Due to the current situation in our neighbouring LGA’s Hilltops and Cowra, the decision has been made to keep the library closed for a little longer. Please note that if you have tried to contact the library this week you will find that I am on leave and will return your call, email or message when I return. I apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause.
Items already on loan
If you already have items on loan that are due during the shutdown please hang on to them as I am automatically renewing these items. Reminder that there are NO overdue fines.
Online author talks
All the online author talks are free, as they are provided with the with the support of NSW Public Libraries Association and organised by a group of lovely librarians. But you must register via Eventbrite prior to the event. There are some amazing sessions coming up over the next couple of months.
Wednesday 6 at 6:30pm Judy Nunn will be in conversation with Catherine Krause from Central Coast with the support of NSW Public Libraries Association. Registrations via https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/judy-nunn-presents-showtime-tickets-170243387555
Thursday 14 at 6:30pm Claire G. Coleman will be in conversation with Torres Strait Islander journalist and broadcaster, Rhianna Patrick, with the support of NSW Public Libraries Association. Registrations via https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/claire-g-coleman-presents-lies-damned-lies-tickets-169396909717
Wednesday 27 at 6.30pm Costa Georgiadis will be in conversation with Robyn Syphers from Camden Libraries with the support of NSW Public Libraries Association. Registrations via https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/costa-georgiadis-presents-costas-world-tickets-175097560517
Friday 5 at 1pm David Hunt will be in conversation with Wendy Harmer, one of Australia’s much-loved personalities, with the support of NSW Public Libraries Association. Registrations via https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/david-hunt-presents-girt-nation-in-conversation-with-wendy-harmer-tickets-172509519617
Wed 24 at 1pm Fiona McIntosh will be in conversation with Mel Tong from Macquarie Regional Library with the support of NSW Public Libraries Association. Registrations via https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fiona-mcintosh-presents-the-spys-wife-tickets-173101570457
Reminder that even though the library is physically closed you still have access to some amazing resources. For all your eAudio and eBooks you have two options indyreads which is provided by the State Library and BorrowBox from Bolinda Publishing. Further information is available on the library website https://grenfellpubliclibrary.org.au/elibrary/ Both of these have titles for everyone. You will need your member number and your password is your birthday ddmmyy.
For the kids we have Story Box Library. This is a free streaming service with almost 400 titles from Australian and New Zealand authors and illustrators. You will only need your member number to access. No password required. https://storyboxlibrary.com.au/
Then on the eResources page https://grenfellpubliclibrary.org.au/e-resources/ you have access to several sites provided by the State Library, Gale, National Geographic and a few others.