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Apr, 2019

Storytime for Kids at Bell

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Storytime for Kids is held at the Bell State School library, in conjunction with the eKindy and Prep classes. All storytime sessions are open to the public and members of the Bell Playgroup. The next session will be held on Wednesday 24 April 2019, at 12.15pm. If you have any questions about Storytime in Bell, please contact Pam at the Bell Library bell.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au. 2019 sessions: Wednesday 24 April, 12.15pm Wednesday 22 May, 12.15pm – National Simultaneous Storytime day Tuesday 4 June, 9.30am – Special visit by children’s author Tania Cox Wednesday […]

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Apr, 2019

Quirky Mystery and Crime

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Cinnamon Rolls, Naked Ladies, Bollywood Stars and witches oh my! If your idea of Mystery and Crime novels is more grim thriller and psychological suspense then it’s time to investigate a little further. Hidden throughout our shelves are titles to tingle your taste buds and arouse your curiosity such as Cinnamon Roll Murder by Joanne Fluke and The Siren’s Sting by Miranda Darling. Here’s some clues to get your search started. For history lovers try: Death in St Petersburg and others by Tasha Alexander. He Lover of Death by Boris […]

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Apr, 2019

Tech Savvy for Seniors

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Tech Savvy for Seniors    Western Downs Libraries is pleased to once again be running free Tech Savvy for Seniors sessions across all our branches. This year we are offering new topics, so there’s sure to be something helpful to everyone. ***Participants must have basic computer and mouse skills.*** Bookings can be made through Eventbrite or by calling your local library. Morning sessions will have morning tea provided and afternoon sessions will have afternoon tea provided. Session times are as follows:   WANDOAN  Wednesday 10 April 2019 10am – 12pm     […]

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Apr, 2019

Storytime is for Everyone!

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Young children are active, cheeky, and constantly learning. With songs and rhymes, stories, movement and activities, our interactive and fun Storytime sessions are geared towards developing your child’s early literacy capabilities. Storytime is held at all of our branches. Find one near you: Bell Storytime Chinchilla Storytime for Bubs Chinchilla Storytime for Toddlers Chinchilla Yoga Storytime Dalby Storytime for Bubs Dalby Storytime for Toddlers Dalby Yoga Storytime Jandowae Storytime Meandarra Storytime Miles Storytime Moonie Storytime Tara Storytime Wandoan Storytime for Bubs Wandoan Storytime for Toddlers With funding through the State […]

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Jan, 2019

Kanopy – free movie streaming

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We love movies so we’re pumped about our free movie streaming service, Kanopy. Kanopy lets you stream up to 10 movies per month, absolutely free. All you need is your library card. Visit www.wdrc.kanopy.com/ Create an account Enter your library card number and PIN (last 4 digits of card number) Enjoy 10 movies per month, absolutely free! Don’t forget we have a whole eLibrary for you to enjoy! Check out BorrowBox, RB Digital, and StoryBox Library to access books, audiobooks, magazines and kids stories online and absolutely free!

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Oct, 2018

Bell Library hours have changed

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Local library users might have noticed that our staffed hours have changed at the Bell Library. You can still access the library Monday – Saturday, however if you’d like to speak with our Library Services Officer, you’ll need to visit on Wednesday or Thursday!   The Library will now be staffed on: Wednesday: 1.30pm – 4.30pm Thursday: 9am – 12pm   You can still access the library as usual on: Monday: 9am – 3pm Tuesday: 9am – 3pm Wednesday: 9am – 4.30pm Thursday: 9am – 3pm Friday: 9am – 3pm […]

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Jun, 2018

Story Box Library

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Story Box Library is an engaging educational resource that inspires reading in kids of all ages, improving language and literacy skills along the way. Story Box Library was created to: Engage children with stories and voices to make personal connections develop vital language and literacy skills combat endless online searching for quality literacy resources; and get kids excited about reading and let imaginations fly! Best of all, it’s free for families via participating public libraries (that’s us)! See and hear your favourite stories come to life, read by Nick Cave, Justine Clarke, […]

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Mar, 2018

Sunday Bookclub in Bell

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Do you love discussing the books you read? Are your potplants wilting under the pressure of all your reading rants? You need the Sunday Bookclub! The Sunday Bookclub meets on the last Sunday of the month in the morning for coffee and discussion, at Pips n Cherries café in Bell. If you love reading and talking about books, you are welcome to join this friendly bunch. Contact: Alexis at jracgreen@nullgmail.com Looking for a Bookclub closer to you? Click here for details of Bookclubs at our other branches.

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Mar, 2018

Birding with Bernice at Bell

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The Bell Birdwatching Group is back for 2019! If you’re thinking about joining the group, you can contact Bernice Seton (Life Member of Birds Queensland). What a great way to learn more about native species, whilst touring the Western Downs region! Contact: Bernice (0427) 631 080, or Ruth bellbunyacommunitycentre@nullgmail.com.

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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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