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Jan, 2019

Bookclub – Where Great Minds Think Alike

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It doesn’t matter if you’re into Shakespeare or Sci-fi, Christian Grey or Dorian Gray you’re certain to find something new to read at one of our popular Bookclubs. Bookclubs meet all over our region and provide a welcoming, chatty and fun escape for those of us looking to get excited teasing out the finer points of our latest read. For some it’s a monthly dose of sanity, for others it’s a chance to expand into genres they would not normally tackle – but everyone agrees it’s the best way to meet new […]

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Dec, 2018

Kids on Tour

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Experience and explore contemporary art with the popular Kids On Tour workshops from the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. Workshops will be held at the Lapunyah Art Gallery, Chinchilla, and are FREE! Bookings are essential. Suitable for all ages (preschool and younger children must be accompanied by an adult).   Workshops will be held on: Monday 14 January, 10.30-11.30am Tuesday 15 January, 10.30-11.30am Wednesday 16 January, 10.30-11.30am Friday 18 January, 10.30-11.30am   Contact the Art Gallery on 4668 9908 or lapunyah@nulloutlook.com for bookings or more information  

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Dec, 2018

We’re changing our opening hours!

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We’ve got some exciting news… As of next year, we’ll be opening earlier in Chinchilla, Dalby and Miles! You’ll now be able to access the Miles, Chinchilla and Dalby libraries from 9am, Monday to Saturday! Get ready, these changes will come into effect from Wednesday 2 January, 2019. Opening Hours Dalby & Chinchilla Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm Saturday 9am – 12pm   Miles Saturday 9am – 12pm We can’t wait to see you at the library bright and early in 2019!    

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Oct, 2018

Remembrance Day

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Remembrance Day is approaching once again and this year it is a significant anniversary, being 100 years since the end of the First World War. The armistice came into effect at 11am on 11 November 1918. In Australia and other Allied countries,  11 November became known as Armistice Day — a day to remember those who died in the First World War. Today the loss of Australian lives from all wars, conflicts and peace operations is commemorated on Remembrance Day. While war is a serious topic, it is often great ammunition for a […]

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Oct, 2018

Photo Preservation

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Do you have treasured family photos that you want to preserve? Take the opportunity from Monday 5 November to Friday 9 November to scan your precious family memorabilia. In conjunction with our Military History Workshops to commemorate Remembrance Day, Dalby Library will once again have the photo preservation unit available for you to use. You can digitise: Printed photographs (up to A4 size) Film negatives (35mm, medium format, 4 x 5 inch) Photo slides (35mm) Documents (up to A4 size) The station can be booked for a 2 hour session. Bookings […]

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Oct, 2018

Author Review – Chelsea Cain

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Chelsea Cain lived the first few years of her life on an Iowa commune, then grew up in Bellingham, Washington, where the infamous Green River Killer was the boogeyman of her youth.  She started writing Heartsick to kill time while she was pregnant.  Also the author of Confessions of a Teen Slueth, a parody based on the life of Nancy Drew, several nonfiction titles, an a weekly column in the Oregonian.  Chelsea Cain lives in Portland with her husband and daughter. Come into your library or check out our catalogue […]

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Oct, 2018

Wandoan Photo Challenge entries

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Invitation to interested persons who would like to view the winning entries that where received for the Wandoan Photo Challenge. Wandoan Library is open Monday to Friday – 9.00 am -5.00 pm    

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Oct, 2018

Bell Library hours have changed

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Local library users might have noticed that our staffed hours have changed at the Bell Library. You can still access the library Monday – Saturday, however if you’d like to speak with our Library Services Officer, you’ll need to visit on Wednesday or Thursday!   The Library will now be staffed on: Wednesday: 1.30pm – 4.30pm Thursday: 9am – 12pm   You can still access the library as usual on: Monday: 9am – 3pm Tuesday: 9am – 3pm Wednesday: 9am – 4.30pm Thursday: 9am – 3pm Friday: 9am – 3pm […]

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Jul, 2018

Need help with a DIY job?

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Or looking for a new hobby? Maybe knitting, gardening, craft or a new recipe for a cold winter’s night? We have books that will help you learn or extend that hobby. For example, new on our shelves is the book Supercraft: easy projects for every weekend by Sophie Pester and Catherina Burns which features 52 craft ideas that you could try this weekend. Pop on down and see library staff and they will show you the Lifestyle section where you are sure to find a new hobby to try this […]

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Jun, 2018

Let Lynda be Your New Favourite Teacher

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As a member of Western Downs Libraries, you have unlimited access to thousands of online video courses on Lynda.com! Not sure what Lynda is? Then you’ve come to the right place! Lynda is home to one of the largest databases of online training videos and courses. On this magical website, you can learn everything including business, software and creative skills. If you’re studying in school, Lynda has an entire library dedicated to primary, senior and tertiary educated students. Click here to explore everything Lynda has to offer for students (as well as […]

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