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Whats On : May 2008
Special interest groups The Orange Grove writers group Tuesdays 1-3pm. Call Miriam on (07) 38485550 for details. Coopers Plains local history group - Wednesday 7 May, 6.30-8pm. Join others who are keen to uncover the history of the Coopers Plains area, its people, churches, schools, clubs and recreational activities. Call Joyce on (07) 3277 5475 for details. Saturday morning book club Saturday 3 May10am. Pickwick book club Wednesday 7 May at 12noon-2.30pm. (07) 3407 7701 Children's events National Simultaneous Story time Wednesday 21 May 11 am. * Children's story time - Thursdays 11-11.45am. * Babies, Books and Rhymes - Fridays 9.30-10am. Learn actions, rhymes and songs that help teach your little ones new language skills. Classes and workshops: *Introduction to computers, internet and/or email and Searching the internet. Practical and interactive lessons for beginners. By appointment. Coffee 33 *Coffee 33 author talk - Tuesday 27 May 1 0.30-11.30am. Late last year a delightful book called Coffee 33 was produced by Robert Chapman and Ross Allen. The book contains photographs and information about 33 of Brisbane's coffee shops together with a small poem about each location. It is charming and very professional work. Robert and Ross will host this author talk. Bookings essential. Events Living in the 1950s - Saturday 10 May 9am-1 pm. Presented by the Oxley-Chelmer History Group Inc. View an exhibition of photographs and hear reminiscences from local residents. (07) 3403 7400 Children's events Children's story time - New time Wednesdays 10.30am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-4 years. Classes and workshops *Introduction to using a mouse and the library catalogue, eLibCat - Wednesday 7 May 2-3pm. *Introduction to the internet - Wednesday 28 May 2-4pm. *Seniors internet club - Now every Thursday from 11 am-12noon. Learn how to surf the net, send an email, search the library catalogue and more. Bookings essential. Events *MoB Speaks Out Brisbane: City of firsts Wednesday 14 May 2-3pm Brian Ogden from the Museum of Brisbane discusses some of Brisbane's historic 'firsts', including the first electric tram, jacaranda tree and television transmission. Join us to learn more about Brisbane's fascinating 'firsts'. Bookings essential. Special interest groups *PM book club - Thursday 1 May 6.30pm. *Daytime book club - Friday 2 May 1pm. (07) 3403 8615 Children's events Babies, Books & Rhymes Wednesday 7 and 21 May 1 0.45-11.15am. Learn rhymes, songs and finger rhymes with your baby. Ages up to 18 months Children's story time Friday 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 May 10.30-11 am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-5 years. Classes and workshops *Introduction to computers - Friday 2 and 16 May 1-2.30pm. *Introduction to the internet - Friday 9 and 23 May 1-2.30pm. Special interest groups *Book chat group - Wednesday 28 May 1-2pm. Read and discuss Kal by Judy Nunn. *Writers group - Saturday 10 May 10.30am. Call Martin Knox on (07) 32553710 or Carol Jell on (07) 38480442 for details. (07) 3403 7745 Children's events *Babies, Books & Rhymes - Monday 5, 12, and 19 May 9.30-1 Oam (over 12mths) and 10.30-11 am (under 12mths). Bookings essential. Children's story time - Sundays 2-3pm and Wednesdays