Natural Curiosity – Art Exhibition at Lithgow Library

An art exhibition titled Natural Curiosity featuring the artworks of Elaine Butler and Shannon Pennell will be held at Lithgow Library during December.

Elaine Butler is an Irish/Australian visual artist, mural artist, author and illustrator from Wallerawang. For over 25 years, as a mobile arts educator through her company Fun Time Art, she has offered a variety of artistic educational programmes designed to be a unique, inspiring and a creative learning experience for everyone young or old. Through the Natural Curiosity exhibition, Elaine shares some illustrations from her children’s book series “The Curious Adventures of Parker the Dog”.

Emerging Australian Artist and Curtin School of Design and Art graduate (BFA), Shannon has years of experience in most painting and sculptural techniques. Working from her home in country NSW, Shannon’s works often explore interactions with nature, the rural Australian landscape and personal growth. In Natural Curiosity, Shannon shares her “Spring” series.

Natural Curiosity will be held at the Lithgow Library Learning Centre from the 2 to 24 December 2019. For more information on exhibiting at the Lithgow Library contact the library on 6352 9100.

 

CONTACT:

Sharon Tollard

Library Coordinator                                                                                             
Tel: 02 6352 9100                                                                                       
Fax: 02 6351 4364

Learn over 100 Languages Free at Your Library

Lithgow Library Learning Centre is thrilled to be able to provide its members with access to a free online tool for learning a foreign language.

Transparent Language Online provides library members with access to over 100 languages. It can be accessed from a personal computer or you can learn on the go via an iOS or Android app.  Library members can learn to listen, speak, read and write a new language or for those new to English it provides beginner English for speakers of more than 25 languages.

The program also features Kidspeak – specially designed for kids of all ages to make learning a second language easy by combining animations with over 40 engaging, interactive activities, puzzles and songs, three levels of difficulty plus printable activities and learning exercises.

To access Transparent Language Online follow the links on the library webpage at www.library.lithgow.com.  You will need to be a current member of the library to use this free resource.  For more information on Transparent Language Online contact the library on 63529100.

 

CONTACT:

Sharon Tollard
Library Coordinator                                                                                              
Tel: 02 6352 9100                                                                                       
Fax: 02 6351 4364

Men’s Health Talk at Lithgow Library for Movember

Lithgow Library will be hosting an information morning on Friday 29 November 2019 to recognize Movember, an important event on the calendar that highlights men’s health and aims to stop men from dying young.

Dr John Dearin will give an informative talk on men’s health, with tips on staying healthy and issues to look out for. Jacque Seliscar from Lithgow’s Hometown Cafe will be talking about issues that men face and Jack from The Toughgrind Barbers will be in attendance to shave our volunteers who have been growing their moustaches and beards during November.

There will also be free information handouts on various aspects of men’s health and morning tea will be provided. No bookings are required for this free event which will be held at 10am on Friday 29 November at Lithgow Library Learning Centre, 157 Main Street Lithgow.  For more information contact the library on 6352 9100.

 

CONTACT:

Sharon Tollard

Library Coordinator                                                                                             
Tel: 02 6352 9100                                                                                       
Fax: 02 6351 4364