Older and Bolder

We offer a range of free COVID Safe events and activities that have been specifically-designed for adults across the region.

Click here to find out what's happening across council's community facilities December to February 2021.

Book Club Ukulele 

Book Clubs
Interested in joining a book club?

We have a number of book clubs available to members across the region.

Click here to find a book club to suit you.

Start your own book club and you can access our range of book club sets available for loan, each containing six copies of a title for the exclusive use of their book club.

Click here to view our current book club set reading lists.

Ukulele Step One
If you are new to musical instruments, this is a perfect opportunity to learn some practical skills quickly and in a supportive learning environment.

Ukulele’s will be provided for this session.

Click here to find session or ask our friendly staff.

To get started from home view our online videos to help you out with chords.

Learn chord C from home
Learn chord F from home

Digital Accessibility Program Home Library Service 

Digital Accessibility Program
Learn how to access libraries electronic books, newspapers magazines plus much more.

Bring along your device and be amazed at what you can access free with your library membership.

Click here to find a session or ask our friendly staff.

Home Library Service
The Home Library Service is available to help all eligible library members of the Mackay region who are unable to visit the library by bringing the library to the customer.

Our Home Library Services provides a range of library materials to ensure that our members recreation, cultural, educational and entertainment needs are met.

Home library service application form

Storytelling Intro to drawing 

Storytelling for Grown Ups
Storytelling for Grown Ups is reading with a difference! Time for adults to relax and have a story read out loud to them.

Come along and just listen or follow along with your own copy of the book. Enjoy the beauty of English language in its spoken form.

Click here to find a session or ask our friendly staff.

Intro to Drawing  
Discover tablets as a new format for creating your art.

If you want to learn about drawing on tablets, then this is the no frills beginners’ session just for you. You will discover techniques and develop your skills in a supportive learning environment. Tablets will be provided for use during class.

Click here to find a session or ask our friendly staff.

Painting  Blocks 

Painting Digitally  
New technology assists our budding painters.

This workshop is just for those exploring the start of their artist abilities in painting.  You will be introduced to fundamental painting techniques using a tablet as the medium in this fun environment of exploration. Tablets will be provided for use during class.

Click here to find a session or ask our friendly staff.

Blocks for Big Kids
Get your imagination running and built it with Legos.

Let your imagination run wild as you build your dream Lego structure from our expansive collection of Legos.  You will have the colours, sizes and texture to make it come alive. This is a fun cognitive exploration activity for Seniors in a supportive learning environment.

Click here to find a session or ask our friendly staff.