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Whats On : June 2008
11 Hamilton Library (07) 3403 1050 Author talk *Author talk - Estelle Pinney – Wednesday 16 June 10.30am. Talk by Estelle Pinney, versatile North Queensland-born author, magazine editor, nurse, beauty consultant, deck hand, ambulance driver in WWII, radio broadcaster and more! Her books include: Time out for Living, House On The Hill, and her most recent book, Burnt Sunshine. Bookings essential. Children’s events Babies, Books and Rhymes – Thursdays 10.30am. Ideal for babies up to 12 months. Children’s storytime – Fridays 10.30-11.15am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children 2-4 years. Classes and workshops *Introduction to the library catalogue, eLibCat – Contact library for details. *Introduction to computers – Thursday 5 June 1-2pm. *Introduction to the internet – Thursday 12 June 1-2pm. *Introduction to email – Thursday 19 June 1-2pm. English conversation class – Tuesdays 1.30-2.30pm. Practise English conversation skills in a friendly and relaxed environment. French conversation class – Thursdays 10.30-11.30am. Events CSIRO Food Safety Talk – Tuesday 24 June 10.30am. Presented by Dr Kari Gobius, senior research scientist. Special interest groups Local history chat group – Tuesday 17 June 10.30am. Join Peter Hyde, from Brisbane’s Tramway Museum, as he takes us on a trip in time to when trams were the lifeblood of Brisbane City. Light refreshments provided. Pageturners book club – Wednesday 25 June 1.15pm. Read and discuss Salvation Creek by Susan Duncan. Light refreshments provided. Holland Park Library (07) 3403 7755 Children’s events Special children’s storytime and picnic in the park – Thursday 5 June 10.30am-12noon. Enjoy a mix of storytime, activities and eating a few snacks in the park. Children and parents alike will be sure to enjoy this activity. For children under 10 years. *Adventure writing workshop with Sheryl Gwyther – Friday 4 July 10.30am. A fun writing workshop focusing on adventure, dinosaurs and fossils. Suitable for children 8-11 years. Classes and workshops *Introduction to computers – Friday 20 June 10-11.30am. Learn basic computer and mouse skills. *Introduction to the internet – Friday 13 and 27 June 10-11.30am. Basic introduction to using the internet. Basic mouse skills essential. *Introduction to online databases – Friday 6 June 10-11.30am. Discover the Online Reference Library and learn how to access an extensive collection of current and authoritative information on a range of topics online, including magazines and newspapers, health and lifestyle information, encyclopedias, homework help and much more. Displays MoB Out and About Exhibition, Wonder Women : Brisbane Women in Sport – Thursday 5-Saturday 29 June. Discover some of the amazing stories of Brisbane’s sportswomen in this exhibition presented by the Museum of Brisbane and Womensport Queensland. Art exhibition – Art exhibition on display throughout the month of June. Special interest groups Book discussion group – Tuesday 24 June 1.15-3pm. Discover new authors and titles to read. ‘Writers of Seville’ writers group – Saturday 7 and 14 June 10am-1pm. Share your writing in a supportive environment. U3A : Japanese classes – Tuesdays 10am-12noon. Brush up on your Japanese language skills. Some knowledge of Japanese required. Inala Library (07) 3403 2205 Children’s events *Babies, Books and Rhymes – Tuesdays 10am. *Children’s storytime – Wednesdays 10am.