LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 6 August 2018

Those who have visited the library, Facebook page or website will have seen the Renew our Libraries campaign. In the recent State Government budget over $5m was cut from public libraries. As of 1st August, there is a campaign for the funds to be reinstated and increased. Please support your local library and sign the petition.

Book Week is coming up again. Are you prepared for the school hat parade? We will be hosting two preschool storytime sessions this year. Why not join us on either Wednesday 22 or Friday 24 August at 10.30am.

The latest nonfiction books include Always Liza to me by Cecilia Rice, 30 days 30 ways to overcome anxiety by Bev Aisbett, An ABC of prostate cancer today by Alan Lawrenson, Coding for kids by Adam Crute, Android phones for seniors in easy steps by Nick Vandome, My health technology for seniors by Lonzall Watson, How a solar-powered home works, How electric and hybrid cars work, How carbon footprint work, Easy leaf tea by Timothy d’Offay and Everyday family meal makeovers by The Australian Women’s Weekly.

Some great new kids’ books are now ready for loan and they include The muddleheaded wombat by Ruth Park, The magic pudding by Norman Lindsay, The magician’s nephew by C. S. Lewis, Antarctic animals by Melvin Berger, The treehouse fun book and The treehouse fun book 2 by Jill Griffiths, Danny the champion of the world by Roald Dahl, The complete adventures of Blinky Bill by Dorothy Wall, Miss Lily’s lovely ladies by Jackie French and The book of fairies by Enid Blyton.

This week’s DVD titles include Silk s 1-3, Outlander Season one volume two, Peaky Blinders season one, Go back to where you came from, Victoria series one, The handmaid’s tale season one, Top of the lake, Final portrait, Suburbicon, The little vampire and A wrinkle in time.

The most recent magazine titles that are ready for loan include Small farms, National Geographic kids, Organic Gardener, Marie Claire, Australian Traveller, R. M. Williams Outback, Australian Home Beautiful and NSW Fishing & Boating.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

Wednesday 15 August from 10.30am. Knit, Knatter & Nibble.

Friday 17 August from 3pm. Board games and Lego.