13

Jun, 2019

Challenge your creativity with Lego

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0

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 […]

READ MORE

11

Jun, 2019

Create colourful cartoons with Mark Guthrie!

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0

Create your own colourful cartoons these school holidays with Australian illustrator, author and cartoonist Mark Guthrie. Mark’s creations have come to life through his work with Scholastic, The Disney Channel and Walt Disney Animation Australia. Now you can learn to create cartoons and illustrations just like Mark with a workshop at Western Downs Libraries. Mark will be touring the region in July, bringing his art, jokes and cartoon fun with him! At a glance:  Dalby Library: Monday 8 July – 10am Jandowae Library: Monday 8 July – 2.30pm Wandoan Library: […]

READ MORE

11

Jun, 2019

Rag Rug Making Workshop

By: | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments: 0

Learn how to crochet a rag rug at the Library this winter! Western Downs Libraries is pleased to be hosting Maria Staunton of Posies and Poppets for a rag rug making workshops in Dalby and Jandowae. During the FREE two hour class you will learn how to create the yarn by upcycling fabric and then how to use this to crochet a simple rug. All materials and light refreshments will be provided. Take your project and crochet hook home to finish your very own rag rug! Dalby Library Monday 29 […]

READ MORE

10

Jun, 2019

Call Out to Western Downs Artist’s

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0

Call Out to Western Downs Artist’s 2019 Western Downs Regional Artist’ Exhibition | Inside Out John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery 21 October – 10 December 2019 The John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery is proudly sponsored by Murilla Hardware Supplies Artists who live and/or work in the Western Downs Regional Council area are invited to submit work in any media to the 2019 Western Downs Artists’ Exhibition in response to the exhibition theme. Inside Out invites artists to reflect on their personal arts practice by looking ‘in’, to connect with their essence of […]

READ MORE

8

Jun, 2019

The Library – More than books!

By: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments: 0

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: […]

READ MORE

5

Jun, 2019

‘Doctor, Doctor’ Storytime in Jandowae

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0

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 […]

READ MORE

20

May, 2019

Have you heard about Kanopy?

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0

Come in and see us to hear all about the Western Downs Libraries new award-winning video streaming service- Kanopy. Kanopy is an on-demand film streaming service showcasing more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, film festival favourites and indie and classic films. Popular movies streaming now include A Ghost Story, Swiss Army Man and Life After Beth and Colossal, just to name a few. Looking for some kids entertainment? On Kanopy Kids you’ll find tonnes of great movies, TV shows, educational videos, your ABC kids favourites […]

READ MORE

16

May, 2019

What’s on in Jandowae

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0

There’s plenty on in Jandowae this month! May 18 – Jandowae Races – Admission from 12:00pm, General Gate admission $10.  5 Race Program.  Marquee  – $50, includes platters of finger food served throughout the afternoon. Phone Kelly Waddell 0402 313 096. May 18 – Jandowae Junior Rugby League Home Game starting 9am. May 22- National Simultaneous Storytime at the library 11am May 26 – Lion’s Markets at Lion’s Park Jandowae May 29 – “Bugs Galore” Storytime @ the Library 10am June 1-2 – Jandowae Pony Club Gymkhana and Zone 5 […]

READ MORE

16

May, 2019

Colour Me Happy at Jandowae Library

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0

Find out how colours affect our mood.  Relax and unwind with friends.  Come and join us to de-stress with a Colour Me Happy colouring in session! Get your creative juices flowing and relax with morning tea and a colouring in. At a glance…. When: Tuesday 18 June, 9.30am–11.30am Where: Jandowae Library Cost: FREE, includes a light morning tea All ages are welcome, from the very young through to the young at heart. Work together to bring out your creativity and take your artworks home with you. Bookings are required by Thursday 13 […]

READ MORE

14

May, 2019

Digital Literacy Session at Jandowae Library

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0

Do you know someone who is interested in learning the basics of using the internet?  Jandowae Library is planning to run a ‘Be Connected’ Digital Literacy Session.  ‘Be Connected’ is a free Australian Government initiative helping people to get the most out of the internet, so they can add new skills and experiences to their lives. Be Connected can help you: learn the basics and realise the full potential of being online keep up-to-date with what’s happening in your community and around the world find new friends who share your […]

READ MORE