This Friday 6 March outside the IGA the Friends of Grenfell Library (FOGL) are hosting their autumn street stall. Please support this great group of individuals who support the library where they can.
Reminder that Annie Seaton will be here this Monday 9 March at 6.30pm. Annie will be bringing books with her to sell and sign. Everyone is welcome to attend. A light supper will be served for a gold coin donation afterwards.
Thursday 12 March we will be conducting our first PJ Storytime for kids aged 3 to 8 years old from 6.30pm in the library before bedtime. Please wear your pyjamas. Teddies are welcome. Siblings are welcome. Plus, all stories read during these sessions count towards the 1,000 books before school program.
I will be running two sessions on BorrowBox this month. Please book into either one. Saturday 14 March at 10am and Tuesday 17 March at 6.30pm. The sessions are free, but you will need to bring with you your iPad, iPhone, tablet or android phone and passwords to Apple and Google. If these times do not suit do not fret I will run more classes later in the year.
It has been a quiet week for the magazines. Titles received this week are Science Illustrated, Australian house & garden, Gardening Australia and Australian Photography.
A few new kids’ books are available this week and they include The conference of the birds by Ransom Riggs, The Wiggles love books by The Wiggles, Splish, splash safety by The Wiggles, The Peski kids: near extinction by RA Spratt, One of us is next by Karen M McManus, Mr Dog and the faraway fox by Ben Fogle, Ella and Olivia: reef explorers by Yvette Poshoglian, Mosh madness by Pixel Kid, Middle school: born to rock by James Patterson, Usborne baby’s very first touchy-feely animals play book.
The latest fiction titles have arrived this week and they include Starting from now by Fleur McDonald, Bone china by Laura Purcell, Beyond the gathering storm by Janette Oke, When tomorrow comes by Janette Oke, No judgments by Meg Cabot, Rich people problems by Kevin Kwan, High tide by Veronica Henry, Changing Lara by Anna Jacobs, The good liar by Nicholas Searle and The cosy coffee shop of promises by Kellie Hailes.
Some great new Large print titles are now available and include The last step by Tony Gleeson, Castle of flowers by Margaret Mounsdon, Blood red star by Shorty Gunn, The killing breed by Frank Leslie, The sixth rider by Max McCoy, Renegade range by Philip Ketchum, The reluctant gun hand by Logan winters, Broken wheel ranch by Wayne C Lee, Guns for hire by Bradford Scott, Helldorado by Peter Brandvold, Northfield by Johnny D Boggs, The phantom corral by Bliss Lomax, Shower of gold by Zane Grey, The lost coach by Sydney J Bounds and Apache crossing by Lee E Wells.
A few new nonfiction titles are available this week and they include The golden era by Rod Laver, Family food by Pete Evans, Like Grandma used to make by Rebecca Sullivan, The law handbook by Redfern Legal Centre Publishing, Emily Dickinson and A return to poetry 1999.
Upcoming events to keep in mind are:
Friday 6 Mar Friends of Grenfell Library (FOGL) street stall
Monday 9 Mar Author visit – Annie Seaton. 6.30pm start. Light supper afterwards: gold coin.
Wednesday 11 Mar Baby Bounce at 10.30am and Preschool Storytime at 11am.
Thursday 12 Mar PJ Storytime at 6.30pm