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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.

Program

Baby Sensory Class: for parents of 0-13 month olds

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. This event is for parents of 0-13 month oldsRegistration essential. 
Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Wednesday, 18 July 11.00am-11.30am Register now
Arana Hills Wednesday, 25 July 11.00am-11.30am Join the waitlist
North Lakes Friday, 27 July 11.00am-11.30am Join the waitlist
Deception Bay Wednesday, 01 August 9.30am-10.00am Register now
Caboolture Friday, 03 August 10.30am-11.00am Register now
Redcliffe Friday, 17 August 9.00am-9.30am Join the waitlist
Albany Creek Wednesday, 29 August 10.30am-11.00am Join the waitlist

Christmas Book Craft Workshop

Make a pre-loved book sparkle by turning it into a unique work of Christmas art. Learn techniques, tips and tricks for creating unique artwork by folding the pages. Suitable for adults only.
Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Wednesday, 31 October 10.30am-11.30am Register now
Burpengary Friday, 23 November 10.00am-11.00am Register now

Christmas in July: Beaded Decoration

Learn to make a beautifully decorated Christmas bauble in a friendly group setting. Numbers strictly limited. Bookings essential. Suitable for adults only.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Wednesday, 18 July 1.00pm-3.00pm Join the waitlist

Christmas in July: Recycled Books and Pinecones

Create Christmas crafts from recycled books and pinecones at this free demonstration. Numbers strictly limited. Bookings essential. Suitable for adults only.
Library Date Time Bookings
Woodford Tuesday, 24 July 1.00pm-3.00pm Register now

Creating Beautiful Memories

Art therapist, Marnee Kent discusses ways to help prepare for the death of a loved one. Topics include, common regrets, palliative care options, how to create beautiful memories together, and the benefits of art therapy.
Library Date Time Bookings
Redcliffe Friday, 07 September 6.00pm-7.00pm Register now
Bribie Island Thursday, 15 November 6.00pm-7.00pm Register now

Cyber Safety at Home

We spend a lot of time using various devices on the internet. Our personal details are shared with many different organisations and stored in many formats. Wayne McGlinn from Murrumba Consulting explains how you can protect yourself and your data.
Library Date Time Bookings
North Lakes Monday, 20 August 1.00pm-2.30pm Register now
Arana Hills Tuesday, 28 August 4.00pm-5.30pm Register now
Redcliffe Tuesday, 04 September 11.00am-12.30pm Register now
Deception Bay Thursday, 06 September 11.00am-12.30pm Register now
Arana Hills Saturday, 08 September 9.30am-11.00am Register now

Feel Younger, Be Healthier

Discover how regular mindfulness practice can improve health, reduce the effects of ageing and give you a happier outlook. Presented by Deborah Howcroft-Miles from Mindful Living Matters.
Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Tuesday, 11 September 11.00am-12.00noon Register now
Strathpine Saturday, 29 September 10.30am-11.30am Register now
North Lakes Saturday, 27 October 1.00pm-2.00pm Register now

Fermenting Fun: Learn to Make Yoghurt

Kerris from Fermented Betty shows how easy it is to make your own dairy based yoghurt packed with extra probiotics.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Saturday, 18 August 12.00noon-1.00pm Register now

Get Hooked on Crochet: for Beginners

Learn how to crochet a basic granny square, the building block to make your own blanket or throw. Suitable for adults only.
Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Wednesday, 18 July 9.30am-11.30am Join the waitlist

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
North Lakes Wednesday, 18 July 1.00pm - 5.00pm - one hour, one-on-one appointments
Deception Bay Wednesday, 15 August 10.00am - 1.00pm - one hour, one-on-one appointments
Woodford Wednesday, 12 September 2.00pm-5.00pm - one hour, one-on-one appointments
Deception Bay Monday, 17 September 9.00am-1.00pm - one hour, one-on-one appointments
North Lakes Wednesday, 26 September 12.00noon-4.00pm - one hour, one-on-one appointments
Caboolture Wednesday, 10 October 9.00am-1.00am - one hour, one-on-one appointments
Arana Hills Wednesday, 31 October 12.30pm-4.30pm - one hour, one-on-one appointments
Redcliffe Wednesday, 14 November 12.30pm-4.30pm - one hour, one-on-one appointments
QUT Your Future Careers Team, I Block, USC Caboolture Campus Mondays & Thursdays by appointment

Get That Job! : Job Seeking Skills

Learn how to write your resume, cover letter and selection criteria to get results and make a great impression at your next job interview.
Library Date Time Bookings
Strathpine Wednesday, 08 August 1.30pm-3.00pm Register now
Burpengary Wednesday, 29 August 1.00pm-2.30pm Register now
North Lakes Wednesday, 10 October 3.00pm-4.30pm Register now
Redcliffe Wednesday, 21 November 10.00am-11.30am 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
Albany Creek Wednesday, 05 September 10.30am-12.00noon Register now
Bribie Island Wednesday, 05 September 3.30pm-5.00pm Register now
Caboolture Wednesday, 12 September 10.00am-11.30am Register now
Arana Hills Wednesday, 19 September 1.00pm-2.30pm Register now
North Lakes Wednesday, 17 October 3.00pm-4.30pm Register now
Strathpine Wednesday, 24 October 2.00pm-3.30pm Register now
Strathpine Wednesday, 21 November 2.00pm-3.30pm Register now
Burpengary Wednesday, 28 November 1.30pm-3.00pm Register now

Improve Your Focus and Learning

Kinesiology expert, Molly Brumm, shows you how to improve your focus and your ability to learn at any age using energy techniques and Kinesiology.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Tuesday, 31 July 3.30pm-5.00pm Register now
Deception Bay Thursday, 30 August 10.30am-12.00noon Register now

Learn to Play the Ukulele (for Adults)

Ukulele virtuoso Trisha Scott teaches the basics of the ukulele in this one hour hands-on workshop that will leave you with the skills to play a simple song.  Suitable for the complete beginner, or those with a little knowledge.  Bring your own ukulele, or use one of ours.  Numbers strictly limited. This event is for Adults.
Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek Friday, 20 July 9.30am-10.30am Join the waitlist

Learn to Play the Ukulele (Families)

Ukulele virtuoso Trisha Scott teaches the basics of the ukulele in this one hour hands-on workshop that will leave you with the skills to play a simple song.  Suitable for the complete beginner, or those with a little knowledge.  Bring your own ukulele, or use one of ours.  Numbers strictly limited. This event is for families, ages 7 years and over.
Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Saturday, 21 July 2.00pm-3.00pm Join the waitlist
Bribie Island Thursday, 09 August 6.00pm-7.00pm Join the waitlist

Melanoma: The Truth

Explore breakthroughs in the treatment and prevention of Melanoma, the most serious skin cancer, with Professor Gabrielli from Mater Research.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Thursday, 25 October 6.30pm-7.30pm Register now

Organic Gardening

In this 90 minute show and tell presentation, garden guru Phil Ryan shares his tips and tricks to start your own organic garden. If you already have an organic garden underway, Phil will answer all your questions and share useful advice to keep your garden flourishing.
Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Saturday, 28 July 10.30am - 12.00pm Register now
North Lakes Thursday, 02 August 1.00pm-2.30pm Register now
Albany Creek Saturday, 11 August 10.30am-12.00noon Event Cancelled
Caboolture Saturday, 18 August 2.00pm-3.30pm Register now
Strathpine Thursday, 30 August 6.00pm-7.30pm Register now

Poetry Slam 2018 - Master Class and Slam Heat

The search is on for brave new voices to speak their mind at the Moreton Bay heat of the Australian Poetry Slam ’18.
Library Date Time Bookings
North Lakes Friday, 10 August 4.00 - 6.00pm - Master Class Register now
North Lakes Friday, 10 August Slam Heat - 6.30pm sign up, Slam starts 7.00pm Register now

Rewire Your Brain for Happiness

Venerable Drolkar, a Buddhist nun affiliated with the Langri Tangpa Centre, Brisbane, shares easy tips for a happier you.
Library Date Time Bookings
Redcliffe Wednesday, 25 July 1.30pm-2.30pm Register now
Burpengary Saturday, 04 August 10.00am-11.00am Join the waitlist
Deception Bay Thursday, 09 August 10.30am-11.30am Join the waitlist

The Hills Plant Fest

The Hills District & Bunya Garden Competition is celebrating 50 years. Drop in to pick up a free plant, meet past winners, and get inspiration for your own garden.

Library Date Time Bookings
Arana Hills Saturday, 18 August 9.30am-11.30am Not required

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