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Jan, 2020

School Holiday Fun

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Don’t miss out on the hottest activities this summer at Western Downs Libraries. Crafts and #STEAM are sweeping the region this summer. Dive into science with rockets, start creating crafts and cool machines, then get ready for the droid invasion! It’s all happening this summer and signing up is as easy as clicking below. LEGO® Mindstorm EV3 – Chinchilla Ages 8+ LEGO® + Robots = COOL. Seriously, who doesn’t love playing with Lego and coding amazing robots at the same time? Wednesday 22 January 2–4pm Register here for Wednesday    […]

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Jan, 2020

Summer Crafting at Meandarra Library

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There is no better excuse to get out of the sun and into the Library than a great craft table! Get your craft on at Meandarra Library Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 January 2020 from 1.30pm each day. Best suited to children aged 6+ but everyone welcome…no bookings required and all activities are free!  

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Jan, 2020

Meet Karen Land

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Local Naturopath and author Karen Land is touring the Western Downs in 2020 and she has all the tip and tricks you need to improve your health naturally. Master the art of reading food labels, expand your health awareness, and learn how to make informed choices about what is going into your body. Refreshments are provided at this FREE event.   Moonie Library Monday 10 February 10–11.30am Reserve your spot here.   Meandarra Library Monday 10 February 1.30–3pm Reserve your spot here.   Wandoan Library Monday 17 February 1.30–3pm Reserve […]

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Jan, 2020

The Art of Book Folding

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Learn the fascinating art of book folding with local creator Cathy McKenzie. Discover how careful planning and excellent execution can turn an ordinary book into a beautiful piece of art. Everything you need to start creating is supplied in this FREE workshop.   Jandowae Library Tuesday 28 January 9am–12pm Reserve your spot here.   Chinchilla Library Friday 31 January 5.30–8pm Reserve your spot here.   Dalby Library Saturday 1 February 9–11.30am Reserve your spot here.   Tara Library Monday 3 February 5.30–8pm Reserve your spot here.   Moonie Library Tuesday […]

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Oct, 2019

New Hot Speed Reads Collection

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Now at Western Downs Libraries is our new Hot Speed Reads collection. Get the latest titles from popular authors without delay with these ten-day loan items.   Our current Hot Speed Reads are… The Institute by Stephen King Starting From Now by Fleur McDonald The Guardians by John Grisham Khaki Town by Judy Nunn The Dark Side by Danielle Steele Vendetta in Death by J.D. Robb The Last Paradise by Di Morrissey A Better Man by Louise Penny The Night Fire by Michael Connelly Westwind by Ian Rankin The Giver […]

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Jan, 2019

What’s on in Meandarra?

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Are you looking for something to do at Meandarra Library? Check out the list below to find out what is happening in our wonderful space and in the wider community.   January 26 – Australia Day celebrations at Meandarra Bowls Club. Lunch from 1.00pm, awards ceremony and fun family activities from 2.00pm. Everyone welcome. February 6 – Art of book folding workshop at Meandarra Library from 11.00am. To book your place or for more information contact meandarra.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au or phone 07 4665 6147 February 7 – Drought Support Information Day at […]

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Jan, 2019

Storytime for Kids at Meandarra Library

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Our next Storytime for Kids session will be held on Monday 24 February 2020 at 10.00 am. Our Storytime for Kids sessions are carefully planned to enhance early literacy skills, and feature stories, songs, and fun craft activities based around a monthly theme. Storytime for Kids is best suited to children aged 3–5, but everyone is welcome. For more info, call us at 1300 COUNCIL or email us at library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Looking for a Storytime session closer to you? Click here for details of Storytime sessions in our other branches.

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Jan, 2019

Meandarra Museum Volunteers Wanted

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Do you have a passion for research or perhaps a flair for arranging and displaying artefacts? The Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum volunteer group is always looking for new members. Our dedicated volunteers devise and construct our new exhibitions, ensure the museum is open for visitors on weekends, and assist with cleaning and maintenance of our precious artefacts. There is no minimum time commitment – we welcome anyone with an interest in our museum! If this sounds like something for you, please contact the Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum on 4665 6147, email meandarra.museum@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au or contact […]

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Jun, 2018

Story Box Library

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Story Box Library is an engaging educational resource that inspires reading in kids of all ages, improving language and literacy skills along the way. Story Box Library was created to: Engage children with stories and voices to make personal connections develop vital language and literacy skills combat endless online searching for quality literacy resources; and get kids excited about reading and let imaginations fly! Best of all, it’s free for families via participating public libraries (that’s us)! See and hear your favourite stories come to life, read by Nick Cave, Justine Clarke, […]

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Jun, 2017

The RBdigital App

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It’s official: people of the Western Downs love Audiobooks. Whether it’s farmers listening as they do endless hours of tractor work, people listening as they commute to work or students reading for school (or fun!), we are listening to our books more than ever. To meet this demand, Western Downs Libraries have made accessing audible content easier than ever, thanks to the new RB Digital app. Now you can browse all of your eAudiobooks and eMagazines in one place! If you’re having trouble accessing the app, or finding it difficult to […]

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