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Whats On : May 2008
10.30-11.30am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-4 years. Cantonese story time - Tuesdays 13 and 27 May 10.30am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-4 years. National simultaneous storytelling - Wednesday 21 May 11 am. Classes and workshops User's guide to the library - Tuesdays 11 am. Learn to become an independent user of the library's services and collections, including the online catalogue eLibCat. *Introduction to computers - Tuesday 6 May 9.30-11 am, Friday 9 May 9.30-11 am and Thursday 22 May 6-7.30pm. *LearningFast - Thursday 22 May 1.30-2.30pm. Free online tutorials for popular PC applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and more. *Introduction to the internet- Thursday 1 May 6-8pm and Friday 16 and 23 May 1.30-3.30pm. *Discover email - Friday 2 May 9.30-11 am and Thursday 8 May 6-7.30pm. *4 week computer discovery course English - Tuesdays 6-27 May 1-2.30pm or Sundays 4-25 May 10.30am-12noon. *4 week computer discovery course Cantonese - Sundays 4-25 May 1.30-3.30pm. *Searching on the net - Friday 30 May 9.30-11 am. Learn how to get more out of the internet with advanced searching techniques. *Navigating the library - A four- week course Wednesdays 7,14, 21 and 28 May 4-5pm. Introduces primary students to using the library. Live in the Libraries Live in the Libraries: Musical history of Bollywood - Monday 12 May 10.30am. A fun session of Bollywood music and dance with Roushini. Learn why Indian movies are called Bollywood, who the Bollywood pinups are and be introduced to the famous Kapoor family. Come dressed in your best sari or borrow and learn how to tie one from Roushini's colourful collection. (07) 3407 2523 Children's events Children's story time -Tuesdays and Fridays 10.30am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-4 years. Classes and workshops *Introduction to the library catalogue, eLibCat - Thursday 15 May 11 am-12noon. *Introduction to the internet - Thursday 1 May 1-2pm. Displays MoB Out and About Exhibition, Selfless Spirit Wednesday 7- Saturday 31 May. This Museum of Brisbane exhibition explores the heritage of some of our volunteer organisations and celebrates their spirit that lives in the selfless service and commitment of thousands of individuals over the last 150 years. Live in the Libraries Live in the Libraries: The flute: folklore, myths and legends- Thursday 8 May 10.30am. Karen Lonsdale, flautist, teams up with narrator Hannan Reardon-Smith to present intriguing folk tales about the flute. Special interest groups Book club - Thursday 1 May 11 am- 1 pm. Read and join us in discussing The Devils Feathers by Minette Walters. (07) 3403 1050 Children's events Babies, Books and Rhymes - Thursdays 10.30am. Under 12 months. Children's story time - Fridays 1 0.30-11.15am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-4 years. Classes and workshops *Introduction to the library catalogue, eLibCat - Contact library for details. *Introduction to computers - Thursday 1 May 1-2pm. *Introduction to the internet - Thursday 8 May 1-2pm. *Introduction to email - Thursday 15 May 1-2pm. English conversation class- Tuesdays 1.30-2.30pm. Practise English conversation skills in a friendly and relaxed environment. Coffee 33 Coffee 33 author talk - Tuesday 27 May 11 am. Late last year a delightful book entitled 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 a charming and very professional work. Robert and Ross will host this author talk. Bookings essential.