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Jun, 2019

What’s on in Meandarra?

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Are you looking for something to do at Meandarra Library? Check out the list below to find out what is happening in our wonderful space. June 24 – Storytime for Kids at Meandarra Library happens at 10.30am – Suitable for children up to 5 years. Everyone welcome. Other events happening in our district: June 18 – Grant Writing Workshop at the Meandarra Hall from 6.00pm. Book your free spot by emailing grants@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au or call 1300 COUNCIL June 20 – Meandarra Craft Group meets at the library at 10.30am. Visitors welcome. […]

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Jun, 2019

The Library – More than books!

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The public library has come a long way from your traditional warehouse of rows of books sitting on shelves. Libraries have adopted to the needs of their audience in the 21st century as we move through the age of information technology, 24/7 access, and on demand services. Western Downs Libraries has a range of services and collections that you may not know about, please check these out on your next visit, or in some cases, from the comfort of your own home! At your local library Public PCs & Wi-Fi: […]

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Jun, 2019

‘Doctor, Doctor’ Storytime in Jandowae

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Doctors and hospitals can be scary, but this month’ Storytime session in Jandowae will aim to help children become more comfortable with them.  Children will be introduced to emergency situations, learn about hygiene, and be encouraged to develop empathy to help others. Books include Dylan the doctor by Guy Parker-Rees and A Day with the Animal Doctors by Sharon Rentta.  Children will love seeing the doctor’s kit which includes bandages, a stethescope, tweezers, x-ray photos and much more! No need to book, just bring the kids down to the Jandowae […]

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May, 2019

Finding the continuing dry disheartening?

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Are you finding the continuous dry weather disheartening?  Is your garden (not to mention winter crops) suffering from lack of rain?  It can be a depressing time for everyone in the family but make the most of the continuing sunny days by getting into the garden.  Maybe you need to rethink your design and plant choices to better suit the current climate? We have a massive range of books to help you get started.  Check out the wonderful selection of gardening resources on our catalogue.  There are many plant guides as well […]

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May, 2019

Have you heard about Kanopy?

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Come in and see us to hear all about the Western Downs Libraries new award-winning video streaming service- Kanopy. Kanopy is an on-demand film streaming service showcasing more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, film festival favourites and indie and classic films. Popular movies streaming now include A Ghost Story, Swiss Army Man and Life After Beth and Colossal, just to name a few. Looking for some kids entertainment? On Kanopy Kids you’ll find tonnes of great movies, TV shows, educational videos, your ABC kids favourites […]

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May, 2019

What’s on in Jandowae

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There’s plenty on in Jandowae this month! May 18 – Jandowae Races – Admission from 12:00pm, General Gate admission $10.  5 Race Program.  Marquee  – $50, includes platters of finger food served throughout the afternoon. Phone Kelly Waddell 0402 313 096. May 18 – Jandowae Junior Rugby League Home Game starting 9am. May 22- National Simultaneous Storytime at the library 11am May 26 – Lion’s Markets at Lion’s Park Jandowae May 29 – “Bugs Galore” Storytime @ the Library 10am June 1-2 – Jandowae Pony Club Gymkhana and Zone 5 […]

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May, 2019

Write your life story with Mardi Sands

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Join Wandoan local Mardi Sands for a workshop on recording your life story. Come along to Wandoan Library on Wednesday 12 June as Mardi passes on her tips and tools to give you the confidence to record your own life story. Turn your memories into an heirloom your family will cherish. At a glance… When: Wednesday 12 June, 2019 9am–2.30pm Where: Wandoan Library Cost: Free, includes a light morning tea and lunch Everyone is welcome and bookings are essential, please call 1300 COUNCIL or click here to book online.

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May, 2019

Capture the small things- Smartphone Photography

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Say goodbye to bad images. Do you have a smartphone? Are you taking full advantage of it’s camera capabilities? Moonie local Lynelle Urquhart will be sharing her expertise in photography at this FREE workshop at Moonie Library. Join us to learn how to get the most out of your smartphone camera. Become more confident in taking and editing photos, and capturing the small things in life; one day they’ll be the big things. Start recording your family and community history today. The workshop will be held on Wednesday 12 June, […]

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May, 2019

Legal Matters workshop

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Do you have a will? Western Downs Libraries are excited to host retired solicitor and Dalby local Glenn Shipway, who will be presenting information sessions on fundamental legal documents. Topics covered include: Wills Estate administration Powers of Attorney Advance Health Directive.   Bookings are essential. Please register here, or phone your nearest branch: Dalby Library, Thursday 13 June, 10am–12pm Chinchilla Library, Thursday 20 June, 10am–12pm Tara Library, Thursday 20 June, 2–4pm **Please note, Glenn will not be providing specific legal advice. All topics covered are of a general nature and […]

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May, 2019

Let’s Talk Gardening workshop

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Get ready for Spring! Moonie Local Gale McKelvie will be sharing her knowledge at a FREE gardening workshop. Learn about: Local soil types Which natives will flourish at your home Pruning different species What to plant and when, for your best garden yet This workshop will be held at the Moonie RTC on Wednesday 26 June, 10am–12pm. Bookings are essential – please click here to book now. A light morning tea will be provided.

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