Holiday Reading: What will you choose?
Woohoo! A long weekend – an extra day of reading….What will you choose? Come into the Library to select your weekend reading, listening or watching material… Please note our Libraries are closed on Monday for the Public Holiday.
Ask us About Audio-Read Navigators
Audio-Read Navigators are here. If you are vision impaired and would like to listen to books with an easy to use device then ask us about Navigators. They are not much bigger than a remote control, provide quality sound and there are plenty of books that can be uploaded to the device.
If you are interested in using a navigator or know someone who may benefit from it, please contact the Library on 6393 8132.
Adult Learners' Week and Lifelong Learning
Time to discover new skills through your local Library – reading books, find new hobbies, start a foreign language course, join a book club or update your resume and improve your job skills.
Try using our Lifelong Learning online service available weekdays from 3pm to 10pm. You can be at a library computer, or home computer and get help from a job expert, using on-demand online chat to improve a resume and cover letter.
Log in through the library’s website using your library card number, and get connected to a local expert. Ask interview tips, upload your resume for review, get help with English, business writing, job skills, grammar and more. From our home page go to info@home and then Lifelong Learning under the drop down menu. Here’s the link http://www.cwl.nsw.gov.au/lifelong-learning/
Learn a new language from your mobile device
Want to learn a new language? All languages are now available on mobile devices. Learn to speak, read, write and understand a new language at your own pace for free today with Transparent Languages Online, where all languages are now available on mobile devices. You can learn to say hello, and ask for directions, purchase items or buy tickets for a journey, building up to an entire conversation.
Start learning a new language today, for free. Simply log onto Central West Libraries website, go to info@home and click on learn a language to find out more. Ciao!
Play Reading Bingo!
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.