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Mar, 2019

World Science Festival

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Science is the foundation of the world around us, it explains everything from the air we breathe to the site you are reading this on. Through interactive events, discussions and activities, the World Science Festival aims to open the minds of those both young and old to the wonders of science. Chemistry, physics, biology, coding, robots, whatever takes your interest there is bound to be an activity for you. So why not come and learn something new? Join us for the Chinchilla Community day! 30 March 2019 at the Chinchilla […]

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Mar, 2019

Book Sale at Dalby Library

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Friends of Western Downs Libraries is all set to hold its much anticipated annual book sale. Come on down to Dalby Library at MyALL 107 to pick up a stack of great reading material to keep the whole family entertained over the Easter holidays. Books, magazines, CDs and DVDs are all up for grabs so gather your bags and boxes to bag some bargains and support your local library. Details at a Glance: What: Friends of Western Downs Libraries book sale When: Friday 5 April 9am – 5pm and Saturday 6 […]

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Mar, 2019

Storytime STEAMSquad at Chinchilla

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Chinchilla is changing up their Storytime sessions, and introducing a Storytime STEAMSquad! Storytime for Toddlers is held every Friday at 9.30am, at the Chinchilla Library. But for the LAST Friday of March, April and May, we will run Storytime STEAMSquad instead. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning happens naturally every day as children explore, play and try new things.  When children play, they explore and build skills and theories about the world. Come along to our very first Storytime STEAMSquad next Friday 29 March, and have fun learning […]

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Mar, 2019

#STEAMSquad 2019

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Registration opens at 9am on Tuesday 23 April! Term 2 of STEAMSquad will run for 6 weeks from 7 May – 12 June. #STEAMSquad is an after-school program for children aged 7-12, held at Chinchilla, Dalby and Tara Libraries. 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. Due to popular demand, this year we will have a Junior #STEAMSquad (7-8) and Senior #STEAMSquad (9-12). Children will be […]

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Dec, 2017

First Lego League at Dalby Library!

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Need something to do after school? Join Western Downs Libraries first Lego League group! Save the date… Registrations for Dalby Term 1 2018 will open on Monday 8 January at 10am, and the program will start Wednesday 7 February 2018. This program is FREE and suitable for children between the ages of 9 – 16 years. This program, running every Wednesday from 3.30pm–4.30pm, explores maths, computer science and coding. Find your passion, have some fun, make new friends, and learn something along the way! Contact Dalby via email dalby.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au to find out more.

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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!

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