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See below for our list of kids, adults and seniors programs

  • Baby Rhyme Time (0 years - 2 years)

    Suitable for babies up to 24 months old and their parents.

    Held at various library branches, under the First5Forever banner, this fun and interactive half-hour program is full of simple songs, action rhymes, and shared book reading. Sessions are held during the school term. Bookings are essential through EventBrite.

    Emerald
    Wednesdays at 10.30am

     

  • Wriggle and Rhyme (2 years - 3 years)

    Suitable for toddlers and their parents.

    Held under the First5Forever banner, this fun and interactive half-hour program aims to boost your toddler’s literacy development and have fun with action songs, fingerplays, dances, rhymes, stories, and sensory play. Sessions are held during the school term. Bookings are essential through EventBrite.

    Blackwater
    First Tuesday every month at 10.00am

    Capella
    Wednesdays at 2.00pm

    Dingo
    First Wednesday every month at 9.30am

    Duaringa
    Tuesdays at 9.00am

    Emerald
    Fridays at 10.30am

    Gemfields
    Once a school term – Term 4 Tuesday 28th October 2021 at 2.00pm

    Rolleston
    First Tuesday every month at 10.00am

    Springsure
    Fortnightly Wednesdays at 9.15am

    Tieri
    Wednesdays at 10.30am

  • Story Time (3 years - 5 years)

    Our Story Time sessions, under the First5Forever banner, are suitable for children up to 5 years of age with parental supervision. Activities range from reading, singing, dancing and simple crafts. Sessions are held during the school term. Bookings are essential through EventBrite.

    Blackwater

    Wednesdays at 10.30am

    Capella

    Fridays at 10.00am

    Dingo

    Fridays at 9.30am

    Duaringa

    Mondays at 10.00am

    Emerald
    Thursdays at 10.30am

    Gemfields

    Saturdays at 10.30am

    Rolleston

    Wednesdays at 10.00am

    Springsure
    Thursdays at 10.30am

    Tieri
    Tuesdays at 10.30am

  • Play Time (0 years - 5 years)

    Suitable for children aged 0 – 5 and their parents.

    Held under the First5Forever banner, this fun and interactive program aims to boost your child’s coordination and social development and have fun with a mixture of sensory play. Sessions are held during the school term. Bookings are essential through EventBrite.

    Blackwater – Currently on hold

    Emerald – Currently on hold

  • Crafternoon - After School Activities (6 years - 12 years)

    All programs listed are aimed at children after school. Adult supervision is required for children under the age of 8. Activities include, but are not limited to, craft, games, robotics, and homework assistance. Sessions are held during the school term. Bookings are essential through EventBrite.

    Blackwater

    Wednesdays at 3.00pm

    Capella

    Tuesdays at 3.30pm

    Dingo

    Wednesdays and Fridays at 3.00pm

    Duaringa

    Mondays and Tuesdays at 3.00pm

    Emerald

    Fridays at 3.00pm

    Gemfields

    Third Thursday of every month at 3.00pm

    Rolleston
    Mondays and Tuesdays at 3.15 pm

    Springsure

    Mondays and Thursdays at 3.15 pm

    Tieri

    Fortnightly Wednesdays at 3.00pm

  • Robotics

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    Join the library staff for the educational fun of robotics. Programs and time slots are offered to all community members during each School Holiday break. Robotics are also accessible during the school term for people of all ages, just ask your nearest library branch.

    Build, play and learn with free access to new technology. All library branches across the region have robotics kits for use of the public.

    Schools and community groups are encouraged to contact their nearest library branch to arrange sessions.

  • Colour CH happy

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    Come and join our stress reducing colouring program. Bring your own materials or use what is provided. This is a social group open to all community members. Drop in for 10 minutes or for 2 hours, this service is flexible for you!

    Blackwater
    Upon request

    Duaringa
    Mondays 10:00am – 12:00pm

    Rolleston
    Thursdays 2:00pm – 3:00pm

    Tieri
    Fridays 11:00am – 1:00pm

  • Tech Savvy

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    Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Training Guidelines have been developed, by the State Library of Queensland in partnership with Telstra, for public library staff to deliver the training program to seniors in their local community.

    This free course covers the introduction to computers, tablets, smartphones, emailing, job search, basic cyber safety, and more useful information in a friendly environment.

    We also offer tech support by request. Just ask your nearest library branch if they can help you with your query

    Contact your local library for more information on upcoming dates and times. Bookings are essential through EventBrite.

  • Beginners' Family History Workshops

    Come and learn how to get started with your family history research. We will introduce you to the popular Ancestry database as well as provide you with hints and tips to help get you up and running with your research.

    Blackwater

    Family History group meets once a month, every second Monday of the month at 9:00am

    Emerald

    These three part workshops will be ran periodically throughout the year on Wednesdays from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Contact the Emerald Library staff for more details.

  • Vintage Sessions

    Vintage Sessions are an ongoing program for adults and seniors to relax, learn, connect and discover. Each session is different, enjoying activities such as craft, robotics, workshops, local history, and more. Bookings are essential through EventBrite.

    Blackwater
    First and last Thursday every month at 10.00am

    Capella
    First Thursday every month at 10.00am

    Dingo
    Fortnightly Wednesdays at 10.00am

    Duaringa
    Third Thursday every month at 9.00am

    Emerald
    First Friday every month at 10.30am

    Gemfields
    Second Tuesday every month at 12.00pm

    Rolleston
    Fortnightly Wednesdays at 1.30pm

    Springsure
    Last Thursday every month at 2.30pm

    Tieri
    Second Thursday every month at 10.00am

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