There are only 12 more weekends until Christmas. Where has this year gone? Rather than winding down for the year, Western Downs Libraries are ramping things up! October is going to be a huge month, with activities and attractions to suit everyone. Take a look through the newsletter at all of the exciting programs and events happening throughout the month.

The Librarian

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Everyone a Scientist, Everyone an Artist!

Everyone a Scientist, Everyone an Artist!

Whether you're into science, art, robotics, virtual reality, augmented reality, or just looking to find your next great hobby, Fun Palaces is the event for you. This isn't another boring workshop, it's a day for experience, discovery and sharing in learning. There will be interactive activities for the whole family - come along, get hands-on and have a go! Read more...

 

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Luke and Cody at Dalby Fun Palace

The boys from House Rules are coming to the Dalby Fun Palaces event on Saturday 22 October. With an electrician and a diesel mechanic on hand, you can bet there will be some exciting science activities on the day!

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Fun Palaces: Tara!

Tara's Fun Palace event was absolutely spectacular. If you missed it, fear not! In October, we are bringing you three more Fun Palaces. Chinchilla Library will host theirs on Saturday 8 October, while Dalby and Miles will be Saturday 22 October.

If you haven't already, check out the great snaps from Tara's events on Facebook. While you're there, why not click 'going' on one of the events if you can make it?

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Musical Storytime

Musical Storytime

Read My Hips... Musical Storytime is coming to Dalby Library! Commencing Tuesday 4 October, this Storytime session is perfect for toddlers who want to get up and move about. This fun and exciting program will be a great chance for children to socialise with others and keep active, as well as develop their... Read more...

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Retirement Living Options

Retirement Living Options

Free Community Legal Information Sessions are being held at Dalby and Chinchilla Libraries. Learn about key features of retirement villages and manufactured home parks in a legal information session presented by the Park and Village Information Link. Find out what options, opportunities... Read more...

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Storytime for Grown Ups!

Storytime for Grown Ups!

Whether you come to our Storytime sessions for Bubs, Toddlers, Kids or Hearts and Minds, we know your kids will love it and have a great time. But we've just found a way to make Storytime even more fun for the Grown Ups! Read more...

 

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Prepare to get Tech Savvy

Prepare to get Tech Savvy

Since you enjoyed it so much last time, we've decided to bring it back by popular demand. You read that correctly, Tech Savvy for Seniors is making a comeback. If you would like to learn some new skills, computer safety tips, or just refresh your memory, then come along to Tech Savvy for Seniors. Read More...

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Halloween Goosebumps

Halloween Goosebumps

Get ready to be spooked at the Halloween event at Chinchilla Library – Friday 28 October. Calling all Creeps... Don't be a Dummy! Get Goosebumps at the Junior Bookclub's annual Halloween event.   The event will begin when the Werewolf of Fever Swamp howls at 6pm. Read more...

 

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Dusting off Those Memories now at Gallery 107 @ Dalby

Dusting off Those Memories at Gallery107@Dalby

If you haven't already been in to Gallery 107 @ Dalby to see the new exhibition, then it's not too late. The exhibition was opened on Friday 9 September and featured a collection talk from the Race Club who donated some of the works. The collection ranges from pastoral landscapes and working life portraits to... Read more...

 

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Love Capital of Western Downs?

Love Capital of Western Downs?

No longer the Oil Capital of Australia, Moonie now has a new claim to fame: Love Capital of the Western Downs.  Two of their long-time Library members have made it official by... Read more... 

 

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Between the Lines

Between the Lines

2016 Western Downs Regional Artists' Exhibition 11 September - 25 October 2016 John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery @ Dogwood Crossing, Miles Words are powerful vehicles of emotion, memory and understanding.  In this exhibition regional artists have been asked to respond to the words of a poem, song or piece of prose that resonates with them... Read more...

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Jandowae Computer Lessons

Jandowae Computer Lessons

Get one-to-one basic computer lessons at Jandowae Library each Tuesday, by appointment. We tailor each session for you personal needs. Read more...

 

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2017 Calendar Photo Competition

2017 Calendar Photo Competition

The Wandoan Community Commerce and Industry are running the annual competition to obtain photos for the 2017 calendar! Read more...

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Australia Day 2017 Nominations

Australia Day 2017 Nominations

Western Downs Regional Council are now calling for people to nominate their local heroes, community groups, sporting legends, and events for the 2017 Australia Day Awards. Read more...

 

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Lynda.com for Everyone!

Lynda.com for Everyone!

Did you know that as a Western Downs Libraries member, you can join Lynda.com for free? THAT'S RIGHT! All you have to do is click here and create a free account using your library card – it's that easy! Lynda is a huge website specifically designed to help you improve your skills. Read more...

 

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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:

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