LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 25 March 2019

The school holidays are fast approaching. Are you prepared for activities? If not the Library are hosting for 3 to 6-year old’s Aqua Life Explorers on Monday 15 April. Kids will be $5 each and adults $2 each. Bookings via the Library as space is limited.

We are also showing a couple of movies. On Thursday 18 April at 1.45pm for a 2pm start we are showing Fantastic Beasts: The crimes of Grindelwald and on Friday 26 April at 1.45pm for a 2pm start we are showing Mary Poppins Returns. To ensure a seat please book via the Library for both sessions. These are free and FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

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. Please note that we have changed the April 15 class to a second Introduction to smartphones for those interested.

The second-hand book sale is currently on during library hours until Saturday 13 April. Catch a bargain while it is available.

Lots of new DVD titles to choose from and they include Birdsong, Breath, The spy who dumped me, First man, Venom, The Shack, Iron man 2, Goosebumps 2, Winning London and The invention of lying.

A number of new talking book titles available this week and they include The necessary angel by CK Stead, Dear Banjo by Sasha Wasley, Outback treasure by Noelene Jenkinson, The restorer by Michael Sala, Some tests by Wayne Macauley and Kitty McKenzie by Annemarie Brear.

The latest kids’ books this week include Little kitten, Little pony, Peppa’s Chinese new year, Greyfriars Bobby by Richard Brassey, There’s a sea in my bedroom by Margaret Wild and Who sank the boat? By Pamela Allen.

A couple of new large print titles are available, and they include An impossible love by Kate Finnemore and Courting the Countess by Anne Stenhouse.

A few new nonfiction titles are available, and they include No need for geniuses by Steve Jones, Alcohol, other drugs and pregnancy, 101 cool science experiments, Love! By Zoe Foster Blake, Fridays with my folks by Amal Awad, The complete guide to Australian birds by George Adams, Australian in World War One: France 1916-1917; France 1917-1918 and Gallipoli, The disruptors: 50 people who changed the world by Alan Axelrod, Lady killers: deadly women throughout history by Tori Telfer and A point of view by Clive James.

A number of new magazine titles this week and they include International traveller, Taste, Gardening Australia, Country style and Organic Gardener.

A handful of new fiction titles are available this week and they include A perilous bargain by Jane Peart, The red queen by Philippa Gregory, The last days of the Romanov dancers by Kerri Turner and The pursuit by Lori Wick.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

Monday 1 April 10-12 Introduction to smartphones. Held in the Internet Centre. Bookings required.

Monday 8 April 10-12 Introduction to online shopping part 1. Held in the Internet Centre. Bookings required.

Tuesday 9 April 10am for a 10.15am start. Movie: A simple favour. FOGL will be running the candy bar.

Wednesday 10 April 10.30am Preschool Storytime. Easter theme. Who will be ready for a bunny hunt?