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What Library Staff are Reading – December/January

 Find some holiday inspiration in what Library staff have been reading recently. Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe – Pascoe details many ways in which agricultural methods, such as land management and domestication of plants, were employed by indigenous Australians long … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Choice – December/January

1. Hangman by Jack Heath Meet Timothy Blake, codename Hangman. Blake is a genius, known for solving impossible cases. He’s also a psychopath with a dark secret, and the FBI’s last resort. A 14-year-old boy vanishes on his way home … Continue reading

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Carolyn’s Books of the Month – December/January

Best Read: Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2017

This year marks 10 years since the first Prime Minister’s Literary Awards took place in 2008. Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull and Minister for the Arts Mitch Fifield have announced the shortlist for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. The 30 … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2017

Coming soon! During the Summer School Holidays the Annual Summer Reading Challenge runs from December 1st to January 31st. The program is open to children and teenagers. There are 2 categories: 0-12 yrs and 13 – 16yrs. We hope that … Continue reading

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The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg

The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg, translated by Steven T Murray The first book in the Patrik Hedstrom series Plot Summary : The writer Erica Falck has returned to her home town on the death of her parents, but discovers the community in … Continue reading

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Good Reading Magazine – November

The November issue of Good Reading magazine is ready for you to enjoy! Veteran Aussie storyteller Judy Nunn joins us this month to tell us about her latest novel, Sanctuary, which follows a group of refugees who run aground on a barren island … Continue reading

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