Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Training Guidelines have been developed, by 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, emailing, basic cyber safety and more useful information in a friendly environment.
Contact Blackwater, Emerald, Rolleston or Springsure Libraries for more information on upcoming dates and times.
This is an informal interest group. Come along and meet with others to share research, problem-solve and/or learn how to utilize the Ancestry website; which is available at all CHRC Library branches on the internet kiosk computers.
The Central Highlands region is a multicultural area; join library staff across the region celebrate Harmony Day.
Afternoon tea and Harmony Day dolls – starting at 3:00pm;
Harmony Day Doll decorating to add to the library display and music from around the world will be played in the library- all day;
Harmony Day themed ‘Cooking Demo’ session- Lasagna, potato bake and salad with cheesecake for sweets – starts at 11:00am;
Morning tea with culturally diverse dishes. Staff encourage attendees to bring a plate of food to share – starts at 11:00am;
Harmony Day themed ‘Craftanoon’ session – starts at 3:15pm;
Harmony Day themed Kids Time sessions with special guests and activities – Wednesday 1st and Wednesday 8th March at 10:00am;
This class is for beginners. Bookings are essential.
The sessions are:
Suitable for babies up to 24 months old and their parents.
Held at various library branches, this fun and interactive half hour program is full of simple songs, action rhymes and shared book reading.
Wednesdays at 10:00am
Wednesdays (during school terms) at 11:00am
Second Wednesday of the month at 10:00am
Fortnightly on Wednesdays at 10:00am. Check with branch staff for the dates.
Our Kids Time sessions are suitable for children up to 5 years of age with parental supervision. Activities range from reading, singing, dancing and simple crafts.
Every Wednesday at 10:00am
Every Thursday and Saturday at 10:00am
Dingo & Duaringa
Sessions are delivered as requested. Please ask staff during your next visit.
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30am
Most Thursdays (during school terms) at 10:15am
Fortnightly on Wednesdays at 10:00am. Check with branch staff for the dates
There are school holidays programs being run across our library branches. Please make bookings for the desired programs with the library branch holding the programs.
The library is looking to run a monthly photography competition. Each month there will be a theme, you can send your photos into us and we will share. Our FB friends will then vote – highest number of likes will win the month. At the end of the year all monthly winners will be shared again for an annual winner.
How to enter:
An email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A private message to our library Facebook page: www.facebook.com/chrclibraries
Or bring it in person to one of our library branches in: Blackwater, Capella, Dingo, Duaringa, Emerald, Gemfields, Rolleston, Springsure or Tieri.
Each monthly winner will then become an entry in our annual competition with the chance to win a major prize!
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 mins or for 2 hours, this service is flexible for you!
Thursdays 10:00am – 12:00pm
Mondays 10:00am – 12:00pm
Fridays 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Thursdays 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Fridays 11:00am – 1:00pm
Join the library staff for the educational fun of robotics. Programs are being developed for the community to build, play and learn with this new technology. These robots will be making their way around the regions library branches.
There are crochet sessions for adults offered at library branches as social groups within communities. Items made during these sessions are often sold or donated to various charities, fundraisers and facilities.
Every Wednesday and Friday 10.oo am – 12.30 pm
Every Thursday 10.00 am – 12.30 pm
Monday Funday (during school term) at 3:30pm-4:30pm – Join in activities, games and yummy treats.
New to the region is a book chat group known as Rock of Pages. This is a social group that meets to talk about books that members are reading. This group does not dictate reading materials- each person simply shares their thoughts and feelings regarding what they had chosen to read.
Each member of Rock of Pages will receive a free note book to keep track of what they have read and what they may want to read. The library ladies will also give this group first pick of all new stock.
Emerald Library– the first Wednesday of each month 5pm-6pm
Once a month the Capella Library branch hosts a Senior’s Morning Tea for the local seniors. All are invited to join in this social gathering, and encouraged to bring a small plate of food to share.
Next upcoming date is:
New to the Duaringa library branch is a fortnightly cooking demonstration. Pop into the library every second Tuesday at 11am for this delicious program.
21st March – Lasagna, potato bake and salad with cheesecake for sweets
Learning helps us reach our full potential- it can transform us. There are so many different opportunities for people to continue learning throughout their lives. In the spirit of Adult Learners Week, the Rolleston branch is facilitating a beginner course in photography.
Step away from the safety of shooting in auto mode and delve into the world of manual settings, discover the meaning of aperture, shutter speed, composition, exposure, AV settings and more…
Presented by local photographer, Gemma Bendall.
For more information contact the Rolleston branch on 4984 3199 or email email@example.com
All programs listed are aimed at children after school. Adult supervision is required for children under the age of 8.
After School Fun- Tuesdays 3:30pm – 4:30pm
(during school terms; involves craft, robotics and games)
Mystery Mondays- Every Monday 3:00pm – 4:30pm
(during school term; gold coin donation; involves afternoon tea and a mystery activity)
Lego Club- Every Monday 3:00pm-4:30pm
(during school term; construction themes set per week)
Craftanoon- Every Monday and Tuesday afternoon 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
(during school term; involves crafts, games and activities)
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