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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 or contact any library. Registration is required for all sessions.

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Building a Small Business

Find out how to identify your passion and turn it into an enjoyable and profitable lifestyle. Suitable for adults only. Bookings essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Thursday, 21 March 6.30pm - 7.30pm Register now
Woodford Tuesday, 26 March 1.30pm - 2.30pm Register now

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CPR Awareness

Learn the skills to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with Bribie Island Local Ambulance Committee. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Friday, 31 May 10.00am - 11.30am Register now

Date Night at the Library

Have a date with your library on February 14. Watch a free family film at participating libraries or take time out to find the book of your dreams. Bookings essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Tuesday, 12 February 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
Bribie Island Thursday, 14 February 5.30pm - 7.30pm Register now
Burpengary Thursday, 14 February 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now

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Discover your Design Style

Create the home of your dreams with interior designer, Bronnie Masefau. Suitable for adults only. Bookings essential.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Saturday, 02 March 10.30am - 11.30am Register now
Bribie Island Thursday, 09 May 6.00pm - 7.00pm Register now
Burpengary Saturday, 18 May 11.00am - 12.00pm Register now

Get That Job! : 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 Barry and Clive from the Your Future Careers Team.

Library Date Time Bookings
QUT Your Future Careers Team, I Block, USC Caboolture Campus Mondays & Thursdays by appointment
North Lakes Wednesday, 27 March 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Arana Hills Wednesday, 17 April 12.30pm - 4.30pm

Get That Job! : Job Seeking Skills

Revamp your resume, cover letter and selection criteria to get results.  Qualified career counsellors Your Futures Careers Team will help you make a great impression. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.
Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Wednesday, 20 February 9.30am-10.30am Register now
Bribie Island Wednesday, 13 March 3.00pm - 4.30pm Register now
Deception Bay Wednesday, 20 March 10.00am - 11.30am Register now
Strathpine Wednesday, 03 April 1.00pm - 2.30pm Register now
North Lakes Wednesday, 08 May 1.00pm - 2.30pm Register now

Get That Job! : Resume Rescue

Learn how to polish your resume to make your job applications shine. Presented by qualified career counsellors from the Your Future Careers Team. Bring your resume on a USB, or ensure you can access it online in an editable format.
Library Date Time Bookings
North Lakes Wednesday, 20 February 1.00pm - 2.30pm Register now
Caboolture Wednesday, 08 May 9.30am - 11.00am Register now

Gourmet Butterflies

Join Helen Schwencke to learn about food and plants that can enhance sustainability and biodiversity. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Saturday, 02 February 10.30am - 12.30am Register now

Library Backstage Pass

Selected libraries are offering a backstage pass to families with special needs to explore activities, collections and even get a sneak peek at our ‘behind the scenes’ spaces outside of library opening hours.
Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Friday, 11 January 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
Caboolture Friday, 12 April 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
Caboolture Friday, 12 July 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
North Lakes Friday, 08 February 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
North Lakes Friday, 10 May 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
North Lakes Friday, 09 August 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
Redcliffe Thursday, 14 March 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
Redcliffe Thursday, 13 June 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now
Redcliffe Thursday, 12 September 6.00pm - 8.00pm Register now

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Manaakitanga - Sharing Māori Culture

Be welcomed and experience Māori hospitality through a series of workshops.
Library Date Time Bookings
Redcliffe Saturday, 19 January 10.00am - 12.00noon (families) Register now
Redcliffe Monday, 04 February 2.00pm - 4.00pm (young adults) Register now
Strathpine Wednesday, 06 February 10.00am - 12.00noon (families with young children) Register now
North Lakes Thursday, 07 March 3.30pm - 5.30pm (kids, teens, families) Register now
North Lakes Thursday, 21 March 1.00pm - 3.00pm (families) Register now
Caboolture Monday, 11 March 10.00am - 12.00noon (families with young children) Register now
Caboolture Friday, 15 March 10.00am - 12.00noon (home school focus) Register now

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MBRC Museums - Home Life Historical Exhibit

Life could be tough for the early settlers of the Pine Rivers area. 'Home Life' features objects from the Moreton Bay Regional Council Heritage Collection.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Monday, 17 December to Thursday, 31 January - Not required

Mindful Living

By practising purposeful self-awareness we may be less reactive to our emotions and find a calmer path through life. Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun affiliated with the Langri Tangpa Centre in Brisbane, shares key principles for living mindfully and meditation. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.
Library Date Time Bookings
Woodford Tuesday, 26 February 1.30pm-2.30pm Register now

Mums, Bubs and Essential Oils

Using essential oils learn how to mix lotions to aid and support parents. Also learn how to make lotions and washes to soothe babies.
Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Tuesday, 12 February 10.00am - 10.45am Register now

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Native Plants: A Safe Habitat for Small Fauna

Warwick Hill from CREEC explains how planting native plants creates habitats for small birds and animals. Bookings essential.
Library Date Time Bookings
Burpengary Friday, 15 March 10am - 11am Register now

Peaceful Parenting

Join hands-on grandmother and Buddhist nun, Venerable Drolkar, to learn simple ways to increase connection with your family, raise happier, calmer kids and be a more peaceful parent. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Saturday, 16 February 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now
Burpengary Saturday, 16 March 11.00am - 12.00nonn Register now
North Lakes Saturday, 23 March 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now

Powerful Presentations

Learn how to build bold presentations using electronic media to your advantage. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Saturday, 16 February 11.30am - 12.30pm Register now

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Queensland Rail Travel

Discover iconic rail journeys throughout Queensland.

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Friday, 29 March 9.30am - 11.00am Register now

Setting Your Financial Goals for 2019

Planning an overseas holiday, buying a home, or thinking about retirement? Join semi-retired financial educator Larissa Zimmerman to learn techniques to help you set and reach your goals. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.
Library Date Time Bookings
North Lakes Saturday, 16 February 1.00pm - 2.00pm Register now

Sherlock Holmes Escape Room

Solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Thursday, 28 February 6.00pm - 6.30pm Join the waitlist

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Sustainable Native Seed Collection & Germination

Join Warwick Hill from Caboolture Regional Environment Education Centre (CREEC) and learn expert tips on how to raise our sometimes curious and quirky native plants. Bookings essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Saturday, 23 March 10.00am-11.00am Register now

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Take Better Photos

Let local photography expert Ron Letheren show you how to get results, whether you use a point and shoot camera or a mobile phone. Suitable for adults only. Bookings essential.
Library Date Time Bookings
Strathpine Saturday, 23 March 10.00am - 12.00pm Join the waitlist
Bribie Island Saturday, 30 March 10.30am - 12.30pm Register now
Caboolture Saturday, 27 April 1.00pm - 3.00pm Register now
North Lakes Saturday, 25 May 1.00pm - 3.00pm Register now

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The Seed Exchange

Diversify your seed library with The Seed Exchange at Caboolture Library. From Friday 15 March to Friday 22 March donate your excess seeds to the library in exchange for tokens. On the day create your own seed pockets from recycled books, exchange your tokens for seeds and come early for an inspiring morning tea talk with CREEC Environment Centre.

 

 

Token-free seeds will be provided

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Saturday, 23 March 11.00am-1.00pm Not required

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There's a Robot in My Library

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. All ages welcome. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Wednesday, 27 February 3.30pm-4.30pm Register now

Understanding Superannuation

Get retirement ready and learn about your super with Tony McIlroy from the Financial Services unit at Dept of Human Services.

Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Redcliffe Tuesday, 05 February 1.00pm - 3.00pm Join the waitlist

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You Will Find It Within art exhibition

Come and see the new art exhibition "You'll Find It Within" by Jo Smith of Heartjoy Studio at Albany Creek Library, 17 December-31 January.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Monday, 17 December to Thursday, 31 January - Not required

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