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Aug, 2019

The Jungle Animals are coming to Jandowae

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This September, the Jungle Animals are coming to Storytime at Jandowae! Old Mikamba had a farm and on this farm he had . . . a hippo, a giraffe, and even an elephant! Meet Old Mikamba, who watches over a wide variety of animals on his game farm in the plains of Africa. At the end of the story it gives some interesting facts about each jungle animal. Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora’s striking collage-artwork menagerie is a wonderful introduction to African wildlife. Come along to our Jungle Animals Storytime […]

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Aug, 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. 13 Aug – @ the Library – Safe Space 20 Aug – @ the Library – Jungle Animals 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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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 August 21, 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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Jul, 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 21 August, 12.15pm – grandparents welcome! Wednesday 18 September, 12.15pm 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 […]

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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

Storytime at Dalby

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Why read? For a child to learn to read they must first understand that letters and words on the page have meaning. The main thing to keep in mind when reading with young children is that it has more to do with pointing and talking about the pictures than with sitting still and listening. What do young children like? Books that have interesting illustrations that they can explore on their own. Bright, colourful, attractive pictures are always appealing. Books that rhyme for example, Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet and […]

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Jun, 2019

Challenge your creativity with Lego

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Love dinosaurs? Love Lego? Then you’ll love this book!  Brick by Brick Dinosaurs is now available for loan at the Jandowae Library. Brick by Brick Dinosaurs will teach you how to build more than 15 amazing prehistoric projects, with clearly illustrated instructions. A little bit of Lego History – The Name ‘LEGO’ is an abbreviation of the two Danish words “leg godt”, meaning “play well”. The LEGO Group was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen.  The company has come a long way over the past 80 years – from […]

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Jun, 2019

Storytime for Bubs comes to Tara Library

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90% of your child’s brain development happens in their first five years! Give your bub the best start in life with Storytime for Bubs! During our sessions we sing lots of songs, share stories, and introduce learning games and sensory experiences to your little one. Storytime for Bubs is a friendly and relaxed session that encourages your baby’s development and supports 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 […]

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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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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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