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Apr, 2019

Storytime for Toddlers at Miles

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Art and language fun is the aim of Storytime for Toddlers.  Sessions are especially beneficial for children between 18 months and 4 years. Storytime for Toddlers will focus on talking, playing, singing and reading. 14 May – @ the Library – In a Certain Light 28 May – @ the Gallery – Goldilocks and the Three Bears Bookings are essential. P: 4628 5330 E: miles.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Looking for a Storytime session closer to you? Click here for details of Storytime in our other branches.

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Apr, 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. Our upcoming themes: 26 April – Ocean 31 May – Robots   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 […]

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Apr, 2019

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: 26 April – Storytime STEAMsquad ***New Program*** click here to find out more about what we have planned! 3 May – To be confirmed 10 May – A great cake + celebrating Mother’s Day 17 May – I got this hat 24 May – Library closed for Chinchilla Show Holiday   Don’t forget Storytime for Toddlers will continue throughout the school holidays! Our Storytime sessions […]

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Apr, 2019

Storytime for Kids at Bell

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Storytime for Kids is held at the Bell State School library, in conjunction with the eKindy and Prep classes. All storytime sessions are open to the public and members of the Bell Playgroup. The next session will be held on Wednesday 24 April 2019, at 12.15pm. If you have any questions about Storytime in Bell, please contact Pam at the Bell Library bell.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au. 2019 sessions: Wednesday 24 April, 12.15pm Wednesday 22 May, 12.15pm – National Simultaneous Storytime day Tuesday 4 June, 9.30am – Special visit by children’s author Tania Cox Wednesday […]

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Apr, 2019

Storytime for Bubs

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90% of your child’s brain development happens in their first 5 years! Give your bub the best start in life with Storytime for Bubs! During our Storytime for Bubs sessions we sing lots of songs, share stories, and introduce learning games and sensory experiences. Storytime is a friendly and relaxed session with the aim of encouraging your baby’s development and supporting you in being your child’s first and most important teacher. Sharing stories and rhymes, signs, talking and playing with your child from birth, builds a foundation for your child’s future […]

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Apr, 2019

Storytime is for Everyone!

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Young children are active, cheeky, and constantly learning. With songs and rhymes, stories, movement and activities, our interactive and fun Storytime sessions are geared towards developing your child’s early literacy capabilities. Storytime is held at all of our branches. Find one near you: Bell Storytime Chinchilla Storytime for Bubs Chinchilla Storytime for Toddlers Chinchilla Yoga Storytime Dalby Storytime for Bubs Dalby Storytime for Toddlers Dalby Yoga Storytime Jandowae Storytime Meandarra Storytime Miles Storytime Moonie Storytime Tara Storytime Wandoan Storytime for Bubs Wandoan Storytime for Toddlers With funding through the State […]

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Mar, 2019

Storytime at Jandowae Library

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The Jandowae Storytime theme for April is Balloons!  Storytime will kick off on Wednesday 17th April from 10–11am with music, dancing, craft and stories.  The session will encourage active participation and focus on letter recognition of the letter ‘B’. Storytime is best suited to children aged 5 and under.  So come along and join Mrs Taylor for Storytime at Jandowae Library! Balloons are lots of fun so why not float away in a good book over the school holidays.  To follow the theme we have My Dad’s a Balloon and […]

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Mar, 2019

Storytime for Kids with Karen and Chris

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Come in and join the fun at our Storytime for Kids! Karen or Chris will be singing, reading a fantastic story, and making some great craft to take home. Our next Storytime is April  10, 2019 Time: 9.30-10.30am Storytime for Kids is best suited to ages 3–5 years, but everyone is welcome. Enquiries to 1300 COUNCIL or wandoan.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Looking for Storytime at a branch near you? Click here for other Storytime sessions.

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Mar, 2019

Book Sale at Dalby Library

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Friends of Western Downs Libraries is all set to hold its much anticipated annual book sale. Come on down to Dalby Library at MyALL 107 to pick up a stack of great reading material to keep the whole family entertained over the Easter holidays. Books, magazines, CDs and DVDs are all up for grabs so gather your bags and boxes to bag some bargains and support your local library. Details at a Glance: What: Friends of Western Downs Libraries book sale When: Friday 5 April 9am – 5pm and Saturday 6 […]

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Feb, 2019

Let’s talk about Conversational Reading

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Children are actively involved in conversation reading. Conversational reading goes back-and-forth. The child does not always have to talk in the “conversation”. He can take part by looking and by pointing. Ask your child to respond on three levels – See, Show and Say. Step 1: See – watch your baby’s eyes. Does she look where you point? Name anything your child sees or touches in the book. Say the key word first. Then, point to and name pictures or words your child is not looking at.  Point to lots […]

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