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August 13, 2022
s'field
Creatorspace – Oceanic Watercolours

Brush up on your creative skills in this hands on workshop with artist Carlie Edwards. Learn some simple water colour techniques and add your own artistic flair to a marine animal artwork.

August 22, 2022
ipswich
Author Hour – Tony Park

Join internationally renowned author Tony Park as he shares his latest release The Pride, from the popular Sonja Kurtz thriller series set in Africa.

 

August 23, 2022
online
Chasing Our Past at Home – Great Houses of Ipswich III

What is it like being the custodian of one of the Great Houses of Ipswich? Join us to hear the experience of living in one of Ipswich’s heritage homes: Pen Y Llechwedd and Dougleen.

August 26, 2022
ipswich
Friends of Ipswich Libraries – Lunch with Friends

Join Friends of Ipswich Libraries for lunch and a presentation by Linwood Rae on Beginner Bonsai. 

An introductory look into this magical and meditative art form. 

September 6, 2022
ipswich
Chasing Our Past: Writing History

You’ve completed your research, now what? How do you transform your notes into an engaging history? Historians Dr Toni Risson and Dr Ana Stevenson will discuss their approaches to writing history.

Presented as part of Galvanized – A Festival of Heritage.

September 9, 2022
rosewood
Preserving Your Family Papers

Learn practical methods for the long-term care of your paper-based family history documents including handling, storage and digitisation of a range of paper based materials such as letters, diaries, certificates and maps. Presented by professional conservator Lydia Egunnike.

Presented as part of Galvanized – A Festival of Heritage.

September 9, 2022
ipswich
Limestone Frolic

Join us to experience history and discover colonial dance through a presentation, demonstration and the opportunity to participate in the dances themselves. Presented by Dr Heather Blasdale Clarke accompanied by Philip’s Dog, Australia’s premier colonial dance band.

Presented as part of Galvanized – A Festival of Heritage.

September 10, 2022
ipswich
Caring for Your Historical Photographs

Learn practical guidelines for the care, safe storage and handling of historic photographs as well as how to identify the key photographic processes found in local and family history collections. Presented by professional conservator Lydia Egunnike.

Presented as part of Galvanized – A Festival of Heritage.

Training Events
ipswich
s'field
rosewood
Be Connected – Tech Help

Navigate Your Way Through Technology

Discover free online courses available to help you build your skills across a wide range of topics.

ipswich
Explore Local & Family History

Engage And Reminisce About The Past

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

Regular Programs
Every Monday - 9.30 am to 11.30 am
ipswich
English Learning Circle

Every Monday – 9.30 am to 11.30 am

Gain confidence in English with our volunteer tutors. All stages of English learning welcome.

Not in School Holidays.

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 (not in School Holidays)
Ipswich Central Library, Nicholas Street Precinct, Meeting Room 1

FREE EVENT – No bookings required

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

1st Tuesday of month - 10.00 am to 11.30 am
rosewood
Gardening Circle

Connect with like-minded people in a welcoming and friendly environment.  Bring your knowledge, skills and questions along to this self directed Library Circle.

August – November 2022

FREE EVENT – Bookings Not Required

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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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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.

ipswich
s'field
rosewood
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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