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your library – your place – Grafton, Maclean, Yamba, Iluka and Mobile Libraries

HSC Study nights – Grafton and Maclean There will be another round of HSC study nights at Maclean library.  The first two have been successful and the feedback from the students is they love the study space and would like designated study sessions.  The Maclean Library night is Wednesday 7 October, 5pm-8pm.  Students can make use of the library collection, Wi-Fi and free printing and photocopying.  Free pizza and snacks will be on offer to help keep energy levels up.   Students can come with a group of friends or individually. No bookings are required and students are free to arrive and leave when they like.  For more information please call the Maclean Library on 6645 3611. Art workshops for grown ups Maclean, Yamba and Iluka Libraries are offering art workshops this month. Iluka artist, Margot Grant, will be facilitating the workshops, with each one being a different art medium. Iluka Library -Charcoal Drawing Practice using charcoal as a tool for drawing by exploring a variety of skills and interesting techniques to make a simple design/drawing. Friday 16 October 2015, 10am-12noon Yamba Library – Mixed Media/Collage Have fun experimenting with different materials and effects by combining elements of drawing, printmaking and collage to produce a small unique artwork. Wednesday 21 October 2015, 10am-12noon Maclean Library – Monoprinting Enjoy a variety of exciting printmaking techniques, using plants and other materials. Investigate texture, line, tone, shape etc. and make your own original monoprint Friday 23 October 2015, 10am-12noon Workshops are free and places are limited.  Please contact Maclean (6645 3611), Yamba (6646 2811) or Iluka Library (6646 6542) to book your place. Angela Clarke – currently reading ‘This House of Grief: the story of a murder trial’ by Helen Garner Facebook/Clarence Regional Library