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OCTOBER AT MAITLAND CITY LIBRARY

HOLIDAY FUN

Itsy Bitsy
It's all things miniature and marvellous during the holidays with fun activities happening at every library branch. Read more
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BEAMAFILM

Stream the latest documentaries and indie films for free from the Maitland City Library website. During October, Maitland and East Maitland libraries will be streaming some of the great films during opening hours. Read more

TWISTED TALES

Friday 6 October
Be entertained with unexpected twists and surprising endings to popular fairy tales. This funny, original production presented by Maitland Repertory Theatre in partnership with Franks Fantastic Fairy Tale Theatre features well known fairy tale creatures, heroes and villains! These classic stories have been given a new life and each is twisted in a way that is sure to excite and amuse. Read more
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WORDS AT PLAY

Thursday 12 October

Full time word nerd, David Astle is the crossword maker for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald as well as Wordplay columnist with Spectrum. Gathering a large following in the SBS TV program Letters and Numbers, Astle continues to baffle devotees with his word games, crosswords and other puzzles. Read more

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WATER WEEK

Sunday 15 October - Sunday 21 October
Water Week encourages us all to think about where our water comes from, how we can use it wisely and what we can do to protect it. To celebrate Water Week Maitland City Council is holding a colouring competition. Entries open 25 September and close 14 October.
Entries available at all library branches or on our website. Read more

MAY GIBBS:CELEBRATING 100 YEARS EXHIBITION

Friday 20 October - Friday 3 November

On loan from the State Library of NSW, this exhibition pays tribute to the work of celebrated Australian children's book author, illustrator and early environmentalist, May Gibbs.
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CREATIVE WRITING MEETUP

Friday 20 October

Join an informal and supportive writing group for tips on how to begin or receive advice and encouragement to continue your writing projects. With new topics each month, you will learn the basics of story structure, how to create dynamic characters, bring dialogue to life and much more. Come along once or every month.
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LOCAL CHAMPIONS

Tuesday 24 October
Local champions are the everyday heroes whose actions teach us about courage, strength, grace and hope.
Learn how compassion is at the heart of what these energetic locals do.
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POETIC VOICES

Saturday 28 October
Poems can function as connections between the creative imagination of the writer and the reader or listener. Finding your voice, using words and sounds and rhythms that identify the unique you will allow you to connect with others. Join our group and exercise your poetic voice.
Presented in partnership with Hunter Writers Centre and Lake Mac Libraries. Please note membership of the Hunter Writers Centre is a requirement of participation in the group. Read more
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WALLS THAT TALK

Passchendaele
October to December

The latest Walls That Talk installation at Maitland Library commemorates the Battle of Passchendaele focusing on important photographs taken by Frank Hurley. Read more

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