Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tech Connect @ Katoomba Library

Have you heard about the new technology group Tech Connect at Katoomba Library? Tech Connect meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 5pm-6.30pm to share answers about all things digital. Our next meeting is in a week, on … Continue reading

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The importance of Libraries by Neil Gaiman

The Guardian has published a speech by Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming in which he forcefully advocates for libraries and reading. As he says, “The prison industry needs to plan its future growth – … Continue reading

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Jason Foster @ Blaxland Library

What a busy month we have planned here at Blue Mountains City Library! In November, as well as the Lawson Booksale at the Love Lawson Festival (on Saturday 16 November, 2013), and Poetry Under the Stars in the Courtyard at … Continue reading

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Lawson Library Book Sale

As part of the Love Lawson Festival the Library will be holding a book sale Saturday 16 November 10am until 3pm Mid Mountains Community Centre, New St, Lawson As well as the great bargains of adult and children’s books, cds … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – October 2013

I have just finished reading And the mountains echoed by Khaled Hosseini. Again he has written of sad, tragic and beautiful events and times, again he has written in such seamless prose that I didn’t notice that I was reading, … Continue reading

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Podcast with Domini Stuart

Before her author talk at Blaxland Library last week, local journalist, author and speaker Domini Stuart joined us as a guest on our latest podcast episode. Domini spoke to us about her recent book Poor Me! How I stuffed by getting into debt … Continue reading

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Walter Mason @ Katoomba Library

Walter Mason is a travel writer, with a keen interest in spirituality, and a background in the bookselling and publishing industry. He is the author of Destination Saigon, and more recently of Destination Cambodia. And he is coming to Katoomba … Continue reading

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