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Nov, 2017

Keep children reading over the holidays and reap the rewards

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By keeping your children reading over the holidays you will ensure they maintain their reading level or increase it ready for the new school year in January. Some helpful hints include making reading fun by finding humorous books in our collection.You may like to let your children choose their own books as we have loads to choose from and there is something that will appeal to everyone. Another tip is to download BorrowBox as your child may enjoy reading ebooks on their tablet or smartphone. Visit the library often. We […]

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Nov, 2017

Storytime for Kids at Bell Library

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Storytime for Kids is held at Bell Library on the 3rd Friday of the month. Bring your 3 to 5 year old along to Storytime for Kids at Bell Library at 9.30am Friday 15 December 2017. Download your 2017 Bell Storytime Calendar here. Want to find a Storytime session closer to you? Click here to see what our other branches offer.

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Nov, 2017

Birding with Bernice

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The Bell Birdwatching Group had their final meet for 2017 this morning. The group celebrated the end of a successful year with a bird walk/drive around the Bell district followed by a lively lunch at the Bell Community Centre. If you’re interested in seeing more of the Western Downs, while learning about our native birds, contact Bernice about joining the group in 2018. Birding beginners welcome! When: 3rd Friday of the month Where: Bell Community Centre Contact: Bernice (0427) 631 080

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Aug, 2017

What is marginalia?

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For centuries, readers have inscribed books with handwritten marginal notes, or marginalia.   These annotations can serve as ownership indicators, inscriptions, study notes, summaries, or they can facilitate what has been described as social reading in which two or more readers discuss the book’s contents in a margin-based conversation.   Samuel Taylor Coleridge coined the term marginalia to encompass all such annotations, but the practice is as old as the printed book and even older: marginalia have been found in scrolls painstakingly copied down by medieval monks.  Marginalia can serve […]

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Jun, 2017

Seniors Fitness Classes with Tracy

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Get trim, taut, and terrific! These happy, fun, low-impact fitness classes are designed specially for seniors. All seniors are welcome to join our group on Monday and Thursday mornings. Get active and social at the same time; join with friends or take the opportunity to meet new people. When: Monday and Thursday mornings Where: Bluebelles Art Gallery, Bell Bunya Community Centre, 71 Maxwell Street Bell 4408 To find out more about fees or the sessions, contact Ruth at bellbunyacommunitycentre@nullgmail.com.

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