October offerings at the libraries

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During October Tech Savvy Seniors – show you the basics and help you with staying safe using social media. Bookings are essential. Bring along your smartphone or iPad/tablet. Bookings in for Thursday October 18:  10-noon at Rainbow Beach, or 2-4pm at Tin Can Bay.

Gympie Region Literary Awards Presentation 2018

Gympie Region Literary Awards Presentation 2018

Gympie Region Literary Awards Presentation 2018

Feed your brain with creative debates; collaborative discussions, and inspiring talks at this year’s Literary Awards. This year’s awards will recognise local writers in short story and poetry categories, as well as offer a series of forum-style workshops and Q&A sessions.

Special guest speaker, international-renowned author and academic, Dr. Gary Crew, will host a novelist workshop at the event. On 6pm Monday October 15 at The Fossickers Room, Gympie Civic Centre.

Writing Your Way into a Story

…then getting it published! In this fun, interactive workshop, experienced creative writing teacher Edwina Shaw will help you conquer your inner critic and get writing. Using gentle yoga techniques, you’ll learn how to harness the power of your imagination to bring your stories to life. Whether you’re writing memoir, fiction, screenplays or poetry, this workshop will get your creative juices flowing then show you how to polish your work and submit it to writing competitions or potential publishers.

Join in 10am-12pm, Tuesday October 16 at The Fossickers Room, Gympie Civic Centre.

Bookings are essential – online via the Libraries website or at your local library.

Rainbow Beach Library
Monday & Thursday 9.30am – 12.30pm, Wednesday & Friday 2pm – 5pm, Saturday 9am – 12noon
Phone 5486 3705

Tin Can Bay Library
Monday and Wednesday: 9am – 12.30pm, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am – 5pm, Saturday: 8.30am – 11.30am
Phone 5486 4355

 

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