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Guide Dogs Talk
21 January 2020 2:00 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Join us to hear this inspiring talk from Amanda Heal about living with vision impairment, training guide dogs and how her guide dog Sadie, helps her in her everyday life. Amanda is a totally blind speaker, life coach and published author.
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Hippo Storyparty
23 January 2020 10:30 AM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Come on an adventure around the Library searching for a hippopotamus. Discover a vast array of wild animals disguising themselves as Hippo. Make your own camera and collect your animal stickers at each safari stop. Ages 3 years & over. Cost: $5.00. Parents required to stay.
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LED Pop up Greeting Card Workshop
24 January 2020 2:30 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Come along to this fun workshop where you will make your very own LED Pop up greeting card. Use the Cricut paper cutting machine to cut out your design and as a finishing touch give it some shimmer and shine with an LED light. For Ages 8 years & over. Cost: $5.00. Parents not required to stay.
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Harry Potter Book Night
8 February 2020 2:00 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Do you love Harry Potter? Then you will not want to miss the full interactive movie experience. Follow a script and be part of the magic. Kids will be treated to an afternoon of craft making, compete in the triwizard tournament and participate in the Library's first interactive movie experience. The interactive movie will include food products (A full list is available from the Library). For ages 7 years and over.
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Lost Arts: Building Dry Stone Walls
7 March 2020 9:00 AM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
The Library is helping bring back Lost Arts! This month we are looking at building dry stone walls. Beautify your home and garden using this forgotten skill.
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Shoalhaven River Talk with Phillip Leighton-Daly
14 March 2020 10:30 AM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
The Shoalhaven River defines the eastern boundary of this district. The river and the surrounding environs bristle with history. Phillip Leighton-Daly will give a talk about the natural history of the river along with its associated tourist and recreational activities.
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Nicole Alexander Author Talk
26 March 2020 6:30 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Join us for a BookFest pre-event with best selling author Nicole Alexander! Nicole's new book is The Cedar Tree, a meticulously researched story spanning two centuries that follows the O'Riain family from Tipperary to the Australian Richmond Valley, a land as richly diverse as the secrets it keeps.
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Adults Writing Workshop with Nigel Featherstone
28 March 2020 10:00 AM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Join literary author Nigel Featherstone to get started getting your ideas out of your head and onto paper. Including suggestions on structure, dialogue, and character development, this workshop will also give you the opportunity to complete a writing exercise and get feedback from Nigel and your fellow writers on ways to improve. For Ages 18 years & over. Cost: $5.00
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Sulari Gentill Author Talk
28 March 2020 11:00 AM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Sulari Gentill, author of the award-winning Rowland Sinclair mystery series, will discuss her new book A Testament of Character, how she researches and writes historical fiction and how Rowley's adventures in the 1930s are mirroring the current political climate. From 12pm Sulari will be available for book signings and her books will be available for purchase.
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Phyllis Wong Mysteries Magic Show
28 March 2020 11:00 AM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Together with Geoffrey McSkimming, Sue-Anne Webster brings magic from the Phyllis Wong mysteries to life on stage in a fun, lively and dazzling magic performance. For children aged 5 years and over. From 12pm they will be available for book signings.
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Richard Glover Author Talk
28 March 2020 12:00 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Richard will talk about his new book, The Land Before Avocado, a vivid portrait of a quite peculiar land: the Australia of the late '60s and early 70's. From 12:30pm Richard will be available for books signings and his books will be available for purchase.
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Artist to Published Illustrator Wkshop with Jacqui Brown
28 March 2020 12:30 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
This workshop will help you to develop and interpret a visual process from words. The workshop will include a brief illustration project example idea, vision for the project, drawing, sketching up, finding the style for a project, working with budgets, working with your client and making them happy.
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Peter FitzSimons Author Talk
28 March 2020 12:30 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Peter FitzSimons is a journalist as well as the author of over twenty-seven books. With his masterful storytelling talent, Peter FitzSimons bring James Cook to life in his latest book James Cook: They Story Behind the Man who Mapped the World.
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Writing Thrilling Fiction Workshop with author Jack Heath
28 March 2020 2:30 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
In this fast, frenzied and funny workshop, Jack Heath will give you the beginning of a story. Your mission is to race against the clock to complete it. You'll learn to manage prickly plots, charismatic characters, sinister settings and more as you get feedback from jack and from your classmates. If you're a writer, a reader, or just a bold thrill-seeker, this session is for you!
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Jane Caro Author Talk
28 March 2020 3:00 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Jane will speak about her career in creative writing - both in developing advertising campaigns, and in her novels and other books. Jame will also speak on her experiences on television, such as The Gruen Transfer, and her views on women in business and society as a whole.
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Markus Zusak Author Talk
28 March 2020 4:00 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
In this talk, Markus gives an insight into the background, techniques and processes that went into writing his bestselling novels, including The Book Thief.
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The Ins and Outs of Self Publishing with author Montana Ash
28 March 2020 4:00 PM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
In this workshop you will learn how to write and publish as an independent (Indie) author. Included in the workshop is business information such as; worldwide distribution, marketing, promotion, royalties, sales and taxes. Learn about the writing process such as genres, tropes, outlines, formatting, editing, cover design and publishing.
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Bookfest Literary Dinner
28 March 2020 7:00 PM
The Attic at the Astor
93 Auburn Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Share a meal and a conversation with a number of authors & presenters including Jane Caro, Nigel Featherstone, Sulari Gentill, Richard Glover, Markus Zusack and more. With a talk about arts in the Southern Tablelands region and the Mighty Playwrights program, enjoy a delicious 3 course meal & music by Kjell Goyer.
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Action Reaction Superhero Training & Stunt Show
16 April 2020
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Are you a superhero in disguise? Award winning comic book creator Ryan K Lindsay is running a workshop all about making comics. In this hour, you will look at how to plan pages of comics, how to tell a story in panels, and how to have fun making things your family and friends are absolutely going to love. For ages 7 years and over.
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Comic Book Making with Ryan K Lindsay
23 April 2020 10:30 AM
Goulburn Mulwaree Library
184-194 Bourke Street, Goulburn NSW 2580
Kids can come along to this one hour workshop where they will look at how to plan pages of comics, how to tell a story in panels, and how to have fun making things your family and friends are absolutely going to love. No skill in illustration needed for this one, even stick figures can make for amazing comics.