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Jan, 2019

#STEAMSquad is starting in TARA!

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Great news Tara residents! #STEAMsquad is coming to a branch near you! #STEAMSquad is an after school program for children aged 7-12 years old.  Each week children participate in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities in a fun, hands-on environment. Our aim is to give ALL children the opportunity to experience tomorrow’s skills, today. Some of our sessions may include: science experiments, art projects, engineering challenges, learning how to code, or using a robot. Our #STEAMSquad program is extremely popular in Dalby and Chinchilla, and we are really excited to […]

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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 […]

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Dec, 2018

January School Holiday Activities

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The curious comes to life these school holidays at your Library.   Bell Library (bookings essential – click here to book now) Wednesday 16 January, 10am-12pm – Stop motion: Aliens and cupcakes come to life: Part 1 Prop-making (6+) Wednesday 23 January, 10am-12pm – Stop motion: Aliens and cupcakes come to life: Part 2 Recording (6+)   Chinchilla Library (bookings essential – click here to book now) Tuesday 8 January, 2.30-3.30pm – Cootie catchers animal chatterboxes (6+) Thursday 10 January, 2.30-3.30pm – Dragon Eggs: make your own magical egg (6+) Tuesday […]

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Oct, 2018

Children love books and laughter!

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Who doesn’t love hearing their child’s laughter? Reading a book with your child is the best experience you can have – the world stops and it is just you and them enjoying a moment.  So my advice to parents is to make reading fun and the perfect solution is to find books that you like to read and are funny. This will ensure that your enthusiasm and laughter will pass down to your children.  Look for books that make you laugh such as This Book just ate my Dog by […]

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Apr, 2018

Storytime Outreach

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Chinchilla Library are very excited to offer Storytime for Kids sessions as outreach. Our talented librarians will be delivering Storytime at local kindys, day care centres, playgroups, prep classes and more. If you are an educator or parent, and would love to have our Librarians deliver a Storytime at your venue, please get in touch with us! Love coming to the Library? Ask us about making it an excursion instead!   All of our Storytime sessions are carefully planned and and delivered by trained staff. They include stories, songs, rhymes […]

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Jun, 2017

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, 10.15am 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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