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Iconic Australian inventions of our time

Mosman Library Service NSW Mosman

Tuesday September 3rd

A look at some classic Australian inventions from the 19th century colonial era through to our present time, and the people and science behind these discoveries and inventions.

Presented by U3A lecturer, Ian Thompson.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

2.30- 3.30pm

Venue: Mosman Library Service

Location: Library Walk, 605 Military Road, Mosman NSW 2088

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Organiser: Mosman Library Service

Phone: 99784091

Website: https//www.trybooking.com/BDNEM

Email: J.roughley@mosman.nsw.gov.au

Technology Tuesday – Wikipedia

Mosman Library Service NSW Mosman

Tuesday September 3rd

Wikipedia has been mocked by academics since its release, teachers always telling their students not to use Wikipedia as a source of information – but it still gets billions of views every month.

Learn how to edit Wikipedia yourself to improve the quality of information and turn it into a reliable free source of knowledge for all.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

10.30am - 11.30am

Venue: Mosman Library Service

Location: Library Walk, 605 Military Road, Mosman NSW 2088

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Organiser: Mosman Library Service

Phone: 99784091

Website: trybooking.com/BDYQC

Email: S.Maclean@mosman.nsw.gov.au

Family history: DNA basics

Logan North Library QLD Underwood

Tuesday September 3rd

Join Michelle Jackson and Martin Hawkins, family history volunteer consultants, and learn about DNA tests and how they could assist your family history research.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Venue: Logan North Library

Location: Corner Sports Drive and Springwood Road, Underwood QLD 4119

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Organiser: Logan City Libraries

Phone: 07 3412 4140

Website: http://libevents.logan.qld.gov.au/eventsignup.asp?ID=153433

Email: https://loganlibraries.org/

Digital Springboard: Spreadsheets for beginners

Beenleigh Library QLD Beenleigh

Tuesday September 3rd

Work through some of the most common spreadsheet tasks with a hands on guided activity using spreadsheets.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Venue: Beenleigh Library

Location: Crete St, Beenleigh QLD 4207

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Organiser: Logan City Libraries

Phone: 07 3412 4130

Website: http://libevents.logan.qld.gov.au/eventsignup.asp?ID=154193

Email: libraries@logan.qld.gov.au

Tin Can Bay Art Group

Tin Can Bay Library QLD Tin Can Bay

Tuesday September 3rd
Tuesday September 10th

Tin Can Bay Art Group 

Calling all artists! Join us at Tin Can Bay Library to share work and ideas, seek advice from other talented eyes, and connect with artists in our community. Bring your work-in-progress or your finished piece and join in a friendly chat. Exchange ideas. Participate in a mini-workshop or see an art demonstration. All artists, levels, and mediums welcome. Phone: 5486 4355 for more information.

Tin Can Bay Library – Tuesday 3 & 10 September – 10am-12noon

Bookings not necessary

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd
  • Tuesday September 10th

Times

10am-12noon

Venue: Tin Can Bay Library

Location: 47 Tin Can Bay Road, Tin Can Bay QLD 4580

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: 5486 4355

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Lovely Lotion Bars

Kilkivan Library QLD Kilkivan

Tuesday September 3rd

Lovely Lotion Bars

Come along and learn how to make some lovely handcrafted lotion bars.

Kilkivan Library – Tuesday 3 September 2-3pm

Bookings essential: phone 5484 1209 or click here to book online via Eventbrite 

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

2pm - 3pm

Venue: Kilkivan Library

Location: 31 Bligh Street, Kilkivan QLD 4600

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: 5484 1209

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Mad for Macramé

Goomeri Library QLD Goomeri

Tuesday September 3rd

In this workshop, you will get an introduction to the basics involved in macramé knotting and weaving and create your own macramé hanging plant holder.

Goomeri Library – Tuesday 3 September 10am-11am

Bookings essential: phone 4168 4340 or online via Eventbrite

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

10am-11am

Venue: Goomeri Library

Location: 35 Moore Street, Goomeri QLD 4601

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: 41684340

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Fact or Faction: Read–Write–Connect during ALW2019 – How to write an autobiography

Iluka Capel Library WA Capel

Tuesday September 3rd

The Shire of Capel Libraries are hosting and organising a series of activities during Adult Learners Week. All activities are open to the community and will be presented in four locations across our Shire (Gelorup, Capel, Peppermint Grove Beach, Dalyellup and Boyanup).
We have named our ALW event: Fact or Faction to encourage the community to find out and be inspired about factual topics presented in innovative presentations and to learn how biographies and personal memoirs are written with a mix of facts and opinion.

How to write an autobiography

This workshop will be held on Tuesday Sept 3rd and will be conducted by a local author Sarah Evans who has written a faction/family story and is a memoir specialist. Those attending will be given the basic tools to write an autobiography or memoir.

Other Fact or Fiction: Read–Write–Connect activities include:

  • 2 September: Artificial intelligence: Our human future (Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School)
  • 4 September: Felting (Capel RSL Hall)
  • 7 September: Botany and plants (Peppermint Grove Beach Community Centre)
  • 8 September: Traditional trades (South West Rail and Heritage Centre)

Refer to the ALW events calendar for more details of these events.

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Dates

  • Tuesday September 3rd

Times

9.30 am to 3:00 pm

Venue: Iluka Capel Library

Location: 31 Forrest Rd, Capel WA 6271

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Organiser: Shire of Capel

Phone: 08 9727 0222

Website: www.capel.wa.gov.au

Email: info@capel.wa.gov.au