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Oct, 2019

Tara Bookclub

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Tara Bookclub is a friendly gathering of like minded people who enjoy discovering new authors and reading to enlightenment, create discussion and provide an opportunity to meet new people in the community. We are always welcoming to new member so come and introduce yourself to Tara’s friendly Bookclub.  Come along and share your love of reading, discuss your views and enjoy morning tea – all at the same time. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month at 10.30am,  our next meeting is Thursday 14 November 2019. Our […]

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Oct, 2019

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 14 November 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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Oct, 2019

Meandarra Museum Volunteers Wanted

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Do you have a passion for research or perhaps a flair for arranging and displaying artefacts? The Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum volunteer group is always looking for new members. Our dedicated volunteers devise and construct our new exhibitions, ensure the museum is open for visitors on weekends, and assist with cleaning and maintenance of our precious artefacts. There is no minimum time commitment – we welcome anyone with an interest in our museum! If this sounds like something for you, please contact the Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum on 4665 6147, email meandarra.museum@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au or contact […]

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Oct, 2019

Dungeons & Dragons

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Solve puzzles, combat beasts and create your own adventure with Dungeons and Dragons! Dungeons and Dragons is back by popular demand. Come along to Dalby Library for all the beast slaying, hero making, choose your own adventure action! Saturday 26 October, 6–10pm, If you enjoy role playing games, reading fantasy novels, or playing board games, then Dungeons & Dragons might be for you. Dalby Library’s Dungeons & Dragons night is suitable for all players from complete beginners to experienced adventurers. Registrations are essential to assist our DMs, so please register […]

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Sep, 2019

Tara Technology Support: Let us help you enjoy the digital age

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Get help with your technology troubles with one-to-one basic technology support sessions available at Tara Library between 9.30am and 11.30am each Monday and Tuesday. We tailor each session for your personal needs. For example, we can teach you how to use  your iPad, tablet or laptop. You can also bring along your own device and we will teach you how to achieve the outcomes you want.  Alternatively, you can use our free WiFi to get started. The best part? It is completely FREE. Bookings are essential, so please phone 1300 COUNCIL […]

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Sep, 2019

Storytime with Trevor

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Yes, that’s right — Trevor our Story Dog is getting his very own Storytime session. Saturday mornings will never be the same again! Now they’ll be filled with reading, singing, playing, talking and barking. Storytime with Trevor will be held every Saturday morning at 10am from 12 October until 23 November at Dalby Library. Do you love books about dogs as much as Trevor? Try Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey or Too Hot for Spots by Mini Goss. Other books you may enjoy include Long Dog by James Davies or My […]

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Sep, 2019

Storytime at Dalby

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Dalby Library has a lot to offer. Getting to know your local library can be a part of learning about and loving books. You can borrow great children’s books for free. This means you can have lots of books in your home for your child to explore — and it won’t cost you a cent. Reading and sharing stories can: help your child get to know sounds, words and language and develop early literacy skills learn to value books and stories spark your child’s imagination and stimulate curiosity help your […]

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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

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). The group meets on the 3rd Friday of the month. 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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May, 2019

2019 Year of Indigenous Languages

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Keep indigenous languages alive. The Aboriginal language spoken in the Dalby area is the Barrunggam language. Barrunggam is also spelt as Barungam, Barrungama or Parrungoom as well as referred to as Murrumgama or Murrumningama – this may in fact refer to a dialect or regional variation as there are a couple of known dialects within Barunggam, including Bunyinni which was spoken on Jimbour Station. Would you like to know more? Reserve a copy of the following books from your local library – Welcome to Country by Marcia Langton or Languages […]

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