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Mar, 2019

Military History Workshop – Chinchilla

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Do you have family that served in the military? Would you like to know more about their service history but don’t know where to start? To commemorate ANZAC Day, Chinchilla Library is holding a workshop to help you research your family’s military history. During the two hour session you will be introduced to online resources such as nominal rolls, embarkation rolls, service records, unit war diaries, and photographs,where you can find out information about your relative’s military service. You will be provided with an information sheet with links to the […]

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Mar, 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

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Solve puzzles, combat beasts, create your own adventure. If you enjoy role playing games, reading fantasy novels, or playing board games our Dungeons & Dragons night might be for you. Dalby Library will be hosting a Dungeons & Dragons night for all players from complete beginners to experienced adventurers on Saturday 6 April 6.00pm – 10.00pm. Dungeons & Dragons is a world-wide popular tabletop fantasy role playing game. Adopt a character and work as a team to solve puzzles, combat beasts, and create your own adventure. For more information on […]

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Mar, 2019

Book Sale at Dalby Library

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Friends of Western Downs Libraries is all set to hold its much anticipated annual book sale. Come on down to Dalby Library at MyALL 107 to pick up a stack of great reading material to keep the whole family entertained over the Easter holidays. Books, magazines, CDs and DVDs are all up for grabs so gather your bags and boxes to bag some bargains and support your local library. Details at a Glance: What: Friends of Western Downs Libraries book sale When: Friday 5 April 9am – 5pm and Saturday 6 […]

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Mar, 2019

Quirky Mystery and Crime

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Cinnamon Rolls, Naked Ladies, Bollywood Stars and witches oh my! If your idea of Mystery and Crime novels is more grim thriller and psychological suspense then it’s time to investigate a little further. Hidden throughout our shelves are titles to tingle your taste buds and arouse your curiosity such as Cinnamon Roll Murder by Joanne Fluke and The Siren’s Sting by Miranda Darling. Here’s some clues to get your search started. For history lovers try: Death in St Petersburg and others by Tasha Alexander. He Lover of Death by Boris […]

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Mar, 2019

Beginner’s Guide to Travel Photography

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Dalby Library is thrilled to be hosting local photographer Janine Waters to present a Beginners Guide to Travel Photography. Whether you use a mobile phone camera, an iPad, a point and shoot digital camera or a digital SLR camera, these workshops will have something for you! Janine will cover topics such as: How to avoid common mistakes such as blurred photos Composition situations that work How to make your photos more interesting How to work with natural light Whether your photography interest is people, landscapes, flowers, architecture, or something else entirely these […]

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Feb, 2019

Let’s talk about Conversational Reading

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Children are actively involved in conversation reading. Conversational reading goes back-and-forth. The child does not always have to talk in the “conversation”. He can take part by looking and by pointing. Ask your child to respond on three levels – See, Show and Say. Step 1: See – watch your baby’s eyes. Does she look where you point? Name anything your child sees or touches in the book. Say the key word first. Then, point to and name pictures or words your child is not looking at.  Point to lots […]

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Feb, 2019

Tech Savvy for Seniors

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Tech Savvy for Seniors    Western Downs Libraries is pleased to once again be running free Tech Savvy for Seniors sessions across all our branches. This year we are offering new topics, so there’s sure to be something helpful to everyone. ***Participants must have basic computer and mouse skills.*** Bookings can be made through Eventbrite or by calling your local library. Morning sessions will have morning tea provided and afternoon sessions will have afternoon tea provided. Session times are as follows:   DALBY  Wednesday 6 March 2019 10am – 12pm:  […]

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Feb, 2019

Rosie and Don are back

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Lovers of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect will be happy to see that Graeme Simsion has released a third book The Rosie Result featuring the unlikely couple of Rosie and Don Tillman. Rosie and Don have moved back to Melbourne after a decade in New York and their son Hudson is now 11 years old. Hudson is struggling at school: he’s socially awkward, not fitting in and his parents suspect he has Autism. Don, having spent a lifetime trying to fit in and manage his own idiosyncrasies, embarks on The Hudson Project in […]

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Feb, 2019

The Lost Man – Jane Harper’s new release her best yet

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Jane Harper has provided the Australian Mystery & Crime genre with another fantastic story set in the very heart of the outback. Based on a fictional outback station near, a town strikingly similar to Birdsville, two brothers attempt to come to grips with the unusual death of their third brother, and attempt to unearth how it this tragedy occurred. Their brother Cam has been found dead beneath an old stockman’s grave at an isolated spot on the 30,000 acre property. His brother Lee, already an outcast from the closest town, […]

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Jan, 2019

Calm Hearts Calm Minds

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Yoga storytime has returned to Dalby! Children aged 6 – 11 can come to the Library to stretch, breathe and meditate the stresses of school away each Tuesday from 3.30pm – 4.30pm between 5 February and 26 March 2019. It is well known that yoga has benefits for all ages including: building capacity for managing stress and difficult emotions, improving concentration and increasing confidence and positive body image. These sessions will be relaxing but fun so click here to book in. To keep up to date with what’s on connect with […]

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