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Aug, 2019

Get ‘appy’ at Moonie Library. Photography Apps with Lynelle Urquhart.

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Come along to Moonie Library and get ‘appy’ with Lynelle Urquhart! First Lynelle showed us how to use our smartphones and tablets to take great photos. Then Lynelle showed us how to edit our great photos. Now Lynelle is back to introduce us all to the apps that we can use to get creative and have fun with our favourite photos! At a glance: Monday 16 September 10am Please RSVP to moonie.rtc@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au to book your place!  Get in quick, places are limited!

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Jul, 2019

Publish your own photobook

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It’s never been so easy to turn your memories into a high-quality photobook! Photobooks are a modern take on the traditional photo album, presented and printed as a professional quality book, conveniently mailed to your home. We’re excited to be hosting free workshops where you can learn how to use inexpensive online tools to turn your happy snaps into a cookbook, children’s book, travel journal, graduation or family album. At a glance…  Dalby:  Thursday 1 August 10am Chinchilla: Thursday 1 August 10am Wandoan: Friday 2 August 10am Tara: Monday 5 […]

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Jul, 2019

Your Photography Journey starts here!

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You can live your best life with a little help from your library! We’re happy to offer our library members access to the entire library of Lynda.com training videos and courses. For photography enthusiasts, Lynda.com has 876 Courses and 32,554 Video Tutorials relating to photography! Photography courses and tutorials cover the following subjects: Visual Effects (154) Cameras + Gear (150) Raw Processing (122) Lighting (103) Masking + Compositing (91) Portraits (84) Compositing (70) Photo Management (70) Color Correction (54) iPhone, iPod, iPad (54) Retouching (50) Sharing Photos (38) Photography Foundations (32) DSLR Video (29) Black and White (27) HDR (18) Night + Low Light (17) Plugin (16) Restoration (16) […]

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Jul, 2019

Your favourite magazine is at Jandowae Library

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Wanting to relax and enjoy the latest edition of your favourite magazine? Come down to your local library. We stock the R.M. Williams Outback, The Australian Women’s Weekly, Better Homes and Gardens, CWA Ruth, Australian Diabetic, Gardening Australia, House and Garden, Australian Handyman, On the Road Magazine and Good Health and Wellbeing to name a few. If you can’t wait to see your magazine in print, or want to read something we don’t have on the shelf,  then get online and see our online magazines using RBdigital.  You can download the […]

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Jul, 2019

STEAM Storytime 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. Please note that there wont be any STEAM Storytime for the month of July, but we will restart again in August. 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 and have fun playing with your children – they […]

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Jun, 2019

#STEAMSquad

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Term 3 of STEAMSquad is coming up quickly, and will run for 6 weeks from 30 July – 4 September. Registration opens at 9am on Monday 22 July! #STEAMSquad is an after-school program for children aged 7–12, held at Chinchilla and Tara Libraries. 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. Due to popular demand, this year we will have a Junior #STEAMSquad (7–8) and Senior #STEAMSquad […]

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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

Borrow from the comfort of your own home

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Did you know you can borrow and read our books without even visiting the library? Western Downs Libraries is subscribed a number of eLibrary apps so that all you need to get started is your library card! Simply download the BorrowBox app on any Android or Apple-made device, enter your library ID, and PIN and you’ll have access to a huge range of eBooks and eAudiobooks! If you love magazines and Audio-books sign up online to our RBdigital App and you’ll have access to eAudiobooks and eMagazines. For the children we have […]

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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

Tara Technology Support

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Get help with your technology troubles with one-to-one basic technology support sessions at Tara Library from 9.30am – 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 or email […]

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