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October 12, 2021
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Chasing Our Past – Madame Weigel

Discover the influence of Madame Weigel’s patterns on home sewing and the lives of Queenslanders over many generations.

Image: Madame Weigel’s Patterns from Madame Weigel’s Journal of Fashion (State Library of Victoria)

October 14, 2021
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Creatorspace – Fostering Wild Ideas

Join local author and illustrator team, Dannika Patterson and Megan Forward, for a creative workshop designed to inspire imagination and foster creativity.

October 17, 2021
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Queensland Writers Centre – Writer’s Plan with Lori-Jay Ellis

Get ready to reach your 2022 writing goals by crafting your very own writer’s plan with Queensland Writers Centre CEO, Lori-Jay Ellis.

October 19, 2021
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Author Hour Online – Steve Biddulph

Join bestselling author, psychotherapist and educator, Steve Biddulph, as he explains how you can be more alive and more connected in his new release Fully Human: A New Way of Using Your Mind.

October 20, 2021
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Friends of Ipswich Libraries – Trivia with Friends

Gather your friends for tables of 6 for a fun night out. Organised by Friends of Ipswich Libraries (FOILS).

Training Events
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Get Started with e-Resources

Access the range of electronic resources available to members of Ipswich Libraries via the Virtual Branch. Learn how to borrow, reserve or download to your digital device.

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Be Connected

There’s never been a better time to get online!
Whether you’re an absolute beginner, struggling to use a new device or curious about how to join an online chat with family, we’re here to help.

Be Connected

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Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative supporting older Australians to get online.

Ipswich Libraries is a Be Connected Network Partner which allows us to access a range of resources and funding to support the delivery of free digital training to seniors.

We offer different levels and types of support depending on your needs.

  • Choose the level of support that matches the stage you are at.
  • Choose topics that matter to you – including new ways to connect with friends and family, how to access online services and tips to keep you safe online. See all topics here. 
  • Progress at your own pace.
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Explore Local & Family History

Delve into Ipswich’s past as we explore the exciting free resources available at ipswichlibraries.com.au including genealogical records, local stories and more.

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Study Zone

Get focused and take advantage of online resources (i.e. Studiosity and Linkedin Learning). On Fridays however, pens down, game on!

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English Learning Circle

Everyday English language classes! Gain your confidence with the use of everyday English. All stages of English learning welcome.

English Learning Circle
  • Free classes
  • Conversation practice
  • All language levels

For more information contact a Support Links tutor:
Rita: 0418 741 760
Stella: 0408 816 856

Session Details:
9.30 am – 11.30 am, Every Monday (term time only)
Ipswich Central Library, Nicholas Street Precinct, Meeting Room 1
FREE EVENT – No bookings required

Delivered by ‘Support Links’ with support from Ipswich Libraries.

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School and Group Visits

Discover how Library programs can be tailored to suit your school or group. Organise a visit to one of our libraries or have the Public Programming team come to you.

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Cyber-Safety and Privacy for Families

Navigate safely your online resources, platforms, apps and games.  Learn the importance of keeping your personal information secure and how to implement a Cyber-safety Plan for your family.

Cyber-Safety and Privacy for Families

This recorded presentation is a valuable resource for keeping your family safe in the online world. Nicole speaks from first-hand knowledge as both a professional Privacy Expert and as a Mum. Learn how important it is to keep your personal information safe online and how to implement a Cyber-safety Plan for your family.

Watch the recording of Nicole Stephensen’s live presentation, delivered via Zoom on Thursday 4 June 2020, especially for Ipswich Libraries’ members.

A Zoom account is not required to view the 40 minute video, simply provide your name and email address before being re-directed to the recorded presentation.

Thank you to Nicole Stephensen from Ground Up Consulting for allowing Ipswich Libraries to share this important information.

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Ipswich Poetry Feast

Feast on the rich array of poetry experiences offered for all ages. This annual program features an international poetry writing competition, breakfast, writing workshops and the culminating Awards Presentation.

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Makerspace Challenges

Every month compete in the ultimate Makerspace Challenge to test your skills and win amazing prizes!

Challenges change regularly and can be completed using the technology and software currently available in the Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces. 

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