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First 5 Forever Storytime at all Gympie Regional Libraries - Library - First 5 Forever Storytime: 8 January 2018 to 31 December 2019

First 5 Forever storytime. First 5 Forever storytime is an interactive program for preschool children and babies featuring songs, rhymes, stories and craft. This is a free event conducted in a relaxed...

Gympie Library Craft Group - Library - General: 5 November 2018 to 5 November 2020

Gympie Library Craft Group Come and share your current project with our Gympie Library Craft Group. Bring along a piece you’re working on; be it knitting, sewing, crochet or cross stitch and share ideas...

Gympie Library Makerspace - Library - General: 7 December 2019

Gympie Library Makerspace The Makerspace is open to the public to create your own designs on Mondays 9am-12noon, Tuesdays 9am-7pm, Thursdays 12noon-7pm and Saturdays 9am-12noon. (Note: safety inductions...

Summer Reading Club - Library - School holidays: 9 December 2019 to 24 January 2020

Summer Reading Club The Summer Reading Club is here again! Are you ready for the Challenge?? We have a “Roomful of stories” for you to choose from. Get your kids to Join the Challenge and read a variety...

Nibbles and Giggles at Goomeri - Library - General: 10 December 2019

Nibbles and Giggles at Goomeri Join us at the Goomeri Library for Nibbles and Giggles. This is a social get together to chat over a coffee or tea and gives you the opportunity to borrow a book or dvd from...

Tin Can Bay Art Group - Library - General: 10 December 2019

Tin Can Bay Art Group Calling all artists! Join us at Tin Can Bay Library to share work and ideas, seek advice from other talented eyes, and connect with artists in our community. Bring your work-in-progress...

Cooloola Card Makers - Library - General: 11 December 2019

Cooloola Card Makers The Cooloola Card Makers is the group to join if you want a fun morning out in addition to making new friends along with your cards. Beginners and experienced are welcome. Join us...

Gympie Library Scrapbooking Group - Library - General: 11 December 2019

Gympie Library Scrapbooking Group Join us for some hands-on scrapbooking fun. Meet fellow enthusiasts and bring along your own scrapbooking project to work on. Whether you are interested in traditional...

Android Basics at Gympie - Library - General: 12 December 2019

Android Basics at Gympie Learn how to use the basic features of an Android tablet. Explore apps, connect to Wi-Fi and search the internet. Customise your tablet by organising your apps and adjusting basic...

Rainbow Beach Art Group - Library - General: 12 December 2019

Rainbow Beach Art Group Join us at Rainbow Beach Library for a fantastic morning of fun and creativity. Each session covers something different with the aim of exploring different avenues of art. Come...

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Gympie Region Literary Awards 2019- Winners

We wish to congratulate all the winners of the 2019 Gympie Region Literary Awards which are proudly sponsored by the Bendigo Bank of Gympie. We would also like to thank all those who entered the 2019 awards. Winners are listed below and you can click on the title to read the story/poem.

Short Story – Adult Section
1. Paddy's Day by Jim Kent
2. Prize Fight by Oliver D’alton
3. The Greenish Finger of Fate by Graeme Dobson
Highly Commended: The Man of the House by Merv Welsh

Poetry – Adult Section
1. I Am a River by Jim Kent
2. A Lined Affair By Lexi Gugger
Shared 3. Me by Jeanne Munn
Shared 3. The Adventures of a Stay at Home Dad by Ashley Bailey

Short Story – Children’s Section:
1. The Deserted Island by Edith Stretch
2. The Next Great Adventure by Hannah Cruickshank
Shared 3. The Prince, The Arrow and the Duchess by Rose McLaughlin
Shared 3. Lucy and the Dragon by Ethan Discher

Poetry - Children’s Section
1. A Night in the Valley by Hannah Trusler
2. My Little Horse by Edith Stretch
3. Young but Old Avril Rose Vrbancic

Short Story - Teenage Section
1. Postcard from Paris by Luke Dennis
2. Not so hero by Phoebe Duckworth
3. Coming Home by Claire Morgan

Poetry - Teenage Section
1. Earth Mother by Ebony Ronan