• CWL Events

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Orange

Library Up Late with Author Chris Hammer

Join us for Library Up Late when we open Orange City Library after hours on Wednesday 20th November 7pm – 9pm with bestselling Australian author of crime thriller Scrublands, Chris Hammer, talking about his new release Silver. He will be in conversation with ABC Central West Radio’s Luke Wong.

This is a special event where we dim the lights, add refreshments and introduce you to the Library after hours. Supported by Collins Booksellers, Orange. Please book your place online via eventbrite or call the Library on 6393 8132. Limited places. See you there!

Local Author Mark Filmer: Three Steel Teeth

Former local journalist Mark Filmer has documented the industrial chaos that beset the wool industry when a small group of rebel shearers sought to overturn the ban on wide-toothed shearing combs. It was one of the most violent chapters in Australian rural history. Join Mark at Orange City Library on Wednesday 6th November at 5.30pm – 7pm. Supported by Collins Booksellers, Orange. Please RSVP online via eventbrite or call the Library on 6393 8132.

Blayney Library – Monday 18th November 11am

Cowra Library – Wednesday 27th November 2pm

First Nation Warriors: Sydney Wars 1788 - 1817

Meet award-winning historian Dr Stephen Gapps as he discusses his book The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the early colony 1788 – 1817, which reveals British soldiers and First Nation warriors both used military-style tactics in a ‘constant war’ during early settlement.

He challenges past beliefs that such clashes were sporadic and unplanned and will share new research about conflicts west of the Blue Mountains.

Meet Dr Gapps at Orange City Library on Thursday 24 October at 5.30pm. Please RSVP via Eventbrite.com or call the Library on 6393 8132. 

 

Author Judy Nunn to Visit Orange

1942 was the most dangerous year in our history.
Singapore had fallen and it looked like Australia was to be next. To combat this Townsville was flooded with American soldiers, overnight becoming a khaki town. Discover more about this latest story Khaki Town by bestselling Australian author Judy Nunn at Orange City Library on Wednesday 16 October 5.30pm – 7pm. Bookings online via events page through eventbrite or call 6393 8132. Supported by Collins Booksellers, Orange.

New Book Clubs Start in October

 

Inklings, Junior Book Club, Ages 8 to 12

Are you a bookworm? Just can’t put a good story down?

Inklings – Junior Book Club

Thursday 10 October 2019

4pm-5pm

Book via eventbrite or call 6393 8132

Which is better – the book or the movie?

Ages 12 – 15

Second Wednesday of each Month

Starts Wednesday 9 October discussing Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

5pm – 6pm

Snacks, drinks and activities included

Book via eventbrite or call 6393 8132