Monthly Archives: July 2011

Katoomba Library Closed this Saturday 30 July

Just a reminder  . . . Katoomba Library will be closed this Saturday July 30th to enable sanding of the exposed concrete flooring to be completed. The sanding will commence after close of business on Friday July 29 but the Library will be … Continue reading

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Anh Do Cleans Up

Popular comedian-turned-author Anh Do cleaned up at last night’s Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) presentation winning Book of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Biography of the Year. In the latter category Anh Do shared first place with musician Paul … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading

Ape House by Sara Gruen – though fictional, this story about a family of Bonobo Apes was based largely on experiences the author herself had while researching for her linguistics degree. Some of the significance regarding animal/human relations was lost … Continue reading

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Literary Surprises in Rankin’s Edinburgh

Since March this year someone has been leaving little literary presents all around my old beloved stomping ground of Edinburgh. Thesestunning little sculptures, made from works by Ian Rankin, or referencing Rankin’s work in some other way have been left … Continue reading

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Yoga Tails for Preschoolers

The Yoga Tails program is designed to encourage a thoughtful attitude in children by developing awareness of the connections between ourselves, each other and the environment through stories, movement, song, and of course, Yoga.  Yoga Tails is run on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Learn a new language with the Blue Mountains Library

As a member of the Blue Mountains City Library, you can freely access Mango Languages – an audio-visual online language learning program teaching practical grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and cultural skills of some of the world’s most popular languages. Mango Basic … Continue reading

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