Monthly Archives: February 2018

Kelly Rimmer Author Talk

Local author Kelly Rimmer

Your sister needs you. But her child needs you more. …A moving page-turner with a heart-pounding dilemma: Your sister or her baby. Who do you choose? Fans of Jodi Picoult and Jojo Moyes will love Kelly Rimmer.

Kelly has sold over 600,000 digital copies of her previous four novels: Me Without You, The Secret Daughter, When I Lost You and A Mother’s Confession. Her novels have been translated into more than 20 languages.

Before I Let You Go is Kelly’s first novel to be published in print in Australia and New Zealand. Kelly lives in Orange with her husband, two children and fantastically naughty dogs, Sully and Basil.

Kelly will be in coversation with another local author – Kim Kelly on the night.

Orange City Library
Thursday 1st March
Booking via or phone 6393 8132

Supported by Collins Booksellers Orange


Lego Club is Back

Lego Club is back! Lego Club is for anyone aged 6+ to sit in and build things with us on the last Monday of each month. Projects include Millennium Falcon, Technics Car, Architecture Studio, Random Lego Build and Mixel Clan Build. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Please book your place via or call the library on 6393 8132. Upcoming dates are:

Mon 26 Feb 4 – 5pm

Mon 26 March 4 – 5 pm

Mon 30 April 4 – 5pm


Banjo Paterson Writing Awards Call for Entries

The Banjo Paterson Writing Awards 2018 are now open for entries. Banjo Paterson was born on February 17, 1864 and to celebrate his birthday anniversary Orange City Library, the Central Western Daily and ABC Central West Radio announce the call for entries in the writing competition.

There are three categories:

Short Story – First prize $2,000

Contemporary Poetry – First prize $2,000

and ABC Central West Radio Children’s Writing Awards – First prize $200.

The competition closes on Friday 20th April 2018 and winners will be contacted by phone on Friday 6th July.


Library on the Go is Back

Library on the Go classes have returned to Orange City Library. These are technology skills sessions for mobile devices, held weekly on Tuesdays for one hour from 2pm – 3pm for older members of the community. These sessions are limited to six participants and are free to library members. Please bring your device if you have one. Bookings are essential via or call 6393 8132.

Programme Feb to Mar 2018:

20 Feb: Windows 10 Basics

27 Feb: The Internet

6th March: Security

13th March: Email

20th March: Social Media (facebook et al)

27th March: Online Books and Audio Books

Flyer – Library on the GO – Feb – Mar 2018







Free Film Streaming: Kanopy Launch

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for members of Central West Libraries.  It includes a collection of over 30,000 of the world’s best films – award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favourites, indie and classic films and world cinema. Have your library membership number and PIN number handy, then follow a few steps on the Kanopy website sign up for the service. Members may choose up to 10 films and documentaries each month. As Kanopy is a streaming service, downloads will count towards the data limits on your home internet plan. Start streaming today. Enjoy!