LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 31 August 2020

Library Closed for morning

Reminder that the library will be closed this morning (Wed 2 Sep) and will be open at 1.30pm as normal. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Final week of Library collection survey. Deadline is Sunday 6 September.

It is the final week to have your say on the library collection. To make sure that the library is providing the right type of materials for the Weddin Shire, we ask that everyone fills in the collection survey via this will only take a couple of minutes to fill in. Thank you for your help.

The second-hand book sale is now on

The second-hand book sale has returned. Please help support your local library in buying old library stock. All funds raised is spent on new stock for the library. Cash sales only. Please bring your own bags.

Storytime will not be returning for a while, but you have free access to Story Box

Use it as a bedtime tale, a facilitator for discussion in the classroom, a complement to library Storytime, or a read aloud model – the choice is yours. No matter what the reason for your visit to Story Box Library, we help children journey to that most uniquely precious place, the wilds of their own imagination.

Our stories have been selected with children of pre-school and primary age in mind. Stories have been broken down into the following categories: Pre-school (3 – 5 years); Lower Primary (5 – 7 years); Middle Primary (8 – 10 years) and Upper Primary (10 – 12 years).

Access is available using your library membership via

Are you looking for something different to read and are struggling to get into the library?

Why not try out indyreads™. indyreads™ provides access to a statewide collection of independent Australian and international titles, classic literature, and modern award-winning titles in eBook and eAudio format thanks to the State Library of NSW. Access is free as part of your membership. Further details are available

Book reviewers for Book Week

I am looking for book reviewers of the Book Week shortlisted titles. Kids can borrow and read these titles if they review them for us all. This can be in the form of a written, picture, or video review. I look forward to seeing your imagination come alive.

New fiction titles now available

The Grasmere grudge by Rebecca Tope, One fatal flaw by Anne Perry, Ghost fire by Wilbur Smith, All adults here by Emma Straub, Cry baby by Mark Billingham, Elsa Goody bushranger by Darry Fraser, Magpie lane by Lucy Atkins, Saving Missy by Beth Morrey, The last trial by Scott Turow, The minute I saw you by Paige Toon and The secret life of Shirley Sullivan by Lisa Ireland.

New kids’ titles now available

Road tripped by Pete Hautman, Tashi the book of giant Adventures; Tashi the book of magical mysteries; Tashi the book of spells and secrets and Tashi the book of magnificent monsters by Anna Fienberg, The complete adventures on Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr, Neil Armstrong by Alex Woolf, Jane Goodall by Anita Ganeri, Billie B Brown: the little lie; The beautiful haircut and The perfect present by Sally Rippin, The paper & hearts society: read with pride by Lucy Powrie, The impossible boy by Ben Brooks, We’re going on a treasure hunt by Martha Mumford and Peppa loves doctors and nurses.

New DVD titles now available

Anne with an “E” season 1, Fleabag season 1, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan season 1, Looking for Alaska, Doctor Doctor season 4, Just mercy, Like a boss and Miss Fisher and the crypt of tears.

New large print titles now available

Alaskan holiday by Debbie Macomber, Bombshell by Stuart Woods, The plot is murder by VM Burns, The Cuban affair by Nelson Demille, Quick & dirty by Stuart Woods, The sinners by Ace Atkins, Daddy’s girls by Danielle Steel and Guns across the Rio Grande by Jack Tregarth.

The Library building in 1998
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