If you know of anyone aged 65 and over who would like to learn how to use a computer, online banking, online shopping, sharing photos, etc please let them know that we are running free classes. Bookings are required but they are free.
This will be the year of visiting authors. For those who were interested in meeting Jonathan Gravenor please note that this event will be rescheduled for later in the year, but I do have a couple of other authors coming. Australian author Karly Lane will be visiting Grenfell on Tuesday 5 November and Australian children’s author Tim Harris will be here during the Henry Lawson Festival. So, keep an eye out for times as we get closer to the Festival.
The movies for March are A star is born on Saturday 9 March and Tully on Tuesday 12 March. For A star is born please ensure that you book your seats via the Library as we are limited to 60 people.
The Library upgraded the computers last year and have two of the previous desktops available for purchase. They include hard drive, monitor and Windows 10. If you are interested in purchasing one please speak to Josh in the Internet Centre.
Aqua Life Explorers will be held on Monday 15 April for kids aged 3 to 6 years old. Kids will be $5 each and adults $2 each. Bookings via the Library as space is limited.
The latest magazine titles include Science Illustrated, Gardening Australia, Central West Lifestyle, Backyard and Australian Country Style.
There are some great new fiction titles available this week and they include The spite game by Anna Snoekstra, All that I am by Anna Funder, Bright young dead by Jessica Fellowes, The tiger’s prey by Wilbur Smith, The museum of modern love by Marina Abramovic, The single ladies of Jacaranda retirement village by Joanna Nell, The sentence is death by Anthony Horowitz, The party by Lisa Hall, The new girl by Ingrid Alexandra, The wrong Callahan by Karly Lane and The truths and triumphs of Grace Atherton.
The latest kids’ books this week include we are the Scythe by Neal Shusterman, Polly and Buster: the wayward witch & the feelings monster by Sally Rippin, Dogman by Dav Pilkey, Pirates by Terry Deary, Shine mountain by Julie Hunt and Elizabeth meets her match by Zoe Norton Lodge.
Lots of new nonfiction titles are available and they include Eddie Jones: rugby maverick by Mike Colman, Outback adventures by Matt Wright, Rather his own man by Geoffrey Robertson and The silk roads by Peter Frankopan.
A number of new talking book titles this week and they include The girl in the corner by Amanda Prowse, The woman in the green dress by Tea Cooper, Death of a policeman and Death of a liar by MC Beaton, The book of the unnamed midwife by Meg Elison, Mothers and sons by Colm Toibin, One last summer by Victoria Connelly, Nemesis by Rory Clements, The spitfire girls by Soraya M Lane and Aches & pains by Maeve Binchy.
Upcoming events to keep in mind are:
Friday 8 March Friends of Grenfell Library (FOGL) street stall will be held outside IGA.
Saturday 9 March Movie – A star is born. 7.45pm for an 8pm start. Seat bookings via the Library.
Monday 11 March Tech Savvy Seniors class – Introduction to online banking. Bookings required. Class held in the Internet Centre 10-12.
Tuesday 12 March Movie – Tully. 10am for a 10.15am start.