Monthly Archives: February 2014

Glimpses of Glenbrook Players

Glimpses of Glenbrook Players at Blaxland Library this coming Tuesday, 4 March, 2014 is a FREE theatre performance which the Library is offering in celebration of our Seniors. The Glenbrook Players will be performing readings from Bill Bryson’s Notes from a … Continue reading

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History of local inns and hotels explored

Join us at Springwood Library next Wednesday 5 March, 2014 at 5.30pm to hear local author Sharon Cross for an Author Talk about her book, From Emu Plains to Bathurst: The Great Inns and Hotels. Learn about the history of … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – February 2014

Trevor Shearston : Game Lloyd Jones : A History of Silence Watkin Tench’s 1788 : comprising a narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and a complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson edited by Tim Flannery  Clare Morrall :  … Continue reading

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The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes London : Michael Joseph, 2012, 515 pages.   Found on the Adult Fiction shelves under MOYES Plot Summary : The Girl You Left Behind is a hauntingly romantic and utterly irresistible new weepy … Continue reading

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The 2014 Stella Prize Longlist

Only in its second year, The Stella Prize is a major literary award, named after Stella Maria ‘Miles’ Franklin and is awarded to celebrate Australian women’s writing. (It is not to be confused with the Miles Franklin Literary Award for Australian … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – February 2014

I’ve been enjoying the dogs eye view of the Chet and Bernie series of detective stories by Spencer Quinn. It is real holiday fare with some fun observations about the relationships between humans and dogs, the ways that dogs might … Continue reading

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Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition

Fans of the ABC’s Phryne Fisher series are in for a treat at Old Government House in Parramatta from next month. 30 of the outfits worn by Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) and her friends including Detective Inspector Jack Robinson (Nathan … Continue reading

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