Monthly Archives: May 2014

Refugee Week 2014

Join us at Katoomba Library on Tuesday 17 June, 2014, 2pm for this FREE event. Members of the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group will be sharing on various topics, including: Overview of the work of the Blue Mountains Refugee Support … Continue reading

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Divergent by Veronica Roth

‘Divergent‘ by Veronica Roth HarperCollins Children’s Books | 2011 | 486p. Found on the YA shelves at YA ROTH   Plot Summary : Divergent is another book I have read recently that is set in a dystopian society. The society in … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading – May 2014

As the weather turns chill, we turn to more indoorsy pursuits, and what better than some good reading?  Here’s what your library staff have been reading this month. Tinder written by Sally Gardner, illustrated by David Roberts (YA). This was … Continue reading

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The Wardrobe Girl @ Blaxland Library

Blaxland Library is inviting everyone to attend an Author Talk with Jennifer Smart next week, on Thursday 29 May, 2014 2pm Hear about Jennifer’s debut novel, The Wardrobe Girl. “If Bridget Jones lived in Bronte, she’d be called Tess Appleby … Continue reading

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Simultaneous Storytime at Lawson and Katoomba Libraries!

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Alison’s Picks – May 2014

Hunker down out of the cold with some of these for May. Bernardine Evaristo : Mr Loverman Rebecca Mead : The Road to Middlemarch : my life with George Eliot Lisa Jewell : The Making of Us Evie Wyld : … Continue reading

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True stories of life at Sydney Cove – with Susan Boyer

  Susan Boyer Author Talk Author, researcher and English language teacher, Susan Boyer will be at Blaxland Library on Saturday 24 May, 2014 from 2pm to share about her latest book, Across Great Divides: True stories of life at Sydney … Continue reading

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