LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 19 August 2019

Congratulations to all of the Book Week winners. The shortlisted books are available on display in the library until Saturday 24 August. To celebrate Book Week today (Wed 21) we are hosting an extra Storytime session at 10.30am.

For all the family historians or wannabe’s Friday 30 August I will be hosting a session on the resources available at the library at 10.30am. This is an information session only.

A number of new magazine titles are available for loan and they are Organic Gardener, Country style, Choice, Instyle, Good health and Australian home beautiful.

Some great new fiction titles are available for loan this week and they include The silence of the girls by Pat Barker, Love, Charleston by Beth Webb Hart, Hunting evil by Chris Carter, The last widow by Karin Slaughter, Unsolved by James Patterson, Love and other battles by Tess Woods, The transatlantic book club by Felicity Hayes-McCoy, Big sky by Kate Atkinson, The subjects by Sarah Hopkins and A shadow intelligence by Oliver Harris.

Lots of new kids titles this week and they include Peppa Pig recycling fun!; Daddy Pig’s old chair, Maisy goes to hospital by Lucy Cousins, Suzy Orbit, Astronaut by Ruth Quayle, Monty + Sylvester: a tale of everyday astronauts by Carly Gledhill, Where’s Mr Astronaut?, Attack of the giant robot zombie mermaid by Matt Cosgrove, The parent agency by David Baddiel, Olive of groves and the great slurp of time; Lottie Perkins: ballerina; Lottie Perkins: pop singer; Olive of groves by Katrina Nannestad, Squishy Taylor and a question of trust by Ailsa Wild, Billie B Brown: the night fright and The missing tooth by Sally Rippin, Baby touch peekaboo, There’s an alien in your book by Tom Fletcher, The same but different too by Karl Newson, One runaway rabbit by David Metzenthen and The boy in the big blue glasses by Susanne Gervay.

The latest large print titles are now on the shelf and include Where we found home by Susan Mallery, Leverage in death by JD Robb, The Paris diversion by Chris Pavone, The most fun we have ever had by Claire Lombardo, The shameless by Ace Atkins, Window on the bay by Debbie Macomber, Knife by Jo Nesbo, Retribution by Richard Anderson and The oracle by Clive Cussler.

A number of new nonfiction titles are now available, and they include Food for babies & toddlers, Making space, clutter free by Tracy McCubbin, The natural home by Hans Blomquist, The unofficial guide to Olympic events, The unofficial guide to Olympic champions, Hitler’s last plot by Ian Sayer, Your family history archives by Shauna Hicks, Where do I start? By Shaun Hicks, The genealogy do-over workbook by Thomas MacEntee, Pitfalls in family history by Graham Jaunay, Finding Florence, Maude, Matilda, Rose: researching and writing women into family history by Noeline Kyle, 500 best genealogy & family history tips by Thomas MacEntee, Citing historical sources by Noeline Kyle, Guide to Baptist historical resources in Australia by David Parker and Insights into the New South Wales births, deaths and marriages index by Joy & Allan Murrin.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 21 Preschool Storytime 10.30am Book week session

            Tuesday 27 FOGL Monthly meeting 6.45pm for a 7pm start

Friday 30 Family history information session 10.30am

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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 12 August 2019

The CBC are announcing the winners of the annual Book week shortlisted titles this Friday 16th at lunch time. Who do you think will win? The shortlisted titles are now on display until Saturday 24. They will be available for loan after Book week.

The sale table has been switched over for the next month to DVDs. Prices are $2 each or 3 for $5. All monies raised is spent directly on new stock.

A number of new magazine titles are available for loan and they are NSW Fishing & boating, National Geographic kids, Homespun and Australian Women’s Weekly food.

Some great new DVD titles are now available, and they include Descendants season 1 & 2, The Neverending story, National Treasure 1 & 2, Night at the museum 1 – 3.

Some great new fiction titles are available for loan this week and they include The passengers by Eleanor Limprecht, Death of a kingfisher and Death of yesterday by MC Beaton, Miracle at St Andrews by James Patterson, The silent invasion by James Bradley, War flower by Mary-Anne O’Connor, City of girls by Elizabeth Gilbert, Hitch by Kathryn Hind, A lifetime of impossible days by Tabitha Bird, The cinema at starlight creek by Alli Sinclair, Those who are loved by Victoria Hislop, The white girl by Tony Birch, Mrs Every-thing by Jennifer Weiner, Secrets of Silvergum by Mandy Magro, Mary B by Katherine J. Chen, Goodwood by Holly Throsby, Allegra in three parts by Suzanne Daniel, The island of sea women by Lisa See, The daughter’s tale by Armando Lucas Correa and Blood River by Tony Cavanaugh.

Lots of new kids titles this week and they include Where’s Wally? The great picture hunt by Martin Handford, Boogie bear by David Walliams, Theodore Boone: the accomplice by John Grisham, Aurora rising by Amie Kaufman, The zodiac legacy: the dragon’s return by Stan Lee, The scorch trials; The kill order and Death cure by James Dashner, The land stories: an author’s odyssey and Beyond the kingdoms by Chris Colfer, Captain Underpants and the invasion of the incredibly naughty cafeteria ladies from outer space; Captain Underpants and the attack of the talking toilets and Captain Underpants and the perilous plot of professor poopypants by Dav Pilkey, Secrets of a schoolyard millionaire by Nat Amoore, Pirate boy of Sydney town by Jackie French, Alex Rider: skeleton key by Anthony Horowitz, Skulduggery Pleasant: death bringer and The dying of the light by Derek Landy, Maisie goes to the Library and Maisie goes to the museum by Lucy Cousins.   

A number of new nonfiction titles are now available, and they include Thermo cooker fresh favourites, The joy if iPhotography, Excel 2016, My windows 10 computer for seniors, Japan, 1010 ways to save money on your tax legally, Word 2019, Slow cooker central family favourites, Canada, A planet full of plastic, Too soon, too late by Ralph and Kathy Kelly, Inner health; Pressure cooking; Superfoods for babies and toddlers; Outdoor kitchen; Diabetes and Light by Australian Women’s Weekly, The keto reset diet cookbook, The keto for one cookbook, Everyday thermo cooking.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 21 Preschool Storytime 10.30am Book week session

            Tuesday 27 FOGL Monthly meeting 6.45pm for a 7pm start

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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 5 August 2019

Storytime is on today (Wed 7) at 10.30am and again on Friday 9. A fun session with lots of stories and craft. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The sale table has been switched over for the next month to DVDs. Prices are $2 each or 3 for $5. All monies raised is spent directly on new stock.

We are currently celebrating the 40th birthday of Grug. Do you feel old now? We have the entire set of titles available for loan.

Upcoming movie will be a Saturday family session showing Dumbo. Seat bookings can be made via the library. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar for all your needs. We have also planned a Back to the future movie marathon for Sunday 13 October. Keep an eye on movie titles coming up as there are some great session to be held between now and the end of November.

A number of new magazine titles are available for loan and they are RM Williams Outback, Grass roots, Australian Country, 4×4 Australia, Better homes and gardens, Small farms, Tech Life, Australian traveller, Marie Claire and brand-new title Great walks.

Some great new fiction titles are available for loan this week and they include Lawson’s bend by Nicole Hurley-Moore, Cari mora by Thomas Harris, The one hundred year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared by Jonas Jonasson, The horse dancer by Jojo Moyes, Losing the plot by Elizabeth Coleman, The butterfly room by Lucinda Riley, On a beautiful day by Lucy Diamond, The olive sisters by Amanda Hampson, Where’d you go, Bernadette by Maria Semple and Third time lucky by Karly Lane.

Lots of new kids titles this week and they include Toy Story 4: the movie novel, The other Christy; Thai-no mite! by Oliver Phommavanh, The nothing to see here hotel & The nothing to see here hotel: you ain’t seen nothing yeti! By Steven Butler, The poppa platoon: operation dessert storm; Saving private rabbit and World War chew by Danny Katz, Fart monster and me: the birthday party and The class excursion by Tim Miller, Thomas & friends, There’s a big green frog in the toilet by Anh Do, Dinosaur dump by Tim Miller, Claris the chicest mouse in Paris: fashion show fiasco by Megan Hess, Stories for boys who dare to be different by Ben Brooks, Polly and Buster: the search for the silver witch and The mystery of the magic stones by Sally Rippin, That’s not my train, One thousand hills by James Roy, Dog tales by Emily Rodda, Elizabella and the great tuckshop takeover by Zoe Norton Lodge, Hot dog 6: movie time by Anh Do, Detective Pikachu: story of the movie, Sherlock bones and the natural history mystery by Renee Treml, Methane mayhem by Pixel Kid, Girlboygirl: how I became JT Leroy by Savannah Knoop, The cruel prince by Holly Black and Alex Rider: eagle strike and Scorpia rising by Anthony Horowitz.

A number of new nonfiction titles are now available, and they include Super space, Stan McCabe by Jack McHarg, eat: the little book of fast foo by Nigel Slater, The last stone by Mark Bowden, The retro cookbook, 101+ baby hacks, Cake pops, The keto reset diet by Mark Sisson, Smart snacks by Flip Shelton and Grilled.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 7 Preschool Storytime 10.30am

            Friday 9 Preschool Storytime 10.30am

           Saturday 10 Movie: Dumbo. Doors will open at 3.45pm and movie will start at 4pm. Seat booking is preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

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