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“We all have a story to tell”…Faye B

“We all have a story to tell”…Faye Bohling inspired the audience at her talk today at Boya Community Centre about telling your story. Hers is a fascinating one, sad but touching and uplifting. If you’d like to read it, you … Continue reading

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Last week KSP writer- in- residence, Lee

Last week KSP writer- in- residence, Lee Battersby gave most generously to the appreciative audience at Mundaring Library. He spoke about how writing functions as an art form, how it is mediated through language (we don’t all see the same … Continue reading

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Read! Your stress levels will decrease!

Read! Your stress levels will decrease! Did you see the Sunday Times article last weekend about joining a book club? It quoted a study which monitored the stress levels of volunteers who tried different relaxation levels and found that stress … Continue reading

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Places are still available at the ‘Nyit

Places are still available at the ‘Nyitting Time with Rebecca Garlett’ school holiday events for primary school aged children this week. For Boya Library on Wednesday 5 July 11am-12 noon book at http://ow.ly/jTYK30dgvr7, and for Mundaring Library on Thursday 6 … Continue reading

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Tall Man by Chloe Hooper – mini book review

This Monday’s mini-review is from Mundaring School for Seniors Book Club, and the book they have just read is Tall Man by Chloe Hooper, a non-fiction book about the death of an Aboriginal man in custody which has been serialised … Continue reading

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My Life in a Pea Soup by Lisa Nops

Today’s mini book review is thanks to the First Tuesday Book Club, and is about ‘My Life in a Pea Soup’, by Lisa Nops. It is an autobiography about raising a child with autism, and follows Lisa’s journey across three … Continue reading

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Lost and Found by Brooke Davis

This week’s mini book review is courtesy of the First Tuesday Book Club. ‘Lost and Found’ by Brooke Davis has three main characters: a 7 year-old girl with red, curly hair and gumboots, an 82 year-old widow who stays home and … Continue reading

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The Red Tent by Anita Diamant – mini-review

Monday’s mini-review by Mundaring School for Seniors Book Club is on ‘The Red Tent’ by Anita Diamant. This has been around since 1997 but is continually being borrowed, so much so that we have had to replace our copies more … Continue reading

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For children under 6, a special book rea

For children under 6, a special book reading and illustration activity with Gabriel Evans, artist and illustrator. Gabriel has illustrated over 15 children’s books. Check out his blog at http://ow.ly/bQT030c3Ef4 to view some of his wonderful work. As part of … Continue reading

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What’s on next week! Tuesday 10.30am –

What’s on next week! Tuesday 10.30am – 1,2 Pirate Stew author Kylie Howarth reading and art class at Boya Library Wednesday 1.00pm Mundaring Library – National Simultaneous Storytime and craft – Same story, same time all over Australia! http://ow.ly/i/uYgTv http://ow.ly/i/uYgX3

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