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Everyone Can Draw

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Arts and crafts

Some fun ways to explore drawing that will give you the confidence to continue.

Bookings are essential. Please bring some lunch to share.
Tutor: Kim Loughran is a member of the Coastal Art Group.

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Times

10am-2pm

Venue: Burnie Library

Location: 30 Alexander Street, Burnie TAS 7320

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Organiser: Burnie Library

Phone: 03 6477 7402

Website: www.facebook.com/BurnieLibrary

Email: burnie.library@education.tas.gov.au

A Taste of Tai Chi

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Health and wellbeing

Come and try a range of different styles of Tai Chi and explore the many health benefits.
Bookings are essential. Please wear loose fitting clothes.
Tutor: Khalil Bookarof is a practitioner in Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy and Chinese Herbal Medicine and teaches Tai Chi and meditation classes in Burnie.

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Times

10am-11.30am

Venue: Burnie Library

Location: 30 Alexander Street, Burnie TAS 7320

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Organiser: Burnie Library

Phone: 03 6477 7402

Website: www.facebook.com/BurnieLibrary

Email: burnie.library@education.tas.gov.au

Bring Your Words to Life

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Enjoy a creative writing day where we will get our word mastery muscles moving with some quirky starter activities and shared responses. We will work with how to “show, not tell” your reader; creating character and a sense of place. Please bring lunch to share. Tutor: Rees Campbell is an author with her most recent book, Eat Wild Tasmanian, has been nominated for the Tasmanian Book Prize.

Bookings are essential

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Times

9.30am-2.30pm

Venue: Burnie Library

Location: 30 Alexander Street, Burnie TAS 7320

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Organiser: Burnie Library

Phone: 03 6477 7402

Website: www.facebook.com/BurnieLibrary

Email: burnie.library@education.tas.gov.au

Virtual Reality Experiences

Burnie Library TAS Burnie

Digital skills

Enjoy a range of PlayStation Virtual Reality games and experiences from exploring the depths of the ocean, or scaling the heights and views of Paris to a virtual roller coaster ride.

A Burnie Library Volunteer will help you use the equipment safely and guide you through the games/experiences that we have on offer.

Bookings are essential. Times available: 10.00am, 11am, 12pm and 1pm.

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10am-11am, 11am-12pm, 12pm-1pm or 1pm-2pm

Venue: Burnie Library

Location: 30 Alexander Street, Burnie TAS 7320

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Organiser: Burnie Library

Phone: 03 6477 7402

Website: www.facebook.com/BurnieLibrary

Email: burnie.library@education.tas.gov.au

Virtual Reality – Come & Play at Cannonvale Library

Cannonvale Library QLD CANNNONVALE

Digital skills ,  General education

Celebrate Adult Learners Week at Cannonvale Library.

Virtual Reality- VR lets you immerse yourself in a computer-simulated reality which replaces the real world with a 3D digital world.

Explore VR environment using State Library of Queensland’s VIVE VR equipment and Google Cardboard Goggles.

Bookings not required.  For more information, call 07 4846 9400.

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9:00 AM - 12 NOON
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Venue: Cannonvale Library

Location: Shop C1 Whitsunday Plaza, 8 Galbraith Park Drive, CANNNONVALE QLD 4802

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Organiser: Whitsunday Regional Council

Phone: 07 4946 9400

Website: https://www.whitsunday.qld.gov.au/

Email: kerry.dorman@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

RAA Learner’s Workshop

Playford Stretton Centre Library SA Munno Para

General education ,  Life skills

Have you always been looking at getting your car licence but wasn’t sure where to start?

Come to this free info session on getting your licence. The session will also include information on purchasing your first car, car insurance and much more.

DETAILS:

Saturday 7 September

11AM-12PM

Free, bookings required

Stretton Centre Library

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DETAILS:

Saturday 7 September

11AM-12PM

Free, bookings required

Stretton Centre Library

Venue: Playford Stretton Centre Library

Location: 307 Peachey Road, Munno Para SA 5114

Organiser: Playford Library Service

Phone: 82560333

Website: www.playford.sa.gov.au/community/library-services

Email: library@playford.sa.gov.au

Encounter learning over morning tea

Encounter Centre SA Victor Harbor

Community and food ,  Digital skills ,  Job skills ,  Life skills

The Encounter Centre is holding a morning tea to celebrate Adult Learners Week (ALW) on Monday, September 2, with all welcome.

Located in Victor Harbor, the Encounter Centre has run adult education programs for over 12 years, with the help and expertise of volunteer tutors.

English as a Second Language (ESL) and Literacy for Life (LFL) are two of the centre’s groups.

These groups will be hosting the morning tea from 10am to 12pm.

The ESL and LFL programs have assisted people from a diverse range of nationalities and backgrounds develop skills in English language and literacy.

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Times

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Venue: Encounter Centre

Location: Armstrong Road, Victor Harbor SA 5211

ALW Education for Sustainability Tasmania Panel Discussion

Hobart Library TAS HOBART

General education

Hear from members of Education for Sustainability Tasmania; a United Nations recognised centre of expertise. Education for Sustainability Tasmania is a network of leaders in sustainability research, training and education, working towards social, cultural, economic and environmental sustainability using education as a central tool.

Panel members for the discussion

Corey Peterson – Sustainability Manager at UTas and president of Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability. Corey has been active in sustainability issues in Tasmania since arriving via an Antarctic research vessel over 20 years ago.

Nel Smit – Education Strategist for Greening Australia, based at the Sustainability Learning Centre. Nel’s life-long focus has been on nature based education, supporting teachers and engaging students and the community in developing a sense of place and caring for the natural world.

Silvana Bettiol – Senior Lecturer in Public Health and Communicable Disease at UTas School of Medicine. Silvana is working towards improving sustainability practices in public health with a focus on dental health, with examples from Tasmania and across Australia.

Ingrid Albion – The Parks and Wildlife Service Discovery Ranger Program promotes sustainable futures by encouraging visitors and the local community to connect with and value our natural and cultural heritage and see our parks and reserves as a platform to improve health and wellbeing.

Rose Bray – Ten Lives Cat Center. Edu.Cat is an exciting Australian-first curriculum aligned feline education program focusing on fostering responsible cat ownership with the aim to create social change in how people care for cats and protect wildlife.

Ruth Osborne – Facilitator of EfS Tas. Living sustainably is essential for the wellbeing of individuals, communities, and the planet and we can all take positive steps to make a difference.

If you have any accessibility requirements or questions, please contact us at Hobartlend.library@education.tas.gov.au or on (03) 6165 5597

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Dates

Times

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST

Venue: Hobart Library

Location: 91 Murray Street, HOBART TAS 7000

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