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Whats On : August 2009
BrisBAne City CounCil liBrAries The Third Wednesday Book Club – Wednesday 19 August 12 noon-1.30pm. Room 1.3, Level One. This month read and discuss Lottery by Patricia Wood. HIStORy tALk: WOMEN At WORk BRISBANE CONvERSAtIONS: StORIES, pOEMS, MuSIC MONDAY 10 AuGuST 11.30AM Brisbane Square Library Share in a morning of stories, poems and music celebrating Brisbane. We all have stories about what makes Brisbane special. Come along and listen and/or share your thoughts. If you have a contribution you’d like to make on the day, please let library staff know when you book. WEDNESDAY 5 AuGuST 12 noon-1pm Level Two Local History Gallery, Brisbane Square Library Find out what it was like to be a woman working in Brisbane early last century. City Archivist, Annabel Lloyd will bring to life the role of working women in the early–mid 1900s with pictures and stories. This talk will also explore the perceptions of a woman’s role and how it evolved in the Council workforce. *Bookings essential. Call Brisbane Square Library on 3403 4166 to reserve your place. Level Two Local History Gallery, Brisbane Square Library Vist the Local History Gallery and view memorabilia from Brisbane’s past. This display will be ongoing throughout 2009 as part of the Brisbane 150 Celebrations. This month’s theme ‘Women at Work’ provides a historical perspective on the participation of women living in Brisbane, in both paid and unpaid work throughout the early-mid 1900’s. * Places are limited. Bookings essential Facilitated by professional storyteller Daryll Bellingham. This event is part of the Brisbane 150 Celebration. To find out more, visit www.ourbrisbane.com/ brisbane150. Bookings essential. Call Council in (07) 3403 8888 to reserve your place. BuLIMBA LIBRARy (07) 3407 8223 Children’s events Children’s storytime – Fridays 10.30am. *Gold Star Award Ceremony – Thursday 3 September 4-5pm. Gold Star members and their families will receive an official invitation to this event in early August. For more information call Bulimba Library. iSkills computer classes Introduction to computers, Introduction to the internet and Introduction to the library catalogue – Call the library to arrange a suitable time. 13