Watch this video of the adorable stages of reading; remember, it's never too early to start reading to your children!

The Adorkable Stages of Learning to Read

The Librarian

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Join the Writer's Quest

Join the Writer's Quest

Local author Adele Jones will visit the Chinchilla Library on Wednesday 24 August. This is your opportunity to join the Writer's Quest... There will be fun ... There will be games ... Literature-ly! Gain unique insights into a writer's world and the writing process, while discovering more about local author Adele Jones and her Young Adult technical thriller works. Read more...

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Its On for Young and Old!

It's On for Young and Old!

Save the date – Queensland Seniors Week is on throughout the Western downs from Monday 15 August until Friday 19 August. There will be a host of events and activities to bring together all Queenslanders, both young and old, in celebrating the valuable contributions seniors make within their communities. Read more...

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A Delicious and Delightful Parade

A Delicious and Delightful Parade

Conversations in English will be in the Delicious and Delightful Parade and they'll be getting behind this great looking guy! Isn't he gorgeous? He's covered with flags of our members – and you can see there's quite a few of them. Please be sure to join our group and parade with our very cool, truly multicultural lantern. 

Just like our group – everyone is welcome. We’ll meet at the old Library, 1 Stuart Street, Dalby at 6.30pm on Saturday 19 August. Read more...

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It's a Pyjama Party!

We're Having a Pyjama Party!

We are pleased to announce that Chinchilla Library will be once again hosting their annual Reading Hour celebration on Friday 19 August. Reading Hour is an ongoing campaign from Love2Read; it is an initiative that hopes to remind parents, caregivers, and families that... Read more...

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Conversations in English in Tara

Conversations in English in Tara

Is English your second (or third, or fourth) language? Or are you a natural speaker wanting to help those new to our language? If so, please come to our Conversations in English (CinE) Classes. Read more...

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Sugar and Spice and all things nice

Sugar and Spice and all things nice

Storytime for Kids at Jandowae Library is on 10 and 24 August.  If you enjoy reading and have a special book, bring it along so you can share it with everyone. Storytime for Kids is best suited to ages 3–5 years, but everyone is welcome. Help your child develop a love of reading by... Read more...

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Birdwatching with Bernice

Birdwatching with Bernice

The Birdwatching group is meeting on Friday 12 August 2016 at Bell Bunya Community Centre. Local bird enthusiast, Bernice Seton, will be along to facilitate discussion and lead a short bird walk. Birding beginners welcome! Read more...

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Wandoan Book Club

Wandoan Book Club

Love a good book and enjoy sharing your thoughts on the book? Wandoan Library has our very own Book Club, and  meets on the second Thursday of the month at 3.30pm.  Our next get together is on 11 August. Read more...

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Gotta catch 'em all

Gotta catch 'em all

Pokémon love libraries, or so it seems (this photo from Dalby Library). In the Pokémon Go! game, Pokémon characters train to compete with each other at virtual Pokémon gyms. Gyms are attached to public places that are safe and free; thousands of libraries around the world are the location for virtual Pokémon gyms. Try one of our branches for your … Read more...

 

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Unless you've been living under a rock (or playing Pokemon Go!), you will know that J. K. Rowling has released the eighth and final installment of the Harry Potter series. The Cursed Child is a two-part stage play based on J. K. Rowling's newest story. Click here to reserve your copy now! 

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More stories from your branch:

• Bell Library

• Chinchilla Library

• Dalby Library

• Jandowae Library

• Meandarra Library

• Miles Library

• Moonie Library

• Tara Library

• Wandoan Library

 

More about the Library:

For all your library info visit us: http://www.library.wdrc.qld.gov.au/ 

 

Contact Us:

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