Library Happenings on the Coast

Rochelle Bull gets tech savvy with Christine Haafkens and Bob Rosewarne at the Rainbow Beach Library

Rochelle Bull gets tech savvy with Christine Haafkens and Bob Rosewarne at the Rainbow Beach Library

Cooloola Coast Art Drawing – Every Monday 9.30-11.30am
Join us at the Tin Can Bay Library for Cooloola Coast Art Drawing. This art group is for anyone, from beginners to the experienced, interested in life drawing or sketching in any medium; pastels, charcoal, pen and ink. Come along and join in the fun.

Cooloola Card Makers – Every second Wednesday 9-11am
The Cooloola Card Markers is the group to join if you want a fun morning out in addition to making new friends along with your cards. Beginners and experienced are welcome. Join us at Tin Can Bay Library and let your creative juices flow.

Rainbow Beach Art Group – Second and fourth Thursday of each month at 10am

Join us at Rainbow Beach Library for a fantastic morning of fun and creativity. Each session covers something different with the aim of exploring different avenues of art. Come along and enjoy a morning getting in touch with your inner artist. Tea and coffee will be provided. If you have any queries, please ring the Rainbow Beach Library 5486 3705.

Tin Can Bay Art Group – Every Tuesday from 10am-12noon
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.

LittleBits

Use these simple circuit components to create mini machines and inventions while learning about the basic elements of circuitry. Suitable for children aged 8-12 years. Bookings essential.

Tin Can Bay – Thursday March 21, 4-5pm

Ozobots

Create a simple program for an Ozobot in order to navigate a path through a maze. Suitable for children aged 5-8 years. Bookings essential.

Tin Can Bay – Thursday March 21, 4-5pm

Science Saturday

In honour of the World Science Festival join us for some fun and exciting science experiments. Suitable for children aged 8-12 years. Bookings Essential

Tin Can Bay – Saturday March 23, 9.30-10.30am

Smartphone Basics

Need help learning how to navigate your way around your smartphone? In this interactive session learn how to make and receive calls, create and send text messages, add contacts and install apps. Perfect for the new users and those that need a refresher. Bring your own smartphone and passwords. Bookings Essential.

Rainbow Beach Library –  Thursday March 28, 10am-12noon, phone 5486 3705

Introduction to online banking

Online or Internet banking is a way for customers of a bank to conduct a range of financial transactions through their online banking channel. Come along and find out how online banking came help you stay on top of your finances. Bookings Essential.

Tin Can Bay Library –  Thursday April 25, 2pm-4pm, phone 5486 4355

Cyber Safety

Learn about staying safe and secure online, protecting personal information, dealing with cyberbullying, scams, phishing, inappropriate content and more. Bookings Essential.

Tin Can Bay Library –  Thursday March 28, 2pm-4pm, phone 5486 4355

Gympie Library –  Thursday April 11, 10am-12noon, phone 5481 0859

Introduction to online shopping

You no longer need to head to the bank branch to perform every transaction, and you can buy just about anything you need online without ever stepping outside your door. You can transfer money, pay bills, buy groceries and other goods, and even make all your travel arrangements online. Bookings Essential.

Rainbow Beach Library –  Thursday April 25, 10am-12noon, phone 5486 3705

Business Networking Session at Gympie Regional Libraries

Do you have an idea for a new business? Perhaps you are already in business and would like some assistance? Gympie Regional Council’s Economic Development Unit regularly visits Libraries throughout the region to support the development and growth of business. These Business Networking Sessions include information and discussion that is directed by you, and referral to other services that can assist you to succeed in your business or business idea. All are welcome to attend, no bookings are required.

For more information about this event please contact Gympie Regional Council’s Economic Development Unit on 1300 307 800 or email economicdevelopment@gympie.qld.gov.au

Wednesday March 13, Tin Can Bay Library meeting room 11am-12pm, or Rainbow Beach Library 2pm-3pm.