LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 18 November 2019

Two of our own budding writers have been selected as contributors to the recently published book Dark Sky Dreamings. The Grenfell launch of the book will be held in the library on Tuesday 3 December at 6.30pm where you will hear and meet the local contributors Gai Lander and Alison Rumps and editor Dr Merrill Findlay. Copies of the book will be available for purchase on the night. A light supper will be provided after proceedings for a gold coin.

December is approaching fast and there are a number of kid’s activities coming up prior to the Christmas holidays. Our final two sessions of Storytime will be held the first week of December where we will celebrate Christmas. There will also be three Christmas card making sessions with limited places being held. $2 per child and bookings are required.

There will also be three movies shown in December so book your seats for the Australian movie Palm Beach, the hit of the year Downton Abbey and for the kids there will be a surprise Christmas movie. All details are below in the events section or on the library Facebook page.

A number of new magazine titles received this week and they include Organic gardener, National geographic kids, Australian geographic, Australian Women’s Weekly food and Australian Home beautiful.

Some more kids’ books are available this week and they include Luna loves library day by Joseph Coelho, Funny kid: next level by Matt Stanton, Squidge Dibley: destroys history by Mick Elliott, The phoenix and the carpet by E Nesbit, Five children and IT by E Nesbit, Kensy and Max: out of sight by Jacqueline Harvey, Carnival chaos by Zack Zombie, Weirdo: Weirdomania! By Anh Do, Tom Gates: extra special treats by Liz Pichon and The lords of Melody by Phillip Gwynne.  

This week’s new talking book titles are now ready for loan and they include Nantucket sisters by Nancy Thayer, The actress by Amy Sohn and for the kids we have Kitten kingdom by Mia Bell, Miff’s adventures big and small, The girl, the bear and the magic shoes by Julia Donaldson, The Daddy goose by Vivian French, The Stephen Michael King collection, Hotel Flamingo by Alex Milway, The Billie B Brown collection by Sally Rippin and Storm boy by Colin Thiele.

There are new fiction titles available this week and they include The shape of night by Tess Gerritsen, Killer instinct by James Patterson, Silver by Chris Hammer, To the land of long lost friends by Alexander McCall Smith, The fifth column by Andrew Gross, Guilty not guilty by Felix Francis, A tapestry of treason by Anne O’Brien, Matters of the heart by Fiona Palmer, The wife and the widow by Christian White, The model wife by Tricia Stringer, The second sleep by Robert Harris, Sword of kings by Bernard Cornwell and Pretty guilty women by Gina Lamanna.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

Tuesday 3 Dec 6.30pm Dark Sky Dreamings Grenfell Book Launch. Everyone is welcome to attend. A light supper will be served after proceedings for a gold coin.

            Wednesday 4 Dec Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft.

            Friday 6 Dec Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft. Last session for 2019.

            Friday 6 Dec Christmas card making session 4-4.45pm $2 per child. Places limited. Bookings required.

            Saturday 7 Dec 7.45 for an 8pm start Movie – Palm Beach. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

            Saturday 14 Dec 7.45 for an 8pm start Movie – Downton Abbey. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

Posted in Library Lines | Comments Off on LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 18 November 2019

LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 11 November 2019

Thank you to those who attended the author visit with Karly Lane recently. I hope that you all enjoyed meeting Karly as much as I did.

A number of new magazine titles received this week and they include Australian country style, On the road, NSW Fishing and boating, Small farms, Choice computer and Choice.

Some more kids’ books are available this week and they include Liars: Armageddon by jack Heath, We rule the night by Claire Eliza Bartlett, Topsy and turvy by Justin D’Ath, First friend by Christobel Mattingley, Molly the pig by Karen Manbulloo, A sick day for Amos McGee by Phillip C. Stead, The Smeds and the Smoos by Julia Donaldson, Atticus Van Tasticus by Andrew Daddo, A different land by Paul Jennings and The land of roar by Jenny McLachlan.

This week’s new large print titles are now ready for loan and they include Happily ever Esther by Steve Jenkins, The ship that never was by Adam Courtenay, paws for love by Sarah Purdue, Jessica’s Christmas kiss by Alison May, Lovers of Janine by Denise Robins, escape to sunrise cottage by Zara Thorne, Moonbeams in a jar by Christine Stovell, Down the dirt roads by Rachael Treasure, The beachcomber’s wife by Adrian Mitchell, The embankment murder by Gerald Verner and Death paints the picture by Lawrence Lariar.

There are new talking book titles available this week for everyone and they include The palace job by Patrick Weekes, Goodnight June by Sarah Jio, Yang & me by Kim Scott, Things we set on fire by Deborah Reed, It happened in Wisconsin by Ken Moraff, Beastly beatitudes of Balthazar B by JP Donleavy, Flytrap by Meme MacDonald, Winterswim by Ryan W Bradley, The winter warrior by James Wilde, And only to deceive by Tasha Alexander, How the scoundrel seduces by Anna Jeffries, Katabasis by Joseph Brassey, Ice shear by MP Cooley, 2 hours by Greg Iles and Consequences by Aleatha Romig.

A few new DVD titles are now available for loan and they include Late night, Spider-man far from home, The secret life of pets 2, The world’s greatest railway journeys, Chatsworth: the grandest country house in all England, Secret Britain and The baby-sitters club movie Friends forever.

The latest non fiction titles are now available for loan and include man’s best friend by Luke Warburton, Inside out by Demi Moore, unfollow by Megan Phelps-Roper, James Cook by Peter FitzSimons, Home work by Julie Andrews, Gulpilil by Derek Reilly, Brock at Bathurst by Bev Brock, Infused waters by Georgina Davies and Bush doctors by Annabelle Brayley.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 4 Dec Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft.

            Friday 6 Dec Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft. Last session for 2019.

            Friday 6 Dec Christmas card making session 4-4.45pm $2 per child. Places limited. Bookings required.

            Saturday 7 Dec 7.45 for an 8pm start Movie – Palm Beach. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

            Saturday 14 Dec 7.45 for an 8pm start Movie – Downton Abbey. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

Posted in Library Lines | Comments Off on LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 11 November 2019

LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 4 November 2019

It is movie night this Saturday 9 November. For those who love the Beatles music and wander what the world would have been like without them you will enjoy this movie. So, book your seats so as not to miss out on the movie Yesterday. In December we will be showing 2 movies so keep the 7th (Palm Beach) and 14th (Downton Abbey) free in your calendars. Plus, for the kids we will have a Christmas movie on Fri 20 Dec at 1.45pm for a 2pm start.

Today (Wednesday 6 Nov) Storytime is on at 10.30am and again on Friday 8 Nov. Everyone is welcome to attend as their will be great stories and fun craft to do. Reminder that these session are counted towards the 1,000 books before school program.

A number of new magazine titles received this week and they include Australian house & garden, Real living, Gardening Australia, Diabetic living, Tech life Australia, 4×4 Australia, Taste, Australian Traveller, Double helix, Australian Woodsmith, Australian Geographic Adventure and Marie Claire.

Some more kids’ books are available this week and they include Captain Cat and the great pirate race! By Sue Mongredien, The pinballs by Betsy Byars, Stella the unstoppable and the talent show fiasco by Richard Newsome, Pages & Co: Tilly and the bookwanderers by Anna James, Little lion rescue by Rachel Delahaye, Fergus makes a difference; Fergus and Angus; Fergus breaks loose; Fergus goes bang; Fergus and Boris; Fergus and the whale; Fergus to the rescue; Fergus the ferry; Fergus at the zoo; Fergus at the fire; Fergus at the race and Fergus at the fireworks by J W Noble, A strange kind of brave by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald and The railway children and The story of the treasure seekers by E. Nesbit.

This week’s new fiction titles are now ready for loan and they include How the dead speak by Val McDermid, Lies lies lies by Adele Parks, Khaki town by Judy Nunn, The titanic secret by Clive Cussler, Cilka’s journey by Heather Morris, The English girl by Daniel Silva, The lying room by Nicci French, The dirty dozen by Lynda La Plante, White horses by Rachael Treasure and The giver of stars by Jojo Moyes.

There are new talking book titles available this week for everyone and they include Stinky street stories by Alex Ratt, The snow bear by Holly Webb, Princess Cadance and the spring hearts garden and Princess Twilight Sparkle and the forgotten books of autumn by GM Berrow, Tantric coconuts by Greg Kincaid, The temporary gentleman by Sebastian Barry, Desperate by Daniel Palmer, Swimming to the moon by Robert Drewe, Summerset Abbey by TJ Brown, Fromelles & Pozieres in the trenches of hell by Peter Fitzsimons and Sandakan by Paul Ham.  

A few new large print titles are now available for loan and they include Something’s brewing by Wendy Kremer, Meeting Molly by Chrissie Loveday, All the Queen’s men by Ethan J Wolfe and Against the law by Ray Hogan.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 6 Nov Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft.

            Friday 8 Nov Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft.

            Saturday 9 Nov 7.45 for an 8pm start Movie – Yesterday. What would the world be like without the Beatles? Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

Posted in Library Lines | Comments Off on LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 4 November 2019