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Jul, 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 August 21, 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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Jul, 2019

Recovering the Past

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Come along to the Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum to experience our new exhibition: RECOVERING THE PAST Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 25 August 2019 A poignant photographic exploration of the physical and psychological consequences of war, by London based photographer Ian Alderman. Proudly sponsored by the Meandarra/Glenmorgan RSL Sub-Branch For more information contact Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum on 46656147 or email us at meandarra.museum@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Photo credit: #Flanders 6950, Digital photographic print on archival paper, 594 x 841mm, 2018

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Jul, 2019

Safe Space Curated by Christine Morrow

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Safe Space brings together three-dimensional art works by twelve contemporary Australian artists that explore psychological aspects of physical space. It features a range of figurative elements and narrative themes with social, and sometimes political, resonances. Many of the works in this exhibition take as their point of departure: the human body, its dimensions, the spaces it occupies, the narratives that contain it and the theatre or spectacle that unfolds around it. Participating Artists: Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, Alex Seton, Claire Healy + Sean Cordeiro, David Cross, Franz Ehmann, Karla Dickens, Keg de Souza, […]

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Jul, 2019

Call out to Western Downs Artists’

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Call Out to Western Downs Artist’s 2019 Western Downs Regional Artist’ Exhibition | Inside Out John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery 21 October – 10 December 2019 The John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery is proudly sponsored by Murilla Hardware Supplies Artists who live and/or work in the Western Downs Regional Council area are invited to submit work in any media to the 2019 Western Downs Artists’ Exhibition in response to the exhibition theme. Inside Out invites artists to reflect on their personal arts practice by looking ‘in’, to connect with their essence of […]

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Jul, 2019

Recognition by Penny Eamer

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On the Curved Wall Recognition An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Penny Eamer Recognition celebrates an artist’s subconscious recognition of design, composition, line & form, that often lie hidden within our everyday life. EXHIBITION DATES 29 June – 20 August 2019 Image caption: Penny Eamer | Iron lace 2018 | Watercolour and pen and ink on watercolour paper | 42cm x 56cm

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Jul, 2019

STEAM Storytime 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. Please note that there wont be any STEAM Storytime for the month of July, but we will restart again in August. 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 and have fun playing with your children – they […]

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Jun, 2019

Jewellery Making with Sally Harth

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Western Downs Libraries are excited to host Chinchilla local, Sally Harth of Lilac Apple for a jewellery making workshop! Sally will be at the library sharing her knowledge on jewellery making, and you’ll have the chance to create and take home colourful pieces that you’ll love to wear! Cost: $20, includes all materials and a light supper. Location: Chinchilla Library Date: Friday 16 August Time: 6pm–8pm Additional materials may be purchased on the night for those who wish to continue creating at home! Bookings are essential as spaces are limited […]

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Jun, 2019

Attention Moonie!

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Moonie locals, get your pens and calendars out! There are so many fantastic workshops and events coming up at Moonie, you’ll need to write them down! Tuesday 2 July,  9.30am: Bookclub at Moonie Library. Thursday 11 July, 10am: Mark Guthrie Cartoonist workshop. Bookings are essential, register here. Monday 22 July, 10am: Smartphone photo editing workshop with Lynelle Urquhart. Bookings are essential, register here. Monday 29 July, 10am: Smartphone photo editing workshop with Lynelle Urquhart. Bookings are essential, register here. If you need anymore information, please contact 1300COUNCIL, or drop in to […]

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Jun, 2019

#STEAMSquad

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Term 3 of STEAMSquad is coming up quickly, and will run for 6 weeks from 30 July – 4 September. Registration opens at 9am on Monday 22 July! #STEAMSquad is an after-school program for children aged 7–12, held at Chinchilla and Tara Libraries. Each week children participate in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths 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 […]

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Jun, 2019

Create colourful cartoons with Mark Guthrie!

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Create your own colourful cartoons these school holidays with Australian illustrator, author and cartoonist Mark Guthrie. Mark’s creations have come to life through his work with Scholastic, The Disney Channel and Walt Disney Animation Australia. Now you can learn to create cartoons and illustrations just like Mark with a workshop at Western Downs Libraries. Mark will be touring the region in July, bringing his art, jokes and cartoon fun with him! At a glance:  Dalby Library: Monday 8 July – 10am Jandowae Library: Monday 8 July – 2.30pm Wandoan Library: […]

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