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Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, July 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Writers Block Livestream: Literary Fiction: Theme, Imagery & Symbolism

July Library events This intensive workshop will take a deep dive into theme, symbolism and imagery, and how these connect with and influence one another. With a mixture of tuition, examples and exercises, Emily will help you to understand the macro-level themes at the heart of your project and how to use these as a way of generating plot, character, and scenes, as well as enriching your prose on the level of the sentence and image. This empowering class will provide you with valuable techniques you can continue to use and develop into the future. The workshop is ideally suited to writers who have a project on the go, no matter how big or small. Bookings open Monday 21 June at 9am. Library: Online. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Authors and speakers. Writing. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Readers-writers. Saturday, July 24, 2021, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Heads Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space.Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stories and Songs

Full year events only Bring stories alive with your child aged from birth to 5 years. Weekly theme will be explored through song and dance, with an opportunity to borrow books on the themes as well. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Stories and Songs sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event.  In partnership with Sing & Grow Australia, Stories and Songs is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland. For more information visit their First 5 Forever website. Library: Book Box. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Book Box. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

How to start a side hustle: Author chat and book launch - POSTPONED

July Library events Due to recent COVID changes we have decided to postpone this event as Kaylene was to travel from interstate. We will readvertise once we have a new confirmed date. Setting up a business can be a rollercoaster, but Kaylene Langford's new book 'How to Start a Side Hustle' is the perfect companion to guide you through the process! This book will help you to identify your passion and purpose, refine your business idea (why, when, who, how?), and assist you with brand execution and marketing. Entrepreneur and coach Kaylene Langford will provide you with the right tools you need to build a strong business model and set you up so you continue to kick goals. Featuring inspirational quotes from industry leaders, this guide also provides activities for you to work through along the way and mindset hacks to ensure you don’t lose confidence.  Join us for an evening with Kaylene, author, business coach and founder of Startup Creative, as she discusses her first book with host Sharon Hunneybell, CEO of the Gold… Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Business. Authors and speakers. Shows on page(s): Business. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Runaway Bay Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, July 29, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Waters Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, July 29, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only.Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, July 29, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, July 30, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, July 31, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Heads Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space.Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stories and Songs

Full year events only Bring stories alive with your child aged from birth to 5 years. Weekly theme will be explored through song and dance, with an opportunity to borrow books on the themes as well. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Stories and Songs sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event.  In partnership with Sing & Grow Australia, Stories and Songs is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland. For more information visit their First 5 Forever website. Library: Book Box. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Book Box. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Waters Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Runaway Bay Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only.Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Language-literacy. Homepage. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Language-literacy. Homepage. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Language-literacy. Homepage. Thursday, August 5, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, August 6, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, August 7, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Writers Block - Crafting Characters

August Library events How well do you know your characters? Join Creative Writing expert, Lauren Elise Daniels, and learn how to get deep inside the minds of significant characters and better understand their motivations, choices and psychological state. You will write best by knowing your characters better. Lauren Elise Daniels [BA, MFA, Creative Writing, USA] has edited nearly 100 published titles for AUS, NZ, UK, US authors. She curated the content for Aiki Flinthart’s online course, How to Get a Blackbelt in Writing and co-edited Relics, Wrecks and Ruins. As an author, Lauren’s novel, Serpent’s Wake: A Tale for the Bitten shortlisted with Singapore’s Half the World Global Literati Awards and ranked 4th in the People’s Choice Award. She co-authored the ‘20 Winning Short Story Competitions: Essential Tools for the Serious Writer. How well do you know your characters? Join Creative Writing expert, Lauren Elise Daniels, and learn how to get deep inside the minds of significant characters and better understand their… Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. 13 to 17 years. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Readers-writers. Hobbies-interests. Saturday, August 7, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Language-literacy. Saturday, August 7, 2021, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Language-literacy. Homepage. Sunday, August 8, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

CANCELLED Author Craig Silvey

August Library events We sincerely apologise but due to current COVID restrictions and circumstances, Craig Silvey has announced his East Coast Tour has to be cancelled. Craig is a much sought-after author and we will continue to work with his team to bring this exciting event to you at an appropriate time in the future. Please stay tuned for upcoming events either via our website or drop into your local library for a physical copy of our fabulous new Check It Out magazine. We’re excited to welcome Craig Silvey, bestselling author of ‘Jasper Jones’ to The Lakeside Room @ HOTA on Sunday 8  August, to launch his new, third novel, ‘Honeybee’. Honeybee is a heartbreaking, life-affirming novel about two lives forever changed by a chance encounter, as we’re thrown headlong into a world of petty thefts, extortion plots, botched bank robberies, daring dog rescues and one spectacular drag show.  You’ll also have the chance to buy a copy of the book and have it personally signed by Craig himself! Library: At all Libraries. Audience: Adults. Older adults. 13 to 17 years. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Authors and speakers. Shows on page(s): Hobbies-interests. Homepage. Readers-writers. Sunday, August 8, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Heads Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space.Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stories and Songs

Full year events only Bring stories alive with your child aged from birth to 5 years. Weekly theme will be explored through song and dance, with an opportunity to borrow books on the themes as well. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Stories and Songs sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event.  In partnership with Sing & Grow Australia, Stories and Songs is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland. For more information visit their First 5 Forever website. Library: Book Box. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Book Box. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Video content and strategy for your business

August Library events Are you looking to learn more about video and how it can help you market your business? In this workshop you will be introduced to video content, the benefits of video marketing and how to start building a video marketing strategy.  Topics covered will include: why you require video in your marketing mix , which types of video is best suited for your business , professional video costs vs mobile video costs , secrets to batch filming for one month in 1 hour Register now as spaces are limited! The first 25 who register and attend will receive a free light ring and mobile phone tripod.   Alexandra Yves is a Video Brand Manager and Strategist at Armenis Digital, one of Australia's top ecommerce ad agencies. Alexandra has worked on large events such as the Sydney Film Festival and St Kilda Festival and has managed video production for big brands such as Australia Post, Ebay, and Wizz Fizz.  Discover how Gold Coast Libraries can help you Boost your Business. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Business. Shows on page(s): Business. Homepage. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Waters Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Runaway Bay Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only.Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Language-literacy. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Language-literacy. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Language-literacy. Homepage. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Writing Historical Fiction. Internationally published authors Christine Wells and Alison Stuart in conversation with Mary-Lou Stephens.

August Library events What does it take to write historical fiction? Perhaps you have an idea for a novel based on true events set in the past. Or maybe there’s a particular time in history that intrigues you and you’d like to write a story based during that period. Is it a real-life historical figure who interests you? Or maybe you’re a keen reader and you want to find out more about the process behind many of your favourite books. Historical fiction continually captivates us. It gives us a great story while shedding light on the events, customs, people and lived experience of the past. As we read we learn about history while being thoroughly entertained. Writing historical fiction requires research but it’s how to organise that research and how to use it, what to keep and what to leave out, that is the key. It’s a tricky balance. Christine Wells and Alison Stuart are experts of the art and have been published internationally. Christine Wells writes historical fiction featuring strong, fascinating women. She has published… Library: Southport Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Homepage. Thursday, August 12, 2021, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, August 13, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Street Science - Snow & Slime Workshop

August Library events Learn about the weird and wonderful world of science to celebrate National Science Week! Junior scientists will get to perform their own experiments to create gooey slime and piles of fluffy snow in this hands-on workshop. Presented by Street Science. For children aged 8+. Parents please only book for your child/children. Due to capacity restrictions we ask that only registered children enter the meeting room for the workshop. Parents must stay in the library for the duration of the workshop. Library: Elanora Library. Audience: 8 to 12 years. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Kids. Saturday, August 14, 2021, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, August 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Language-literacy. Saturday, August 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Language-literacy. Saturday, August 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

ABS Census Help - Fill in Forms Session

August Library events Visit our library to attend a 'Fill in the Form Session' hosted by Census staff. You can visit these sessions to get a paper form or to get some help to complete your Census. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Computers and technology. English as a second language. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Language-literacy. Saturday, August 14, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Street Science - Bouncy Balls Workshop

August Library events Learn about the weird and wonderful world of science to celebrate National Science Week! Junior scientists will get to experience the way materials change whilst designing and creating your very own super bouncy ball. Presented by Street Science. For children aged 8+. Parents please only book for your child/children. Due to capacity restrictions we ask that only registered children enter the meeting room for the workshop. Parents must stay in the library for the duration of the workshop. Library: Southport Library. Audience: 8 to 12 years. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Kids. Saturday, August 14, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Tony Park - Author Series

August Library events Are you ready for Tony Park’s latest book? In his 19th thriller Blood Trail, fictitious characters deal with the very real problems COVID has caused for Africa’s endangered wildlife. Tony, who normally spends half the year in Africa and half the year in Sydney, talks about writing his latest novel in lockdown. What inspires him to write such fast paced novels, and how he continues to capture readers with intrigue and action. Tony Park is an international author of thriller and non-fiction books. Park has worked as a newspaper reporter, public relations consultant, freelance writer, and as a government press secretary, in addition to writing numerous novels and non-fiction books. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: Adults. Older adults. 13 to 17 years. Cost: Free. Type of event: Authors and speakers. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Readers-writers. Monday, August 16, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Heads Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space.Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stories and Songs

Full year events only Bring stories alive with your child aged from birth to 5 years. Weekly theme will be explored through song and dance, with an opportunity to borrow books on the themes as well. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Stories and Songs sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event.  In partnership with Sing & Grow Australia, Stories and Songs is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland. For more information visit their First 5 Forever website. Library: Book Box. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Book Box. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

The Gut Brain Revolution

August Library events To celebrate National Science Week, Gold Coast Libraries welcomes Dr Helena Popovich Is your gut sensitive, irritable, leaky or inflamed? Are you into prebiotics, probiotics, psychobiotics, synbiotics or antibiotics? Why does it matter? This presentation by Dr Helena Popovich, delves into the latest research linking gut health to allergies, arthritis, obesity, diabetes, depression, dementia and cancer. Restore your gut and you’ll regain your health. We are not what we eat. We are what our gut bacteria (known as our microbiota) do with what we eat. Our unique composition of microbes influences our food choices, our mood, and the functioning of our immune system. Key takeaways: How microbes influence body weight , The link between our gut bacteria and a multitude of diseases , Why different individuals can have vastly different responses to the same foods , Why one diet does not suit all , How to eat to your gut's content. Dr Helena Popovic is a medical doctor, leading authority on how to… Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Authors and speakers. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Hobbies-interests. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Runaway Bay Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Waters Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only.Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Street Science Stage Show - The Future of Foods

August Library events Celebrate National Science Week with an action-packed stage show! Join us for this gourmet event to learn what's actually in the food we eat and explore some of the delicacies of the future. Learn how to launch flying potatoes, use mushroom spores to create fireballs and plate up some future foods designed in the lab! Scientists young and old will walk away with a greater understanding of how the food industry has evolved over the years, from its humble beginnings in farms right into the realms of science fiction. Please arrive early to allow time for contact tracing and seating - 4.15pm for a 4.30pm start. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Auditorium. Audience: 8 to 12 years. 13 to 17 years. Bookings required: Yes. Cost: Free. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Homepage. Kids. Thursday, August 19, 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, August 20, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, August 21, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Heads Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space.Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stories and Songs

Full year events only Bring stories alive with your child aged from birth to 5 years. Weekly theme will be explored through song and dance, with an opportunity to borrow books on the themes as well. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Stories and Songs sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event.  In partnership with Sing & Grow Australia, Stories and Songs is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland. For more information visit their First 5 Forever website. Library: Book Box. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Book Box. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Runaway Bay Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 26, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Waters Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 26, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only.Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, August 26, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, August 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Heads Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space.Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stories and Songs

Full year events only Bring stories alive with your child aged from birth to 5 years. Weekly theme will be explored through song and dance, with an opportunity to borrow books on the themes as well. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Stories and Songs sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event.  In partnership with Sing & Grow Australia, Stories and Songs is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland. For more information visit their First 5 Forever website. Library: Book Box. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Book Box. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Waters Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Runaway Bay Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only.Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, September 3, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, September 4, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Heads Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space.Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stories and Songs

Full year events only Bring stories alive with your child aged from birth to 5 years. Weekly theme will be explored through song and dance, with an opportunity to borrow books on the themes as well. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Stories and Songs sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event.  In partnership with Sing & Grow Australia, Stories and Songs is proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland. For more information visit their First 5 Forever website. Library: Book Box. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Book Box. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Runaway Bay Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 9, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Waters Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 9, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only.Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 9, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, September 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, September 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Broadbeach Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Heads Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Robina Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Upper Coomera Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Nerang Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Storytime

Full year events only Listen, laugh and roar with favourite stories old and new. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Elanora Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space.Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Runaway Bay Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Newborn to two years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby Rhyme Time

Full year events only Giggle, coo and cuddle with favourite rhymes and songs. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only. Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Burleigh Waters Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Adults. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Toddler Time

Full year events only Sing, moove and groove, learn new words and make new friends. Bookings are essential. While COVID restrictions are in place, attendance at our Storytime, Baby Rhyme Time and Toddler Time sessions is by registration only.Every person (including parents, caregivers, children and babies) attending a session must book a space. Bookings for this event open two weeks before the event. Library: Southport Library. Room / area: In library. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: Yes. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Thursday, September 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, September 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, September 18, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, September 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, September 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, October 1, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, October 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, October 8, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, October 9, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, October 15, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Writing Fridays at Gold Coast Libraries

Full year events only This free weekly event is designed to help you make the most of your writing time. Gold Coast Libraries and Queensland Writers Centre have teamed up to offer Gold Coast writers a supportive space to write, free of distractions, every week. We're following the lead of the best writers and employing the Pomodoro technique of time management. With a facilitator on hand throughout the day, it's the perfect opportunity to turn your brilliant ideas into great pieces of writing. Library: Helensvale Library. Room / area: Library Meeting Room. Audience: 13 to 17 years. Adults. Older adults. Cost: Free. Type of event: Writing. Interests and hobbies. Shows on page(s): Readers-writers. Friday, October 22, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Virtual Storytime

Full year events only Enjoy storytime at home with our Virtual Storytime every Saturday at 10am on our Facebook page. Library: Online. Audience: Three to five years. Bookings required: No. Cost: Free. Contact name: Rebecca. Contact email: gclibs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au. Type of event: Kids and families. Shows on page(s): Kids. Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.