The Summer reading bingo challenge has completed with a number of kids participating and enjoying the challenge. Thank you to those who attended the prize draw.
Tech Savvy Senior computer classes for people aged 65 and over will be held again this year with lots of new choices of topics. Classes will start in February and will be held in the Internet Centre on Monday’s between 10 and 12. Bookings are required and can be made via the Library. Classes are free to attend.
Preschool Storytime is returning. This year we will be holding two sessions per month during school terms on Wednesday and Friday at 10.30am. Our February sessions will be held on the 6 and 8.
The latest fiction titles include Ambush by James Patterson, Dressing the Dearloves by Kelly Doust, Heads you win by Jeffrey Archer, The Queen’s Colonial by Peter Watt, The widow of Ballarat by Darry Fraser, Seniors’ stories volume 4, Paradox by Catherine Coulter, Past tense by Lee Child and Target Alex Cross by James Patterson.
There are some great new DVDs available this week and they include Elena of Avalor: ready to rule, Sofia the first: the enchanted feast; the floating palace; Holiday in Enchancia; Once upon a princess, The breaker upperers, The snowman, 12 strong, Book Club and Lady Bird.
Some great new Large Print titles are available this week and they The dressmaker’s dowry by Meredith Jaeger, The disappeared by C.J. Box, The child by Fiona Barton, Precious and grace by Alexander McCall Smith, Two loves by Denise Robins, A place to belong by Ann Carroll, The house of unexpected sisters by Alexander McCall Smith, Hide away by Iris Johansen and Night and day by Iris Johansen.
The latest kids’ books this week include Seriously do not open this book by Andy Lee, The ice monster by David Walliams, Funny kid: get licked by Matt Stanton, Hug a tree, Geronimo by Geronimo Stilton, Wraith by Shane & Alex Smithers, The caged queen by Kristen Ciccarelli, Are you there, God? It’s me, Margaret by Judy Blume, Max Einstein the genius experiment by James Patterson, Other worlds: perfect world by George Ivanoff, Ottilie Colter and the Narroway hunt by Rhiannon Williams, Truly Tan baffled! By Jen Storer, Other worlds: beast world by George Ivanoff, The pug who wanted to be a unicorn by Bella Swift, Dungzilla and Gastronauts by James Foley, Skulduggery Pleasant: mortal coil by Derek Landy, This is where it ends by Marieke Nijkamp, Night flights by Philip Reeve, Before I let go by Marieke Nijkamp and The survival game by Nicky Singer.
Lots of new nonfiction titles are available and they include Woo’s wonderful world of maths by Eddie Woo, The Earth garden water book, Lawsie by John Laws, Lonely Planet: Italy; Switzerland, Hands-on science, Imagining the future by Simon Torok, Biscuiteers book of iced biscuits by Harriet Hastings, Bouncing back by Rohan Cleave and The great lizard trek by Felicity Bradshaw.
Lots of new talking books are available this week and they include Rev head by Shane Jacobson, The miniaturist by Jessie Burton, Cubed by Nikil Saval, This too shall pass by Milena Busquets and Grave descend by Michael Crichton.
Upcoming events to keep in mind are:
Friday 1 February Book sale. Cash only. During library hours. 10.30-12.30 and 1.30-5.
Saturday 2 February Book sale. Cash only. During library hours. 9.30-12.
Wednesday 6 February Preschool Storytime from 10.30am.
Friday 8 February Preschool Storytime from 10.30am.
Saturday 9 February Free movie in the cinema. Doors will open at 7.45pm for an 8pm start. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar. The February movie is Ladies in black.