The lending library of things!

The Graz city library now does more then just lend books. Starting March 16th you can borrow over 50 items of ‘things’ including tools, instruments, hobbies, household and kitchen items! You can use your Graz library card to check them out for two weeks. You will find them in glass lockers at the Media Library […]

Free German Conversation classes for January / February

New dates for DEUTSCH UM DREI – das Sprachcafé für Frauen at the Stadtbibliothek Zanklhof. There is also free childcare for kids 0 – 10 years! Register with Deutsch&Mehr – 21. Jänner04. Februar18. Februar03. März17. März31. März14. April28. April12. Mai26. Mai9. Juniund 23. Juni 2020,jeweils von 15.00 – 16.30 Uhr! Nowa (Jakominiplatz. 16) has […]

Free German Conversation group Graz

There is a very nice German conversation group meeting on Tuesdays 15:00 – 16:00, at the Mehr Generationen Haus community center in Waltendorf, Schulgasse 2 (behind the Waltendorf school, buses 60 & 63). It’s led by an Austrian retired school teacher and we chat about travel, culture and lots of other interesting topics. It’s just […]

Siren alarm warning system explained

Have you ever wondered what the sirens sounding at 12 pm Saturdays actually mean? As Austria is one of few countries in having a country wide alarm system in case of civilian danger. Depending on the emergency, the 8,000 alarms can be activated centrally by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, the federal provinces, or […]