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May, 2019

We want to understand 0-5 yrs language & literacy

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Parents, practitioners, carers of 0-5 yrs children, help us understand your experiences so we can help you. Please take 3 minutes to complete our survey regarding early language and literacy in our region. Please share this survey if you can. Your opinions and responses will be shared and will inform how we offer our services to you. Survey closes Thursday 16 May 2019. Survey for Practitioners – click here. Survey for Parents and Carers – click here.

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Jan, 2019

Bookclub – Where Great Minds Think Alike

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It doesn’t matter if you’re into Shakespeare or Sci-fi, Christian Grey or Dorian Gray you’re certain to find something new to read at one of our popular Bookclubs. Bookclubs meet all over our region and provide a welcoming, chatty and fun escape for those of us looking to get excited teasing out the finer points of our latest read. For some it’s a monthly dose of sanity, for others it’s a chance to expand into genres they would not normally tackle – but everyone agrees it’s the best way to meet new […]

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Jul, 2018

A Book With NO PICTURES?

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A Book with No Pictures? How can that possibly be interesting? Watch the reaction of the kids on this short video and find out. When this charming book, written and read by B.J. Novak began to gain popularity in bookstores, on YouTube and in the homes of average families it became apparent that children have a sophisticated sense of humour when read to in the right context and with a sense of fun permeating the underpinning early literacy lessons. Children love to be read to, often. And the person whose […]

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May, 2016

Give us your recommendations

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Now you can share or recommend your favourite titles straight from our catalogue. It’s hard to find a new author or title and to have recommendations from someone you know is a great help. Now you can share your favourite titles via social media or email (whether it’s a book, dvd, audio, anything). Go to our catalogue, sign in using your Library Barcode and PIN number *this is the important bit to remember*. Search for the title you’d like to share and click on the icon for how you’d like to […]

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May, 2016

Become a book critic

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Got something to say about the last title you borrowed from the Library? Let everyone know by adding a review to our catalogue – good or bad (no profanities, personal slurs or disrespect please). It’s easy. Just go to our catalogue, sign in using your Library Barcode and PIN number *this is the important bit to remember*. Search for the title you’d like to review and click on Add your review. We’ll publish your review as soon as we possibly can.   So get online and get reviewing. Your opinion counts and […]

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May, 2015

Phone out of juice? We’ve got your back

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How many times have you realised all too late that your phone is almost out of charge? Have you ever been waiting for an important email, but your tablet only has 2% battery left? Here at Western Downs Libraries, we’re proud to announce our brand new charge bars. These stations can charge up to eight devices at once, with a range of cables to suit your needs. You’ll find one of these stations at Chinchilla, Dalby, Miles and Tara branches so keep your eyes peeled in the new year.

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