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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. January  7-18 – Holiday craft table at Meandarra Library. Available during opening hours and all activities are free. Other events happening in our district: January 31 – Meandarra Craft Group at Meandarra Library happens at 11.00am. Everyone welcome. February 2 – Meandarra Pool Party 10am-12pm at the Meandarra Pool. $2 entry. Lifeguards on duty.                        

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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

#STEAMSquad 2019

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Registration opens at 9am on Monday 4 February! #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 divided into groups depending on their age and abilities, allowing staff to target the skills […]

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Dec, 2018

Photo Preservation

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Do you have treasured family photos that you want to preserve? Western Downs Libraries has a photo preservation station for tech savvy seniors to digitise photos, slides and negatives. You can digitise: Printed photographs (up to A4 size) Film negatives (35mm, medium format, 4 x 5 inch) Photo slides (35mm) Documents (up to A4 size) Factsheets are available to get you started, however if you are not confident with technology we recommend you bring someone along to help you out. Fact sheet Colour negatives and slides Black and White negatives […]

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May, 2018

Technology Support at Chinchilla Library

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Don’t know the difference between a mouse and a monitor? Confused by social media like Facebook, Skype or Twitter? Can’t remember if your tablet is an Apple or an Android (and anyway, aren’t tablets something that you swallow)? If you feel like it might be time to catch up with technology, or if your children gave you a new something-or-other for your birthday and left before they could show you how to use it, come along to one of the one-on-one tailored support sessions at the Chinchilla Library. From beginners to those […]

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Jan, 2017

Lynda.com for Job Hunters!

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Are you a recent graduate from secondary or tertiary education? Perhaps you’re a person who is looking to transition into a new role, industry or organisation? It’s a new year, and the perfect time to gain some new skills. Lynda.com is free for all Queensland public library members, with over 5,000 online courses including business, technology and creative skills. Lynda.com has new courses added every week but many earlier courses remain popular. Some of the most popular include ‘Foundations of programming fundamentals’ (viewed over 8.8 million times), ‘Excel 2013 essential […]

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Sep, 2016

Jandowae Technology Support

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Get one-to-one basic technology lessons at Jandowae Library each Tuesday, by appointment. We tailor each session for you personal needs. If you would like help wrangling your iPad or tablet computer, we can do that too. You can also bring along your own laptop computer if you would like to learn how to use it – or that one little thing you can never quite get the hang of. Use our Free WiFi to get started. The best part? It’s completely FREE. Bookings are essential, so please phone 1300 COUNCIL or email us […]

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