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Oct, 2019

Holistic Meditation

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Take a deep breath in, clear your mind and find your inner tranquility. Join Lisa at Chinchilla Library as she walks you through the steps to achieving a mentally clear, emotionally calm and stable state.  Relaxation has never been easier with our free, easy workshop. Join us at Chinchilla Library on Wednesday 20 November at 6pm for an evening of meditation and relaxation. Places are limited so bookings are essential. Register here or contact 1300COUNCIL for more information.

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Oct, 2019

#STEAMSquad: Term 4 registrations open soon!

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#STEAMSquad is an after-school program for children aged 7 to 12. 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. In Term 4, #STEAMSquad will be held in Chinchilla and Tara every week from Tuesday 29 October to Wednesday 4 December. Registrations open Monday 14 October at 9am  CHINCHILLA  Senior #STEAMSquad is suitable for children aged 9-12 and is held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3.30–4.30pm. Register Here […]

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Oct, 2019

New Hot Speed Reads Collection

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Now at Western Downs Libraries is our new Hot Speed Reads collection. Get the latest titles from popular authors without delay with these ten-day loan items.   Our current Hot Speed Reads are… The Institute by Stephen King Starting From Now by Fleur McDonald The Guardians by John Grisham Khaki Town by Judy Nunn The Dark Side by Danielle Steele Vendetta in Death by J.D. Robb The Last Paradise by Di Morrissey A Better Man by Louise Penny The Night Fire by Michael Connelly Westwind by Ian Rankin The Giver […]

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Oct, 2019

Bookenders Bookclub in Chinchilla

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Do you love to talk about books at every opportunity? Been thinking about expanding your reading horizons? Want to meet some like-minded people or make some new friends? Join the Club! Bookenders Bookclub is a great way to venture outside your reading comfort-zone. This month we are reading The Arsonist: A Mind of Fire by Chloe Hoper. On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley, then sat on the roof of his house to watch the inferno. […]

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Oct, 2019

Fun Palaces are here

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Imagine, create and explore at Fun Palaces! Get hands-on with interactive art, science experiments, virtual reality, robotics and more! Fun Palaces are fun for the whole family, and everyone is welcome at these free events! Come on down to a library near you and experience Fun Palaces for yourself! All you need is a little smile, a healthy dose of curiosity, a touch of imagination and a whole lot of enthusiasm. At a glance… Tara: Tuesday 15 October, 9.30am–12.30pm Chinchilla: Saturday 19 October, 9am–12pm Dalby: Saturday 2 November, 9am–12pm Keep up with all […]

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Sep, 2019

Storytime for Toddlers

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Your toddlers are active, cheeky, and constantly learning. With songs and rhymes, stories, movement and activities, Storytime for Toddlers is an interactive session geared towards developing your child’s early literacy capabilities.   This is an interactive session between parent (or caregiver) and toddlers best suited to ages 1-3 years, but all are welcome: Dalby Library – Tuesdays, 10.30am Chinchilla Library – Fridays, 9.30am All sessions will continue throughout the school holidays!   With funding through the State Government’s First Five Forever initiative, we’ve been able to put a concerted effort into research […]

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Aug, 2019

Storytime at Chinchilla

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Storytime is held at Chinchilla Library at 9.30am every Friday. There are lots of exciting things happening over the next few weeks! Don’t forget Storytime for Toddlers will continue throughout the school holidays! Our Storytime sessions are made up of four components – read, talk, play and sing. Of course reading occurs each Storytime, and the books are carefully selected to reflect the interests and ages of the children that we expect to attend. But it’s the value-adding components that make our Storytime sessions so special – singing songs and […]

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Aug, 2019

Get online with Be Connected!

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Learning about computers can seem intimidating and complicated but it doesn’t have to be. Western Downs Libraries is making digital literacy easy with Be Connected. Whether you are a job seeker looking to expand your skill set, or someone who has never touched a computer before, Be Connected is for you. Improve your skills with computers, apps and mobile devices with the assistance of our supportive staff and volunteers. Your learning experience is tailored to your personal requirements and skill level with the huge range of available lessons. Be Connected […]

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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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Feb, 2019

Conversations in English Chinchilla

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NEW TIME! Tuesdays from 1 – 2.30pm at the Chinchilla Library. Conversations in English (CinE) is an award-winning, free friendship group for those who have English as a second language. Is English your second (or third, or fourth) language? Or are you a natural speaker wanting to help those new to our language? If so, please come along to our Conversations in English Classes. They are designed to help participants practice their English in a friendly and supportive environment with the help of community volunteers. To join the conversation and meet new and interesting friends contact […]

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