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Discover and Learn through FREE special interest workshops and talks at libraries for adults.

To book for events, use the online registration links below, contact any library or email . Registration is required for all sessions.

Program

ancient wisdom

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Path

Join Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun affiliated with the Langri Tangpa Centre, for a Q&A session as she shares her journey to becoming a nun and how ancient wisdom can apply to modern life.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Monday, 10 July 10.00am - 11.00am Register now
Redcliffe Friday, 04 August 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now

Baby Yoga, Movement and Massage Workshop

Use music and movement to guide you and your baby through the five senses in this hands-on workshop. Learn touch and communication skills to soothe and settle. For ages 6 weeks to 12 months. 

Only 1 ticket is required for baby + adult.

We have postponed the workshop scheduled for Friday, 31 March. The great news is that if you have booked tickets for this event, there is no need to rebook! We will be organising some new dates early next week, so watch this space. 

Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Tuesday, 02 May 10.45am - 11.45am Event ended
Arana Hills Monday, 06 March 10.00am - 11.00am Event ended
Bribie Island Thursday, 09 March 10.30am - 11.30am Event ended
Burpengary Friday, 12 May 10.00am - 11.00am Event ended
Caboolture Friday, 05 May 10.30am - 11.30am Event ended
Deception Bay Wednesday, 08 March 10.00am - 11.00am Event ended
North Lakes Friday, 31 March 10.00am - 11.00am Event Cancelled
Redcliffe Saturday, 27 May 9.30am - 10.30am Join the waitlist
Strathpine Thursday, 06 April 10.30am - 11.30am Event ended
Woodford Friday, 17 March 11.15am - 12.15pm Event ended

career counselling

Career Counselling

Make a plan to find the job of your dreams in a free one hour one-on-one session with qualified career counsellors from QUT Caboolture.

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Wednesday, 21 June 9.30am - 1.30pm
Deception Bay Wednesday, 26 July 9.30am - 1.30pm
North Lakes Wednesday, 02 August 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Strathpine Wednesday, 12 July 9.30am - 1.30pm
QUT Caboolture Campus Mondays & Thursdays by appointment

cpr

CPR Awareness

Get the confidence to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) while the ambulance is on its way. Gold coin donation to the QAS appreciated. Presented by Queensland Ambulance Service Local Ambulance Committee trainers. 

Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Monday, 24 July 10.00am - 11.30am Register now
Burpengary Friday, 09 June 2.00pm - 3.30pm Register now
North Lakes Tuesday, 08 August 1.00pm - 2.30pm Register now
Strathpine Tuesday, 29 August 10.00am - 11.30am Register now

clutter

Declutter and Be Organised

Learn how to tackle clutter, tips on how to be better organised and strategies to stop clutter entering your life.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Wednesday, 12 July 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Bribie Island Wednesday, 19 July 10.30am - 11.30am Register now
Burpengary Friday, 04 August 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Caboolture Wednesday, 16 August 11.00am - 12.00noon Register now
North Lakes Monday, 21 August 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Redcliffe Thursday, 08 June 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now

DIY Chemical-free Cleaning

Learn practical and inexpensive cleaning tips and easy recipes for laundry and cleaning products (even toothpaste) you can make at home.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Thursday, 27 April 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Strathpine Saturday, 27 May 10.30am - 11.30am Register now

Fermenting for Beginners

Learn about the importance of gut health and how to make kombucha, milk kefir, sauerkraut and other fermented delights at home.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Monday, 19 June 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Burpengary Friday, 14 July 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
North Lakes Friday, 28 July 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Woodford Monday, 28 August 10.00am - 11.00am Register now

Find Balance with Energy Medicine

Discover the world of chakras and auras and learn self-care strategies that may contribute to a more balanced life and improved well-being.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Wednesday, 19 July 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
North Lakes Tuesday, 06 June 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Strathpine Saturday, 08 July 10.30am - 11.30am Register now

small garden

Gardening in Small Spaces

Learn how to grow a great garden on your balcony or patio and how to maximise even the smallest spaces with espalier vertical gardening.
Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Thursday, 31 August 10.30am - 12.00noon Register now
Redcliffe Thursday, 13 July 2.00pm - 3.30pm Register now
Strathpine Saturday, 10 June 10.30am - 12.00noon Register now
Woodford Thursday, 20 July 10.00am - 11.30am Register now

mygov

Get online with myGov

Find out how easy it is to register for myGov and use your online account or Express Plus mobile apps to manage your Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support business. If you are not already registered for myGov please bring photo ID so staff can help link your accounts. Presented by the Australian Government Department of Human Services.    
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Tuesday, 06 June 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Arana Hills Friday, 18 August 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Bribie Island Thursday, 03 August 10.00am - 11.00am Register now
Burpengary Thursday, 10 August 10.00am - 11.00am Register now
Caboolture Wednesday, 19 July 11.00am - 12.00noon Register now
Deception Bay Wednesday, 14 June 10.00am - 11.00am Register now
North Lakes Tuesday, 25 July 11.00am - 12.00noon Register now
Redcliffe Thursday, 31 August 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Strathpine Wednesday, 21 June 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Woodford Friday, 14 July 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now

Growing Organic Vegetables

Learn expert tips on soil quality, choosing the right plants for your garden, and natural pest and weed management.

We have postponed the workshop scheduled for Friday, 31 March. The great news is that if you have booked tickets for this event, there is no need to rebook! We will be organising some new dates early next week, so watch this space. 

Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Wednesday, 10 May 1.00pm - 2.30pm Register now
Burpengary Friday, 21 April 10.00am - 11.30am Register now
North Lakes Tuesday, 23 May 1.00pm - 2.30pm Register now
Woodford Monday, 06 March 10.00am - 11.30am Register now

Happiness Hacks for Busy People

Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun affiliated with the Langri Tangpa Centre, Brisbane, shares easy tips for a happier you.
Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Tuesday, 23 May 10.00am - 11.00am Register now

linkedin

LinkedIn for Job Seekers

Learn how to use LinkedIn and other social media sites to supercharge your job search, including tips on finding jobs, networking and accessing the hidden job market.
Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Wednesday, 30 August 11.00am - 12.00noon Register now
North Lakes Thursday, 15 June 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now

music movement

Music and Movement for Under 5's

A 30 minute class of dance, musical instrument, bubbles, parachutes, puppets and balls. For children aged 1-5 years and their parents.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Friday, 21 July 10.30am - 11.00am Register now
Arana Hills Wednesday, 21 June 11.30am - 12.00noon Register now
Bribie Island Wednesday, 12 July 10.30am - 11.00am Register now
Burpengary Friday, 21 July 10.00am - 10.30am Register now
Caboolture Monday, 28 August 10.30am - 11.00am Register now
Deception Bay Wednesday, 09 August 10.00am - 10.30am Register now
North Lakes Monday, 17 July 11.30am - 12.00noon Register now
Redcliffe Tuesday, 29 August 10.00am - 10.30am Register now
Strathpine Friday, 25 August 10.30am - 11.00am Register now
Woodford Wednesday, 30 August 11.15am - 11.45am Register now

reptiles

Reptiles of Moreton Bay Region

Discover the unique biodiversity within the Region and get up close with some of the reptiles living in your neighbourhood.
Library Date Time Bookings
Deception Bay Thursday, 25 May 10.30am - 11.30am Register now

anxiety

Teen Stress and Anxiety

Discover how to identify anxiety and stress in teens and adolescents, support strategies for parents and how and where to get additional help. Delivered in partnership with Youthrive.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Thursday, 27 July 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Burpengary Friday, 18 August 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Caboolture Saturday, 29 July 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Redcliffe Saturday, 29 July 10.00am - 11.00am Register now

Understanding Autism

Learn the common myths and misconceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), strategies to support children and adults with ASD, and what support is available for families. Delivered in partnership with Youthrive.

Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Monday, 29 May 10.00am - 11.00am Register now
Caboolture Wednesday, 31 May 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
North Lakes Tuesday, 30 May 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now

winter health

Wellness Over Winter

Discover natural ways to strengthen your body's immune system and stay healthy during the winter season.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Monday, 19 June 10.30am - 11.30am Register now
Arana Hills Wednesday, 14 June 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Bribie Island Thursday, 22 June 10.30am - 11.30am Register now
Caboolture Tuesday, 11 July 11.00am - 12.00noon Register now
Deception Bay Thursday, 01 June 10.00am - 11.00am Register now
North Lakes Thursday, 13 July 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now

Wildlife Habitat Gardens

Learn how to attract local wildlife to your garden with horticulturalist Claire Bickle.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Friday, 26 May 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Redcliffe Monday, 22 May 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now

Wills and Estate Planning

Learn how a valid Will and Enduring Power of Attorney can help you to protect your assets, your family and your future. 
Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Wednesday, 09 August 10.30am - 11.30am Register now
Deception Bay Thursday, 20 July 10.00am - 11.00am Register now
Redcliffe Thursday, 10 August 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
Strathpine Tuesday, 06 June 10.00am - 11.00am Register now

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