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Fey and fantasy workshop

22 February 2012

A Fey and Fantasy workshop was held at LH library on January 9th.

What lurks on the other side of our world?

Catch a glimpse of the fey fairies and goblins as they peer in to our world through your art.

Create a fey or fantasy creature of your own and decorate it with natural and recycled materials…

Eloise’s finished masterpiece
Renee Dillon did an excellent job inspiring the children

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22 February 2012

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National year of reading: 2012

29 November 2011

Australian National Year of Reading 20122012 will see a whole range of amazing, fun reading activities taking place around Australia and online, so people of all ages, from different backgrounds, can discover and rediscover the joy of reading.

Australian libraries and library associations are supporting a campaign to turn 2012 into the National Year of Reading, linking together all the great things that are already happening around books, reading and literacy, and giving them an extra boost with inspirational programs and events taking place across the country.

Many events and activities are planned for 2012. A few of these include:

- It’s never too late … to learn to read. An adult learners’ week short story writing competiton.

- One country reading. The search for eight books to define the Australian experience.

- Creative reading prize. For teens, we will be running the National Year of Reading Creative Reading prize.

- Australia’s first Children’s Laureate. This December Australia will name its very first Chidren’s Literature Laureate!

Have a sneak peek at what NYOR 2012 is all about.

Music Month at Logan Hyperdome library

28 September 2011

Music Month at Logan Hyperdome library!Logan Hyperdome is hosting a Music Month in October. There will be music themed activities happening every day at the library. Consult the events calendar for specific events and come along and join in the fun.

We have a musician coming on October 15 at 1:30 pm and plenty of spaces left to fill. At that session there will be a world premiere of the work of Robert Burrell called “An Ear to Hear” (see details below)

Karen Lonsdale is a professional flautist who has performed regularly as Principal Flute of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. She is a graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and the Hochschule for Music in Munich, Germany. Her research on injury prevention and management for flute players is known internationally, and she has presented on this topic at several Australian and American flute and performing arts medicine conferences. Karen is on the teaching staff at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Please join us as Karen chats about herself and her music, and demonstrates her talents on the flute.

On 15 October, at the Logan Hyperdome Library, Karen Lonsdale will be giving the world premiere of the work of Robert Burrell for solo flute and ’soundscape’ called ‘An Ear to Hear’. The soundscape is a recording of forest birds that accompanies the flute solo.

Author visit with R J Timmis

11 July 2011

Hyperdome Library was pleased to host a visit from author R.J Timmis on the 4th of June. Rebecca has been dubbed the next J.K Rowling and she happily discussed her new book "David and the Heart of Aurasius" which is her first published novel and the first in a series of five.

Rebecca dabbles in animation, web and graphic design, children’s writing and illustration and gave many useful tips on writing fantasy fiction and publishing.



Jacqueline Lonsdale-Cuerton (left) with Rebecca each holding a copy of her book "David and the Heart of Aurasius".


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