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Feb, 2020

Miles Bookclub

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Miles Bookclub will meet 10am, Saturday 7 March. Combining epigrammatic brilliance and shrewd social observation, the works collected in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays are edited with an introduction, commentaries and notes by Richard Allen Cave in Penguin Classics. ‘To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness’ The Importance of Being Earnest is a glorious comedy of mistaken identity, which ridicules codes of propriety and etiquette. Manners and morality are also victims of Wilde’s sharp wit in […]

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Feb, 2020

Wandoan Bookclub

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Love a good book and enjoy sharing your thoughts on the book? Wandoan Library has our very own Bookclub and our next get together will be on Thursday 12 March at 3.30 pm. Looking for a Bookclub closer to you? Click here for details of Bookclubs at our other branches.

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Feb, 2020

Story Central is the place to be!

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Story Central has returned to support your reading addiction. Story Central is an afternoon of discussion, reading, writing and exploring. We share our favourite books, discover new authors, write alternative (better) endings, and generally just have fun with like-minded young people.  The 6 week program is assisted by a professional teacher, but will never feel like homework.  It is a chance to extend yourself and take a new path and be surprised where you journey to. Story Central is held every Thursday during Term 1 at 3.30-4.30pm. It’s not to […]

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Feb, 2020

The Tara Book Club

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Why would you want to join a book club? Why wouldn’t you! Here’s a few reason why you should: Reading is good for your brain. Book clubs are sociable. Discussion stimulates the brain. Catch up with old or new friends. Expand your reading horizons. Books and coffee go well together. Face it, Book clubs are fun! “The Tara Book Club”  is a friendly gathering of like-minded people who meet each month for book-based discussion and an opportunity to connect with other lovers of reading and books, and meet new people […]

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Feb, 2020

Win tickets to Words Out West Fest

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Library Lover’s Day is coming up and to celebrate we are giving readers a chance to win one of several double ‘day passes’ for Words Out West Fest! Simply borrow a book from any of our Western Downs Libraries Branches from Saturday 1 to Saturday 8 February to go into the draw to win a double ‘day pass’ to Words Out West Fest. Just by borrowing a book you and a friend can enjoy the Saturday or Sunday program for free. Terms and Conditions Winners must be over 15 years […]

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Nov, 2019

Bookenders Bookclub in Chinchilla

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Books have so much to offer! Finding a good one can take us on a journey, teach us amazing things, make us laugh, keep us up all night when we have to be at work the next day. Books have a way of making us feel the whole rainbow of emotions.  Bookenders Bookclub is a great way to venture outside your reading comfort-zone. The Bookenders Bookclub starts back on Thursday 6 February at the Chinchilla Library at 5.00pm, and new members are welcome to join us! Come along to our […]

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Sep, 2019

Dalby Bookclub is on 26 February 2020

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We’re staying close to roots this month as the weather is finally getting warmer. Our Bookclub book for October is White Earth by  Dalby local author Andrew McGahan. Our regular meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month 10.30am–11.30am. Our next meeting is on Wednesday 26 February 2020. Bookings preferred. Contact Dalby Library on (07) 4679 4474 or email dalby.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au. We can’t wait to see you there! Looking for a Bookclub closer to you? Click here for details of Bookclubs at our other branches.

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May, 2019

Debut Australian Authors

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Sink your teeth into a fantastic new book or check out a debut novel from an Australian author! We’ve got some fantastic new books at the library at the moment including: Beneath the mother tree  “Beneath the Mother Tree plays out in a unique and wild Australian setting, interweaving Indigenous history and Irish mythology.”                 Sign “A captivating novel full of strength, courage and the struggle to overcome silence.” The Van Apfel Girls are gone “Blackly comic, sharply observed and observed and wonderfully endearing, this is […]

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Feb, 2019

The Lost Man – Jane Harper’s new release her best yet

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Jane Harper has provided the Australian Mystery & Crime genre with another fantastic story set in the very heart of the outback. Based on a fictional outback station near, a town strikingly similar to Birdsville, two brothers attempt to come to grips with the unusual death of their third brother, and attempt to unearth how it this tragedy occurred. Their brother Cam has been found dead beneath an old stockman’s grave at an isolated spot on the 30,000 acre property. His brother Lee, already an outcast from the closest town, […]

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Jan, 2019

Moonie Bookclub

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Happy New Year to all our wonderful Community and borrowers.  We trust you had a safe Christmas and hope that 2020 will bring much health, happiness and RAIN!  Thank you for your support throughout 2019, we have had many laughs, coffees, a little bit of reading and lots of fun.  The highlight of the year for me was our movie and lunch day so I look forward to organising another soon. I hope you all enjoyed your Bookclub themed mystery Christmas wrapped title and I look forward to our next […]

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