Discovery Session – Smartphones for Travellers
Wednesday 3 May, 6.00pm City of Joondalup Libraries - Duncraig Cost: $4.00 Smartphones and tablets can be amazingly helpful tools when travelling, however it is easy to get confused with so many options available. This presentation will assist travellers in gaining familiarity and comfort with smartphones and tablets. For further information or to book online visit joondalup.wa.gov.au or call 9400 4759.
Parent/Baby Workshop – Baby Tastes
Thursday 4 May, 2.00pm City of Joondalup Libraries - Joondalup Cost: $6.00 – required at time of booking Co-author of Babytastes, Anthea Downsborough will talk about the most up-to-date evidence-based recommendations on commencing solids. The importance of texture development will also be discussed using the Babytastes slogan of ‘Mash - Mush, Chop - Chew’. For further information or to book online visit joondalup.wa.gov.au or call 9400 4759.
Voices from Yesteryear
Saturday 6 May, 10.00am – 11.30am Saturday 6 May, 1.00pm – 2.30pm City of Joondalup Libraries – Joondalup (Meeting Room 2) Cost: $2.00 (per session, payable on the day) In the morning session, learn how your ancestors had a voice through the use of newspapers, electoral rolls and other records. In the afternoon research session, join family historians Olive and Wendy to learn how to search through freely available public records and discover tips, tricks and hints to help you maximise the results of your search. For further information or to book visit joondalup.wa.gov.au or call 9400 4751.
Live and Learn – Everest Base Camp Trek
Thursday 18 May, 10.00am City of Joondalup Libraries – Joondalup Cost: $2.00 Four years ago Dr Pam Lynch took a leap way out of her comfort zone and trekked to Everest Base Camp to celebrate her 60th birthday, a trek that opened her eyes and her mind. It was the hardest thing she had ever done, physically and mentally, yet it was also the most rewarding and stimulating experience. For further information or to book online visit joondalup.wa.gov.au or call 9400 4759.
National Simultaneous Story Time
Wednesday 24 May, 10.00am City of Joondalup Libraries – Joondalup National Simultaneous Story Time is an annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country. This year’s special guest will be reading The Cow Tripped Over the Moon written by Tony Wilson and illustrated by Laura Wood.