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May, 2019

What’s on in Jandowae

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There’s plenty on in Jandowae this month! May 18 – Jandowae Races – Admission from 12:00pm, General Gate admission $10.  5 Race Program.  Marquee  – $50, includes platters of finger food served throughout the afternoon. Phone Kelly Waddell 0402 313 096. May 18 – Jandowae Junior Rugby League Home Game starting 9am. May 22- National Simultaneous Storytime at the library 11am May 26 – Lion’s Markets at Lion’s Park Jandowae May 29 – “Bugs Galore” Storytime @ the Library 10am June 1-2 – Jandowae Pony Club Gymkhana and Zone 5 […]

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May, 2019

Colour me Happy at Jandowae Library

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Find out how colours affect our mood.  Relax and unwind with friends.  Come and join us to de-stress with a ‘Colour me happy’ colouring in session! Get your creative juices flowing and relax with morning tea and a colouring in. At a glance…. When: Tuesday 18 June, 9.30am–11.30am Where: Jandowae Library Cost: FREE, includes a light morning tea All ages are welcome, from the very young through to the young at heart. Work together to bring out your creativity and take your artworks home with you. Bookings are required by […]

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May, 2019

Digital Literacy Session at Jandowae Library

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Do you know someone who is interested in learning the basics of using the internet?  Jandowae Library is planning to run a ‘Be Connected’ Digital Literacy Session.  ‘Be Connected’ is a free Australian Government initiative helping people to get the most out of the internet, so they can add new skills and experiences to their lives. Be Connected can help you: learn the basics and realise the full potential of being online keep up-to-date with what’s happening in your community and around the world find new friends who share your […]

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May, 2019

Bugs Galore Storytime at Jandowae

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“Bugs and bugs and billions MORE bugs! Googols, gaggles, bugs GALORE bugs!” Our Storytime for Kids theme for May is Bugs Galore!  We will have two sessions at Jandowae Library – Wednesday 8th May and Wednesday 29th May at 10am. This month we will be having a special Storytime session incorporating National Simultaneous Storytime.  Along with other libraries across Australia, we will be reading ‘Alpacas with maracas’ by Matt Cosgrove on 22 May at 11am. Our Storytime for Kids sessions are carefully planned to enhance early literacy skills, and feature […]

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Mar, 2019

Storytime at Jandowae Library

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The Jandowae Storytime theme for April is Balloons!  Storytime will kick off on Wednesday 17th April from 10–11am with music, dancing, craft and stories.  The session will encourage active participation and focus on letter recognition of the letter ‘B’. Storytime is best suited to children aged 5 and under.  So come along and join Mrs Taylor for Storytime at Jandowae Library! Balloons are lots of fun so why not float away in a good book over the school holidays.  To follow the theme we have My Dad’s a Balloon and […]

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Mar, 2019

Things to do in Autumn

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Autumn is officially here and with its warm days and cool nights it’s one of our favourite times of the year! Here’s what our librarians love to do in autumn: Go camping! Autumn is an excellent time to camp out. Make the most of balmy days and cooler nights, and roast marshmallows over the campfire. Head off on an Easter Egg Hunt. Take advantage of the cooler weather and curl up with a book. Need inspiration? Visit our catalogue! Have a picnic and soak up the sunshine. Plant something and […]

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Jul, 2018

Need help with a DIY job?

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Or looking for a new hobby? Maybe knitting, gardening, craft or a new recipe for a cold winter’s night? We have books that will help you learn or extend that hobby. For example, new on our shelves is the book Supercraft: easy projects for every weekend by Sophie Pester and Catherina Burns which features 52 craft ideas that you could try this weekend. Pop on down and see library staff and they will show you the Lifestyle section where you are sure to find a new hobby to try this […]

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Feb, 2018

Trying to get your “Juniors” to read?

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Trying to get your juniors to read more? Try introducing them to some ‘classics’.  Why not try Charlotte’s Web, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Wizard of Oz, Black Beauty or The Wind in the Willows. These are just a few of the timeless children’s titles that you can choose from. Come and visit your local library and see what ‘classics’ you can find on the shelves today, or visit our website to browse the whole collection!  

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