Library Programs - Where the real adventure begins

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Our Libraries are jam packed with fun!

The Isaac Libraries also offer many different programs which are free, fun and cater for all ages.  Please note you need to book with your local Library and parents/care givers must attend.

What do the programs include?

First 5 Forever

First 5 Forever is about working together as a community, to spend time with our babies and children in their first years, talking, playing and reading so that growing brains get what they need at the right time. Joining the library is free. Ask us about great books for your child and free sessions for children aged 0–5 years.

Babybounce
Meet other parents and babies for a fun session of singing, clapping and dancing. Learn songs and action rhymes to nurture your baby's pre-literacy, communication, language and social skills.

Rhymetime & Craft
Learn action rhymes and songs which will help your child’s pre-literacy, communication, language and social skills with a simple craft activity help enhance fine motor skills development. Join with other parents and children for a fun social gathering.

Storytime & Craft
Let your children listen and participate in interactive group storytelling sessions. Bright, vibrant Picture Book tales come alive when read by library staff along with a simple craft activity which can help enhance fine motor skills development.

To find out more ask one of our friendly library staff or visit first5forever.org.au

Bookings for Children’s Programs
It is essential to book for all children’s programs to ensure the group is kept to a manageable number and there are enough resources. We do not like to turn anyone away once the session is full, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Bookings are required for all activities and all children 12 years and under must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian, as per the Isaac Regional Library Service – Children and Young Adults Policy.

Other Children's Programs

Craft
Free, fun, simple craft sessions guided by library staff. 
 
Dysart Home Schoolers 
These sessions are a great opportunity for home schooled students to come together and have a fun, social, learning experience. Arts & Crafts, IT and e-resource sessions, along with oral presentations and show and tell provide the home schooled students an experience external to the home classroom. 

Family Chill Out Zone
This session provides fun things for the family to do together from games, puzzles, art therapy to just read together. Come and relax at the library. 
 

​Reading Hour
The Reading Hour sessions provide the opportunity for those students who would like some extra encouragement in reading by providing one on one 10 – 15 minute sessions of reading.  

Chill Out Zone
Wind down at the library with a fun afternoon of iPads & Colouring Corner or just a comfy seat and a great book.

Homework Help
Need some help with that homework task? Maybe just a quiet place to do your homework. Library staff will assist you.

Bookings for the children’s programs can be made by phoning 1300 ISAAC (472 227).

Adults Programs

Creative Space
Would you like to explore your creativity, share your crafty ideas and meet like-minded people?  Do you want to take on a new project but don’t know how? Come to our creative space, where you can create, share, inspire and be inspired. Bring along a craft project that you are working on and see where it takes you.

Knit For Charity
Every Friday at the Moranbah Library there is basic lessons and patterns supplied for 'Knit for Charity'. Requirements - 8ply yarn, 4.5mm knitting needles.

Technology Trendsetter - IT Program
Supportive online community engagement, community access to online information, online content creation or digital literacy skills training

Together We Grow - Multicultural Program
Focusing on fostering social connections with the library community and providing opportunities to develop English literacy skills.

Book Discussion Group
Adult group where a chosen book is talked and discussed in an open friendly forum.

Language Lab
Want to learn a new language? This session will help.

Crochet Classes
Want to learn the basics of crocheting? This session will help.

Adult Study Group
Are you doing external studies and would like to set a routine?  Need the company of other for motivation?  Come along and join other students for some quiet company.

English One to One
Enhance spoken English Skills and increase confidence in using conversational English.

English Conversation
Enhance spoken English Skills and increase confidence in using conversational English.

Basic Computer Classes
Learn computer basics to get you started on your way to 21st century digital skills.

Paper Engineering
Fold, pull, pop, turn, cut, emboss to create your paper masterpiece. Use our latest card making equipment, all you bring is your paper and fun.

500 Poppies 
ANZAC 100 project to create 500 poppies in the region. The libraries have  patterns for paper, felt, crochet and knitting poppies available for the community to drop in, join a group and help us create 500 Poppies for Isaac.

Digital Doorways Program

Thanks to a partnership with Arrow Energy, Isaac Regional Council are opening digital doorways to a Brighter Future. 

Bookings are essential, places are limited for all Digital Doorways programs. Please contact Isaac Libraries for further information.

Workshop 1 - Computer Basics
For people who want to learn the foundation of using a Windows Personal Computer. Designed for beginners and all who would like a refresher. Topics include: Operating Windows, Internet Browsing, Email, Word Processing, Software/Hardware and much more.

Workshop 2 - Explore
A friendly and supportive environment where participants are guided to the use of available technologies. Discover online services, learn how to use digital devices such as iPads and Tablets and create media using various software. 

Workshop 3 - Community groups and businesses workshop
Workshop 3 is targeted for community groups and businesses. The aim is to learn how to use technology to potentially benefit your group or business.  Workshops are based on the following three themes: Basic Computer Skills and familiarisation, Basic Microsoft Office for productivity and Advanced Microsoft Office for productivity.

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