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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/C7YjMContinue 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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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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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson mini-review

This week’s mini-review is courtesy of Mundaring School for Seniors Book Club. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson was rated from 6/10 to 9.5/10, so some people loved it and for others it was a bit “meh”! Book Club members … Continue reading

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Three Souls by Janie Chang mini-review

This week’s mini book review is courtesy of the Glen Forrest Book Club. Three Souls by Janie Chang opens in China in 1935, and is the story told by the ghost of a young woman named Leiyin who watches her … Continue reading

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“We all have a story to tell”…Faye Bohling

“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. Library members can reserve the library copy … 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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