Monthly Archives: July 2013

Man Booker Prize Longlist

Out of 151 nominated titles, here are the 13 that have made it on to the 45th Man Booker Prize longlist this year. The judges of this year’s prize are Robert Macfarlane, Martha Kearney, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Natalie Haynes and Stuart … Continue reading

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Artread is almost over!

July has been all about Artread – books, films and games about art and creativity. But before we leave July and enter August, which is Fur-read (book about animals!), you may wish to check out this new video featuring dress … Continue reading

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Calling All Book Groups

Have you got room for new members in your book group? The Library regularly gets enquiries from people wishing they could join a book group. If your book group has a vacancy or two, perhaps you could let us know? … Continue reading

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Surprise!

Books and water don’t usually mix but yesterday Springwood Aquatic Centre was the venue for Blue Mountains City Library’s first Pop-Up Library. We had books, comics, magazines and DVDs for people of all ages to borrow from the Pop-Up LIbrary. … Continue reading

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Which species of reader are you?

Click on the graphic to see full size. (Source : http://bookshelvesofdoom.blogs.com/bookshelves_of_doom/2013/07/infographic-what-reader-species-are-you.html)

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Read Watch Play Twitter Reading Group – July : Artread

Here we are, halfway through Read Watch Play 2013. We hope you are enjoying the themes this year. #artread – should have been a feast for the senses. What has been your #artread this month? Was it discovering a new … Continue reading

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