The summer holidays see a number of events for the kids this year. There is the Summer reading bingo challenge and there is still time to sign up. We have a number of decorate your own pencil case sessions with vacancies and there are some free movies on offer for everyone.
This week we launched our e-newsletter. To sign up you will need an email address and then go to either our Facebook page or website. The e-newsletter will be sent out once a month.
The latest fiction titles include Broken ground by Val McDermid, How to be perfect and The mummy bloggers by Holly Wainwright, Parish echo by Sebastian Faulks, Shadow tyrants by Clive Cussler, Two old men dying by Tom Keneally, The mystery of three quarters by Sophie Hannah, The thief pearl by Fiona McIntosh, Where the river runs by Fleur Mcdonald and The invitation by Belinda Alexandra.
There are some great new DVDs available this week and they include The Crown season 2, The handmaid’s tale season 2, Vanity Fair, War & Peace, The house with a clock in its walls, Winx club: tales from the sea and The secret of the lost kingdom, Princess stories volumes 1-3, Pippi Longstocking and Puppy in my pocket.
This week’s new magazine titles include Instyle, Choice computer, Better Homes and Gardens, Gardening Australia, Australian House & Garden, Australian Country and NSW Fishing and Boating.
Some great new Large Print titles are available this week and they include Fear valley by Alex Frew, Two guns west by Neil Hunter, Come sundown by Nora Roberts, The girl who knew to much by Amanda Quick, Rise & shine Benedict Stone by Phaedra Patrick, Do not become alarmed by Maile Meloy, Here and gone by Haylen Beck, The fallen by Ace Atkins and The idiot by Elif Batuman.
This week’s kids’ books include Just a girl and Barney and the secret of the French spies by Jackie French, Attack of the gnomes and One bad apple by Zac Zombie, The giraffe and the pelly and me and Esio trot by Roald Dahl, Changing gear by Scot Gardner, Tempests and slaughter by Tamora Pierce, Hel around the house by Morris Gleitzman, Flying ninja by Anh Do, The wizards of once and Twice magic by Cressida Cowell, War storm by Victoria Aveyard, Smashing Saxons and Stormin’ Normans by Terry Deary.
Lots of new nonfiction titles are available and they include The original Australians: story of the Aboriginal people by Josephine Flood, 2019 guide to the night sky: southern hemisphere by Storm Dunlop, Black snake: the real Ned Kelly story by Leo Kennedy, Speaking up by Gillian Triggs, Simply pilates by Jennifer Pohlman, Baby massage by Alan Heath, Essential Mediterranean, Essential baking, A diamond in the dust by Frauke Bolton-Boshammer and Fruits of the world by Kate Whiteman.
Upcoming events to keep in mind are:
Wednesday 16 January 3 – 4pm Decorate your own pencil case. Bookings required as limited places. $3 per child. For kids aged 5 and over.
Friday 18 January 11am – 12pm Decorate your own pencil case. Bookings required as limited places. $3 per child. For kids aged 5 and over.
Friday 18 January 1.45pm for a 2pm start. The Cinema is showing Happy Feet. Free entry for everyone. Bring your own bean bags or cushions. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.
Saturday 19 January 10am – 11am Decorate your own pencil case. Bookings required as limited places. $3 per child. For kids aged 5 and over.
Wednesday 23 January 11am – 12pm Decorate your own pencil case. Bookings required as limited places. $3 per child. For kids aged 5 and over