It is now 3 weeks until Christmas. Are you ready yet? There are a number of activities coming up.
Today we have Preschool Storytime at 10.30am and again on Friday celebrating everything Christmas. This Friday we have the first of 3 Christmas card making sessions. These have limited places. $2 per child and bookings are required.
The Summer Reading Bingo challenge kicked off yesterday at 3pm for all kids who will be in Preschool through to Year 12 in 2020. Pop in between now and Christmas and pick up your Bingo sheet and some books to get you reading.
This Saturday night we are showing the Australian movie Palm Beach, so book your seat. The hit of the year Downton Abbey will be shown the following Saturday night and for the kids there will be a surprise Christmas movie on Friday 20th. All details are below in the events section or on the library Facebook page.
A number of new magazine titles received this week and they include Taste, Australian Country, Marie Claire, Backyard, Great walks, Real living, 4×4 Australia and a new title Australian photography.
Some more kids’ books are available this week and they include The summer of skinny dipping by Amanda Howells, Gribblebob’s book of unpleasant goblins by David Ashby, How to wash a woolly mammoth by Michelle Robinson, Adorabull by Alison Donald, Taylor tiptoe by Elanor Best, Eri finds a way by Robert Vescio, mad about mega beasts by Giles Andreae, No probllama! By Rosie Greening, Sophie Johnson unicorn expert by Morag Hood, I despair of my hair by Ann-Marie Finn, Lovely old lion by Julia Jarman, Little Ted’s big heart by Rosie Greening, The return of Thelma the unicorn by Aaron Blabey, When Santa got stuck up the chimney by James Grafton and The tiny star by Mem Fox.
This week’s new large print titles are now ready for loan and they include The raven’s honor by Johnny D Boggs, Outlaws of the brasada by Les Savage Jr, The hour of death : sixkiller, U.S. marshal by William W Johnstone, Plundered range by Will Ermine, The golden land by Giles A Lutz, Texas showdown by Elmer Kelton, The bags of tricks affair by Bill Pronzini, The fox by Frederick Forsyth, My heart may be broken but my hair still looks great by Dixie Cash and Texas free by Janet Dailey.
There are new nonfiction titles available this week and they include 75 must-see places to take the kids (before they don’t want to go) by Robin Esrock, Jean Blackburn by Craig Campbell, Born-again blackfella by Jack Charles, The Hilton bombing by Imre Salusinszky, The dips and spreads guide by Xavier Waterkeyn, A lot with a little by Tim Costello, The buy by Bill Bryson, The basis of everything by Andrew Ramsey, Me by Elton John and The strong man by Grant Edwards.
Some great new talking books are now available and include The love affairs of Nathaniel P by Adelle Waldman, What the family needed by Steven Amsterdam, Genevieve by Eric Jerome Dickey, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Rainey Royal by Dylan Landis, Summerset Abbey: spring awakening by TJ Brown, Seven forges by James A Moore, Painted horses by Malcolm Brooks, Pharaoh by David Gibbins and The pirate prince by Galen Foley.
Upcoming events to keep in mind are:
Wednesday 4 Dec Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft.
Friday 6 Dec Preschool Storytime 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to attend for stories and craft. Last session for 2019.
Friday 6 Dec Christmas card making session 4-4.45pm $2 per child. Places limited. Bookings required.
Saturday 7 Dec 7.45 for an 8pm start Movie – Palm Beach. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.
Saturday 14 Dec 7.45 for an 8pm start Movie – Downton Abbey. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.