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POETRY WORKSHOP

Saturday 6 May
Poetry is a powerful way to express yourself. It can help you to make sense of the world around you and convey your deepest emotions. Find your voice in this powerful poetry workshop.

Presented in partnership with Hunter Writers Centre and Lake Mac Libraries. Read more
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TIM FLANNERY

Friday 12 May

One of the world's most prominent environmentalists, Tim Flannery presents his optimistic view on what our world will be like in 2050 and how we can combat climate change. 
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RIVERLIGHTS LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP

Saturday 13 May

This workshop is your opportunity to influence and improve the look of the Riverlights lanterns.  Riverlights, Maitland's iconic multicultural festival, is coming up on Saturday 7 October 2017.

The workshop will take place in the Art Factory at Maitland Regional Art Gallery from 10.30am - 1.30pm.
Bookings essential on 4934 9881 or Jessica.forbes@maitland.nsw.gov.au

CREATIVE WRITING MEETUP

Friday 19 May

Join an informal and supportive writing group for tips on how to begin writing or receive advice and encouragement to continue your writing projects. 

Presented in partnership with Hunter Writers Centre and Lake Mac Libraries.
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BUSHRANGER TRACKS - Gregory Powell

Monday 22 May

Where did the Kelly Gang, Ben Hall, Captain Starlight and the Hunter's own bushrangers hang out?

Find out when local author Greg Powell brings bushranging history to life. Be transported to the wild days of early settlements when gold glittered and guns blazed.
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NATIONAL SIMULTANEOUS STORYTIME

Wednesday 24 May

Hey diddle diddle, you all know the riddle...

Join us at 11.00am for an extra special reading of The Cow Tripped Over the Moon to celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime.

We'll have some great readers on board and lots of fun activities at all Maitland City Library branches.
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POETIC VOICES

4th Saturday of the month

Poems can function as connections between the creative imagination of the writer and the reader or listener. Join our group and exercise your poetic voice.

Presented in partnership with Hunter Writers Centre and Lake Mac Libraries.
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COMING SOON
LAST WOMAN HANGED- Caroline Overington

Thursday 8 June

Two husbands, four trials and one bloody execution. Caroline Overington reveals the true story of Louisa Collins, a 41 year old mother of 10 children from the Upper Hunter, who became the first woman hanged at Darlinghurst Gaol and the last woman hanged in New South Wales.
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