3 weeks until Christmas
There is still time to buy your Christmas Raffle tickets. Will be drawn this Friday at 4pm
Have you thought about how to pay for the Christmas groceries? Are you starting to organise what you will be doing or eating? FOGL have kicked off their Christmas raffle. Tickets can be purchased from the library, Grenfell Meat Barn, Grenfell Furniture, Jan Parlett’s Country Experience and Tammy’s Hair Design and are priced at $2 each or 3 for $5. Prizes include $200 IGA voucher, $200 voucher for Grenfell Butcher and $100 to be spent at any other Weddin Shire business. You must be in it to win.
Reminder that the Library will be closing between 5pm Christmas Eve and 10.30am Tuesday 5 January. No items will be due during this period but the after hours return chute will be available for those wanting to return their items.
Summer Reading Challenge is back
The Summer Reading Challenge is back for the kids again this summer with the theme “Myths, fairy tales and legends’. Why not drop in and pick up your pack. The challenge is great for all kids aged from Preschool to Year 12 and there are some fun prizes to win throughout the summer.
Christmas Card Making sessions
Christmas Card Making sessions are back for kids aged 5 and over with limited places and COVID save restrictions in place. Bookings are required and places are filling fast.
Reminder that Storytime is back
Join us for Storytime each Wednesday morning at 10.30am from November 11 until December 16.
Reminder that Grenfell library members only have access to the BorrowBox deal starting Sunday 1 November
The sequel to The dressmaker by Rosalie Ham is coming. Why not read the original before the sequel is released? From November 1 all members have access until December 30 on BorrowBox without any waiting. This means that 10 of you can borrow the eAudio or the eBook at the same time. So, jump online and join BorrowBox. It is free for everyone.
Free online Author Talks
Thanks to the NSW Public Libraries Association and the coordinating committee made up of various librarians across the state we now have access to free online author talks. Bookings are required via the link on the event listing on the library Facebook page.
There is only one talk left for 2020 and that is Mary Li on Thursday 10 December. Reminder that these events are free, but you must book in prior to the event to guarantee a spot.
Options for eBooks & eAudiobooks
Are you aware that as a member you have free access to different platforms for eBooks and eAudiobooks? Don’t forget that for the kids we have free access to Story Box Library. More information is available on the library website at https://grenfellpubliclibrary.org.au/elibrary/
Wednesday 2 at 10.30am Preschool Storytime
Thursday 3 at 7pm Christmas PJ Storytime. Doors will open from 6.45pm.
Friday 4 FOGL raffle will be drawn
Friday 4 Christmas Card making session from 4pm. Bookings required for kids aged 5 and over.
Saturday 5 Christmas Card making session from 10am. Bookings required for kids aged 5 and over.
Wednesday 9 at 10.30am Preschool Storytime
Thursday 10 at 6.30pm In conversation with Mary Li. Bookings required.
Friday 11 Christmas Card making session from 4pm. Bookings required for kids aged 5 and over.
Saturday 12 Christmas Card making session from 10am. Bookings required for kids aged 5 and over.
Wednesday 16 at 10.30am Preschool Storytime
Thursday 24 from 5pm Library closed until Tuesday 5 January at 10.30am