It is now 1 week until Christmas and the Library will be closing for the holidays at 4pm on Christmas Eve and reopening at 10.30am on Thursday 2 January. So please come in and stock up on your reading and viewing materials beforehand.
The Summer Reading Bingo challenge is up and running 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 Friday there will be a surprise Christmas movie for the kids. Doors will open at 1.45pm and the movie will start at 2pm. The movie is rated G. The January movie listings are now up on the website in the what’s on section or on the library Facebook page.
A number of new magazine titles received this week and they include Australian home beautiful, National geographic kids, Australian Woodsmith, Double helix, International traveller, Regional lifestyle, Instyle, Choice and Homespun.
Some more kids’ books are available this week and they include Ten minutes to bed : little unicorns Christmas by Rhiannon Fielding, Christmas stories by Enid Blyton, The witching hours: the dragon crown by Jack Henseleit, Pony camp diaries: Sophie and Shine by Kelly McKain, Wings of fire: the poison jungle by Tui T Sutherland, Hot dog 7: show time! By Anh Do, The magic misfits: the minor third by Neil Patrick Harris, Tom Gates spectacular school trip (really …) by Liz Pichon, You turkeys! By Michael Gerard Bauer and In the mouth of the wolf by Michael Morpurgo.
There are new fiction titles available this week and they include The guardians by John Grisham, The night fire by Michael Connelly, Dead man switch by Tara Moss, 19th Christmas by James Patterson, Blue moon by Lee Child, The last paradise by Di Morrissey, Sanditon by Kate Riordan, Last woman standing by Amy Gentry, Invisible as air by Zoe Fishman and The long paddock by Alissa Callen.
Some great new Large print titles are now available and include Once upon a bride by Jean Stone, Black and white ball by Loren D Estleman, The dead ringer by MC Beaton, What follows after by Dan Walsh, The deadly shadow by Paul Bedford, Lord James Harrington and the Cornish mystery by Lynn Florkiewicz, Ghost lake by VJ Banis, Ancient evil returns & other stories by Richard A Lupoff, Colin’s ghost by Norman Firth and The vampire man by Gerald Verner.
The latest non fiction titles are now available and they include Taste Christmas, Celebrating Christmas, Digital life skills for youth by Angela Croker, The chicken whisperer’s guide to zero-waste chicken keeping by Andy Schneider, Sew bags by Hilarie Wakefield Dayton, Start an online business in easy steps by Jon Smith, ANZAC & aviator by Michael Molkentin, Cricketers at war by Greg Growden, Bathurst Poets 2019 Anthology, Great Australian outback trucking stories by Bill marsh, 488 rules for life by Kitty Flanagan, Face it by Debbie Harry and Tall tales and wee stories by Billy Connolly.
A few more talking books are now available and they include Until Nico by Aurora Rose Reynolds, King of the weeds by Mickey Spillane, Kiss me while I sleep by Linda Howard, Lord of vengeance by Lara Adrian, Romulus Buckle & the City of the Founders by Ricard Ellis Preston Jr, Romance is my day job by Patience Bloom and Rivers of gold by Tracie Peterson.
Upcoming events to keep in mind are:
Friday 20 Dec 1.45 for a 2pm start Movie – A surprise Christmas movie. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.
Tuesday 24 Dec 4pm Library closing.
Thursday 2 Jan 10.30am Library reopening.
Friday 10 Jan 1.45 for a 2pm start Movie – The angry birds movie 2. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.