LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 7 October 2019

Ok we are now into the second week of the school holidays and the kids are saying I’m bored. Well here at the library we have the final session of Steam Activity – Cars. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 3 – 4pm and on Sunday 13 Oct a movie marathon showing all three Back to the future movies. All other Steam sessions are booked out.

Next Tuesday 15 October I will be launching a new reading program for kids aged 0 to 5. The program encourages early-childhood literacy and introduces young children to the world of reading. You can register your child at any time during the year with certificate presentations four times a year to mark each target reached. The program completes for each child the week before they start kindergarten at big school.

A few new magazine titles received this week and they include Small farms, Marie Claire, National Geographic Kids, Country Style, Science Illustrated, NSW Fishing & boating, Organic Gardener, Grass roots and RM Williams Outback.

There are even more kids books available this week and they include Toffle towers: fully booked by Tim Harris, The Peski kids: stuck in the mud by RA Spratt, Tom Gates: Mega make and do and stories too by Liz Pichon, Real pigeons splash back by Andrew McDonald, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy by Rey Terciero, Daddy and me by Tiya Hall, A dinosaur ate Dad’s hair by Trent Roberts, How not to annoy Dad by Dave Hughes, John Williamson’s My Dad snores, Fart monster and me: the crash landing and the new school by Tim Miller, Knight in training: combat at the castle and Spots, stripes and zigzags by Vivian French, Ginger Meggs, Greta Zargo and the amoeba monsters from the middle of the Earth and Greta Zargo and the death robots from outer space by AF Harrold, History mysteries: Lasseter’s gold by Mark Greenwood, Zombie goes to camp; Zombie’s excellent adventure and Zombie’s birthday apocalypse by Zack Zombie, Puppy diary: the great toy rescue by Yvette Poshoglian, Diary of a wimpy kid: the meltdown by Jeff Kinney, Wings of fire: the brightest night by Tui T Sutherland,  The land of stories: worlds collide by Chris Colfer and Dog man for whom the ball rolls by Dav Pilkey.

This week’s new fiction titles are now ready for loan and they include The book shop on the shore by Jenny Colgan, Lapse by Sarah Thornton, lady in the lake by Laura Lippman, The garden of lost and found by Harriet Evans, somewhere close to happy by Lia Louis, What she saw last night by MJ Cross, The testaments by Margaret Atwood, The Shelly Bay ladies swimming circle by Sophie Green, Labyrinth by Catherine Coulter, Ghosts of the past by Tony Park, The blue rose by Kate Forsyth, Taking Tom Murray home by Tim See, Meet me in Venice by Barbara Hannay and The first lie by AJ Park.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 9 Oct Steam Activity – Planes. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 11am – 12 midday.

            Friday 11 Oct Steam Activity – Planes. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 11am – 12 midday.

            Friday 11 Oct Steam Activity – Cars. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 3 – 4pm

            Sunday 13 Oct Movie Marathon – Back to the future. Free Doors open for part 1 at 10.45am for a 11am start, part 2 at 1.45pm for a 2pm start and part 3 – 4.15pm for a 4.30pm start. Final movie will finish by 6.30pm. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar. Bookings can be made for your seats.

            Wednesday 16 Oct Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft.

            Friday 18 Oct Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft.

            Friday 18 October FOGL street stall outside IGA from 9am.

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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 30 September 2019

Are you looking for an activity or two for the kids these holidays? The library have a few activities on starting with today Wednesday 2 October at 10am for a 10.15am start Aladdin will be showing in the cinema. Free of charge and FOGL will be hosting the candy bar for all of your needs.

Tomorrow Thursday 3 October at 11am we will be building cars and seeing how fast they can go. Limited places for kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required.

More activities are on next week. Further dates and times are listed below or on the library Facebook page and website.

The last day of the holidays we will be running a movie marathon. A great family series, Back to the future. Times are listed below. Seat bookings are open now.

Look out in October I will be launching a new reading program for kids aged 0 to 5. The program encourages early-childhood literacy and introduces young children to the world of reading. You can register your child at any time during the year with certificate presentations four times a year to mark each target reached. The program completes for each child the week before they start kindergarten at big school.

A few new magazine titles received this week and they include 4×4 Australia, Real Living and Tech Life.

So many new kids’ titles are now available for the holidays and they include Sky by Ondine Sherman, I love you, Daddy Pig!, When the moon is a smile by Teena Raffa-Mulligan, Help! I smell a monster by Justin Davies, The secret life of pets 2: don’t laugh, The trapdoor mysteries: the lost treasure by Abie Longstaff, Detention by Tristan Bancks, Special forces cadets: missing by Chris Ryan, Music and malice in hurricane town by Alex Bell, Spin the daw by Elizabeth Lim, Dog man and cat kid by Dav Pilkey, Peppa’s fairy tale, Hugless Douglas by David Melling, Baby bedtime by Mem Fox, The dark artifices: Lord of shadows; Queen of Air and darkness by Cassandra Clare, A monster calls by Patrick Ness, The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe, Ship breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi and Knight in Training: To the rescue by Vivian French.  

A few new fiction titles are now ready for loan and they include 13 Minute murder by James Patterson, Courtney’s war by Wilbur Smith, The greatest gift by Rachael Johns, After the end by Clare Mackintosh, The new girl by Daniel Silva, Undara by Annie Seaton, knife by Jo Nesbo and A beggar’s kingdom by Paullina Simons.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 2 Oct Movie – Aladdin. Free Doors open 10am for a 10.15am start. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar. Bookings can be made for your seats.

            Thursday 3 Oct Steam Activity – Cars. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 11am – 12 midday.

            Wednesday 9 Oct Steam Activity – Planes. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 11am – 12 midday.

            Friday 11 Oct Steam Activity – Planes. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 11am – 12 midday.

            Friday 11 Oct Steam Activity – Cars. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 3 – 4pm

            Sunday 13 Oct Movie Marathon – Back to the future. Free Doors open for part 1 at 10.45am for a 11am start, part 2 at 1.45pm for a 2pm start and part 3 – 4.15pm for a 4.30pm start. Final movie will finish by 6.30pm. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar. Bookings can be made for your seats.

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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 23 September 2019

The school holidays start this weekend and the library have a few activities on for the kids. Wednesday 2 October at 10am for a 10.15am start Aladdin will be showing in the cinema. Free of charge and FOGL will be hosting the candy bar for all of your needs.

Thursday 3 October at 11am we will be building cars and seeing how fast they can go. Limited places for kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required.

Further dates and times are listed below or on the library Facebook page and website.

The last day of the holidays we will be running a movie marathon. A great family series, Back to the future. Times are listed below. Seat bookings are open now.

A few new magazine titles received this week and they include Quilters companion, Taste, Australian traveller, Australian woodsmith, Better homes & garden, Australian house & garden, Gardening Australia and Instyle.

Lots of new kids titles this week and they include Nullaboo hullabaloo by Fleur Ferris, Cinders and sparks magic at midnight by Lindsey Kelk, Little bird flies by Karen McCombie, The fifty per cent princess & other goodnight reads by Teena Raffa Mulligan, Jinxed! The curious curse of Cora Bella by Rebecca McRitchie, All we could have been by T E Carter, Strange Alchemy by Gwenda Bond, Birthday by Meredith Russo, The paper & hearts society by Lucy Powrie, When the ground is hard by Malla Nunn, The hand, the eye & the heart by Zoe Marriott, Hearts made for breaking by Jen Klein, The wicked king by Holly Black, Sophia Princess among beasts by James Patterson, Peppa goes to London, Claris the chicest mouse in Paris by Megan Hess, Don’t spew in your spacesuit by Tim Miller, Excuse me! By Dave Hughes, Hugless Douglas and the great cake bake by David Melling and Captain Sparklebeard by Timothy Knapman.

A few new large print titles are now ready for loan and they include You cant catch me by Lawrence Lariar, hag them slowly by William W Johnstone, The wolf and the man by Max Brand, Peril on the Oregon trail by Billy Hall, Hard ride to glory by Harry Jay thorn, The free traders by Victor Rousseau, Once you stop, you’re dead by Eaton K Goldthwaite, Far from home by Jean Robinson and Cooking up a storm by Judy Jarvie.

The latest DVD titles are now available, and they include The Tudors seasons 1 -4, My little pony: friendship is magic what lies beneath, The Good place seasons 1-3, House of cards seasons 1-6 and Darkest hour.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 2 Oct Movie – Aladdin. Free Doors open 10am for a 10.15am start. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar. Bookings can be made for your seats.

            Thursday 3 Oct Steam Activity – Cars. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 11am – 12 midday.

            Wednesday 9 Oct Steam Activity – Planes. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 11am – 12 midday.

            Friday 11 Oct Steam Activity – Planes. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 11am – 12 midday.

            Friday 11 Oct Steam Activity – Cars. For kids aged 5 and over. Bookings required. 3 – 4pm

            Sunday 13 Oct Movie Marathon – Back to the future. Free Doors open for part 1 at 10.45am for a 11am start, part 2 at 1.45pm for a 2pm start and part 3 – 4.15pm for a 4.30pm start. Final movie will finish by 6.30pm. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar. Bookings can be made for your seats.

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