Author Archives: Shire of Mundaring Libraries

“It’s the books you read when you are young…”

We can certainly think of a few: ‘Chronicles of Narnia’, ‘Storm Boy’, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, ‘Treasure Island’, ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’, ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’, ‘Paddington Bear’, ‘Green Eggs and Ham’…and the list goes on! Have a lovely weekend. http://ow.ly/i/C7YjMContinue reading

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Here are the five most popular titles books borrowed in 2017 from our libraries

Here are the five most popular titles borrowed by our library patrons last year: 1. Night School by Lee Child 2. No Man’s Land by David Baldacci 3. The Dry by Jane Harper 4. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty … Continue reading

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Have your say on the future of public li

Have your say on the future of public libraries in Western Australia! WA Public Libraries are inviting feedback on the WA Public Libraries Strategy from library members, local governments, community organisations and the Western Australian community. Click on this link … Continue reading

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Inter-library Loans Changes Update

In July 2017, the following information was publicised: “To deliver a more effective service to local communities in WA, State and Public Libraries WA will be making some changes to inter-library loans, commencing 1 July 2017 for a six month … Continue reading

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

A local book club has rated this book published in 2012 5 out of 5 stars. Awarded many accolades and prizes, this is not an easy read but well worth it. One book club member writes that it was, “a … Continue reading

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Many readers would agree with this quote

Many readers would agree with this quote from the inimitable C.S. Lewis. Have a lovely weekend. http://ow.ly/i/BMnho

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Looking to start a book club in 2018?

Looking to start a book club in 2018? Already a member? The libraries have just the resources you need with 140 book club kits available for loan to book clubs! The 2018 Book Club Kit list and information about the … Continue reading

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The libraries close on Saturday 23 December

The libraries close on Saturday 23 December at 12 noon, reopening Tuesday 2 January at 9am. The after-hours chutes are available throughout this period. Our digital resources are available 24/7 at http://ow.ly/FCgp30hmDAW We wish everyone a safe and happy festive … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift by Rachael Johns

There was a great article about Rachael Johns and The Greatest Gift in The West Australian on Wednesday 1 November. If you want to read the whole article, check it out here . Shire of Mundaring Libraries in collaboration with … Continue reading

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Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

It’s been out for a while, but was recently read and reviewed by Circle of Friends Book Club. If you haven’t read it yet, then this is a recommended read. Don’t be fooled by what seems to be a sweet, … Continue reading

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