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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

2019 Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition | Inside Out

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Join us for the Official Exhibition Opening of 2019 Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition: Inside Out John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery This annual exhibition showcases the diverse talents of artists from the Western Downs and is collaboratively planned and presented by the major Galleries of the region. Inside out invites artists to reflect on their personal artist practice by looking ‘in’, to connect with their essence of creativity, and bringing ‘out’ to demonstrate through inspired work. The theme invites playful and divergent thinking and brings forth the unexpected. Curated by artist and […]

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Sep, 2019

Offerings by Gail Kutasi and Penny Eamer

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On the Curved Wall Offerings by Gail Kutasi and Penny Eamer Offerings brings together a host of interesting small hand-crafted items created with flair and care.  These tiny treasures are made from recycled materials and repurposed found objects and include fabric jewellery, small bags and art dolls. OPENING DATE  Saturday 19 October, 5.30pm EXHIBITION DATES 21 October – 10 December 2019 @ Dogwood Crossing, Miles RSVP – ALL WELCOME Wednesday 16 October 07 4628 5330 dogwood.crossing@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Image caption: Gail Kutasi | Multi-coloured cowl 2017 | Yarns | diameter 100cm

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Sep, 2019

A Naturalist’s Life: a response to the flora and fauna of the Western Downs

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Join us for the Official Exhibition Opening of A Naturalist’s Life: a response to the flora and fauna of the Western Downs by Grace Lithgow and Karen Gaskell John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery A Naturalist’s Life showcases botanical drawings and hand painted ceramics from renowned Queensland naturalist and artist Grace Lithgow. The botanical drawings are a detailed record of the regions Acacia species and fascinating fungi to be found in the West – held in trust for the Western Downs community by the Lapunyah Art Gallery. Hand painted ceramic collection will […]

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Sep, 2019

Outback Connections

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On the Curved Wall Outback Connections Artwork and wearable art created from natural materials by Ruby Purple Outback Connections is a body of work created in response to Ruby Purple’s Artists Residency at Curtin Springs Station in the Central Australian Desert in the Northern Territory. Ruby designs and creates artworks from natural grasses, paper and found materials.  She aims to bring awareness to the importance of preserving our natural world by capturing the fragility and strength of nature and it’s ever changing balance. EXHIBITION DATES 24 August – 12 October 2019 […]

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Sep, 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. 17 Sep – @ the Library – Three Little Pigs 8 Oct – @ the Gallery – A Naturalist’s Life 15 Oct – @ the Library – You’ve Got to Have a Hat 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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Sep, 2019

Charlotte’s Web

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Oink oink! Do you hear that? It’s the sound of Charlotte’s Web coming to the Western Downs! The funny and touching fable tells the story of the hero Wilbur the Pig and his relationships and triumphs meeting his friends Charlotte the spider, Fern the farmer’s daughter, and farmyard characters Templeton the Rat, Sheep, Goose and Gander. Western Downs Regional Council in partnership with RAVA Productions are bringing the stage production of the much loved classic tale of Charlotte’s Web to the Western Downs, set to delight families this September school […]

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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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Sep, 2019

High Scores, High Tea

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Relax, unwind, and enjoy high tea, board games and good company. Grab your friends and get your game face on, High Scores, High Tea is not to be missed. There’ll be cards, board games and colouring in on offer for both the young, and young at heart to enjoy! Come for the games and stay for high tea with good company! You are bound to roll, deal and play your way to fun. At a glance… Join us for High Scores, High Tea at Jandowae library on Tuesday 15 October […]

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Sep, 2019

Storytime for Kids at Tara

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Tara Storytime is  on every Friday at 10.00am so mark it in your calendar! Children love reading stories! The more you read, talk, sing and play with your child, the more lights you’re turning on in their brain.  The experience of those first five years will stay with them forever.  Help your child develop a lifelong love of reading by coming along to a Storytime session at Tara Library – every Friday at 10.00am.  All of our Storytime sessions are carefully planned to enhance early literacy skills. They feature stories, […]

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