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Mar, 2019

Create at Dogwood

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Create at Dogwood MiniMakers Reverse Garbage Workshop Mini Beasts, Bugs and Creepy Crawlies Saturday 27 April, 10.30am-12.00pm For school aged children. $5 per child Children of all ages are fascinated by nature and love creepy crawlies. In this workshop we will be making riveting invertebrates, enthralling arthropods and curious crustaceans. Using community collected bottle tops and collage techniques and an array of salvaged materials, this touring workshop series from Woolloongabba will inspire creativity with the team from Reverse Garbage providing cardboard circles, bendy wire, microfiche (for wings) and foam pieces together with non-toxic […]

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Mar, 2019

Storytime STEAMSquad at Chinchilla

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Chinchilla is changing up their Storytime sessions, and introducing a Storytime STEAMSquad! Storytime for Toddlers is held every Friday at 9.30am, at the Chinchilla Library. But for the LAST Friday of March, April and May, we will run Storytime STEAMSquad instead. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning happens naturally every day as children explore, play and try new things.  When children play, they explore and build skills and theories about the world. Come along to our very first Storytime STEAMSquad next Friday 29 March, and have fun learning […]

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Mar, 2019

Now Showing ~ Wanton, Wild & Unimagined

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Wanton, Wild & Unimagined by Alison McDonald John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery Wanton,Wild & Unimagined is a playful exhibition of sculptured recycled plastics that stirs the imagination and evokes environmental reflection. By converting masses of everyday objects into visually aesthetic conceptual discoveries, McDonald’s artwork communicates the optimism in regenerating rubbish, whilst raising questions about the relationship we have with plastic and its supposed sustainability. A travelling exhibition organised by Umbrella Studio contemporary arts, toured by Museums & Galleries Queensland. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program; and supported […]

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Mar, 2019

#STEAMSquad 2019

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Registration opens at 9am on Tuesday 23 April! Term 2 of STEAMSquad will run for 6 weeks from 7 May – 12 June. #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 […]

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Mar, 2019

Beginner’s Guide to Travel Photography

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Dalby Library is thrilled to be hosting local photographer Janine Waters to present a Beginners Guide to Travel Photography. Whether you use a mobile phone camera, an iPad, a point and shoot digital camera or a digital SLR camera, these workshops will have something for you! Janine will cover topics such as: How to avoid common mistakes such as blurred photos Composition situations that work How to make your photos more interesting How to work with natural light Whether your photography interest is people, landscapes, flowers, architecture, or something else entirely these […]

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Feb, 2019

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 March 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

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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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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