Daily Archives: July 3, 2012

Book Review Winner for June: Dream

Congratulations must go out to the winner of our June Love2Read Book review contest, Marie Hutchison, who wrote a thoughtful piece about Alain de Botton’s latest book. In this book, Alain de Botton dreams of a society where tolerance and community … Continue reading

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Brazil prisoners reading books to shorten their sentences

The Telegraph in the UK has an interesting story about a scheme whereby people in prisons in Brazil given a great incentive to get reading – four days will be lopped off their sentences for every book they read (up to a maximum … Continue reading

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Have you entered our book review competition yet?

During each month of 2012, The National Year of Reading, the Blue Mountains Library will be holding a Book Review Competition for library patrons. Due by the last weekday of each month, the review must be within 400-600 words and … Continue reading

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2012 July School Holidays – Chess @ Katoomba Library

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