Category Archives: National Year of Reading

‘Explore’ Books With Melanie Elkan

Our latest episode of ‘Listeners in the Mist’, the library podcast, is online now here (or search for ‘Listeners in the Mist’ in iTunes to download it for free). This week, Heidi Colquhoun interviews Melanie Elkan (Branch Librarian at Blackheath … Continue reading

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New Podcast Episode

Jeanne Rudd, Library Assistant at the Blue Mountains Library and Book Indexer, always wanted to work with books. Heidi Colquhoun interviews Jeanne this week about her experiences as an Indexer and the books she loves. You can listen to the audio of this … Continue reading

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Book Cover Art Competition For Kids

For the National Year of Reading 2012, the Blue Mountains City Library held a Book Cover Art Competition for kids, with this brief: ‘Re-imagine the cover of your favourite book’. With the entries closing at the end of August, we … Continue reading

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Our ‘Question’ Podcast

The Love2Read theme for August was ‘Question’. Have you read any books lately that question? John Merriman interviewed Theresa Lock, Library Assistant here at the Blue Mountains City Library, about her favourite reads with this theme. Check out this interesting … Continue reading

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Family History @ Your Library

To celebrate National Family History Week (27th July – 5th August), we have an interview with Jan Koperberg, Pauline Hincksman and Alison Tissington from the Blue Mountains Family History Society, who have over the last two years reorganised the resources in the family history … Continue reading

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Want to Win a Love2Read Prize Pack?

During each month this year, The National Year of Reading 2012, the library is hosting a Love2Read Book Review Competition for library patrons.    To enter the Book Review Competition, entrants are to write a book review of between 400 – … Continue reading

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