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25th Anniversary of the death of Graham Greene

Today marks 25 years since the death of one of the great writers of the 20th century, Graham Greene. Henry Graham Greene was born on 2 October 1904. His father was a teacher and Green was a boarder at one … Continue reading

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Centenary of the death of Henry James

100 years ago today American author Henry James died in Chelsea, London. He is best known for writing about the New World meeting the Old; the clash of cultures as Americans encounter Europe and Europeans.  He was nominated for the Nobel Prize … Continue reading

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Artread is almost over!

July has been all about Artread – books, films and games about art and creativity. But before we leave July and enter August, which is Fur-read (book about animals!), you may wish to check out this new video featuring dress … Continue reading

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Author Maggie Counihan at Blaxland Library

Today we were lucky enough to host a wonderful author talk at Blaxland Library with the adventurous author and traveller Maggie Counihan, who truly embodies her own motto that “Age is no barrier”. Her first book, Backpacking to Freedom: Solo at … Continue reading

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Podcast with Shamala Ratnesar

In our latest podcast episode, host John Merriman is joined by Shamala Ratnesar, author of ‘The Total Life Diet’ and recent guest speaker at Springwood Library. Click here to listen online, or search for ‘Listeners in the Mist’ in iTunes. … Continue reading

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How to Write a Non-boring Family History with Hazel Edwards

If you weren’t at Springwood Library on Wednesday night you missed a fun, informative, action-packed workshop with acclaimed and beloved author, Hazel Edwards. Over the evening Hazel gave great advice about writing an interesting family history and it wasn’t all … Continue reading

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