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Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre

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Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
(02) 6499 2340
  • Monday to Friday 9:30am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday 9am – 12pm
  • Closed public holidays

October 2016

NaNoWriMo Information Evening

27th October 2016 @ 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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Are you wondering what NaNoWriMo is all about? Come along to the Tura Marrang Library at 5:30pm, find out, and hopefully sign up to write 50,000 words in November. You'll be supported in your writing challenge with Saturday morning manuscript clinics 10am-12pm on 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th November at the Tura Marrang Library.  

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November 2016

NaNoWriMo Manuscript Clinic 1

5th November 2016 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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NaNoWriMo is an acronym standing for "National Novel Writing Month" and November is NaNoWriMo. The objective is to sign up online at http://nanowrimo.org and then write 50,000 words between the 1st -30th November. As part of NaNoWriMo the Writers of the Far South Coast, with the help of the Bega Valley Shire Libraries, are going to motivate participating writers with weekly Manuscript Clinics during the month of November. FREE Clinics will be held on Saturday mornings at the new Tura Marrang…

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NaNoWriMo Manuscript Clinic 2

12th November 2016 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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NaNoWriMo is an acronym standing for "National Novel Writing Month" and November is NaNoWriMo. The objective is to sign up online at http://nanowrimo.org and then write 50,000 words between the 1st -30th November. As part of NaNoWriMo the Writers of the Far South Coast, with the help of the Bega Valley Shire Libraries, are going to motivate participating writers with weekly Manuscript Clinics during the month of November. FREE Clinics will be held on Saturday mornings at the new Tura Marrang…

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NaNoWriMo Manuscript Clinic 3

19th November 2016 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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NaNoWriMo is an acronym standing for "National Novel Writing Month" and November is NaNoWriMo. The objective is to sign up online at http://nanowrimo.org and then write 50,000 words between the 1st -30th November. As part of NaNoWriMo the Writers of the Far South Coast, with the help of the Bega Valley Shire Libraries, are going to motivate participating writers with weekly Manuscript Clinics during the month of November. FREE Clinics will be held on Saturday mornings at the new Tura Marrang…

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NaNoWriMo Manuscript Clinic 4

26th November 2016 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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NaNoWriMo is an acronym standing for "National Novel Writing Month" and November is NaNoWriMo. The objective is to sign up online at http://nanowrimo.org and then write 50,000 words between the 1st -30th November. As part of NaNoWriMo the Writers of the Far South Coast, with the help of the Bega Valley Shire Libraries, are going to motivate participating writers with weekly Manuscript Clinics during the month of November. FREE Clinics will be held on Saturday mornings at the new Tura Marrang…

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January 2017

Make a Bird Feeder @ Tura Marrang Library

16th January 2017 @ 10:30am - 11:30am
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

Be an environmental hero and make a bird feeder to attract local birdlife. Using recycled materials you will construct a feeder to hang in your garden at home – your feathered friends will love it! For children aged 7 years and over. We ask for a gold coin donation for materials.

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Game Development Workshop @ Tura Marrang Library

20th January 2017 @ 10:00am - 3:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

Introduction to Game Development workshop is set out to develop the students understanding and fluency in mathematics through inquiry, exploring and connecting mathematical concepts, choosing and applying problem-solving skills, mathematical techniques, communication and reasoning. This course is for students taking their first steps with game design and development, using the same tools as industry experts. Cost of the workshop is $20 payable on the day to the workshop facilitator. Lesson Plan Unity Basics; Understanding the program structure Level Design; Transforming objects Unity…

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February 2017

WebCaTS Book Launch @ Tura Marrang Library

11th February 2017 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

http://www.merimbulanewsweekly.com.au/story/4463762/new-authors-prove-kids-can-do-it-all-photos/?cs=1477 The books which were about anything and everything from stolen tarts to rocket ships can be viewed and purchased at www.webcats.org. The WebCaTs program has helped 27 students write and illustrate their own picture book. Come along and celebrate the launch. Come dressed as your favourite book character and join the authors for party food and fun! • Official presentation of Picture Books to WebCaTS authors • Fancy-dress competition, book readings, games • Prizes for the most creative book character costumes.…

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Your Money & Sense Budget Workshop @ Tura Marrang Library

24th February 2017 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

Jan Pearce from Debt Alleviation Services will be running a free budgeting workshop at Bega library in September. The same workshop will be run at three different Libraries. It is a two hour workshop starting at 10am. The workshop will cover a range of budgeting topics including: - Understanding what money is - Credit cards and why they spiral out of control - The emotional effects of debt and what to do about it - Your relationship and your relationship…

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Digital Disruption Art Workshop @ Tura Marrang Library

25th February 2017 @ 10:00am - 3:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

Where did I come from? People, places and events make us who we are- what are some of the things that made you? Bring along up to 10 images or small objects that tell a part of your story, we will scan them in and create a digital collage of your little slice of history. Learn the basics of Photoshop and scanning. Limited places available!! Proudly presented by Bega Valley Shire Library and Bega Valley Regional Gallery as a part…

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March 2017

Seniors’ Week TURA MARRANG Library Morning Tea: Let’s Do More Together in the Library!

9th March 2017 @ 10:30am - 11:30am
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

The Seniors Library Morning Tea is for all Seniors! Come along to your local Library for a cuppa and cake and learn more about the services we have for YOU. Learn about how we can help you with technology, how you can access our family history research resources, the Home Library Service, our Broadband for Seniors program or how to download one of our e-Books, plus a whole lot more!

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Introduction to Computers @ Tura Marrang Library

9th March 2017 @ 11:30am - 1:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

This workshop is for people who have never really used a computer before, and might find them a little scary. It’s about teaching you that computers aren’t terrifying or to be avoided, but an incredibly useful tool for communicating, shopping, getting information and entertaining yourself. This workshop will walk you through the basics of what a computer is, what its components are and how it’s operated. We’ll teach you how to use a mouse and keyboard. Then we’ll put those skills…

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Maharani Book Launch @ Tura Marrang Library

11th March 2017 @ 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

Maharani - The First Australian Princess is an epic historical novel based closely on the true story of Elsie Caroline Thompson, a singer, dancer, actress and comedienne who became the first Australian to marry overseas royalty, when she married an Indian maharaja. Written by local author Chris Kunz the book will be launched at 3pm Saturday 11 March at the Tura Marrang Library, by Australia’s foremost astrologer Milton Black. Copies of the book will be on sale for $39.95 and…

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Introduction to Internet Basics @ Tura Marrang Library

16th March 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

This workshop will walk you through the very basics of the Internet - how it works, how to get online and how to surf the web. At the end you should be able to sign up for an internet service and be able to access and search the Internet on your home computer or device. We assume only basic skills in computer operation.

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*March Manuscript Clinic

18th March 2017 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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Please note that March's meetings will be held at the Tura Marrang Library  Come and read your work for critique and review, or simply to have it heard. Or just sit, listen and read other people's work projected up onto a large screen. Please submit any work you wish to be read out beforehand by emailing writersofthefarsouthcoast@gmail.com

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Emotive Writing

18th March 2017 @ 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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Writing is the main key to understanding and expressing human creativity and the focus in this workshop is on creating work that is both emotive and atmospheric.

  • Converting a stimulus into an engaging narrative.
  • Use lyrical and emotive language and poetic devices.
  • Describe links between casual discussion and literature.
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Internet Tools and Tips @ Tura Marrang Library

23rd March 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

This session expands on what was covered in the Introduction to Internet Basics workshop. First, we’ll go through some of the features of your web browser that can make navigating the web much easier. Second, we’ll look at important browser add-ons that will let you see all the web has to offer, including videos and music. Then we’ll get you started with some of the best sites for common things you might like to do on the internet. Class assumes basic…

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Introduction to Email @ Tura Marrang Library

30th March 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

This workshop covers the basic steps you need to help keep in touch with your family and friends using email. It will explain how to set up an email account, how to send an email, and how to read and reply to emails that have been sent to you.

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April 2017

Introduction to Online Shopping & Banking @ Tura Marrang Library

6th April 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

In this workshop you will learn the basics of online shopping, whether you want to book a holiday or buy groceries. We’ll walk you through the process of buying something online, and you will also learn how to stay safe online for banking and shopping.

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Making Beats Workshop @ Tura Marrang Library

11th April 2017 @ 10:00am - 2:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

Learn the basics of making your own electronic music using Ableton Live and the Push controller. This workshop limited to four people will give you the foundations of creating drum loops and other electronic music elements. Some electronic music experience is ideal but not necessary and good computer skills a must! Ages 14 and over.

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“With Open Arms” Book Launch

11th April 2017 @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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4pm, Tuesday 11th April @ Tura Library   Uniting Ability Links presents the “Funding Community Ideas Project” Do you have an inclusive project idea for your community… or the Writers club? Individual community members and/or community groups, such as the Writers of the Far South Coast, are invited to apply to start a socially inclusive project of their choice using funding from Ability Links brokerage After the launch of “With Open Arms”, Uniting Ability Links will hold an information seminar on…

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Piñata! Piñata! @ Tura Marrang Library

19th April 2017 @ 10:30am - 1:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

Come and make your own mini Piñata to take home with you. Bring your own lollies or any other filling you’d like to hide inside. For children aged 6-12 years. Limited numbers. Gold coin donation please.  

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Introduction to Social Media @ Tura Marrang Library

20th April 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

This session walks you through the internet’s most popular social media applications. By the end, you’ll have a good understanding of what social media is and which services you can use and when. It’s not an in-depth guide to using the services (those come in later sessions), but an overview of what they are and what they can do. 

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Short+Sweet Playwriting

22nd April 2017 @ 11:30am - 23rd April 2017 @ 5:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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Learn the craft of writing short, sharp plays which will entertain, transfix, influence and suspend disbelief. Develop your own story idea; discover the art of telling a grand narrative; how to write authentic dialogue; and create characters who’ll win hearts and move an audience to tears.

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Introduction to Cyber Safety @ Tura Marrang Library

27th April 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

This workshop covers the basics of internet security: the things that can potentially go wrong and the simple steps you can take to avoid them. 

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May 2017

Introduction to iPads @ Tura Marrang Library

4th May 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

In this workshop, we’ll walk you through: The hardware and basic interface of an iPad Touchscreens and gestures Installing and using apps such as games, web browser, communications tools and more. 

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Introduction to Android Tablets @ Tura Marrang Library

11th May 2017 @ 10:30am - 12:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

In this workshop, we’ll walk you through: The hardware and basic interface of a tablet Touchscreens and gestures Installing and using apps such as games, web browser, communications tools and more. 

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Katherine Boland Author Talk @ Tura Marrang Library

12th May 2017 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia

ONE GUTSY, CREATIVE WOMAN’S STORY ACROSS DECADES AND CULTURES Katherine Boland’s engaging, hilarious account of hippy life in the Bega Valley bush to a passionate love affair kindled beside the Nile. From the outset, Boland has grabbed life by the throat and jumped in feet first. Come and meet Katherine and hear her talk about the writing process. AUSTRALIA’S OWN EAT, PRAY, LOVE

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August 2017

Unfinished Manuscript Assessment

12th August 2017 @ 10:00am - 3:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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Submit an extract of up to 20,000 words of your fictional novel by Monday 31st July to allow Paula to read your work and prepare personalised notes. This deadline is set for after the Winter Writer's Retreat, where Paula will be a mentor. Paula would prefer your manuscript before the 31st July, however, this is the absolute latest she will accept your manuscript. This ALL DAY workshop is full. Exercises during the workshop will flesh out your novel and clarify your plot, characters…

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September 2018

Manuscript Assessment

22nd September 2018 @ 10:00am - 3:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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Due to family concerns, Paula Boer is unavailable to supply manuscript assessments this year. Some suggestions: a meeting to officially discuss and plan a children's compilation book ask Chris Andrews to provide manuscript assessments Professional Manuscript Assessments Once a year, the club holds a professional manuscript assessment for authors seeking a structural edit on the first 20,000 words of a novel, novella or short story intended for publication. This is far more in-depth than can be offered during our free…

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June 2019

June Morning Session

15th June @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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June Workshop: Brad Barker – “Writing: Clear, Concise and Correct”

15th June @ 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach Drive
Tura Beach, NSW 2548 Australia
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This workshop will be at the Tura Library on the 15th June (Third Saturday) Brad Barker has maintained a passion for effective speaking and writing; an abiding love of literary and effective prose writing; and a strong aversion to clumsy, obscure, ungrammatical and stilted communication. avoiding ambiguity choosing the right word clarity and conciseness words commonly confused (e.g. affect, effect; disinterested and uninterested) basic grammatical issues elements of style Brad Barker was Mr Barker to his high school students in…

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