Monthly Archives: January 2015

Storyteller Fiona ready for Storytime

Storytime Returns for School Term



Storyteller Fiona ready for Storytime







Storytime returns for the school term from Tuesday 3rd February with storyteller Fiona sharing different themed stories each week followed by a craft session. Free Storytime sessions for pre-school age children and their carers at Orange City Library are held during school terms on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays promptly at 11am. Each session takes about 45 minutes. Please book your place at Orange City Library up to one week in advance by calling 6393 8132.

Baby Rhyme and Read returns

Baby Rhyme and Read Returns for School Term


Baby Rhyme and Read returns








“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall……” What comes next? If you would like to learn words and actions to popular nursery rhymes to teach your little ones, then come along to Baby Rhyme and Read at Orange City Library from Monday 2nd February 2015 at 10.15am during the school term. Parents and carers are invited to get involved in the baby Rhyme and Read sessions to help prepare their babies for learning to read. Babies aged from 0 to 12 months enjoy rhymes, singing and sounds to help them develop and learn. Book your place by calling the Library on 6393 8132.




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WWI Blog: Thomas Joseph Dalton Story




Read about Thomas Joseph Dalton on our WWI Blog. He was a private in the 1st Light Horse and was one of the first to sign up from Orange. In December 1914 Thomas wrote two letters home in which he described the Australian Light Horse’s memorable reception in Cairo and the beauty of Egypt, published in The Leader, and can be read via the WWI blog:


Louise and Rohan

Eye Spy Entries Close Saturday


Good Luck Louise and Rohan


Eye Spy – how many items can you spot? Entries in our Summer Reading Club Eye Spy Challenge close on Saturday 31 January. So last days to get your entry in….




ABC Write Club

ABC Open's Write Club Meets 2nd Wed of Each Month

ABC Write Club

ABC Open’s Write Club meets at Orange City Library on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5pm to 6.30pm. All interested people are most welcome to come along. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 11th February. Contact ABC Open Producer Luke Wong on 6393 2542 to attend.