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25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
02 6861 2309 www.parkes.nsw.gov.au/library

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August 2018

Indigenous Australian Children’s Books & Illustration

Sat August 18 at 8:00 am - Sat September 22 at 5:00 pm
Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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This travelling exhibition from Books Illustrated in Melbourne showcases the contemporary publishing of indigenous books in Australia. It features a quote
by Erica Wager Publisher of Children’s Books at Allen & Unwin, information on Australia’s leading Indigenous publisher Magabala Books and the work of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

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Hello! From Australia: Indigenous Australian Children’s Books and Illustration at Parkes Library

Sat August 18 at 10:00 am - Sat September 22 at 5:00 pm
Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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This travelling exhibition from Books Illustrated in Melbourne showcases the contemporary publishing of indigenous books in Australia.

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Curiosity + Wonder – Explore Slow Clothing

Fri August 31 - Sun September 2
Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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Parkes Shire Library’s feature guest for the 2018 Curiosity + Wonder Festival is Australian social entrepreneur and author Jane Milburn.

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September 2018

Saturday Morning at Parkes Shire Library

Sat September 1 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sat 15 September 2018,

Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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Free

Families are invited to find the hidden LIbrary Treasures! 11am - 12pm at Parkes Shire Library.

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Snip and Stitch Upcycling Workshop at Parkes Library

Sun September 2 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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Jane Milburn will help you transform tshirts and other clothes using scissors and stitching.

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Storytime at Parkes Library

Wed September 5 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed 26 September 2018,

Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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Free

Children 3-5 and parents and carers are invited to Storytime at Parkes Library from 10.30 - 11.30 am on Wednesday 5, 12, 19, 26 September 2018.

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Rhyme Time at Parkes Library

Thu September 6 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until Thu 27 September 2018,

Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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Free

Children 0-3 years and parents/carers are invited to Rhyme Time at Parkes Library from 10.30-11.30 am  on Thursdays 6,13,20,27 September 2018.

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Creative Crochet Workshop

Sat September 8 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sat 15 September 2018, at 10:00am

Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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Join crochet expert Kelly McGirr to learn all about crocheting over two saturdays creating your own crochet pieces. Suitable for beginners from age 16+. 

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Curiosity + Wonder… Science, Art, Creativity at Parkes Library

Sun September 23 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on Wed 12 September 2018, at 6:00pm

One event on Mon 17 September 2018, at 10:00am

Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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Each year Parkes Shire Library celebrates literacy, science, art and creativity, dedicating events in August and September to exploring Curiosity + Wonder!

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January 2019

Parkes Art of Australia Day Exhibition

Fri 25 January 2019, at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Sat 26 January 2019, at 12:00pm

One event on Sun 27 January 2019, at 10:00am

One event on Mon 28 January 2019, at 10:00am

One event on Tue 29 January 2019, at 10:00am

Parkes Library, 25 Bogan Street
Parkes, NSW 2870 Australia
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The Parkes Australia Day Committee, in conjunction with Parkes CanAssist, invite artists to exhibit their art with an "Australiana" theme in the Parkes Art of Australia Day Exhibition from 25 - 29 January 2019 on the Coventry Room of the Parkes Shire Library and Cultural Centre.

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au