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Whats On : July 2008
An asterisk * indicates that bookings are essential for this activity. 10 *Introduction to email – Thursday 17 July 1-2pm. English conversation class – Tuesdays 1.30-2.30pm. Practise English conversation skills. French conversation class – Thursdays 10.30-11.30am. Practise French conversation skills. Holiday fun Little Jake, the Australian Green Tree Frog – Tuesday 1 July 10.30am. See page 3 for details. Ideal for primary school age children. Special interest groups Local history chat group – Tuesday 8 July 10.30am. Join Susanna de Vries, Brisbane historian/author, as she discusses Australian women in history and her latest book Desert Queen. Light refreshments provided. Book clubs Pageturners book club – Wednesday 30 July 1.15pm. Light refreshments provided. Off the shelf book talk – Tuesday 29 July 10.30am. Informal book chat. Light refreshments provided. Holland Park Library (07) 3403 7755 Children’s events *Gold Star children’s party – Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a Superheroes party! – Tuesday 1 July 5.30-7pm. Come dressed as your favourite Superhero and enjoy an evening of fun and games. For children aged 5-7 years. Refreshments provided. *Gold Star writing adventure workshop – Friday 4 July 10.30am. Presented by Sheryl Gwyther. Ideal for children age 8-11 years. Children’s storytime – Thursdays 10.30am Classes and workshops *Introduction to computers – Friday 18 July 10-11.30am. Learn basic computer and mouse skills. *Introduction to the internet – Fridays 11 and 25 July 10-11.30am. Basic introduction to using the internet. Basic mouse skills essential. *Introduction to online databases – Friday 4 July 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. Holiday fun Reading Magic with Domino – Tuesday 8 July 2pm. See page 3 for details. Ideal for primary school age children. Special interest groups Book discussion group – Tuesday 22 July 1.15-3pm. ‘Writers of Seville’ writers group – Saturdays 5 and 12 July 10am-1pm. U3A Japanese classes – Tuesdays 10am-12 noon. Some knowledge of Japanese required. Displays MoB Out and About Exhibition: Bringing Knowledge Home: Brisbane Churchill Fellows 1965-2005 – Wednesday 3 July – Wednesday 6 August. This exhibition profiles Brisbane residents who have received Churchill Fellowships, studying topics as diverse as Maritime Search and Rescue, political cartooning and DNA profiling. Art exhibition – On display throughout the month of July. Lapidary display – Presented by Mt.Gravatt Lapidary Society. Inala Library (07) 3403 2205 Children’s events *Babies, books and rhymes – Tuesdays 10am. *Children’s storytime – Wednesdays 10am. Classes and workshops *Introduction to the library catalogue, eLibCat – Fridays 10-11am. *Introduction to email – Thursday 17 July 10-11.30am. *Introduction to computers – Tuesday 8 July 11am-12.30pm. *Introduction to the internet – Thursday 10 July 5-6.30pm. Holiday fun *Chess challenge – Tuesday 1 July 2pm. *Xbox challenge – Wednesday 9 July 2pm. Reading Magic with Domino – Tuesday 8 July 10.30am. See page 3 for details. Ideal for primary school age children. Special interest groups Local history group – Tuesday 8 July 9am. Book club – Saturday 26 July 10am. Read and discuss We were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates.