Monthly Archives: April 2011
>Big Book Sale this Weekend
> Don’t forget this weekend the Blue Mountains City Library is holding its annual Big Book Sale Blaxland Community Centre Friday 29 April 12noon—5pm Saturday 30 April 9am—4pm Come along & grab a bargain!
>Read It 2011 Online Discussion
> Tonight there will be real time twitter discussion for #readit2011. At 8pm (AEST) come online to talk about this month’s #oznzreads. What titles did you enjoy reading? To participate you will need a twitter account. Don’t forget to use … Continue reading
>The Coo-ee March, 1915, “The biggest wash-up I ever heard of!”
>This special ANZAC Day post commemorates the famous Coo-ee March as it came through the Blue Mountains and was originally posted in the Blue Mountains Local Studies blog. “The Allies”, said the editor of the Blue Mountains Echo of 13 … Continue reading
>Read It 2011 April Online Discussion
> On Tuesday there will be real time twitter discussion for #readit2011. At 8.00pm (AEST) on Tuesday 26th April come online to talk about this month’s #oznzreads – Australia and New Zealand reads. What titles did you enjoy reading for … Continue reading
>What Library staff are reading . . .
> I had almost a week in bed with the flu – I look pretty good on it don’t I? Flu does wonders for your reading though. See what my colleagues and I have had our noses into this month … Continue reading
>Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist 2011
> The 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist has been announced this morning and consists of : Bereft by Chris Womersley That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott When Colts Ran by Roger McDonald The judging panel reflected on Miles Franklin’s … Continue reading