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Alice Springs Public Library

28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
8950 0555 https://alicesprings.nt.gov.au/library

Email: library@astc.nt.gov.au

Facebook:@ASPLibrary

The Alice Springs Library is an essential part of the Central Australian community. It is utilised as a hub to meet, hang out, work, play, study, exhibit and hold an event. The Library hosts scores of community events each year, for a variety of ages and groups. We’re always looking to collaborate with local and interstate authors, artists, speakers, teachers and creatives. Please get in touch or swing by if you have a great idea, and you’d like to work with us or use the Library space.

Venue: Meeting Rooms and Multi-purpose space suitable for workshops, exhibitions, film screenings, performances and presentations.

April 2019

Fairytale Fun with Danielle: Biggies Session- Begins at 2.20 pm

April 16, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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2.20 pm - 3.30 pm Suitable for ages 8-12 Let's go on an adventure, come with me... Where will it take us? Just wait and see...There's a journey to start, one that's brand new and all that it's missing along the way is you! We'll read and learn, and play and explore with friends, old and new and so much more. As we travel to lands, on a journey for all Come along to Fairytale Fun and have a ball. This…

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May 2019

Pets on Parade Craft Competition @ your Library!

May 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Visit the library between Monday 13 – Friday 24 May to craft a paper roll airplane for the chance to WIN. Winners will be announced at Pets On Parade, Council lawns, Sunday 26 May.

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ROD MOSS LAUNCHES HIS NEW BOOK ‘BLUE MOON BAY’

May 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Award-winning artist and author Rod Moss has lived in Central Australia since the early 1980s. He's exhibited work in all Australian capital cities and in the USA and is represented in public galleries accordingly. The Hard Light Of Day, his first memoir, won the 2011 Prime Ministers award for non-fiction and in 2017 was published in New York. Join esteemed Alice Springs-based musician, Bill Davis in conversation with fellow local Rod Moss as they launch Rod’s humourous graphic novella, Blue Moon…

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Read & Write – Adult Literacy Support

May 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Read & Write - Adult Literacy Support Launch Monday 20 May from 1.00 - 2.20 pm Do you or someone you know need help with reading and writing? Join us in these judgment-free and informal Adult Literacy help sessions. Receive support and resources to help you improve your reading and writing. You're never too old to learn! • Grow in confidence • Improve your spelling • Gain skills to help with filling in forms, applying for jobs and emailing •…

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Memoir: the difficulties of truth telling

May 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Is it possible to tell the truth and keep your family and friends happy? Can anything be ‘invented’ in memoir? Facilitated by award-winning writer and writer mentor, Patti Miller, this workshop will look at reasons for avoiding the truth, navigate the borderlands with fiction, explore ways of telling the truth – and find out when honesty becomes navel-gazing. This workshop offers creative guidance and practical writing exercises for writers with some experience. A copy of Patti Miller’s Writing True Stories…

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National Simultaneous Storytime 2019 – Alpacas with Maracas

May 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Wednesday 22 May from 10.15 - 10.45 am Join us for a special Preschool Storytime where we will be reading Matt Cosgrove's Alpacas with Maracas, at the same time as the rest of Australia! National Simultaneous Storytime is an annual event organised by the Australian Library and Information Association. Each year on a nominated date and hour, children all over Australia read the same book. The event aims to promote the value of reading and literacy for young people.

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Itinerant Art Project

May 22, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Itinerant Art Project   Itinerant: Travelling from Place to Place, an art project about homelessness.   Have you or someone you know experienced homelessness or housing insecurity?   Would you like to share your story?   Come along to our free arts and storytelling workshops at The Alice Springs Public Library every Wednesday, 10.30am to 2.30pm, May 22 to June 26 2019, or get in touch and we can come to you.   Contact the team on 0497 1300 94,…

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The Book Doctor Workshop

May 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us during Library and Information Week. In This workshop you can learn from the staff on how to repair damaged books and see all the ways to cover them, giving them lasting protection. If you have a beloved book you need help bringing back to life, bring it in and our book doctor will assist you Wednesday 22 May 2019 12pm to 1pm Alice Springs Public Library - Meeting Room Free! No bookings needed Attend one of our Library…

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Get to know your Library

May 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us during Library and Information Week we will show you how libraries organise all the worlds knowledge! Our Chief Collections Librarian will explain the system and how we decide which books to keep and why. Friday 24 may 2019 12pm to 1pm Alice Springs Public Library - Meeting Room Free! No bookings needed Attend one of our Library and Information Week Events for your chance to win Library merchandise!

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National Reconciliation Week Morning Tea @ the Library

May 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Come and celebrate National Reconciliation Week and have fun learning indigenous hand signs and basic Arrernte whilst feasting on a morning tea of damper, bush muffins and a lot more! Giveaways and interesting information on display.

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June 2019

Read & Write – Adult Literacy Support

June 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 1, 2019

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Do you or someone you know need help with reading and writing? Join us in these judgment-free and informal Adult Literacy help sessions. Receive support and resources to help you improve your reading and writing. You're never too old to learn! • Grow in confidence • Improve your spelling • Gain skills to help with filling in forms, applying for jobs and emailing • Have a question? We're here to help FREE | All welcome | Light refreshments provided |…

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Share a Meal, Share a Story – Celebrate World National Refugee Week

June 20, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for lunch at the Library... Refugee Week is an incredible opportunity for the whole nation to celebrate the contribution refugees make to our society, while raising awareness, remembering and honouring the often perilous journey that refugees have taken to reach Australia. Here at the Library we will be celebrating with Safe Harbour. Join us to as we share food, music and stories! - Speakers - Music - Food from around the world - Boat display art installation

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The Long Road from a Broken Heart – Author Talk with Jeremy Scott

June 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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On the 15th of October 2011, Jeremy began a challenge of a lifetime, a 2 ½ year, 51,916 km solo bicycle ride from London to New Zealand. As he pedalled his way around the planet, Jeremy covered more than enough distance to circumnavigate the Earth. This phenomenal journey was made possible thanks to the open-heart surgery which saved his life as a child. Jeremy is a recipient of the Australian Heart Foundation ‘Heart Hero Award’ and is an Ambassador for…

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Fairy Tale Fun – Big Kids

June 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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As we travel to lands, on a journey for all, Come along to Fairytale Fun and have a ball! Each Fairytale Fun session includes themed stories, games and activities for everyone! 1 - 2.15 pm. FREE. Ages 7-12. Bookings essential: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fairy-tale-fun-big-kids-ages-7-tickets-6... School Holidays @ the Library - 29 June to 21 July Play - Create - Innovate All events are free! Check out the complete School Holiday Program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/16e4fd67-e...

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Storybook Saturday with Paige Turner

June 29, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Alice Springs Public Library proudly presents "Storytime Saturday with Paige Turner"!  Bringing all of your favourite books to life every second Saturday.  Come along and have a seat for as little or as long as you want!  Pick your favourites and add them to the pile before we start to ensure that yours gets read. Each session includes free family storytelling and a fun activity to do!  Come and meet Paige at Storytime Saturday soon! 10.30-11.30 am every second Saturday.…

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July 2019

(PG) Movie Morning @ the Library!

July 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for popcorn and a movie on our big screen! Limited spaces so arrive early! FREE. No bookings required. Ages 8+. School Holidays @ the Library - 29 June - 21 July Play - Create - Innovate All events are free! Check out the complete School Holiday Program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/16e4fd67-e...

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COOL 4 KIDS with Pirate Pal

July 4, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join Pirate Pal as he sails the seven seas to find his treasure! An hour of swashbuckling adventure, stories, songs and dances. Fun for the whole family! Free. All ages. No bookings required. School Holidays @ the Library - 29 June to 21 July Play - Create - Innovate All events are free! Check out the complete School Holiday Program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/16e4fd67-e...

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Roo Tail BBQ, Smoking Ceremony and Welcome to Country with Kumalie Riley – NAIDOC Week at your Library

July 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Roo Tail BBQ, Smoking Ceremony and Welcome to Country with Kumalie Riley, giveaways and live music! FREE. No bookings Required. Celebrate NAIDOC Week at the Library 9 - 13 July

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T-shirt Printing- Celebrate NAIDOC Week at the Library

July 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Choose and Indigenous design OR design your own using and IPad or old-school hand drawing. We'll then transfer your pic onto a t-shirt for a custom made fashion statement! BYO plain t-shirt.   FREE. No bookings required. Celebrate NAIDOC Week at your Library 9-13 July

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Free Movie Screening: ‘We Don’t Need a Map’ by Warwick Thornton – NAIDOC Week at your Library

July 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Free movie screening: We Don't Need a Map by Warwick Thornton. Soup and snacks provided. ABOUT: "We Don’t Need a Map is the Opening Night Film of the 2017 Sydney Film Festival. Of course it is! The film explores the history and meaning of the Southern Cross and is sure to provoke a hearty debate … because it taps into the complex heart of who we are as Australians. Featuring tracks by AB Original’s Adam Briggs and leading Aussie rock-punk…

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BIRD QUILT – Ages 5+

July 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Decorate a patch for the Red Centre Bird Festival annual Library bird quilt! FREE. No bookings required. Ages 5+. School Holidays @ the Library - 29 June - 21 July Play - Create - Innovate All events are free! Check out the complete School Holiday Program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/16e4fd67-e...

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Digital Legacies – Celebrate Seniors Month at the Library

July 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Death and life (online) eternal. We set up estate plans for our money, home. children and pets- but what about our digital assets? Your photos, social media posts, music, books and other digital assets are a key part of your legacy. Do these live on after your death? If so, who controls their use when you are gone? Join digital hereafter expert and super-savvy senior Jenny Willcox from the Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association in this interactive live-stream workshop. Refreshments…

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Fairy Tale Fun- Lil Kids

July 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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We'll read and learn, play and explore, with friends, old and new and so much more! Each Fairytale Fun session includes fun themed stories, games and activities for everyone! When: 10:30 - 11:45 am Thurs 18 July. FREE. Ages 3-6. Bookings essential: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fairy-tale-fun-lil-kids-ages-3-6-tickets... School Holidays @ the Library - 29 June to 21 July Play - Create - Innovate All events are free! Check out the complete School Holiday Program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/16e4fd67-e...

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Cut to the Chase with Madeline Oliver

July 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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In this writing workshop participants create a working plan for a project of any length and in any genre – prose, plays or screenplays. We begin by identifying what students want to say and then work from a synopsis to create an outline. In the second part of the workshop, we sketch out key scenes from the work: the opening, the inciting incident, the crisis and the resolution. This process sharpens character and can reveal what your project is really about.…

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August 2019

Tall Tales – Celebrate Seniors Month at the Library

August 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Famous Senior Centralians visit the Library to read sections from their favourite books and host lively discussions about the books' themes and their personal observations. Refreshments provided. Bookings essential. Book via: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/seniors-month-tall-tales-tickets-65221817211 or call the Library on 08 8950 0555 Celebrate Seniors Month at the Library. View the complete program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/7ed99bf2-f922-4174-bbab-7b9e4b3adcc7/Seniors_Month_FINAL.pdf Free 55 minute internet use is available to all seniors for August at the Library.

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Intro to: Digital Legacies – Celebrate Seniors Month at the Library

August 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Death and life (online) eternal. We set up estate plans for our money, home, children and pets — but what about our digital assets? Your photos, social media posts, music, books and other digital assets are a key part of your legacy. Do these live on after your death? If so, who controls their use when you are gone? Join digital hereafter expert and super-savvy-senior Jenny Willcox from the Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association in this interactive live-stream workshop. Bookings…

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Author of ‘From Alice to Prague’: Tanya Heaslip

August 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Come along to the Alice Springs Public Library to hear Tanya Heaslip talk about her          new book From Alice to Prague: The charming true story of an outback girl who finds adventure and love on the other  side of the world. An honest, often funny, bittersweet memoir of love, loss and belonging; of the hard-won understanding around where home lies. Book via: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/tanya-heaslip-book-talk-from-alice-to-prague-tickets-64581674527 or call the Library on 08 8950 0555

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High Tea Bingo – Celebrate Seniors Month at the Library

August 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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High Tea Bingo! BINGO! It's Senior's Month at the library and we're inviting you to enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea and a relaxed and social game of Bingo. Great prizes to be won! Celebrate Senior's Month at the Library! Book via: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/seniors-month-high-tea-bingo-tickets-65223601548 or call the Library on 08 8950 0555 Celebrate Seniors Month at the Library. View the complete program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/7ed99bf2-f... Free 55 minute internet use is available to all seniors for August at the Library.

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BorrowBox Information Session

August 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Are you a library member? Do you know you can access thousands more books via your phone, tablet and computer? Join us for a BorrowBox Information Session to learn how you can borrow eBooks and eAudio Books with your library card and a touch of a button! Celebrate Senior's Month at the Library! Book via: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/seniors-month-borrowbox-info-session-tickets-65228973616 or call the Library on 08 8950 0555 Celebrate Seniors Month at the Library. View the complete program here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b92ce8f6caeb786314fcfadfd/files/7ed99bf2-f... Free 55 minute internet use…

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September 2019

Read & Write *Special Edition* – Adult Learners Week

September 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Do you or someone you know need help with reading and writing? Join us for a judgment-free and informal Adult Literacy help session . Adult Learners Week *Special edition* Receive support and resources to help you improve your reading and writing. You’re never too old to learn! • Grow in confidence • Improve your spelling • Gain skills to help with filling in forms, applying for jobs and emailing • Have a question? We’re here to help Free. All welcome.…

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Spoken English Meet-Up *Special Edition* – Adult Learners Week

September 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Practice your English at the Adult Learners Week Spoken English Meet-Up *Special edition*. Make new friends with tea and coffee provided. Free. No bookings required. Meets weekly in the Library Meeting Room. WHEN: Mon 2 September @ 5-6 pm WHERE: Alice Springs Public Library #AdultLearnersWeek2019 #WhatAreYouWaitingFor Big thanks to Adult Learners’ Week !

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Resume Writing Help – Adult Learners Week

September 3, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Need help writing a resume? Pop along for this lunchtime session and we will give you and hand! FREE. All welcome. Limited places. Reserve your spot here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/resume-writing-help-adult-learners-week-tickets-70471525229 WHEN: Tues 3 September @ 12.30-1.30 pm WHERE: Alice Springs Public Library #AdultLearnersWeek2019 #WhatAreYouWaitingFor Big thanks to Adult Learners' Week !

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Arrernte Storytime with Kumalie Kngwarraye Riley

September 4, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for a one off, special Arrernte Storytime at the Alice Springs Public Library! Kumalie Kngwarraye Riley is passionate about keeping her Arrernte language strong and will be presenting a special Storytime session for Indigenous Literacy Day. Kele mwerre - FREE. No Bookings Required - WHEN: Wednesday 4 September at 10.15 - 10.45 am WHERE: Alice Springs Public Library #2019YearofIndigenousLanguages #KeepingCultureStrong The Indigenous Literacy Foundation !

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Macrame Plant Hangers – Adult Learners Week

September 4, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Macrame is an age old technique which you can use to make just about anything. In this session you will learn how to create a plant hanger using just rope and knots! FREE. All welcome. All materials provided. Limited places. Reserve your place here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/macrame-plant-hangers-adult-learners-week-tickets-70472576373 #AdultLearnersWeek2019 #WhatAreYouWaitingFor

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The Peace Place – Adult Learners Week

September 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Feeling a little stressed? Overworked? The Peace Place is your refuge! Come and indulge yourself in an hour of meditative music, comfort and relaxation. No screens allowed! Give yourself some space to chill and zen out! FREE. All welcome. Reserve your place here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-peace-place-adult-learners-week-tickets-70473220299 WHEN: Wed 4 September @ 4-5 pm WHERE: Alice Springs Public Library #AdultLearnersWeek2019 #WhatAreYouWaitingFor

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CDU Presents: 23 Digital Things – Adult Learners Week

September 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Charles Darwin University Presents: 23 Digital Things! Digital literacy has been described as “the ability to identify and use technology confidently, creatively and critically to effectively meet the demands and challenges of living, learning and working in a digital society.” Wendy and Sue from CDU are co-facilitating 23 Things: a 23 week open-to-anyone program, introducing a range of digital tools for personal or professional use. This interactive session provides an overview of the program, with a focus on two of…

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Get Upcycled! T-shirt Totes and Milk Carton Wallets

September 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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We will be learning how to turn trash into treasure with TWO unique and fun projects. You will end up with either a wallet or a tote bag. Save the environment and learn how to up-cycle! It's magic! Places limited. Reserve your place here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/get-upcycled-t-shirt-totes-and-milk-carton-wallets-adult-learners-week-tickets-70474592403 WHEN: Friday 6 September at 11 am - 12.30 pm WHERE: Alice Springs Public Library #AdultLearnersWeek2019 #WhatAreYouWaitingFor

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Dementia Doesn’t Discriminate. Let’s Learn More.

September 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Dementia Doesn't Discriminate. Let's Learn More

Join us as we tackle this topic with a unique panel of speakers for 'Dementia Action Week'. We will explore pathways and organisations that can help you prepare for a future that could happen to any one of us. Line up: ~ Memory Clinic with Judith Torzillo Topic: What the memory clinic does ~ Dementia Australia with Lowell Woods Topic: What is a Dementia Friendly Community? ~ Dementia-wellness: Christabelle Baranay Topic: How Lifestory work can save your life. FREE. All…

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October 2019

Beastly Board Games – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for an hour of board game fun, chose from  Monopoly, Cluedo, Scrabble and so much more! FREE - No Bookings required - All ages ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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Preschool Storytime 10.15 am – 10.45 am – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Preschool Storytime

Learning can be as simple as one book. Storytime is a fund and interactive session using books, rhymes, songs and play to stimulate literacy development. Join us for a special spooky School Holidays session! FREE - No Bookings Required - Ages 2-5 - WHEN: 10.15 - 10.45 am ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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Baby Rhyme Time: 10.15 – 10.45 am – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Songs, rhymes, stories and play are a wonderful way to develop a love of language. This interactive session is designed to support pre-literacy education in a fun and social way. Join us for a special spooky School Holidays session! FREE - No Bookings Required - Ages 0-2 - WHEN: 10.15-10.45 am ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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The Peace Place with Mindful Colourings- Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Peace Place - Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

Feeling a little stressed? Had too much screen time? The Peace Place is your refuge! Come and indulge yourself in an hour of meditative music, mindful colouring in comfort and relaxation. No screens allowed! Come in for the whole hour or 10 minutes. No Bookings required ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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Lego Club – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Alice Springs Public Library has its very own Lego Club and you are invited to join our special spooky School Holidays session. Let’s build some creepy critters! FREE – No Bookings Required – All ages ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept – 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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PG Movie Morning (11am – 12.45pm) – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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PG Movie Morning

Join us for a frightful morning of popcorn and Goosebumps. ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! Space is limited - Bookings are essential - WHEN: 11 am - 12.45 pm Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/pg-movie-morning-tickets-73378401775 View the complete Library School Holiday Program Here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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Preschool Storytime 10.15 am – 10.45 am – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Preschool Storytime

Learning can be as simple as one book. Storytime is a fund and interactive session using books, rhymes, songs and play to stimulate literacy development. Join us for a special spooky School Holidays session! FREE – No Bookings Required – Ages 2-5 – WHEN: 10.15 – 10.45 am ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept – 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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Creepy Pom Pom Creatures – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Creepy Pom Pom Creatures

Make your own creepy pom pom creatures! Space is limited - Bookings required - Ages 7+ Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/creepy-pom-pom-crafts-tickets-73376839101 ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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R.L Slime – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Become a mad scientist and create some spooky, gooey slime for yourself. Space is limited - Bookings required - For ages 5+ Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/creepy-pom-pom-crafts-tickets-73376839101 ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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The Peace Place with Mindful Colourings- Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Peace Place - Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

Feeling a little stressed? Had too much screen time? The Peace Place is your refuge! Come and indulge yourself in an hour of meditative music, mindful colouring in comfort and relaxation. No screens allowed! Come in for the whole hour or 10 minutes. No Bookings required ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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Baby Rhyme Time: 10.15 – 10.45 am – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Songs, rhymes, stories and play are a wonderful way to develop a love of language. This interactive session is designed to support pre-literacy education in a fun and social way. Join us for a special spooky School Holidays session! FREE – No Bookings Required – Ages 0-2 – WHEN: 10.15-10.45 am ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept – 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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Ghastly Ghosts – Haunting Holidays @ the Library!

October 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Getting messy creating your very own ghastly ghost ornament, perfect for Halloween! Space is limited - Bookings required - Ages 7+ Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ghastly-ghosts-craft-tickets-73377858149 ~Haunting Holidays 30 Sept - 11 Oct Join the Library School Holiday Program, if you dare! View the complete Library School Holiday Program here: http://tiny.cc/HauntingHolidays

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Author Talk with Ted Egan: Outback Songman

October 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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"Ted Egan is a national Treasure"- RUSSELL CROWE Come and join the Library in welcoming Ted Egan to speak about his new book Outback Songman. The story of his rich and extraordinary life. Through his stories of growing up during World War II, teaching in a bush school, working with Aboriginal people in the Gulf Country, and performing in Alice Springs, Ted Egan brings to life an Australia that has largely disappeared. FREE ~ Refreshments Provided ~ Bookings preferred. Book…

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Library Book Sale!

October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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We put the fun in fundraising! Get in early for your book bargains as the Alice Springs Public Library clears out the old to make space for the new. All proceeds raised go the Alice Springs Town Council Youth Action Group. Fill a bag for $5! This event is part of the Garage Sale Trail - One Big Weekend of Garage Sales made possible locally by Alice Springs Town Council. Find out more about your local Garage Sale Trail events…

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Lego Club

October 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Lego Club

The Alice Springs Public Library has its very own LEGO Club and you're invited to join in! All ages welcome. LEGO is supplied (although donations are always appreciated). All you need is a willingness to have fun and create! Create something yourself, in a team or try out our Challenge Cards. There is something for everyone at the LEGO Club. FREE. No bookings required during School Term time. Every Monday afternoon from 3.00 - 4.30 pm. Follow us on Facebook…

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Spoken English Meet-Up

October 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 23, 2019

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Spoken English Meet-Up

Practice your English at relaxed weekly meetings. Make new friends with tea and coffee provided. Free. No bookings required. In the Library Meeting Room. Every Monday from 5.00pm - 6.00pm. Follow us on Facebook for all the latest updates and special events @ASPLibrary

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Preschool Storytime

October 30, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday mornings from 10.15am-10.45am. For 2-5 year olds. Learning can be as simple as one book. Preschool Storytime is a fun and interactive session using books, rhymes, songs and play to stimulate literacy development. FREE. Bookings not required. 2-5 year olds. Follow us on Facebook for the latest updates and new events @ASPLibrary

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Connect to Tech – Adult Digital Literacy

October 31, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 28, 2019

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Connect to Tech logo

FREE adult digital literacy drop-in sessions. Bring a specific question or learn at your own pace via the Be Connected website. Gain new skills at an easy pace using Be Connected, an Australian Government initiative. For more information phone 8950 0555 or visit aspl.eventbrite.com for bookings. For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary

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November 2019

Baby Rhyme Time

November 1, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Songs, rhymes, stories and play are a wonderful way to develop a love of language. This interactive session is designed to support pre-literacy education in a fun and social way. FREE. No bookings required. For 0-2 year olds. Every Friday morning from 10.15am-10.45am For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary

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Family History Group

November 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Family History Group

Facilitated by the Elders and Sisters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, bring your own device for on-going free Family History Workshops. FREE. All welcome. No bookings required. For more information call 8950 0555. Every second Friday from 4.00 - 6.00pm.

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Storybook Saturday with Paige Turner

November 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Alice Springs Public Library proudly presents "Storybook Saturday with Paige Turner"; bringing all of your favourite books to life every second Saturday. Each session includes a fun craft activity. Come along for as little or as long as you like! FREE. No bookings required. Every second Saturday @ 10.30 to 11.30 am

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International Games Week

November 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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International Games Week 4-10 November during Library opening hours. Mon - Fri: 10 am - 6 pm. Sat & Sun: 10 am - 1 pm. Each year people all over the planet join together during International Games Week to celebrate the mutually-reinforcing power of play and learning at libraries around the world. Unsure what to play? Here at the Library we have you covered with an array of new games to play! Drop in at any time from 4-10th of…

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U3A Creative Writing Group

November 9, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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If you are over 50, have a love of writing and would like to share your stories, improve your skills or just meet with like-minded folk, give our U3A Creative Writing Group a go! Free. No bookings required. Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 1.00 - 3.30 pm. NOTE: This meeting is held after library opening hours in the Library Meeting Room - please enter via the old entrance off Gregory Terrace.

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Family History Group

November 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Family History Group

Facilitated by the Elders and Sisters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, bring your own device for on-going free Family History Workshops. FREE. All welcome. No bookings required. For more information call 8950 0555. Every second Friday from 4.00 - 6.00pm.

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Monthly Reading Group – Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

November 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Monthly Reading Group schedule

Love to chat about books? Welcome to our Monthly Reading Group, held on the 3rd Saturday of the month, from 12.00pm until 1.00pm. No reservations required — just come along for the books that interest you. Current conversation schedule is: 16 November: Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko 21 September: One Hundred Years of Dirt by Rick Morton 18 January: Cloudstreet by Tim Winton Read the book, then join our informal conversation around the book. Tea and coffee provided. Alice Springs Public Library Meeting Room. FREE. No bookings…

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U3A Creative Writing Group

November 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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If you are over 50, have a love of writing and would like to share your stories, improve your skills or just meet with like-minded folk, give our U3A Creative Writing Group a go! Free. No bookings required. Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 1.00 - 3.30 pm. NOTE: This meeting is held after library opening hours in the Library Meeting Room - please enter via the old entrance off Gregory Terrace.

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Umbrella Climate Action

November 29, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Part of a Global Day of Climate Action in the face of government inaction everyday people (even quiet Australians) in towns and cities all over the world are leading the groundswell of change 8.30-9.30am Friday 29 November Bring your brolly and meet on the library lawns to sit down in solidarity and to walk together across to the banks of the Todd River where together we will make shade before the heat really hits! Why? Because together we are stronger…

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Family History Group

November 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Family History Group

Facilitated by the Elders and Sisters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, bring your own device for on-going free Family History Workshops. FREE. All welcome. No bookings required. For more information call 8950 0555. Every second Friday from 4.00 - 6.00pm.

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December 2019

Summer Reading Club for adults & kids – Win prizes for reading!

December 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Sum­mer Read­ing Club A free club for both ADULTS & KIDS that rewards you for reading! Why not be reward­ed for read­ing over Sum­mer? Alice Springs Pub­lic Library’s Sum­mer Read­ing Club is back and stronger than ever now that it will be open to ALL AGES! Yes you heard right, whole fam­i­lies can reg­is­ter and join in the fun. Club ben­e­fits include: A prize for all mem­bers for their first 5 hours of read­ing, plus Week­ly prize draws Major prizes at the end of summer A free pool par­ty & BBQ celebration The Sum­mer…

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Spoken English Meet-Up

December 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Spoken English Meet-Up

Practice your English at relaxed weekly meetings. Make new friends with tea and coffee provided. Free. No bookings required. In the Library Meeting Room. Every Monday from 5.00pm – 6.00pm. Follow us on Facebook for all the latest updates and special events @ASPLibrary

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CRAFT: Scrunch Art – Summer School Holidays @ the Library

December 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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All ages for the  Summer School Holidays @ the Library. Limited places. Bookings required. Book here: http://aspl.eventbrite.com/ For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary View the complete Summer School Holidays @ the Library Program here: tiny.cc/SummerSchoolHolidays

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Monthly Reading Group – One Hundred Years of Dirt by Rick Morton

December 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Monthly Reading Group schedule

Love to chat about books? Welcome to our Monthly Reading Group, held on the 3rd Saturday of the month, from 12.00pm until 1.00pm. No reservations required — just come along for the books that interest you. Current conversation schedule is: 21 December: One Hundred Years of Dirt by Rick Morton 18 January: Cloudstreet by Tim Winton Read the book, then join our informal conversation around the book. Tea and coffee provided. Alice Springs Public Library Meeting Room. FREE. No bookings required. For the latest…

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CRAFT: Silver Foil Embossing- Summer School Holidays @ the Library

December 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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All ages for the  Summer School Holidays @ the Library. Limited places. Bookings required. Book here: http://aspl.eventbrite.com/ For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary View the complete Summer School Holidays @ the Library Program here: tiny.cc/SummerSchoolHolidays

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January 2020

Baby Rhyme Time – Summer School Holidays @ the Library

January 3, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until January 24, 2020

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Songs, rhymes, stories and play are a wonderful way to develop a love of language. This interactive session is designed to support pre-literacy education in a fun and social way. 10.15 am - 10.45 am. FREE. No bookings required. For 0-2 year olds. Every Friday morning from 10.15am-10.45am For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary ~Summer School Holidays @ the Library. View the complete program here: https://tiny.cc/SummerSchoolHolidays

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BOARD GAMES – Summer School Holidays @ the Library

January 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for an hour of board game fun, chose from  Monopoly, Cluedo, Scrabble and so much more! No Bookings required. FREE. All ages for the  Summer School Holidays @ the Library. For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary View the complete Summer School Holidays @ the Library Program here: tiny.cc/SummerSchoolHolidays

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Preschool Storytime – Summer School Holidays @ the Library

January 8, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until January 22, 2020

Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Wednesday mornings from 10.15am-10.45am. For 2-5 year olds. Learning can be as simple as one book. Preschool Storytime is a fun and interactive session using books, rhymes, songs and play to stimulate literacy development. FREE. Bookings not required. 2-5 year olds. Follow us on Facebook for the latest updates and new events @ASPLibrary ~Summer School Holidays @ the Library. View the complete program here: https://tiny.cc/SummerSchoolHolidays

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Craft-Tastic Time – Summer School Holidays @ the Library

January 9, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Paper caterpillars, butterfly handprints & paper plate sun and rainbow craft. Bookings required. FREE. All ages for the  Summer School Holidays @ the Library. Book here: aspl.eventbrite.com For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary View the complete Summer School Holidays @ the Library Program here: tiny.cc/SummerSchoolHolidays

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Flashlight Craft – Summer School Holidays @ the Library

January 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Underwater, flashlight craft. Limited spaces, arrive early to avoid disappointment. Bookings required. FREE. For ages 8+ Book here: aspl.eventbrite.com For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary View the complete Summer School Holidays @ the Library Program here: tiny.cc/SummerSchoolHolidays

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Monthly Reading Group – Cloudstreet by Tim Winton

January 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Monthly Reading Group schedule

Love to chat about books? Welcome to our Monthly Reading Group, held on the 3rd Saturday of the month, from 12.00pm until 1.00pm. No reservations required — just come along for the books that interest you. Current conversation schedule is: 18 January: Cloudstreet by Tim Winton Read the book, then join our informal conversation around the book. Tea and coffee provided. Alice Springs Public Library Meeting Room. FREE. No bookings required. For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary

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Movie Morning – Summer School Holidays @ the Library

January 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Escape the heat and join us for an afternoon of popcorn and film fun! Limited spaces, arrive early to avoid disappointment. Bookings required. FREE. For ages 8+ Book here: aspl.eventbrite.com For the latest event updates and special news follow us on Facebook @ASPLibrary View the complete Summer School Holidays @ the Library Program here: tiny.cc/SummerSchoolHolidays

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Samantha Wood Author Talk @ the Library

January 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us as Samantha Wood talks about the writing process, shares her insights into the publishing world and how to get inspired to write... After writing her first book Culua: My Other Life in Mexico, a love letter to her mother’s country, Samantha Wood took another decade to release her debut novel, The Bay of Shadows, a psychological thriller set on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. She joins us at Alice Springs Public Library to talk about her latest offering, Under Ten…

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February 2020

Save the date… Library Lovers Day!

February 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Save the date... Library Lovers Day! The theme for Library Lovers' Day 2020 is ‘Uncover something new’. Library Lovers' Day is an opportunity for library and information professionals to show off their libraries and for people across Australia to show their love for libraries. We are showering our Library and our library patrons with love this Valentine’s Day. Take home a ‘blind date’ book (borrow a wrapped parcel to uncover book and a treat!) and look out for ‘love notes’…

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Friends of Strehlow Research Centre & David Roennfeldt invite you to the launch…

February 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Alice Springs Library, Friends of the Strehlow Research Centre and David Roennfeldt INVITE YOU TO THE LAUNCH at 6 pm on Thursday 27th February 2020 in Alice Springs Public Library by Rev Canon Brian Jeffries Of the journal of proceedings from Friends of the Strehlow 2018 Symposium and the book laakinha rraatja Western Arrarnta Literacy 1877- 2017 how the Hermannsburg area language has been put in writing You are most welcome to attend For the latest event updates and…

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March 2020

All About Women

March 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. At the library we are excited to share with you all a dynamic and vibrant day out which celebrates the incredible contribution of women in Mparntwe/Alice Springs. Live from the Sydney Opera House ‘All About Women’ Festival will be a fascinating feast of renowned thinkers and contributors. To wrap…

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August 2020

Spring Cleaning Opening Hours @ your Library & new Print & Pickup service!

August 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - October 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Spring Cleaning @ the Library

It’s Spring Cleaning time @ your Library! The Alice Springs Public Library wishes to continue delivering excellent customer service and support to its patrons and so is altering opening hours to enable staff to conduct weekday Spring Cleaning. Starting Monday 31 August, the Library’s revised weekday opening times are: Mon-Fri | 10am – 1pm & 3pm-6pm (closed 1pm-3pm for Spring Clean­ing). Sat-Sun | 10am-1pm These times will remain in place until otherwise advised. No changes to weekend hours – the Library is still open 10am – 1pm every Saturday…

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September 2020

Spring into the School Holidays at your Library!

September 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - October 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Edu-tain at the Alice Springs Public Library with STEAM activities, a craft-tastic play session, Storytime featuring Booka the Library mascot, and a take your very own set of VR googles home and explore space! PLUS The Library is very pleased to be able to give away a limited supply of FREE passes (Normally valued at $99) to STEAM Hackers, - a week long program of online performances, where kids get to immerse themselves into the exciting world of STEAM and the…

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Craft-tastic: Bendy Button Bookworm Keyrings!

September 28, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Learn how to make bendy bookworm keyrings out of buttons and take your very own new bendy bookworm keyring home at the end! Recommended for ages 5 – 10 years Bookings are essential due to COVID requirements. Bookings open Friday 25th of September via: www.aspl.eventbrite.com or (08) 8950 0555 *Please note: - All attendees aged 10 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. - All School Holiday Programs take place during the Library’s Closure hours between…

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Preschool Storytime with Booka the Library Mascot

September 30, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for a very special Preschool Storytime – back in the Library with Booka the Library Mascot. For 2 – 5 year olds. Learn­ing can be as sim­ple as one book. Preschool Sto­ry­time is a fun and inter­ac­tive ses­sion using books, rhymes, songs and play to stim­u­late lit­er­a­cy development. Bookings are essential due to COVID requirements. Bookings open Friday 25th of September via: www.aspl.eventbrite.com or (08) 8950 0555 Recommended for ages 2 – 5 years *Please note: - All attendees aged 10 and under…

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October 2020

STEAM Hackers Performance: Extreme Liquid Nitrogen via video @ the Library

October 2, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Experience an exciting performance showcasing one of the coolest materials on earth – liquid nitrogen.  From thick white clouds to cryogenic freezing this stuff is seriously COOL! Video will be broadcast in the Library cinema area. Bookings are essential due to COVID requirements. Bookings open Friday 25th of September via: www.aspl.eventbrite.com or (08) 8950 0555 Recommended for all ages! *Please note: - All attendees aged 10 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. - All School…

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Scavenger Hunt: Discover your Library with a VIP backstage pass!

October 5, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for the ultimate Library scavenger hunt! Track down clues, win prizes and discover your Library behind closed doors. Bookings are essential due to COVID requirements. Bookings open Friday 25th of September via: www.aspl.eventbrite.com or (08) 8950 0555 Recommended for Primary School ages. *Please note: - All attendees aged 10 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. - All School Holiday Programs take place during the Library’s Closure hours between 1.30 – 2.30 pm due…

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Preschool Storytime

October 7, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for a very special Preschool Storytime – back in the Library! For 2 – 5 year olds. Learning can be as simple as one book. Preschool Storytime is a fun and interactive session using books, rhymes, songs and play to stimulate literacy development. Bookings are essential due to COVID requirements. Bookings open Friday 25th of September via: www.aspl.eventbrite.com or (08) 8950 0555 Recommended for ages 2 – 5 years *Please note: - All attendees aged 10 and under need to…

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STEAM Hackers Performance: Fire and Ice @ the Library

October 9, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Explore some of Earth’s most powerful resources – fire and ice. You will be captivated by this breath-taking performance featuring clouds, explosions, coloured fire and so much more. Video will be broadcast in the Library cinema area. Recommended for all ages! Bookings are essential due to COVID requirements. Bookings open Friday 25th of September via: www.aspl.eventbrite.com or (08) 8950 0555 *Please note: - All attendees aged 10 and under need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. - All…

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December 2020

Alice Springs Public Library Mural Launch

December 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Please join us to celebrate the launch of the Alice Springs Town Council & Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists Collaborative Mural as part of International Day of People with Disability celebrations! This vibrant mural, located on the riverside walls of the Alice Springs Public Library, was painted by Luritja/Pitjantjatjara man Billy Tjampijinpa Kenda, and depicts stories and life in the Central Desert as observed by Billy. Light refreshments will be provided

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January 2021

Lego Club @ the Library * For ages 11+ *

Thu January 7 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Lego Club at the Library

Alice Springs Public Library has its own LEGO Club, and we're inviting you to be a part of it! LEGO is supplied - all you need is fun and creativity! Create something yourself or try our Challenge Cards. There's something for everyone at LEGO Club. Please note: - This session has been designed for ages 11+. Please book any children aged 6-10 into the Lego Club for Ages 6-10 sessions. Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can…

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Baby Rhyme Time @ the Library

Fri January 8 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Baby Rhyme Time

Join us for a very special Baby Rhyme Time – back in the Library! For 0 – 2 year olds. Songs, rhymes, sto­ries and play are a won­der­ful way to devel­op a love of lan­guage. This inter­active ses­sion is designed to sup­port pre-lit­er­a­cy edu­ca­tion in a fun and social way. Recommended for ages 0 - 2. Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can be made via: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/baby-rhyme-time-the-library-tickets-132742497383 or by calling the Library on (08) 8950 0555 Please…

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Lego Club @ the Library * For ages 6-10 *

Mon January 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Lego Club for ages 6-10

Alice Springs Public Library has its own LEGO Club, and we're inviting you to be a part of it! LEGO is supplied - all you need is fun and creativity! Create something yourself or try our Challenge Cards. There's something for everyone at LEGO Club. Please note: - This session has been designed for ages 6-10. Please book any children aged 11+ into the Lego Club for Ages 11+ sessions. Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can…

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Preschool Storytime @ the Library

Wed January 13 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Preschool Storytime

Join us for a very special Preschool Storytime – back in the Library! For 2 – 5 year olds. Learning can be as simple as one book. Preschool Storytime is a fun and interactive session using books, rhymes, songs and play to stimulate literacy development. Recommended for ages 2 – 5 years Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can be made via: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/preschool-storytime-the-library-tickets-132742021961  or by calling the Library on (08) 8950 0555. Please note: COVID safety requirements will be…

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Lego Club @ the Library * For ages 11+ *

Thu January 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Lego Club at the Library

Alice Springs Public Library has its own LEGO Club, and we're inviting you to be a part of it! LEGO is supplied - all you need is fun and creativity! Create something yourself or try our Challenge Cards. There's something for everyone at LEGO Club. Please note: - This session has been designed for ages 11+. Please book any children aged 6-10 into the Lego Club for Ages 6-10 sessions. Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can…

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Baby Rhyme Time @ at the Library

Fri January 15 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Baby Rhyme Time

Join us for a very special Baby Rhyme Time – back in the Library! For 0 – 2 year olds. Songs, rhymes, sto­ries and play are a won­der­ful way to devel­op a love of lan­guage. This inter­active ses­sion is designed to sup­port pre-lit­er­a­cy edu­ca­tion in a fun and social way - meet other parents and guardians in a relaxed environment. Recommended for ages 0 – 2. Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can be made via: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/baby-rhyme-time-the-library-tickets-132742647833…

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Lego Club @ the Library * For ages 6-10 *

Mon January 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Lego Club for ages 6-10

Alice Springs Public Library has its own LEGO Club, and we're inviting you to be a part of it! LEGO is supplied - all you need is fun and creativity! Create something yourself or try our Challenge Cards. There's something for everyone at LEGO Club. Please note: - This session has been designed for ages 6-10. Please book any children aged 11+ into the Lego Club for Ages 11+ sessions. Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can…

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Preschool Storytime @ the Library

Wed January 20 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Preschool Storytime

Join us for a very special Preschool Storytime – back in the Library! For 2 – 5 year olds. Learning can be as simple as one book. Preschool Storytime is a fun and interactive session using books, rhymes, songs and play to stimulate literacy development. Recommended for ages 2 – 5 years Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can be made via: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/preschool-storytime-the-library-tickets-132742150345 or by calling the Library on (08) 8950 0555 Please note: COVID safety requirements will be…

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Lego Club @ the Library * For ages 11+ *

Thu January 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Lego Club at the Library

Alice Springs Public Library has its own LEGO Club, and we're inviting you to be a part of it! LEGO is supplied - all you need is fun and creativity! Create something yourself or try our Challenge Cards. There's something for everyone at LEGO Club. Please note: - This session has been designed for ages 11+. Please book any children aged 6-10 into the Lego Club for Ages 6-10 sessions. Bookings are essential due to COVID safety requirements. Bookings can…

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