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Jan, 2019

Coming Soon ~ Boss Drovers

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Join us for the Official Exhibition Opening of Boss Drovers A Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Touring Exhibition John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery A touring exhibition of works by Robert MacPherson, one of Australia’s most highly regarded contemporary artists, now in the QAGOMA Collection. Works will be accompanied by a tailor-made digital interactive titled Drover Muster to encourage audience participation and engagement with the artist’s concepts and content. The exhibition will be opened by Roma drover Bill Little, who has undertaken one of Australia’s last great long-distance droving ventures, Brinkworth’s […]

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Jan, 2019

Coming Soon ~ Mulga Bill’s Bicycle

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Mulga Bill’s Bicycle Darling Downs Textile Art Group Participating Artists: Gillian Knott, Sue Schmidt, Jenny Burgess, Sandra Tessmann, Noelle Hodges, Hilary Fogerty, Margie Creek, Elizabeth Schmidt, Robyn Anderson, Jan Scudamore and Kaye Joyce A collection of eleven panels created by members of the Darling Downs Textile Art Group illustrating Banjo Patterson’s famous verse Mulga Bill’s Bicycle. Arranged in sequence, each panel brings a different set of lines to life, narrating through simple imagery to add momentum and dramatic effect. Using predominately textile fibre medium, various forms of fabric manipulation are […]

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Jan, 2019

Kids on Tour

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Experience and explore contemporary art with the popular Kids On Tour workshops from the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. Workshops will be held at the Lapunyah Art Gallery, Chinchilla, and are FREE! Bookings are essential. Suitable for all ages (preschool and younger children must be accompanied by an adult).   Workshops will be held on: Monday 14 January, 10.30-11.30am Tuesday 15 January, 10.30-11.30am Wednesday 16 January, 10.30-11.30am Friday 18 January, 10.30-11.30am   Contact the Art Gallery on 4668 9908 or lapunyah@nulloutlook.com for bookings or more information  

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Jan, 2019

#STEAMSquad 2019

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Registration opens at 9am on Monday 4 February! #STEAMSquad is an after-school program for children aged 7-12, held at Chinchilla, Dalby and Tara Libraries. Each week children participate in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities in a fun, hands-on environment. Our aim is to give ALL children the opportunity to experience tomorrow’s skills, today. Due to popular demand, this year we will have a Junior #STEAMSquad (7-8) and Senior #STEAMSquad (9-12). Children will be divided into groups depending on their age and abilities, allowing staff to target the skills […]

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Dec, 2018

Storytime for Kids with Karen and Chris

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Come in and join the fun at our Storytime for Kids! Karen or Chris will be singing, reading a fantastic story, and making some great craft to take home. Our next Storytime is February 13, 2019 Time: 9.30-10.30am Storytime for Kids is best suited to ages 3–5 years, but everyone is welcome. Enquiries to 1300 COUNCIL or wandoan.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Looking for Storytime at a branch near you? Click here for other Storytime sessions.

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Dec, 2018

January School Holiday Activities

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The curious comes to life these school holidays at your Library.   Bell Library (bookings essential – click here to book now) Wednesday 16 January, 10am-12pm – Stop motion: Aliens and cupcakes come to life: Part 1 Prop-making (6+) Wednesday 23 January, 10am-12pm – Stop motion: Aliens and cupcakes come to life: Part 2 Recording (6+)   Chinchilla Library (bookings essential – click here to book now) Tuesday 8 January, 2.30-3.30pm – Cootie catchers animal chatterboxes (6+) Thursday 10 January, 2.30-3.30pm – Dragon Eggs: make your own magical egg (6+) Tuesday […]

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Nov, 2018

Melon Fest art competition

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Melon Fest is fast approaching. We even have the Big Melon to prove it! Have you been inspired? Enter the 2019 Melon Festival Art Competition. It is open to all ages and creative styles, with lots of prizes to be won.   So, put on your thinking cap, Dust off the pencils… Pull out the paint… Throw a pot… Break some glass… Snap a photo… Fire up the welder… Download the software… Plug in the sewing machine… And get your creative juices flowing.   Entries close on 14 January 2019, […]

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Mar, 2017

Are you a ‘Crafty Cat’?

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Thursdays are Making Days at Bell Community Centre! The Bell Art Group has Painting Days on Thursdays, and the studio is open to arty people of all persuasions. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced crafter, you’re welcome to join in. Bring your own craft projects or just come for a ‘yarn’. When: Each Thursday from 9.00am Where: The studio, Bell Bunya Community Centre, 71 Maxwell Street Bell 4408 For more details, contact Ruth at bellbunyacommunitycentre@nullgmail.com.

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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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