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November 2017

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1 NovCentenary of Australians in World War 1

Centenary of Australians in World War 1
Starts: 01 Nov 2017 10:00 am
Ends: 01 Nov 2017 06:00 pm
Frequency: Every day, until 30th Nov 2017
Location: Smithfield Library
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A Unique series of photographs taken on Gallipoli form an enduring record of the Australian experience of the campaign.  

For Charles Ryan serving as a senior medical officer in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) was the culmination of a long, exciting, and colourful life.  His remarkable images of Australian soldiers capture the mateship, the stoicism, and the dogged persistence that became the spirit of ANZAC.

At Smithfield Library until Thursday 30 November 2017.

1 NovInternational Games Week

International Games Week
Starts: 01 Nov 2017 10:00 am
Ends: 01 Nov 2017 05:00 pm
Location: Stratford Library
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Contact: 4044 3733

It's International Games Week! At Stratford Library, we're having board games all day. Everyone's welcome!

1 NovWar At Sea travelling exhibition

Starts: 01 Nov 2017 10:00 am
Ends: 01 Nov 2017 06:00 pm
Frequency: Every day, until 15th Dec 2017
Location: City Library
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War At Sea travelling exhibition

Discover the stories and raw personal accounts of Royal Australian Navy sailors in this graphic panel exhibition commemorating the centenary of WWI. This travelling graphic panel exhibition at Cairns Libraries is in partnership with the Australian National Maritime Museum.

At City Library until Friday 15 December 2017.

1 NovStorytime - City Library

City Library
Starts: 01 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 01 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Wednesday
Location: City Library
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Contact: 4044 3720

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

1 NovStorytime - Manunda Library

Manunda Library
Starts: 01 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 01 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Wednesday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
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Contact: 4044 3779

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

1 NovInternational Games Week

International Games Week
Starts: 01 Nov 2017 03:00 pm
Ends: 01 Nov 2017 04:30 pm
Location: Smithfield Library
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Contact: 4044 3711

It's International Games Week! At Smithfield Library, we're playing outdoor games on the grass outside. It's sure to be lots of fun!

2 NovEbooks and more!

Ebooks and More
Starts: 02 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Thursday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
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Contact: 4044 3779

Drop into Manunda Library and learn about our eLibrary and how you can access a huge range of resources from home. Optional:  BYO Android or Apple device.

Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

2 NovInternational Games Week

International Games Week
Starts: 02 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Location: Earlville Library
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Contact: 4044 3766

It's International Games Week! At Earlville Library, our First 5 Forever storytime is going to involve lots of games to stimulate your child's pre-literacy skills.

2 NovInternational Games Week

International Games Week
Starts: 02 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Nov 2017 04:00 pm
Location: City Library
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Contact: 4044 3720

It's International Games Week! At City Library, we're playing Twister. It's sure to be lots of fun! Special sessions will be held at 10:30 am and 3:30pm.

2 NovPaper Snowflakes - City Library

Starts: 02 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Thursday, until 7th Dec 2017
Location: City Library
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Contact: 4044 3720

Make paper snowflakes to decorate City Library for Christmas.

2 NovStorytime - Earlville Library

Earlville Library
Starts: 02 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Thursday
Location: Earlville Library
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Contact: 4044 3766

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

2 NovStorytime - Edmonton Library

Edmonton Library
Starts: 02 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 02 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Thursday of the month
Location: Edmonton Library
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Contact: 4044 3735

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

3 NovInternational Games Week

International Games Week
Starts: 03 Nov 2017 04:30 am
Ends: 03 Nov 2017 04:30 pm
Location: Earlville Library
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Contact: 4044 3766

It's International Games Week! At Earlville Library, we're having a board games day. Everyone is welcome!

3 NovInternet Fundamentals - Babinda Library

TechKnow
Starts: 03 Nov 2017 09:30 am
Ends: 03 Nov 2017 12:00 pm
Location: Babinda Library
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Contact: BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Phone 4067 1112

FREE technology training.

Learn new skills, get connected and take the first step to better tech knowledge!

Our Internet Fundamentals class will teach you to understand browsers, access web sites, browse online services, pay bills online, view Facebook pages and watch YouTube videos.

3 NovConversation Cafe @ Stratford Library

Conversation Café Stratford
Starts: 03 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 03 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Friday of the month
Location: Stratford Library
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Contact: 4044 3733

Join us at Stratford Library for some good company and interesting conversations. Light refreshments provided.

All welcome!

3 NovMake a Remembrance Poppy - Manunda Library

Poppy Craft
Starts: 03 Nov 2017 02:00 pm
Ends: 03 Nov 2017 04:30 pm
Location: Manunda Library
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Contact: Phone: 4044 3779

Join us for an afternoon making Remembrance poppies at Manunda Library to:

  • Commemorate the Centenary of ANZAC
  • Community get together to share a craft and stories to build gratitude and resilience
  • Poppies created will be donated to the 5000 Poppies project for community displays or installations

Beginners welcome, recommended age 12+. Wool and needles supplied or bring your own.

3 NovLEGO Mania - Manunda Library - During School Term Only.

LEGO Mania
Starts: 03 Nov 2017 03:30 pm
Ends: 03 Nov 2017 04:30 pm
Frequency: Every week on Friday
Location: Manunda Library
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Contact: 4044 3779

Come join in the free fun of building with LEGO.

At Manunda Library every Friday 3:30-4:30pm

This program does not run during school holidays.

3 NovLEGO Mania - Smithfield Library - During School Term Only

LEGO Mania
Starts: 03 Nov 2017 03:30 pm
Ends: 03 Nov 2017 04:30 pm
Frequency: Every week on Friday
Location: Smithfield Library
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Contact: 4044 3711

Come join in the free fun of building with LEGO.

At Smithfield Library every Friday 3.00pm-4.00pm.

This program does not run during school holidays.

7 NovBaby Rhyme Time - Earlville Library

Earlville Library
Starts: 07 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 07 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Tuesday of the month
Location: Earlville Library
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Contact: 4044 3766

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

7 NovStorytime - Gordonvale Library

Gordonvale Library
Starts: 07 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 07 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 1st Tuesday of the month
Location: Gordonvale Library
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Contact: 4044 3778

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

7 NovStorytime - Smithfield Library

Smithfield Library
Starts: 07 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 07 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every week on Tuesday
Location: Smithfield Library
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Contact: 4044 3711

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

8 Nov'The Daintree Blockade' and 'Saltwater' author talk

Starts: 08 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 08 Nov 2017 12:00 pm
Location: Smithfield Library
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Contact: 4044 3711

Award-winning local authors Bill Wilkie and Cathy McLennan will be at Smithfield Library discussing their books. 'The Daintree Blockade' is Bill Wilkie's account of the 1980s campaign to halt bulldozing in Cape Tribulation National Park and has recently been awarded the Queensland Premier's Award for a work of State Significance. 'Saltwater' is Cathy McLennan's compelling memoir of life as a young North Queensland lawyer. Her book takes the reader on a journey through a tumultuous murder case and behind the closed doors of the justice system. It has recently won two awards at the Queensland Literary Awards.

Come along to hear Bill and Cathy talk about their books and bring your questions!

8 NovIT Hour - Earlville Library

The IT Hour
Starts: 08 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 08 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Wednesday of the month
Location: Earlville Library
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Contact: 4044 3766

Drop into Earlville Libraries IT Hour with your IT questions and we'll do our best to assist you. Sessions are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

9 NovBaby Rhyme Time - Smithfield Library

Smithfield Library
Starts: 09 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 09 Nov 2017 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Thursday of the month
Location: Smithfield Library
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Contact: 4044 3711

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

10 NovResearching Military Service for Family History - Smithfield Library

Researching Military Service
Starts: 10 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 10 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Location: Smithfield Library
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Contact: BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Phone 4044 3711

Come along and learn about some of the records and resources you can access online to research the Australian servicemen and women in your family tree.

This is a free event.

14 NovStorytime - Stratford Library

Stratford Library
Starts: 14 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 14 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
Location: Stratford Library
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Email:
Contact: 4044 3733

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

14 NovRoboCreate (Ages 10+) - Earlville Library

RoboCreate
Starts: 14 Nov 2017 03:30 pm
Ends: 14 Nov 2017 04:30 pm
Location: Earlville Library
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Contact: BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Phone 4044 3766

Create, design and explore the world of robotics. Join us at the Earlville Library for a fun, interactive, hands on Coding and Robotic workshop. For children 10 years +.

Supported by the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland.

16 NovBaby Rhyme Time - Stratford Library

Stratford Library
Starts: 16 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 16 Nov 2017 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: Stratford Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3733

Regular Baby Rhyme Time sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

16 NovEbooks and more!

Ebooks and More
Starts: 16 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 16 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Thursday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Drop into Manunda Library and learn about our eLibrary and how you can asses a huge range of resources from home. Optional: BYO Android or Apple device.

Sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, 10.30 - 11.30am and no bookings required.

17 NovInternet Fundamentals - Babinda Library

TechKnow
Starts: 17 Nov 2017 09:30 am
Ends: 17 Nov 2017 12:00 pm
Location: Babinda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Phone 4067 1112

FREE technology training.

Learn new skills, get connected and take the first step to better tech knowledge!

Our Internet Fundamentals class will teach you to understand browsers, access web sites, browse online services, pay bills online, view Facebook pages and watch YouTube videos.

20 NovStorytime - Babinda Library

Babinda Library
Starts: 20 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 20 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 3rd Monday of the month
Location: Babinda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4067 1112

Regular Storytime sessions are held at most Branches of Cairns Libraries. These sessions are aimed at the preschool aged child (3 to 5 years of age).

21 NovRoboCreate (Ages 10+) - Earlville Library

RoboCreate
Starts: 21 Nov 2017 03:30 pm
Ends: 21 Nov 2017 04:30 pm
Location: Earlville Library
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Email:
Contact: BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Phone 4044 3766

Create, design and explore the world of robotics. Join us at the Earlville Library for a fun, interactive, hands on Coding and Robotic workshop. For children 10 years +.

Supported by the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland.

22 NovSeed Library - Stratford Library

Seed Library
Starts: 22 Nov 2017 03:00 pm
Ends: 22 Nov 2017 04:00 pm
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Wednesday of the month
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What is a Seed Library?

A Seed Library is a collection of seeds available for the public and grow in their own garden. Come join us for the monthly seed swap!

Customers Library Guides on How to Use the Seed Library, Saving Seeds and Seed labels for printing can be accessed here.

PLEASE NOTE: This event will not be held on the 27 December 2017 & 25 April 2018.

23 NovBaby Rhyme Time - City Library

City Library
Starts: 23 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 23 Nov 2017 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Thursday of the month
Location: City Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3720

Regular sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

23 NovConversation Cafe @ Smithfield Library

Conversation Café
Starts: 23 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 23 Nov 2017 11:30 am
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Thursday of the month
Location: Smithfield Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3711

Join us at Smithfield Library for some good company and interesting conversations. Light refreshments provided and coffees are available for purchase.

All welcome!

24 NovInternet Fundamentals - Babinda Library

TechKnow
Starts: 24 Nov 2017 09:30 am
Ends: 24 Nov 2017 12:00 pm
Location: Babinda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Phone 4067 1112

FREE technology training.

Learn new skills, get connected and take the first step to better tech knowledge!

Our Internet Fundamentals class will teach you to understand browsers, access web sites, browse online services, pay bills online, view Facebook pages and watch YouTube videos.

28 NovBaby Rhyme Time - Manunda Library

Manunda Library
Starts: 28 Nov 2017 10:30 am
Ends: 28 Nov 2017 11:00 am
Frequency: Every month on the 4th Tuesday of the month
Location: Manunda Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: 4044 3779

Regular sessions are held at several Branches of Cairns Libraries. Baby Rhyme Time is an interactive, fun program specifically for children from birth to 2 years.

28 NovRoboCreate (Ages 10+) - Earlville Library

RoboCreate
Starts: 28 Nov 2017 03:30 pm
Ends: 28 Nov 2017 04:30 pm
Location: Earlville Library
Web:
Email:
Contact: BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: Phone 4044 3766

Create, design and explore the world of robotics. Join us at the Earlville Library for a fun, interactive, hands on Coding and Robotic workshop. For children 10 years +.

Supported by the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland.