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Library Events — July 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.

Monday 2 July - Saturday 14 July

Virtual Reality at your Library
Bribie Island Library 12.00midnight - 12.00noon
Drop in during library opening hours and experiment with virtual reality using your smartphone. Find out what the hype is all about as you immerse yourself in intriguing places and magical worlds! Recommended for ages 12+. Please ensure you have access to iStore or Playstore.

Monday 2 July

Discover Indigenous Culture
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 11.00am
Explore Aboriginal life and learn about bush tucker, dreamtime stories, stone tools, didgeridoos, fire building and local art with Lyndon and Brent from Gubbi Gubbi Dance. All ages welcome.

Tuesday 3 July

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 4 July

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.

Thursday 5 July

Where is the Green Sheep? Puppet Making and Storytelling
Bribie Island Library 11.00am - 11.45am

Discover how to bring stories to life with puppets. Create your own finger puppet together and delight in the magic of storytelling. Parent involvement essential.

For parents and children aged 3-5 years.

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 6 July

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

Monday 9 July

Jurassic Joe Dinosaur Show
Bribie Island Library 10.00am - 10.45am
Laugh, learn and explore the amazing world of prehistoric reptiles in an interactive show, filled with singing and dancing. All welcome.

Tuesday 10 July

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 11 July

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.

Friday 13 July

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

Monday 16 July

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.

Tuesday 17 July

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 18 July

Baby Sensory Class: for parents of 0-13 month olds
Bribie Island Library 11.00am - 11.30am
Bond with your baby through a variety of sensory activities. Learn simple techniques such as tummy time, movement, hand eye co-ordination and music that can be used at home.

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.

Thursday 19 July

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 20 July

Pyjama Day Celebrations
All branch libraries
Come in your pyjamas and experience the magic of stories and songs with your child and help raise awareness and funds for the Pyjama Foundation. Babies to Prep.

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

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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Tuesday 24 July

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 25 July - Wednesday 31 October

Tax Help Program
All branch libraries
If you need help to lodge your tax return, you may be eligible for the Tax Help program, a free and confidential voluntary service to help people complete their tax returns online using myTax. Tax Help is offered annually from July to October at Albany Creek, Caboolture and North Lakes libraries. Session times vary at each location. Appointments are essential and bookings can be made at any library.

Wednesday 25 July

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.

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 26 July

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 27 July

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

Tuesday 31 July

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

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