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Jun, 2017

The RBdigital App

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It’s official: people of the Western Downs love Audiobooks. Whether it’s farmers listening as they do endless hours of tractor work, people listening as they commute to work or students reading for school (or fun!), we are listening to our books more than ever. To meet this demand, Western Downs Libraries have made accessing audible content easier than ever, thanks to the new RB Digital app. Now you can browse all of your eAudiobooks and eMagazines in one place! If you’re having trouble accessing the app, or finding it difficult to […]

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Apr, 2017

Trade Exhibition

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On Saturday 19 May, delegates will have the exciting opportunity to mingle and chat with an array of industry professionals who offer quality services, programs and products that support children’s literacy and language development. The Trade Exhibition will be available for delegates to explore during registration, morning tea and lunch. We encourage you to approach these organisations, have a chat, and discover what resources are available for your industry!   Sound Text Media James Bennett Elizabeth Richards Dalby Speech Pathology EDSCO Goondir Health Services In Safe Hands Nutrition Australia Val […]

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Apr, 2017

Housebound Deliveries

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For those clients who are unable to access the library themselves, we are happy to come to them. All formats are available through this service, including books, DVDs, and magazines. We also visit nursing homes and hospitals, and welcome volunteers who enjoy helping us to deliver this socially enriching service to those who need it most. If you, or someone you know, are unable to visit the library due to age or disability (permanent or temporary) please contact the library on 1300COUNCIL or email library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au to register for this service.

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Mar, 2017

Ancestry.com at Your Library

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Get free access to Ancestry.com at your local Library branch? Trace your family story with a family tree – Ancestry.com make it easy. If you visit one of our nine library branches, you can access this great resource on any of our public computers for FREE. Discover your family today. Click here to access the website while you’re at the library to begin tracing your family history! You might be surprised at what you will find.

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Jan, 2017

Lynda.com for Job Hunters!

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Are you a recent graduate from secondary or tertiary education? Perhaps you’re a person who is looking to transition into a new role, industry or organisation? It’s a new year, and the perfect time to gain some new skills. Lynda.com is free for all Queensland public library members, with over 5,000 online courses including business, technology and creative skills. Lynda.com has new courses added every week but many earlier courses remain popular. Some of the most popular include ‘Foundations of programming fundamentals’ (viewed over 8.8 million times), ‘Excel 2013 essential […]

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Sep, 2016

Lynda.com for Everyone!

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Did you know that as a Western Downs Libraries member, you can join Lynda.com for free? THAT’S RIGHT! All you have to do is click here and create a free account using your library card – it’s that easy! Lynda is a huge website specifically designed to help you improve your skills. If you want to learn about Windows 10, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, or anything else computer-related, they have that! Maybe you are more of a creative soul? Lynda can help with that too. From photography tutorials to courses in the […]

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Aug, 2016

Lynda Will be Your New Best Friend

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Did you know that as a member of Western Downs Libraries, you have full and free access to an amaaazing website called Lynda.com? Never heard of it? Well now is your chance to explore the thousands of online video courses available to you from Lynda; all you have to do is create an account by clicking here and you’ll be ready to get started. From courses in software, to ones that will help expand your creative side, or even courses that will develop your business skills, Lynda has it all. Need some […]

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Aug, 2016

Work With Us or Volunteer

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  Current Vacancies   Check for current Library vacancies through Western Downs Regional Council’s website.   Volunteer with the Library Volunteering at Western Downs Libraries is a life-enriching, rewarding experience. Volunteers work side-by-side with Council employees to strengthen customer service and programs, and enhance the Library’s relationship with the local community. There are many opportunities to suit different interests and skills; we need and appreciate help with all manner of Library tasks.   Who can Volunteer? Western Downs Libraries has opportunities available for adults and teens (ages 13 and up) […]

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Aug, 2016

Have You Met Lynda?

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Western Downs Libraries has partnered with Lynda.com through State Library of Queensland to help all of its members become experts in… well.. anything! If you are a Queensland Public Library member, you have free and unlimited access to thousands of online video courses. If you’re interested in learning a new hobby, developing some professional skills to further your career, or if you just can never quite remember how to do that one thing on your computer, Lynda is for you. Sign up to Lynda today to get started. All you […]

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