August 2010 Blog Posts (7)

"Get Your Game On:Gaming at Your Library" - Beth Gallaway


Added by Artemis on August 31, 2010 at 17:00 — No Comments

Get Reading! @ Mosman Library

Did you know Australians read more books than any other country per capita? To celebrate our passion for reading, libraries and bookshops all around the country are taking part in the ‘Get Reading!’ campaign. Previously known a ‘Books Alive’ this is Australia’s largest annual promotion of books and reading. Get Reading! runs for all of September, so look out for…


Added by Merilyn on August 30, 2010 at 16:56 — 1 Comment

Ned Kelly Awards shortlist announced.

If you are looking for new crime writers why not try some of Australia’s best for 2010. The Ned Kelly Awards celebrate excellence in Australian crime writing and are presented annually at the Melbourne Writer’s festival. Categories include best crime fiction, best first crime novel and true crime. Winner’s will be announced September 3rd 2010.…


Added by Merilyn on August 25, 2010 at 15:32 — 2 Comments

People Sleeping in Libraries

What are libraries good for? Zzzzz...

Added by Bern on August 18, 2010 at 21:31 — No Comments

"There's real love in that novel"

I feel that the novel is anchored by Manolis [the Greek patriarch], and by the teenage Connie and Richie [her gay best friend]. These are two generations that offer an optimism. Manolis is my father's generation. He espouses values and beliefs that are outrageous. But he does have a system of honour and I wish we could create a language for it. Also Richie and Connie – I'm sure it…

Added by Bern on August 13, 2010 at 16:32 — No Comments

Find a great book with Nextreads!

Have you ever found yourself wondering what to read next? I know I have! Well the answer could be as simple as signing up to NextReads Mosman Library's free electronic newsletter service. Nextreads delivers new releases and recommeded reading, tailored to your own reading tastes, straight to your inbox. Choose from the following genres:

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Added by Merilyn on August 11, 2010 at 12:53 — No Comments

2010 ..The year ahead!


Aug. 26th.

"Leviathan" and "He died with a falafel in his hand." by John Birmingham.

Sept 23rd

"Dancing with Strangers" Inga Clendinnen.

and "True history of the Kelly gang." by Peter Carey.

Oct 28th

"Batavias graveyard" Mike Dash. "Possesion" by A.S. Byatt

Nov 25th

"Eats, shoots, leaves." Lynne Truss and

"The meaning of everything." Simon Winchester, "The name of the Rose" Umberto Eco



Added by Thursday Mens reading group on August 10, 2010 at 16:13 — No Comments

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