Monthly Archives: May 2017

Alison’s Picks June 2017

  By the Book by Ramona Koval At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen Midwinter by Fiona Melrose The Night Guest by Fiona MacFarlane

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Australian Poetry Slam: Blue Mountains Heat at Katoomba Library

Australian Poetry Slam: Blue Mountains Heat at Katoomba Library Thursday June 22, 6.30pm register to perform, 7.00pm event commences Get ready for another big night of Mountains’ poetry where poets battle it out with words to see who will go … Continue reading

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Refugee Week 2017: Presentation by the Red Cross International Tracing Service

Refugee Week 2017: Presentation by the Red Cross International Tracing Service Thursday June 22, 2pm at Springwood Library Learn how the Red Cross reconnects families separated by war, disaster & upheaval. Every year, countless families across the world are separated … Continue reading

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The pearl that broke its shell by Nadia Hashimi

The pearl that broke its shell by Nadia Hashimi Found on the Adult Fiction shelves at HASHIMI Plot Summary : A luminous and unforgettable tale of two women, destiny, and identity in Afghanistan Kabul, 2007: The Taliban rules the streets. … Continue reading

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How to Spot Fake News

In this post-truth environment, being able to tell the real from the fake is more difficult yet more important than ever. (Post-truth was the Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year in 2016). The International Federation of Library Associations and … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – May 2017

Best Read : The pearl that broke its shell by Nadia Hashimi Crime : Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey Australian Author : The wrong hand by Jane Jago General : The evening chorus by Helen Humphreys Thrillers : Behind closed … Continue reading

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