Library Day on Saturday, 20 February

February 15, 2021 | Posted in Library, membership | By

Our next Library day will be from 10.00 to 12.30 on Saturday 20 February 2021 , no booking required, but COVIDSafe rules apply. You can borrow up to 20 items, so there are plenty of opportunities to inspire you.

Planning is underway to hold a library fundraiser at the evening meeting of 1 April. To this end, our librarian Beth Clary,  is seeking donations of quilting related books and other craft/quilting supplies.  There will be a donations box in the back store room.

Membership for 2021 can be renewed online, by direct deposit or by sending a cheque to the Membership Secretary. If you make a direct deposit, please make sure you let the Membership Secretary know your details.

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Library Day & Membership Renewals: Saturday 16 January

January 12, 2021 | Posted in Library, membership | By

Our next Library day will be from 10.00 to 12.30 on Saturday 16 January 2021 , no booking required. Our librarian, Beth, has some new books which will be available for loan. You can now borrow up to 20 items, so there are plenty of opportunities to inspire you.

Our Membership Secretary, Helen, will be present at the library day if you prefer to renew your membership for 2021 in person. She will have new cards for those who have already renewed.

Membership for 2021 can be renewed online, by direct deposit or by sending a cheque to the Membership Secretary. If you make a direct deposit, please make sure you let the Membership Secretary know your details.

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Saturday 12 December: Library Day, Membership, Blankets of Love

December 8, 2020 | Posted in Library, membership | By

Our next Library day will be from 10.00 to 12.30 on Saturday 12th December , no booking required. Our librarian Beth has some new books which will be available for loan. You can now borrow up to 20 items, so there is plenty of opportunities to inspire you over the Christmas break.

Our Membership Secretary, Helen, will be present at the library day if you prefer to renew your membership for 2021 in person. She will have new cards for those who have already renewed.

Membership for 2021 can be renewed online, by direct deposit or by sending a cheque to the Membership Secretary. If you make a direct deposit, please make sure you let the Membership Secretary know your details.

Also on 12 December, Kay Provins, the Blankets of Love co-ordinator, will be in the car park at Cook between 9.30 and 10.30 to accept your donations. She is the one in a blue Mazda! Details on how to make a Blanket of Love were in the recent newsletter. If you can’t make it to the car park, they can be dropped at Kay’s, left with Cornelia, or in the room at a Sit & Sew.

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Library Day – Saturday, 14 November

November 10, 2020 | Posted in Library, membership | By

Our next Library day will be from 10.00 to 12.30 on Saturday 14th November, no booking required. Our librarian Beth has some new books which will be available for loan.

Our Membership Secretary, Helen, will be present at the library day if you prefer to renew your membership for 2021 in person. She will have new cards for those who have already renewed

Membership for 2021 can be renewed online, by direct deposit or by sending a cheque to the Membership Secretary. If you make a direct deposit, please make sure you let the Membership Secretary know your details.

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Library Day – 17 October

October 13, 2020 | Posted in Library, membership | By


Our next Library day will be from 10.00 to 12.30 on Saturday 17th October, no booking required. Our librarian Beth has some new books which will be available for loan.

Our Membership Secretary, Helen, will be present at the library day if you prefer to renew your membership for 2021 in person.

Membership for 2021 can be renewed online, by direct deposit or by sending a cheque to the Membership Secretary. If you make a direct deposit, please make sure you let the Membership Secretary know your details.

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Library Day on Saturday 19 September

September 15, 2020 | Posted in Cook premises, Library, membership | By

There’s is another library session on Saturday 19th Sept. 10.00-12.30 in the CQ room.

Membership Secretary, Helen Druett, will also be there so that folks can renew their membership for 2021

There are new books available and the titles are listed in the latest two issues of Connecting Threads (June & September). Beth has increased the limit on the number of items that members can borrow.

Borrowing will be permitted – members will be asked to do this quickly as only a few members will be able to access the cupboards at any one time due to spacing restrictions.  Returned books cannot be borrowed as they will need to be quarantined/ sanitized.

COVID Safety Procedures are being followed for this room opening – washing/ sanitising your hands, social distancing etc.

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Wonderful Wednesday Meeting – 20 February

February 18, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, membership | By

The next meeting is this Wednesday, 20 February, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub, from 9.30am until 12.30pm. It is followed by a drop-in at the Canberra Quilters room. The library is open for the first half of the drop-in.

This drop-in is also when the Appliqué Group meets. The Appliqué Group is for members who like to do appliqué – learning from each other, getting help or working on a current project. You don’t have to be part of this group to come to the drop-in.

MEMEBERSHIP REMINDER. Membership fees were due on 1 January. You can join online or at the meeting. You need to be a member to borrow from the library, use the room and its facilities regularly, stand for the committee or exhibit and sell in the exhibition. 

The special themed show & tell this month is appliqué items – anything appliqué. Don’t forget to bring something for regular show & tell.

At the February evening meeting the library held its annual fund raising sale. There were some bargains left over and these will be for sale at this meeting.

For new members, Wonderful Wednesday is held on the third Wednesday of each month except December, normally in the Hub Hall from 9.30am till 12.30pm. It is a good opportunity to do some handwork and meet for a chat. We have Raffles, Lucky Door Prize, and Name Badge Draw, some of the most wonderful morning tea fare and a themed Show and Tell plus the regular Show and Tell.

If you are a newcomer or you haven’t been for a while PLEASE come and sit at Christine’s table (WW convener) where ever that may be, until you get better acquainted with the other members.

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Evening Meeting – 7 February

February 4, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, membership | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 7 February, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by an activity.

Membership Renewal- Don’t forget membership fee was due on 1 January. Renew at the meeting or online. You need to be a member to stand for the AGM in March. You also need to be a member by 31 March in order to exhibit or sell at the Annual Exhibition in August.

The library fund raising sale is on. Funds raised go to future library purchases. Donations of books, patterns, DVDs, quilting knick knacks are welcome (no fabric or magazines). Books excess to the library, and donated books and other media will be for sale in the Hall, for reasonable prices. Unsold items will be for sale at the February Wonderful Wednesday meeting. Come along to pick up a bargain!

Joan Porta will be speaking about the Blankets of Love program. Joan has handed over the co-ordinator’s baton to Kay Provins.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will be open at this meeting – if you can drag yourself away from the sale!

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Evening Meeting – 6 December

December 6, 2018 | Posted in Meetings, membership | By

The evening meeting is tonight – Thursday, 6 December, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by an activity. This time it is Christmas.

Something to share with the Toy and Gift Drive, something for us with the Fat Quarter Swap, special Show and Tell with a Christmas theme, and Christmas supper – please bring a plate if you can!

Membership Renewal- Don’t forget membership fee is due on 1 January. Renew at the meeting. You need to be a member to stand for the AGM in March. You also need to be a member by 31 March in order to exhibit or sell at the Annual Exhibition in August.

Please bring something along for regular show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will be open at this meeting. This is the last evening meeting until February. Borrowing restrictions are relaxed for the summer holiday period.

(Image in banner is this year’s Best of Show, Blurring the Edges, by Beth and Trevor Reid. Image by Janet Cruise.)

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Renew Membership now

March 26, 2018 | Posted in membership | By

Membership renewals were due on 1 January – renew at a meeting or download the form and renew.

You need to join by 31 March to exhibit or sell at the annual exhibition and sales room in August.

Plus you will miss out on the other benefits of membership…use of the library, coming to drop ins, special interest groups and meetings, newsletter and shop discounts.

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