Category Archives: Library Events

Creative Writing Workshops

Searching for creative writing inspiration? Look no further. Back after last year’s sell-out workshops, bestselling author of The Palace of Tears and The Opal Dragonfly, Julian Leatherdale, joins us at Springwood Library for an all-day session on ‘Getting Started: Inspiration, Capturing … Continue reading

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Author Talk – Sulari Gentill

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Flash Fiction Competition

Attention budding writers, keen readers, and anyone willing to just give it a go! To celebrate Library Lovers’ Day on February 14th, we are running a flash fiction competition on the theme ‘There was love to be found in the … Continue reading

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Author Talk- Julian Leatherdale

Best-selling local author, Julian Leatherdale, whose previous novel Palace of Tears was a best-seller in 2015, returns to provide exciting insights into his much anticipated follow-up, The Opal Dragonfly. Inspired by Elizabeth Bay House and the other grand villas of Sydney’s Woolloomooloo Hill, this … Continue reading

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Library Lovers’ Day competition – because the love is mutual

\ How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee due to the depth and breadth and height of your collection, when feeling out of sorts For overdue fines there are 3 days of grace. I … Continue reading

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Poetry Under the Stars 2017

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…feuding neighbours, the Rum Corps and the fledgling colony…

A History Week 2016 Talk at Katoomba Library Friday 9 September, 2pm A fascinating tale of feuding neighbours in the fledgling colony. Historian Jo Henwood introduces us to John Macarthur, of Elizabeth Farm in Parramatta, and surgeon John Harris, of … Continue reading

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