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.
The Reading for Reconciliation Book Club is a free book club that meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at Logan Central Library.
This book club is committed to raising awareness of the shared history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The group does this by reading texts written by or which present the views of Indigenous Australians.
It is also an important way for people to learn about the oral history of the indigenous culture – whether indigenous or not.
|2013 DATES & TITLES||
|Month for discussion||Title & Author|
|19 February||Am I black enough for you by Anita Heiss|
|19 March||The boundary by Nicole Watson|
|16 April||Grace beside me by Sue McPherson|
|21 May||Bittersweet journey by Ruth Hegarty|
|18 June||Cockatoo: my life in Cape York by Roy McIvor|
|16 July||My people by Oodgeroo Noonuccal|
|20 August||The biggest estate on earth by Bill Gammage|
|17 September||Smoke encrypted whispers by Samuel Wagan Watson|
|15 October||Edward Koiki Mabo: his life and struggle for land rights by Noel Loos and Eddie Mabo|
|19 November||Mullumbimby by Melissa Lucashenko (published 2013)|
There will be a number of copies of all of the books that will be read and these will be available for borrowing if you have a library card with Logan Libraries.
Please contact Logan Central Library for further information or bookings: 3412 4100.
Yarning with our Mob
Join us for a special storytime family event celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. Sessions presented by the Logan District Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Elders.
Logan Central Library
Sat 16 Feb – The Apology Celebration
Sat 16 Mar – Bush Tucker
Sat 20 April – Memory Boxes
Alter your reality showing us where and when you would love to read in Logan’s past, present or future. Using a picture from Logan and a picture of you reading (or with a book), manipulate the photo to create your own “Altered Read-ality”.
- Launch and promotion of competition: 1 March to 22 April 2012
- Competition entries close: Sunday 22 April 2012
- Exhibition tour: May to November 2012
- Winners Announced: Thursday 26 April 2012
Entrants will be categorised as, under 18 and 18+ with a total prize pool valued at $450. Prizes will be awarded for both categories to the indicated values.
Mayors Choice $100
|Under 18s||18 and Over|
|1st prize $100
2nd prize $50
3rd prize $25
|1st prize $100
2nd prize $50
3rd prize $25
Terms and Conditions:
Three separate entries are permissible from each entrant. An entry form must be filled out for each entry.
Finding “Logan” Photographs:
Need help locating some “Logan” pictures? You are able view our helpful hints on finding photographs in our collection, or just ask our friendly staff for assistance. More photographs are available in the Local Studies Collection which is situated at the Logan Central Library
Basic Photo Manipulation:
Need help manipulating photos? Please utilise the tutorial manipulating photographs using the free GIMP software.
How can you win an iPad2?
Thanks to Logan Libraries and yourtutor, you can enter to win every time you sign in to the yourtutor Online Homework Centre to ask a homework or study question.
Simply type your email address in the yourtutor after-tutorial survey and get a pdf copy of your tutorial conversation.
The iPad2 even comes with $150 12 months data credit, plus there are $50 book vouchers to win.
The competition closes end of Term 2.
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