie Island Library 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Learn to access eMagazines on your tablet, smartphone or PC.

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