New Books!

Come and take a look at our new titles, these and many more just in this month. We have a special feature on local poetry, looking ahead to our poetry week in September, and new titles in every genre from crime to cooking. Click on the images below to place a reservation or visit us for a browse. See you soon!




Childrens’ Book Week …

To celebrate Childrens’ Book Week there will be a special storytime on Tuesday 19 August, 10.30 – 11.30 am, with the  Kaleidoscope Ensemble playing music and reading stories. This event has been organized by our Young Person’s Services Librarian.

A very special group of students from Ursula Frayne Catholic College visited the Library with their carers and teachers for a story and craft session today, Friday 15 August.

Australian Childrens’ Book Week is held this year 16- 20 August. We have many of the books which have received recognition this year, including the following.

In the Older Reader category Wildlife is the winner , with Honours going to Fairytales for Wilde Girls and  The Sky so Heavy.

The Early childhood winner is The swap, with  Honours to I’m a Dirty Dinosaur and Banjo  and Ruby Red.


The Picture Book was won by Rules of Summer, with  Honours to Silver buttons and King Pig.





New Items

Below are some of the new items that have been added to the Library’s collection this week. Click on the images to check the availability of these items.



International Youth Day

International Youth Day is celebrated annually world-wide on 12 August.

It was designated as International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999.

This year the theme is “Youth and mental health ” with the slogan “Mental health matters ”

The Library has a special area for Young Adults. The  YA collection includes Graphic Novels, Magazines, Fiction and Non-Fiction books as well as DVDs.