Monthly Archives: October 2014

Double Celebration

Did you know the NSW Library Act is turning 75 this year ? #libraryact75th This landmark legislation led to the provision of free public library services for the people of NSW and was adopted in 1967 in the Blue Mountains. … Continue reading

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Temporary Closure of Springwood Library

Springwood Library and the Council Customer Service Desk will close temporarily from Monday 1 December 2014 Both services will reopen on Monday 5 January 2015   This closure is to allow for the final phase of the new theatre and … Continue reading

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Alison’s Picks – October 2014

Some great recommendations from staff member, Alison Karen Joy Fowler : We are All Completely Beside Ourselves Fiona McGregor : Indelible Ink Peter Goldsworthy : Everything I Knew Maya Angelou : I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings   The links will take you … Continue reading

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Poetry Under the Stars

Join us at Katoomba Library, in the Courtyard of the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, for the third annual Poetry Under the Stars. Featuring: * Sandy Holmes (MC) * Milton Taylor * Elouisa West * Simon Lenthen * Kate Fagan * … Continue reading

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Library Book Sale!

Blue Mountains City Library is holding a Book Sale at the Mid Mountains Festival! Saturday 15 November, 2014 10am-2pm New Street, Lawson Come along to grab a bargain – we’ll have books for adults and kids, comics and DVDs.

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Expressions of Interest – Creative Writing Instructors

Blue Mountains City Library is looking for Creative Writing Instructors to conduct workshops at various Library branches throughout 2015. Submit your Expression of Interest to by October 31 for consideration. Please include your background and experience in conducting workshops, … Continue reading

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Tales of a clearance diver turned mercenary

Hear author Hugh “Obi” O’Brien at Katoomba Library on Saturday 8th November, 2014 at 2pm. Undaunted, by Hugh ‘Obi’ O’Brien, is an explosive autobiography chronicling Obi’s years spent in the Navy as a Clearance Diver, and then in the elite … Continue reading

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