LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 9 March 2020

Today (Wed 11) both Baby Bounce and Preschool Storytime are back. Everyone is welcome to join us.

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.

The March movie night is coming up this Saturday with Ford v Ferrari being shown. Doors open at 7.45pm with the movie starting at 8pm.

A number of new magazine titles received this week and they are Australian home beautiful, Australian Women’s Weekly Food, Real living, Small farms, Australian geographic, Country style, Double helix and On the road.

A few new kids’ books are available this week and they include Our puppy’s holiday by ruth Brown, Very first opposites with Busy Duck by Peter Curry, Hush little baby, A diddle, diddle, dumpling, Seaside by Natalie Marshall, Numbers, Australians all love Easter eggs by Colin Buchanan, The tortoise and the hare by Bruce Whatley and My friends are all different by Rosie Smith.

The latest fiction titles have arrived this week and they include The arrangement by Robyn Harding, Les Norton in you wouldn’t be dead for quids by Robert G Barrett, Inexpressible Island by Paullina Simons, Riverstone Ridge by Mandy Magro, Return to Stringybark Creek by Karly Lane, Lost by James Patterson, An almost perfect holiday by Lucy Diamond, Long way home by Nicola Marsh, The summer villa by Melissa Hill and Golden in death by JD Robb.

Some great new Large print titles are now available and include Texas yankee by will Cook, Wes of the bar 10 by Boyd Cassidy, Riders of Deseret by Dane Coolidge, The stampeders by James B Hendryx, Lawless range by Stephen Payne, wagons east! By Lewis B Patten, Sons of the saddle by William MacLeod Raine, Broadway bounty by Robert J Randisi, The last ride by Les Savage Jr and The Pecos trail by Bradford Scott.

A few new nonfiction titles are available this week and they include taste Barbecue, Women and family law by Women’s Legal Service NSW, Step-by-step home design & decorating, Creative cardmaking, The wonder weeks by Hetty Van de Rijt, How to do marketing by Jane Hillsdon, The other ANZACs : nurses at war, 1914-1918 by Peter Rees, A grateful heart and Android phones for seniors.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

Wednesday 11 Mar Baby Bounce at 10.30am and Preschool Storytime at 11am.

Thursday 12 Mar PJ Storytime at 6.30pm

Saturday 14 Mar BorrowBox lesson at 10am. Bookings required but no charge. Learn how to access and use BorrowBox.

Saturday 14 Mar Movie – Ford v Ferrari at 7.45pm for an 8pm start. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

Tuesday 17 Mar BorrowBox lesson at 10am. Bookings required but no charge. Learn how to access and use BorrowBox.

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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 2 March 2020

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

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Children’s Book Council Australia Notables – 2020

Congratulations to all CBCA Notables Authors, Illustrators and Publishers for 2020.

The full list can be found at https://www.cbca.org.au/notables-2020

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