Tag Archives: National Year of Reading

December Book Review Winner

A big thank you to all of those who entered our Love2Read book review competition each month last year. It was wonderful to find out what all of you were reading, and discover some new writers! Patricia Allen has won … Continue reading

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#NYR12 Twitter Night – December

You made it!  Have you enjoyed your year of reading and sharing? Not that the other themes have been narrow, but December’s theme in the Love2Read / National Year of Reading monthly themes has been very broad: Love2Read. Looking back over … Continue reading

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Listen In at Katoomba Library

Listen In is our National Year of Reading story-time for grown-ups with Fiona Garrood reading short stories by popular authors. Fiona has been reading stories on community radio 2BluFM 98.1 for a couple of years.  Fiona says “There is no age limit … Continue reading

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Winner of the November National Year of Reading Book Review Competition

The November theme was ‘Cry’ and this review by Samantha Mckay won the judges admiration. The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog by Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz Found on the Adult Non-fiction shelves at ANF 618.9289 PER Imagine crying … Continue reading

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Oh what a night!

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Poetry Under the Stars at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and Library was a fabulous use of this great new space and library staff were very pleased to see around 150 Blue Mountains poetry fans turn up to what we hope … Continue reading

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Kate Shayler at Springwood Library

On Wednesday we had the pleasure of playing host at Springwood Library to Kate Shayler.  Now living locally, Kate is the author of three books.  As Kate told us, she wrote the first book, The Long Way Home after friends, hearing … Continue reading

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#NYR12 Twitter Night – November

Cry is the theme for the penultimate month in the Love2Read / National Year of Reading monthly themes. A good cry can do you a power of good whether you are crying at the sadness of it all, or crying with … Continue reading

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