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Apr, 2019

Calm Hearts Calm Minds

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Term 2 for Yoga Storytime is coming. Children aged 6 – 11 can come to the Library to stretch, breathe and meditate the stresses of school away each Tuesday from 3.30pm – 4.30pm between 7 May and 11 June 2019. It is well known that yoga has benefits for all ages including: building capacity for managing stress and difficult emotions, improving concentration and increasing confidence and positive body image. These sessions will be relaxing but fun so click here to book in. To keep up to date with what’s on connect […]

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Apr, 2019

#STEAMSquad

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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 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 (9–12). Children will be […]

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Apr, 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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Apr, 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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Apr, 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. Our upcoming themes: 26 April – Ocean 31 May – Robots   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 […]

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Apr, 2019

Hop into the library these school holidays

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If your kids are looking for something do to over the school holidays,  bring them down to the Jandowae library.  We have a large range of exciting books for children of all ages to read including Adam Frost’s Fox Investiagtes – a Whiff of Mystery, Andy Griffiths’ Frog on a Log in a Bog, and Emily Rodd’s Star of Deltora The Towers of Illica and many more. Can’t make it to the library? Hear your favourite Storybooks with Story Box Library, stream movies for free with Kanopy, or update your […]

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Apr, 2019

Storytime for Bubs

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90% of your child’s brain development happens in their first 5 years! Give your bub the best start in life with Storytime for Bubs! During our Storytime for Bubs sessions we sing lots of songs, share stories, and introduce learning games and sensory experiences. Storytime is a friendly and relaxed session with the aim of encouraging your baby’s development and supporting you in being your child’s first and most important teacher. Sharing stories and rhymes, signs, talking and playing with your child from birth, builds a foundation for your child’s future […]

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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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Mar, 2019

Storytime at Jandowae Library

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The Jandowae Storytime theme for April is Balloons!  Storytime will kick off on Wednesday 17th April from 10–11am with music, dancing, craft and stories.  The session will encourage active participation and focus on letter recognition of the letter ‘B’. Storytime is best suited to children aged 5 and under.  So come along and join Mrs Taylor for Storytime at Jandowae Library! Balloons are lots of fun so why not float away in a good book over the school holidays.  To follow the theme we have My Dad’s a Balloon and […]

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