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Oct, 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. 12 Nov – @ the Gallery – Surprise, Surprise 19 Nov – @ the Library – Buzzy Bees 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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Oct, 2019

Sing along at Jandowae’s Storytime

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Come along to Storytime at Jandowae Library this October to enjoy I am the Music Man. This is a fun picture book that compliments the introduction of six different musical instruments. We’ll be reading this book in a simple tune, encouraging children to sing along as our very talented Violy plays the guitar. Come along to our Storytime sessions on Wednesday 2 October and  Wednesday 9 October from 10–11am at Jandowae Library.  

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Sep, 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. If you have any questions about Storytime in Bell, please contact Pam at the Bell Library. 2019 sessions: Wednesday 16 October, 12.15pm Wednesday 20 November, 12.15pm Wednesday 11 December, 12.15pm Want to find a Storytime session closer to you? Click here to see what our other branches offer.

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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

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! Don’t forget Storytime for Toddlers will continue throughout the school holidays! Our Storytime sessions are made up of four components – read, talk, play and sing. Of course reading occurs each Storytime, and the books are carefully selected to reflect the interests and ages of the children that we expect to attend. But it’s the value-adding components that make our Storytime sessions so special – singing songs and […]

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Jul, 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 October 16 & 30, 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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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

We want to understand 0-5 yrs language & literacy

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Parents, practitioners, carers of 0-5 yrs children, help us understand your experiences so we can help you. Please take 3 minutes to complete our survey regarding early language and literacy in our region. Please share this survey if you can. Your opinions and responses will be shared and will inform how we offer our services to you. Survey closes Thursday 16 May 2019. Survey for Practitioners – click here. Survey for Parents and Carers – click here.

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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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