Jan, 2019

Yoga for Kids

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Are you looking for some after school activities that will kick off the school year on the right foot? Dalby Library is once again offering Yoga for kids so they can learn some healthy techniques for focusing, relaxing and managing stress and difficult emotions in a fun and supportive environment. Details: Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm Dates: Tuesdays 5/2/19 – 26/3/19 Who: children aged 6 – 11 Bookings: click here to book in Cost: free Each session will include yoga poses, breathing exercises, meditation practices and story telling to leave the kids […]



Jan, 2019

Calm Hearts Calm Minds

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Yoga storytime is returning to Dalby! Children aged 6 – 11 can come to the Library to stretch, breathe and meditate the stresses of school away each Tuesday from 3.30pm – 4.30pm between 5 February and 26 March 2019. It is well known that yoga has benefits for all ages including: building capacity for managing stress and difficult emotions, improving concentration and increasing confidence and positive body image. These sessions will be relaxing but fun so click here to book in. To keep up to date with what’s on connect with […]



Aug, 2018

Extra computer lessons have been added

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August is Seniors Month in the Western Downs. Our Libraries are celebrating our seniors by providing digital technology lessons across the regions. Due to popular demand Dalby Library has added extra computer lessons next week. They will be held Tuesday 28 August 2018 and Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 10.00am to 12.00pm. Morning tea will be supplied.  There’s never been a better time to get online. Getting started online   Part A and Part B Places are limited. Contact 1300 COUNCIL (1300268624)or email library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.auor drop into Dalby Library to reserve your place today!



Jun, 2018

Dalby Library is open

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We love Dalby Library and want the best facilities possible for our patrons, however, this sometimes means that maintenance needs to be completed. As you maybe aware our car park is currently being resurfaced, however, the library is open and operating as normal. Access to the car park is through the Orpen Street entrance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may be causing and we look forward to opening our revamped car park soon.



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 […]



Jun, 2017

Dalby Storytime

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Sharing rhymes, songs, telling stories and reading books with your child is an important way to spend time together. Having fun every day through sharing stories, playing games, singing songs and lots of talking not only helps you to bond with your child, but also has significant benefits on the growth and development of your child’s brain. The more you talk, sing, read and play with your child the more they’ll understand about words, language and the world around them. So come along to our storytimes at Dalby Library each […]



Mar, 2017

Pop-Up Libraries

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Libraries are popping up where you’d least expect them. First Five Forever is dedicated to providing the best opportunities for children aged 0 to 5 and their parents to develop confidence with reading and literacy. In support of this initiative, Western Downs Libraries are providing our region with fantastic Pop-Up Libraries! Our Pop-Up Libraries will be kept in big black boxes, located at a number of medical and health service waiting rooms, hairdressers and dentists throughout the Western Downs. Patients and clients will be able to read great quality books with their little […]



Feb, 2017

Want to know more about our world? Check out our awesome Science Collection!

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Ever wanted to know more about space? dinosaurs? Why humans hiccup? Dalby Library has the answer! We have a huge range of science books in our non-fiction section for adults, teens, and kids covering every topic from: Dinosaurs Space Natural World Disasters Electricity Science experiments for kids Dr Karl’s latest titles Chemistry So check out the 500’s section of our Non-Fiction collection located on the upper floor of the Dalby Library to learn some new!