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Feb, 2020

Rag Rug Project

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Turn drab rags into fab rugs and bring some colour into your home with our Rag Rug Project. This all-day workshop will teach you everything you need to know about transforming old rags into beautiful pieces of art. Rag rugs are so easy to make and they look fabulous. Join us to start creating, but don’t forget to bring along some old sheets and tired rags to turn into your stunning new rag rug. Morning tea and lunch are provided at this FREE workshop. At a glance… Wandoan Library Thursday […]

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Feb, 2020

Meet Karen Land

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Local Naturopath and author Karen Land is touring the Western Downs in 2020 and she has all the tip and tricks you need to improve your health naturally. Master the art of reading food labels, expand your health awareness, and learn how to make informed choices about what is going into your body. Refreshments are provided at this FREE event.   Moonie Library Monday 10 February 10–11.30am Reserve your spot here.   Meandarra Library Monday 10 February 1.30–3pm Reserve your spot here.   Wandoan Library Monday 17 February 1.30–3pm Reserve […]

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Jan, 2020

The Art of Book Folding

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Learn the fascinating art of book folding with local creator Cathy McKenzie. Discover how careful planning and excellent execution can turn an ordinary book into a beautiful piece of art. Everything you need to start creating is supplied in this FREE workshop.   Jandowae Library Tuesday 28 January 9am–12pm Reserve your spot here.   Chinchilla Library Friday 31 January 5.30–8pm Reserve your spot here.   Dalby Library Saturday 1 February 9–11.30am Reserve your spot here.   Tara Library Monday 3 February 5.30–8pm Reserve your spot here.   Moonie Library Tuesday […]

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Jan, 2020

Photo Preservation is Back

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Do you have treasured family photos that you want to preserve? Take the opportunity from Monday 6 January to Friday 31 January 2020 to scan your precious family memorabilia. Chinchilla Library will once again have the photo preservation unit available for you to use. 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) The station can be booked for a 2 hour session. Bookings are essential. If you would like to more information or […]

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Jan, 2020

Storytime at the Parklands

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Summer in the park is bright, warm and beautiful, so join us in January for Storytime in the Park. Storytime will be held at the Chinchilla Botanic Parkland at 9.30am Friday 17 January. Don’t forget your hat, water bottle and sunscreen. Our Storytime sessions are made up of four components – reading, talking, playing and singing. Of course reading occurs each Storytime, and the books are carefully selected to reflect the interests and ages of the children that we expect to attend. But it’s the other components that make our […]

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Nov, 2019

Bookenders Bookclub in Chinchilla

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Books have so much to offer! Finding a good one can take us on a journey, teach us amazing things, make us laugh, keep us up all night when we have to be at work the next day. Books have a way of making us feel the whole rainbow of emotions.  Bookenders Bookclub is a great way to venture outside your reading comfort-zone. The Bookenders Bookclub starts back on Thursday 6 February at the Chinchilla Library at 5.00pm, and new members are welcome to join us! Come along to our […]

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Sep, 2019

Storytime for Toddlers

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Your toddlers are active, cheeky, and constantly learning. With songs and rhymes, stories, movement and activities, Storytime for Toddlers is an interactive session geared towards developing your child’s early literacy capabilities.   This is an interactive session between parent (or caregiver) and toddlers best suited to ages 1-3 years, but all are welcome: Dalby Library – Tuesdays, 10.30am Chinchilla Library – Fridays, 9.30am All sessions will continue throughout the school holidays!   With funding through the State Government’s First Five Forever initiative, we’ve been able to put a concerted effort into research […]

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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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