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Mar, 2019

Book Sale at Chinchilla Library

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What is a readers dream come true? The Friends of the Library book sale of course! Mystery, romance, fantasy,  non-fiction, and more, all in need of a new home, all at a bargain. Who knows what hidden treasure you may find? Make sure to bring along some cash and bags or boxes to load up with books! One day only at: Fuller’s Place Chinchilla Saturday 30 March 8:30 am – 11:30 am  

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Mar, 2019

World Science Festival

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Science is the foundation of the world around us, it explains everything from the air we breathe to the site you are reading this on. Through interactive events, discussions and activities, the World Science Festival aims to open the minds of those both young and old to the wonders of science. Chemistry, physics, biology, coding, robots, whatever takes your interest there is bound to be an activity for you. So why not come and learn something new? Join us for the Chinchilla Community day! 30 March 2019 at the Chinchilla […]

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Mar, 2019

Storytime STEAMSquad at Chinchilla

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Chinchilla is changing up their Storytime sessions, and introducing a Storytime STEAMSquad! Storytime for Toddlers is held every Friday at 9.30am, at the Chinchilla Library. But for the LAST Friday of March, April and May, we will run Storytime STEAMSquad instead. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning happens naturally every day as children explore, play and try new things.  When children play, they explore and build skills and theories about the world. Come along to our very first Storytime STEAMSquad next Friday 29 March, and have fun learning […]

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Mar, 2019

Exciting News – Storytime at Chinchilla

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Storytime is held at Chinchilla Library at 9.30am every Friday. There are lots of exciting things happening over the next few weeks! Our upcoming sessions: 22 March – I went walking *** with special guest Brooke, from Therapy Alliance Group! 29 March – Storytime STEAMsquad ***New Program*** click here to find out more about what we have planned! 5 April – Going on a bear hunt 12 April – Easter theme 19 April – No Storytime, Library is closed over Easter 26 April – Storytime STEAMsquad   Don’t forget Storytime […]

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Mar, 2019

#STEAMSquad 2019

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Registration opens at 9am on Tuesday 23 April! Term 2 of STEAMSquad will run for 6 weeks from 7 May – 12 June. #STEAMSquad is an after-school program for children aged 7-12, held at Chinchilla, Dalby and Tara Libraries. Each week children participate in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities in a fun, hands-on environment. Our aim is to give ALL children the opportunity to experience tomorrow’s skills, today. Due to popular demand, this year we will have a Junior #STEAMSquad (7-8) and Senior #STEAMSquad (9-12). Children will be […]

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Feb, 2019

Bookenders Bookclub in Chinchilla

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Do you love to talk about books at every opportunity? Been thinking about expanding your reading horizons? Want to meet some like-minded people or make some new friends? Join the Club! Bookenders Bookclub is a great way to venture outside your reading comfort-zone. Members are currently reading “A world of other people” by Steven Carroll, and will discuss it at the next meet on Thursday 7 March. London, 1941, and the threat of daily bombings hangs in the air. Jim, a young Australia pilot, has suffered an unbearable loss when he […]

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Feb, 2019

Conversations in English Chinchilla

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NEW TIME! Tuesdays from 1 – 2.30pm at the Chinchilla Library. Conversations in English (CinE) is an award-winning, free friendship group for those who have English as a second language. 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 along to our Conversations in English Classes. They are designed to help participants practice their English in a friendly and supportive environment with the help of community volunteers. To join the conversation and meet new and interesting friends contact […]

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May, 2018

Technology Support at Chinchilla Library

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Don’t know the difference between a mouse and a monitor? Confused by social media like Facebook, Skype or Twitter? Can’t remember if your tablet is an Apple or an Android (and anyway, aren’t tablets something that you swallow)? If you feel like it might be time to catch up with technology, or if your children gave you a new something-or-other for your birthday and left before they could show you how to use it, come along to one of the one-on-one tailored support sessions at the Chinchilla Library. From beginners to those […]

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Apr, 2018

Storytime Outreach

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Chinchilla Library are very excited to offer Storytime for Kids sessions as outreach. Our talented librarians will be delivering Storytime at local kindys, day care centres, playgroups, prep classes and more. If you are an educator or parent, and would love to have our Librarians deliver a Storytime at your venue, please get in touch with us! Love coming to the Library? Ask us about making it an excursion instead!   All of our Storytime sessions are carefully planned and and delivered by trained staff. They include stories, songs, rhymes […]

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Mar, 2018

Photo Preservation

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Do you have treasured family photos that you want to preserve? Western Downs Libraries has a photo preservation station for tech savvy seniors to digitise photos, slides and negatives. You can digitise: Printed photographs (up to A4 size) Film negatives (35mm, medium format, 4 x 5 inch) Photo slides (35mm) Documents (up to A4 size) Factsheets are available to get you started, however if you are not confident with technology we recommend you bring someone along to help you out. Fact sheet Colour negatives and slides Black and White negatives […]

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