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Jan, 2019

Soap Making Workshop in Dalby

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Make your own soap at Dalby Library! Dalby Library is happy to be hosting a natural soap making workshop this summer with Bell local Sharon Blanck. During the three hour session you will get hands on, making soap from a basic recipe, using natural ingredients like olive, coconut and essential oils with antioxidants and vitamins essential to healthy skin. Even better you get to take home what you make to share with your family…or to just keep for yourself because it’s so luscious! All equipment and ingredients are supplied as well […]

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Jan, 2019

Storytime for Bubs – Seeking Expressions of Interest

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Chinchilla and Dalby Libraries are seeking expressions of interest in starting a six-week Storytime for Bubs program during March and April. During our Storytime sessions we sing lots of songs, share stories, and introduce learning games and sensory experiences. Storytime is a friendly and relaxed session with the aim of encouraging your baby’s development and supporting you in being your child’s first and most important teacher. Did you know that 90%of a child’s brain development happens in the first 5 years? Sharing stories and rhymes, signs, talking and playing with your […]

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Jan, 2019

Yoga for Kids

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Are you looking for some after school activities that will kick off the school year on the right foot? Dalby Library is once again offering Yoga for kids so they can learn some healthy techniques for focusing, relaxing and managing stress and difficult emotions in a fun and supportive environment. Details: Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm Dates: Tuesdays 5/2/19 – 26/3/19 Who: children aged 6 – 11 Bookings: click here to book in Cost: free Each session will include yoga poses, breathing exercises, meditation practices and story telling to leave the kids […]

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Jan, 2019

Calm Hearts Calm Minds

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Yoga storytime is returning 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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Dec, 2018

New Year, New You

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We are finally at the end of 2018, and it’s now we all start to think of the goals we may or may not have achieved, and what we hope to accomplish in the next year. Your resolution might be to  break bad habits, learn a new hobby, gain a new positive outlook, or just keep on doing what you’re doing. The library has many books on a range of self help topics, instructions on learning that new skill, and books to give you the motivation to make a change […]

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Nov, 2018

Silence can be deafening

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“Jean McClellan spends her time in almost complete silence, limited to just one hundred words a day. Any more, and a thousand volts of electricity will course through her veins. Now the new government is in power, everything has changed. But only if you’re a woman. Almost overnight, bank accounts are frozen, passports are taken away and seventy million women lose their jobs. Even more terrifyingly, young girls are no longer taught to read or write.” Vox is the debut novel by Christina Dalcher and a great book to read […]

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Nov, 2018

Milkman takes the prize

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“A novel that is at once unlocated and profoundly tethered to place is surely a novel for our times.” Milkman is a tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness; a story of inaction with enormous consequences and decisions that are never made, but for which people are judged and punished. It is the 2018 winner of the Man Booker prize.  Set in a society divided against itself, Milkman explores the insidious forms oppression can take in everyday life. Middle sister is the protagonist and we follow her as she navigates her way through […]

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Oct, 2018

Remembrance Day

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Remembrance Day is approaching once again and this year it is a significant anniversary, being 100 years since the end of the First World War. The armistice came into effect at 11am on 11 November 1918. In Australia and other Allied countries,  11 November became known as Armistice Day — a day to remember those who died in the First World War. Today the loss of Australian lives from all wars, conflicts and peace operations is commemorated on Remembrance Day. While war is a serious topic, it is often great ammunition for a […]

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Oct, 2018

Photo Preservation

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Do you have treasured family photos that you want to preserve? Take the opportunity from Monday 5 November to Friday 9 November to scan your precious family memorabilia. In conjunction with our Military History Workshops to commemorate Remembrance Day, Dalby 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 […]

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Aug, 2018

What is Geocaching?

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Have you ever heard of Geocaching? Geocaching is a real world scavenger hunt for all ages, and all you need is a smartphone. Hidden all around the world are small treasure boxes in your everyday life,  Geocaches can be anywhere – In your local park, on a beach, under a park bench or even up a tree. Simply download the Geocaching.com App to your phone and you can view all the geocaches in your surrounding area which have been marked online using GPS co-ordinates. Geocaching is great fun for the whole […]

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