LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 8 April 2019

The second-hand book sale is finishing this Saturday 13 April. Drop in and grab a bargain while it is still available.

The school holidays are next week. 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 and filling fast.

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.

Lots of new DVD titles to choose from and they include Air force one, Destination wedding, Knights of the damned, Skyscraper, Winchester, Jason Bourne, Crooked house, Iron man 3, Thor Ragnarok and Doctor Doctor series 3.

The latest kids’ books this week include The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, Father Koala’s fairy tales, Living with water by Laurie Lawrence, Dinosaur day out by Sara Acton, Noni the pony rescues the joey by Alison Lester, Here comes stinkbug! By Tohby Riddle, Exploding ending: painted dogs & doom cakes; Dingbats & lollypop arms; cursed pants & cranky cops and screenshots & laughing gas by Tim Harris, Hush little possum by P. Crumble, 10 silly wombats by Ed Allen, King of scars by Leigh Bardugo and The fork, the witch, and the worm by Christopher Paolini.

A few new talking book titles are available, and they include Widows’ revenge by Lynda La Plante, The cotton lass and other stories by Anna Jacobs, The antipodeans by Greg McGee, Emma’s place by Noelene Jenkinson, Kitty McKenzie’s land by Annemarie Brear, Lucifer falls by Colin Falconer and The hidden room by Stella Duffy.

Several new magazine titles this week and they include Science Illustrated, House & Garden, Better Homes & Gardens, Traces, 4×4, National Geographic Kids and Fishing Monthly.

The latest fiction titles are now available, and they include Driving into the sun by Marcella Polain, Cherry tree lane by Anna Jacobs, We must be brave by Frances Liardet, The cottage at Rosella Cove by Sandie Docker, Saving you by Charlotte Nash, The red dirt road by Alissa Callen, Gone by midnight by Candice Fox, Heart of the grass tree by Molly Murn, A place with heart by Jennie Jones, Half moon lake by Kirsten Alexander, The lost girls by Jennifer Spence and The cliff house by Amanda Jennings.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

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

Friday 12 April 10.30am Preschool Storytime. Easter theme. Who will be ready for a bunny hunt?

Saturday 13 April 7.45pm for an 8pm start. Movie- A star is born. FOGL will be running the candy bar. Seat bookings are preferred.

Monday 15 April 10 – 11am Aqua Life for kids aged 3 to 6. Bookings required as space is limited.

Monday 15 April 10 – 12 Tech Savvy Seniors: Introduction to smartphones. For people aged 65 and over. Bookings are required but the class is free.