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Dog Tales - Exhibition - Uni of Canberra

Children's Book Illustration Exhibition

 

Love dogs? Come see Dog Tales, an exhibition of 35 original artworks by much-loved children’s book creators Alison Lester, Bob Graham and Ann James.

Artwork, sketches, initial ideas and information about the creators feature.

 

Opens 10 May and closes 23 June 2021 at the Mura Gadi Gallery, the Library, building 8, University of Canberra, Mon-Fri 10.30am-4.30pm. Free entry.

 

ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Connect and Chat lunch

Our next ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Group event will be lunch at the Portrait Cafe at the National Portrait Gallery. It will be from 12:30pm-2pm on Wednesday 7 April 2021.

Anyone and everyone who is retired and worked in a Canberra library or in a library in the local region is most welcome to come along for a chat and good food. Anyone visiting Canberra from interstate is also most welcome.

We have to book so please let us know if you are coming.

Judy & Helen

Judy Hutchinson and Helen Roberts, Convenors, ALIA CRR

 

In conversation with Craig Silvey

Meet the Author is delighted that Craig Silvey is finally able to travel from Western Australia to be in conversation with Sally Pryor on Honeybee, Silvey's third novel, which won the 2020 Dymock's Book of the Year.

Honeybee, from the author of bestselling and class list favourite, Jasper Jones, is a tender, profoundly moving novel, brimming with vivid characters and luminous words.

ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Connect and Chat lunch

ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Group will meet for a Connect and Chat lunch at the Portrait Cafe from 12:30pm on Wednesday 3 March 2021.This Group aims to keep library folk in touch post-retirement. Anyone who worked in any library in Canberra and nearby is most welcome to join us for lunch. We meet once a month. Luckily we are currently able to meet face-to-face, but we are prepared to go virtual should that be necessary.If you would like to come along please let us know.

ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Connect and Chat lunch

ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Group will resume meeting for lunch in February, with the aim of meeting the first Wednesday of each month through to December. 

All are welcome, long-term retirees, recent retirees and those who aspire to retire soon.

We will meet at The Portrait Cafe at the National Portrait Gallery at 12:30pm. Please let us know if you will be attending as we will need to book.

For those who like to plan ahead, here are the dates for 2021:

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