Library Lines: Tuesday, 22 May 2018

There’s plenty happening in the library this week.

On Wednesday 23 May, at 11.00 am, the library will be taking part in National Simultaneous Storytime, when all the libraries, schools, preschools, etc. in Australia who have booked for the programme will read the same book, Hickory Dickory Dash, at exactly the same time! It’s great fun, and one of the Brain Trainers @ the Library has volunteered to knit the relevant puppets so they can be used during the reading. Everyone is welcome to attend – if you wish to listen to the story, please come in a little earlier so you can be settled when the story starts at 11.00!

In conjunction with the Biggest Morning Tea, the library will also be offering morning tea on Wednesday and Thursday morning, with all proceeds going towards Cancer research. So if you’d like to enjoy a morning tea, perhaps reading one of the library’s latest issues of their magazines, come on in and bring a donation to this worthy cause.

The Family History group also meets this Friday 25 May, so if you’d like some help or suggestions in how to start researching your family tree or the local history, come along to the meeting which starts at 10.30, and the members will make you welcome and assist you with your work.

New books added to the library’s stock this month include Anzac journeys: returning to the battlefields of World War II by Bruce Scates. The book includes maps, coloured and black and white photos, and quotations. Other books are: Kidspeak: a dictionary of Australian children’s words, expressions and games by June Factor. People who would like to be chilled and thrilled could read Ghosts of the world: true tales of ghostly hauntings. And now that the weather is getting cooler and there is more time in the evenings, the handcrafters could get a head start on Christmas gifts by knitting from How tea cosies changed the world which is full of quirky designs, or tackle ‘Twas the knits before Christmas by Fiona Goble which is full of designs on the creations of all the characters in the famous poem!

See you soon at the library!