Author P D James dies aged 94
P D James, writer of over 20 novels had died aged 94 at her Oxford (UK) home. Known for her crime fiction, including those featuring Adam Dalgliesh, she was revered by many published and aspiring authors and only last year started writing another detective story. A favourite among library readers, her books have translated into many languages, turned into audiobooks and been adapted into film and television series. Her mystery inspired by “Pride and Prejudice“, “Death comes to Pemberley” is showing on ABC TV.
Read what crime writer Val McDermid says about her hero: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/28/my-hero-pd-james-by-val-mcdermid
See what Central West Libraries lists in the catalogue from this link http://ow.ly/F3IQo
National Garage Sale Day: Book Bargains
Bargains, bargains, bargains. Celebrate National Garage Sale Day with us and pick up a book bargain or two. From 10am to 2pm on Saturday 25 October we will be releasing books to the community for sale. Books are priced from 50 cents each and magazines just 20 cents. So come along and buy a book or two. Also check out bargains like chairs, tables and display shelving from the Orange Visitor Information Centre, Art Gallery items and more – all at Byng Street.
Reminder: Knit -In Thank You Morning Tea Reminder
Just a reminder – we are thanking all our wonderful Knit-In volunteers who work so hard to support Wrap With Love by donating wool, knitting, and sewing squares, as well as delivering the knitted rugs to Sydney. Goodbye winter and keep on knitting. Our Orange Purlers will continue to meet through the warmer months to continue their support for the Wrap With Love charity. Our Knit-In Thank You Morning Tea will be held on Thursday 9 October at 10.30am. See you then….
Storytime Returns for New School Term
Storytime for pre-schoolers returns for the new school term – Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11am from Tuesday 7th October. Please book your place up to one week before by calling the Library on 6393 8132.
Pageturners Book Club Next Read...
Pageturners Book Club discussion group will be talking about The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson and if you think that title sounds familiar – it is. The book is by the same author who penned The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and disappeared…now a major movie. Pageturners meets on Wednesday 8th October from 5.30pm. And it is okay is you haven’t read the book – we also talk about themes in the book….see you then