Circus Storytime Dress Up in December
Dress Up Dress Up Dress Up: It is time to dress up as your favourite circus character for Circus Storytime Dress Up at Orange City Library – we hope to see acrobats, clowns, circus animals, strong men and women, ringmasters, lion tamers and more. Circus Dress Up Storytime will be held on Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December at 11am. No bookings required, dressing up optional.
The Orange High School Circus Troupe will also be performing at each session. Please note this will be the last time the school trains a circus troupe. So come along and enjoy the entertainment for their last performances.
Historic Homes of Millthorpe Book Launch
In celebration of Millthorpe’s sesquicentenary in 2017, a committee of enthusiastic historians have compiled a book of Historic Homes of Millthorpe and District. It contains homes built between 1834 and 1934 that are located within the 2798 postcode area. Come along to a talk about the project including some wonderful photos of historic homes. Any profits from the publication will be going to the Millthorpe and District Historical Society. This is a joint project of the Millthorpe Village Committee and the Millthorpe and District Historical Society.
Book launches will be held at:
Blayney Library, Thursday 9th November at 6pm
Orange City Library, Wednesday 15th November at 5.30pm
Please RSVP via Eventbrite.com.au or call your local library.
The book will be available for sale at $80 per copy.
Science at Storytime During November
Discover science! From Tuesday 7th November there will be a science theme to storytimes at Orange City Library for the rest of the month. It is all part of the Little Bang Discovery program where children, parents and carers will discover the principles of science through play. Come along & have fun while learning where science fits into everyday life. Think sorting and classifying, measuring, temperature and more. Please book your place on eventbrite.com.au.
Pageturners November Read
When the Black Death enters England through the port of Melcombe in Dorsetshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is or how it spreads and kills so quickly. The Church cites God as the cause, and religious fear grips the people as they come to believe that the plague is a punishment for wickedness.
But who can explain the deaths of innocent newborns? Is God so angered by His creations that He seeks to destroy all mankind? There is one who rejects this idea: Lady Anne of Develish. Anne gathers her serfs within the gates of Develish and refuses entry to outsiders, even to her husband. What happens to people of Develish?
Pageturners will be talking about The Last Hours by international bestselling author Minette Walters on Wednesday 8th November from 5.30pm – 7pm. See you there!
Lego Club - Build Things With Us
Build things with us using Orange City Library lego sets on the last Monday of the month at 4pm:
* 30th October
* 27th November
For ages 6 + but those under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Everyone uses their imaginations and has fun. For bookings go to eventbrite.com or call the Library on 6393 8132.