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Mar, 2019

Military History Workshop – Chinchilla

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Do you have family that served in the military? Would you like to know more about their service history but don’t know where to start? To commemorate ANZAC Day, Chinchilla Library is holding a workshop to help you research your family’s military history. During the two hour session you will be introduced to online resources such as nominal rolls, embarkation rolls, service records, unit war diaries, and photographs,where you can find out information about your relative’s military service. You will be provided with an information sheet with links to the […]

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Mar, 2019

Book Sale at Chinchilla Library

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What is a readers dream come true? The Friends of the Library book sale of course! Mystery, romance, fantasy,  non-fiction, and more, all in need of a new home, all at a bargain. Who knows what hidden treasure you may find? Make sure to bring along some cash and bags or boxes to load up with books! One day only at: Fuller’s Place Chinchilla Saturday 30 March 8:30 am – 11:30 am  

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Mar, 2019

World Science Festival

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Science is the foundation of the world around us, it explains everything from the air we breathe to the site you are reading this on. Through interactive events, discussions and activities, the World Science Festival aims to open the minds of those both young and old to the wonders of science. Chemistry, physics, biology, coding, robots, whatever takes your interest there is bound to be an activity for you. So why not come and learn something new? Join us for the Chinchilla Community day! 30 March 2019 at the Chinchilla […]

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Mar, 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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Mar, 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. 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 to our very first Storytime STEAMSquad next Friday 29 March, and have fun learning […]

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Mar, 2019

Exciting News – 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! Our upcoming sessions: 22 March – I went walking *** with special guest Brooke, from Therapy Alliance Group! 29 March – Storytime STEAMsquad ***New Program*** click here to find out more about what we have planned! 5 April – Going on a bear hunt 12 April – Easter theme 19 April – No Storytime, Library is closed over Easter 26 April – Storytime STEAMsquad   Don’t forget Storytime […]

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Mar, 2019

#STEAMSquad 2019

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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 Math 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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Feb, 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. Members are currently reading “A world of other people” by Steven Carroll, and will discuss it at the next meet on Thursday 7 March. London, 1941, and the threat of daily bombings hangs in the air. Jim, a young Australia pilot, has suffered an unbearable loss when he […]

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Feb, 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:   DALBY  Wednesday 6 March 2019 10am – 12pm:  […]

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Feb, 2019

Get your town on the tourist map

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Ever wondered what your customers really think about your business? Interested in building your online profile, or using free tools to connect with both locals and visitors? Get your town on the tourist map is a free 2 hour workshop covering a range of free, online tools for business owners to engage with customers, including the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, as well as Google Maps and Google reviews. This workshop is ideal for businesses and community groups providing services such as: Accommodation Hospitality Activities or attractions Services catering to […]

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