Monthly Archives: November 2012

Kate Shayler at Springwood Library

On Wednesday we had the pleasure of playing host at Springwood Library to Kate Shayler.  Now living locally, Kate is the author of three books.  As Kate told us, she wrote the first book, The Long Way Home after friends, hearing … Continue reading

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Goodreading – December 2012

The big December/January issue of Goodreading is out now. Join us this festive season as we take a look back at all our five-star reads of 2012. Also, browse our fantastic Summer Reading Guide to find the perfect book this summer. … Continue reading

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Poetry Under the Stars

The literary event of the year! The best Blue Mountains poets will be enchanting you with their talents and local choir, The Mudlarks, will entertain you in the intermission. Bring family and friends, a picnic tea, a rug or folding … Continue reading

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#NYR12 Twitter Night – November

Cry is the theme for the penultimate month in the Love2Read / National Year of Reading monthly themes. A good cry can do you a power of good whether you are crying at the sadness of it all, or crying with … Continue reading

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Youth Week Design Competition

The 2013 National Youth Week theme is: Be Active. Be Happy. Be You. There is only one week left to enter the Youth Week in NSW 2013 Design Competition – with a prize of $1000! You can enter via the … Continue reading

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2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has called for entries to the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards.  Entries are now invited in the adult fiction, non-fiction, Australian history, poetry, young adult fiction and children’s fiction categories.  The winner of each award will receive $80,000 … Continue reading

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Costa Book Awards

The book world is agog at the shortlist for the 2012 Costa Book Awards. Of the 20 books nominated, two are graphic novels! The overall winner, to be announced on January 29, wins £30,000, while the category winners receive £5,000. Here … Continue reading

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