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Whats On : January 2011
6 JANUARY 2011 * Places are limited. Booking essential. 7 rSPca Wildlife crusader workshop* This fun and interactive holiday workshop at garden city, indooroopilly, Fairfield, Kenmore, everton Park, Brisbane Square, Bracken ridge, nundah, carindale and Holland Park Libraries explores the beauty of local wildlife and how people can live in harmony with the animals that share our world. Beginning with the heart-warming story of Wally the wombat, students will learn about threats to wildlife and how humans and animals have similar needs. Participants will then use what they have learnt to create a perfect world mural for display in their local library. Participants will also be provided with a lasting reminder of their role as a wildlife crusader to take home with them. Ideal for children aged 8-12 years. northey Street city Farm workshop* During this workshop, participants will discover and learn about the lifecycle of plants. At Sunnybank Hills, toowong, corinda, ashgrove, garden city and West end Libraries, participants will make a pot out of recycled materials and fill it with organic soil before decorating it with mud ochres and planting their favourite type of seed to take home and watch grow. This workshop shows participants how reducing, reusing and recycling materials helps to minimise waste and make our planet a healthier place for all living things. Ideal for children aged four years and over. WHat’S on LiBrarieS LiSted a-Z annerLey LiBrary (07) 3403 1735 children’s events children’s storytime – Tuesdays 11am. Wii & xbox games* – Friday 14 January 2pm. Like to game? Feel like a challenge? Come along and test your gaming skills at Wii and Xbox games! Ideal for children aged seven years and over. movie screening: Thumbelina (rated g)* – Thursday 20 January 2pm. Please see page 32 for more information. Board games at the library – Collect a board game from the librar y for childre n to enjoy (o nly in the librar y). music in the library – A com binatio n of children’s and classical music will be played daily bet ween 10-12 noon and 2-4pm. Summer reading events Pantomime: Freddy Frills and friends to the rescue! – Friday 7 Januar y 11am. Please see page 3 for more information. advent ure circus workshop* – M onday 10 Januar y 11am. Please see page 5 for more info rmatio n. iSkills computer classes introduction to computers, the internet, managing your digital photos and ‘Flickr ’, and the library catalogue eLibcat* – Please call the library to arrange a suitable time fo r any of these classes. aSHgrove LiBrary (07) 3407 1940 children’s events children’s stor ytime – Mo ndays and Friday s 10.30 -11.30am. Ideal for children aged 2-4 year s. Babies, books and rhymes – Wedn esday s 11.30am-12 noon. Ideal for babies and toddlers aged up to t wo years. Summer reading events Little green thumbs: tomato patch workshop* – Wednesday 5 Januar y 2pm. Please see page 5 for more info rmatio n. northey Street city Farm workshop* – Thursday 13 Januar y 10.30am. Please see opposite page for more information. iSkills computer classes int roduction to computers* – Friday 7 Januar y 2-3pm. int roduction to email* – Tuesday 25 Januar y 2-3pm. int roduction to word processing* – Friday 21 Januar y 1-2.30pm. int roduction to the internet* – Wedne sday 19 Januar y 1.30 -3pm. tra vel on the internet* – Wedne sday 12 Januar y 1.30 -3pm. computer refresher session* – Thursday 27 Januar y 6-7pm. Banyo LiBrary (07) 3403 2200 children’s events children’s storytime – Wed nesday s 10.30am. Ideal fo r childre n ag ed 2-5 years. Babies, books and rhymes – Thursdays 10.30 -11am. Ideal fo r babies and toddlers aged up to t wo years. Summer reading events Pantomi me: The magic tea party – Thursday 6 Januar y 2.30pm. Please see page 4 for more inf ormatio n. advent ure circus workshop* – Friday 14 Januar y 2.30pm. Please see pag e 5 for more inf ormatio n.