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Classics Book Club Returns

Classics Book Club returns to Orange City Library on Thursday 20 March at 12.30pm and 5.30pm. This year we have an interesting new twist with all books relating to the seven deadly sins. Come along to find out more.

Please note the date for Blayney Classics Book Club. The Blayney group will meet on Thursday 27 March at 11am. All interested people are most welcome to come along.

Enter Reading Bingo and you could be a winner

Play Reading Bingo!

Enter Reading Bingo and you could be a winner

Play Central West Libraries Reading Bingo and go in the draw to win prizes including an e-reader. It is a variation of traditional Bingo. Take the challenge by reading some different books –  written by a local author, a forgotten classic, a book that became a movie, a book set on a different continent or one based on a true story. It’s about having fun reading, finding new books to read and staying motivated to keep reading.

Collect a reading 2014 – Reading Bingo Sheet  from your Central West Libraries branch or download from the website. You can start with trying to get one line, a diagonal or the just go for the all the boxes in any order. Write down each book in the space provided and you may find some books may fit one or more categories.

Drop your completed entries into your library for the prize draw by Monday 19th May during Library and Information Week. Please note Library staff members and their families cannot enter this competition.

Play Reading Bingo, write down books that fit the categories. Have Fun!

Play Reading Bingo, write down books that fit the categories. Have Fun!

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Banjo Paterson Writing Awards Call for Entries

 

Calling for entries in the annual Banjo Paterson Writing Awards to help celebrate his 150th anniversary from Monday 17th February – (Banjo’s birthday!). There is a section for Short Stories, Bush Poetry, Contemporary Poetry and Children’s Writing Awards for children aged under 16 years to write stories or poems.  Entries close on Friday 18th April and winners announced on Monday 23rd June.  For guidelines, entry costs and details, call into the Library for an entry form, phone 6393 8120 or download:

BPWA-2014-EntryForm [Web Print Version]

 

 

 

 

 

Use your library membership for online tutor help

Back to School: YourTutor Reopens

Use your library membership for online tutor help

Just in time for returning to school. Yourtutor has reopened with access via your library membership card between 4pm and 8pm Monday to Friday. It is an online, one-to-one, on demand access to a real-life teacher or tutor.

So if you have a problem with your homework and need assistance, do not waste time worrying about it. Log on and ask your question.  Even good students get stuck during their studies and need help. Go to our home page, click on the drop down menu info@home and yourtutor, then enter your library membership card number.

Subjects include:

 

  • Essay and report feedback, including history and humanities writing
  • Maths – 3 to 6, Maths – 7 to 10, Maths – General & Intermediate
  • Maths – Specialist / Extension
  • Science – General, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • Assignment and project research
  • Study skills, Economics, Business Studies & Commerce

 

 

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Australia Day Holiday

Happy Australia Day Long Weekend!

Please note our Libraries will be closed on 26 January 2014 for Australia Day and also on Monday 27 January for the Australia Day holiday. We look foward to seeing you after the break. Haveagoodweekend……….