Expressions of Interest – Creative Writing Instructors

Blue Mountains City Library is looking for Creative Writing Instructors to conduct workshops at various Library branches throughout 2015.

Submit your Expression of Interest to by October 31 for consideration.

Please include your background and experience in conducting workshops, any formal qualifications, areas of interest in terms of writing, and any publications you have achieved.

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School Holiday Activity tomorrow @ Springwood Library – Loom Bands workshop

Loom Bands Springwood

A “SPECIAL” School Holidays Storytime tomorrow

We are holding a “SPECIAL” School Holiday storytime at the Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre Creche (11 Plateau Rd, Springwood), tomorrow (2/10) 10:30am – 11:30am. The theme will be “ Space ”. 

Come and join us for all the fun at 10:30am.

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School Holiday Activity tomorrow @ Katoomba Library – Minecraft workshop

Minecraft Katoomba

A FAMILY School Holiday Activity tomorrow @ Blackheath Library – Clay workshop


Readers & Writers Forum- brought to you by Blue Mountains City Library and Varuna the National Writers House

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Blue Mountains City Library and Varuna the National Writers House invite you to the


Saturday 25th October, 2014

10am until 3.30pm

Katoomba Library, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

The main event is a free Forum including panels on The Writing Process, Children’s Literature, Memoir & Biography, Editing, Historical Fiction & Non-Fiction, and Self Publishing.


With Guest Speaker Keith Whelan


With Moderator Margaret Hamilton (Pinerolo, the Children’s Book Cottage)

Tohby Riddle

Nana G (Joanna Jensen)

Louis Shea


With Moderator Mark O’Flynn (False Start: a memoir of things best forgotten)

Margaret Rose Stringer

Martyna Parsons

Gabriella Kovac


With Moderator Brian Purcell (Varuna the National Writers House)

Natalie Muller

Kit Carstairs

Jody Lee


With Moderator Trevor Shearston (Game)

Jason Foster

Babette Smith


With Moderator Jansis O’Hanlon (Varuna the National Writers House)

Jenny Mosher

Victoria Jefferys

Bookings are essential for the Forum and can be made online at

You may also like to sign up for our Editing Workshop, with Blue Mountains City Library’s 2014 Editor-in-Residence, Natalie Muller; or for our Creative Writing Workshop, with Keith Whelan.
Workshops are $15 per person and must be pre-paid at any Library branch.

A special buffet Lunch at the Cultural Centre Cafe is also available by pre-booking at any Library branch. $20 per person for sandwiches, mini quiches, soup, tea and coffee, and sweets.


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