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It’s Scams Awareness Week

It’s Scams Awareness Week, and libraries everywhere are supporting this annual initiative to raise awareness about scams. People are urged to “Stop and check: is this for real?” The Scamwatch website at http://ow.ly/ipSV30k7j8W is an excellent site detailing current scams … Continue reading

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Want to know what a European Wasp looks

Want to know what a European Wasp looks like in real life? Look out for the display of preserved wasps, a trap, and information leaflets at Boya Library. One of our staff members spotted this trap on a morning walk … Continue reading

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The top five children’s DVDs borrowed b

The top five children’s DVDs borrowed by Shire of Mundaring Library patrons in 2017. The BFG was borrowed 103 times! 1.The BFG 2.The Secret Life of Pets 3.Frozen 4.Zootopia 5. Pete’s Dragon http://ow.ly/i/Cda5v

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The top five junior fiction titles borro

The top five junior fiction titles borrowed by Shire of Mundaring Library members last year. Andy Griffiths certainly captured children’s imaginations, and was one of the most popular children’s authors. 1. Yes, No. (Maybe…) by Liz Pichon 2. The 26-storey … Continue reading

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“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/C7YjM

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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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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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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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My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises by Fredrik Bachman

This week’s mini review is courtesy of the Circle of Friends Book Club. My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises by Fredrik Backman was rated 8.5/10. Members found the characters, grammar, and humour in this story by the writer of … Continue reading

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