Bookings are now open for Logan Libraries free school holiday workshops.

The program for the June/July school holidays includes drumming, cartoon, and nature inspired art workshops.

Musician and professional singer Mark Lowndes will teach basic drumming techniques on a West African-inspired djembe drum during workshops at Beenleigh and Logan Central libraries.

Graphic novel artist and author James Foley will demonstrate how to draw cartoon-style characters to create graphic novels in online Zoom workshops for children and teens.

A series of joke book workshops will be run by professional illustrator Mark Guthrie at Beenleigh, Logan West, Marsden, Logan Village, Greenbank, Logan Hyperdome, and Logan North libraries.

Mark Lowndes
Mark Lowndes

Participants can also learn about trees and make a piece of nature-inspired art to take home in a workshop hosted by illustrator and artist Megan Forward.

Sessions will be held at Mayes Cottage and Beenleigh, Jimboomba, and Logan West libraries.

Other workshop sessions for teens include telling stories through photos with screenwriter Sandra Makaresz and photojournalist Rhett Klein, voice recording with commercial voice actor and coach Angus Brennan and the art of cartooning and illustration with Mark Guthrie.

Visit to book activities for teens and younger children.

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