Join us to celebrate and be inspired by a suite of amazing new Online Learning Tools. These new Online Learning Tools – Lifelong Learning, My Career Match and Universal Class will allow all of us to become better contributors in our community.
The Lifelong Learning database offers the user direct access to a tutor who can assist adult learners with essential literacy, numeracy and life skills.
My Career Match helps the user to discover the right career path and teaches the user how to write a winning resume.
Universal Class provides over 400 on-line courses with real instructors guiding the lessons which include certificates of achievement in a wide variety of subjects.
We are excited to share these Online Learning tools with all Logan City Council residents, please join us for a hands-on demonstration, display and light refreshments Thursday 30th August, 5.30-7pm at Marsden Library, 35 Chambers Flat Road, Marsden.
Please RSVP to Angela Orth on 3412 4182.
In May every year, libraries and information services throughout Australia showcase their many and varied resources and services through different programs and events targeted to a cross-section of the community.
Library and Information Week aims to raise the profile of libraries and information service professionals in Australia and will be held from 20 – 26 May 2012. We are delighted to announce that the 2012 Library and Information Week theme is Think Outside the Book. For more information visit the Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA).
Logan Libraries have included the following events at our branches for for Library and Information Week:
Step out with Shakespeare: Beenleigh Library is holding a Shakespearean literary event where patrons can immerse themselves with readings. Prizes can won. Bookings essential.
History of your house: did you ever wish to discover the history of your house? Join our local studies librarian as he shows you how. Bookings essential.
Johnny Marsh adventures: escape with sci-fi and horror author Kev Webb and illustrator Anthony Putty at Logan Central library. They will share their journey with the exciting Johnny Marsh adventure series that is full of supernatural beings, hideously gory events and plenty of action. Bookings essential.
Investigating eBooks: are you interested in eBooks but unsure if they are for you? This informative session will examine eReaders and eBooks, and how you can access these through your local library. Bookings essential.
Match the book titles competition: to celebrate Information Week, Logan North Library is holding a match-the-book-titles competition for both children and adults. Entries are available from Logan North Library. Bookings essential.
171 Club – discover Europe: Inspired by Michael Palin’s series “New Europe”, come on a journey of discovery from Estonia to Bulgaria. Bookings essential.
Make your own library bag: In celebration of Library and Information Week, Marsden Library invites you to make your very own colourful library bag. Let your creative juices flow! Bookings essential.
Celebrity chef Alison Taafe and Masterchef contestant Danielle Dixon gave a cooking demonstration with a difference at Logan Central Library on Thursday 22 March.
Author of Fun, fast and fabulous food and Leftovers magic, Alison is passionate about the role of good food in a healthy life.
With a culinary career which has taken her from her native Kent in the UK to France, New York and Washington, Alison has created dishes for Queen Elizabeth, movie stars and presidents.
Alison was joined by her apprentice chef, Danielle Dixon. A finalist in the 2011 MasterChef series, Danielle secured a part-time apprenticeship with Alison after her stint on the television cooking show.
The demonstration was part of Logan Central Library’s Health and Harmony month. Alison demonstrated three easy and healthy recipes.
This special event was held in conjunction with Tasty Fresh Community Catering, a social enterprise of the Logan Women’s Health & Wellbeing Centre.
Take a peek at the Healthy & Harmonious Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstration video. Enjoy!
March is mystery month at Logan West Library where the focus will be on all things mysterious.
From toddlers to adults there will be mysteries to solve, puzzles to bamboozle the mind, games to play and new authors to discover.
Pat Noad, successful author, will present Crime Writing Queensland Style as she talks about writing crime fiction in a Queensland setting.
Join with friends at the Trivia Night for a fun and mysterious quiz night.
Beat Crime by learning about personal and home safety and book in for free installation of one-way screws to deter number plate theft.
Someone stole baby bear’s porridge, can the toddlers solve the problem?
And for the teens the mystery lock down involves gaming, fun and frivolity with a dash of murder mystery.
Round off the month with a Monster Book Sale and Sausage Sizzle.
Weekly book prize draws, History Mystery display, mystery fiction displays, and much more.
Contact Logan West Library on 3412 4160 for more information or bookings via the events calendar.
March is Health and Harmony Month at Logan Central Library, featuring free events for all ages. Have fun whilst learning practical and new skills focusing on physical, mental and financial health. Many of the events are hosted by local community and government organisations.
The highlight of the month: Celebrity Chef cooking demonstration – Alison Taafe and Danielle Dixon will cook up a storm in recognition of Harmony Day. This special event held in conjunction with Tasty Fresh Community Catering.
Full list of events and activities is available in the events calendar. Bookings essential for all events.