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Reading & Writing

Event Cancelled: Meet Bestselling Author Nicole Alexander

**Please note this event planned for Wednesday 25 March has been cancelled. Here is the statement from Nicole’s publishers:

“After much consultation with managers across departments, Penguin Random House Australia have made the decision to postpone all author events until further notice, in the interest of the health and well-being of our authors, employees and partners. As with all aspects of this plan, we will continue to monitor this timeframe and keep everyone updated. Thank you.”

Spanning two centuries, Nicole Alexander’s compelling new novel The Cedar Tree is a story of love and faith, destiny and betrayal, in a land as richly diverse as the secrets it keeps. Come along and hear more from this fascinating and successful author.

 

Bestselling Author Kelly Rimmer Tours Central West

Join bestselling author Kelly Rimmer as she introduces Truths I Never Told You, a heart-tugging story of family secrets, motherhood and marriage.

*Forbes Library Tuesday 3 March at 2pm
*Cowra Library Wednesday 4 March at 2pm
*Canowindra, Montrose House, Thursday 5 March morning tea at 10am $15pp tickets from Canowindra Library Ph: 6344 1796
*Orange City Library Thursday 5 March at 5.30pm, supported by Collins Booksellers.
Book your place by calling your local library.

Kelly is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of ten novels, including The Secret Daughter and The Things We Cannot Say. She’s sold more than one million books, and her novels have been translated into more than 20 languages. Kelly lives in the Central West of New South Wales with her family and fantastically naughty dogs, Sully and Basil.

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Author Kim Kelly Launches Walking

Meet Millthorpe-based author Kim Kelly launching her latest book Walking at the following Central West venues:

Blayney Library Tuesday 25 February at 11am
Bookings: 6368 2581.

Molong Library Wednesday 26 February at 2pm
Bookings: 6366 8404.

Cowra Library Thursday 27 February at 2pm
Bookings: 6340 2180.

Kim is a talented writer known for her Australian historical fiction and an experienced book editor, reviewer, and vocal advocate for Australian storytelling.

A novel of love, war and kindness inspired by a true story of medical genius and betrayal. Walking by Kim Kelly is a crisply told tale of bigotry and obsession, love and devastation, one that charts the path of a young woman finding her feet in the world, and the transformative power of kindness that drives her own ambition.

Kim is the author of 8 novels that explore Australian history, including the bestselling The Blue Mile, the acclaimed Wild Chicory and UK Pigeonhole favourite, Paper Daisies. Her stories shine a bright light on some forgotten corners of our past, leading readers with warmth, wit and lyrical charm into difficult terrain, through themes of prejudice, conflict and disadvantage – issues that resonate throughout world today.

Summer Reading Club is Here!

Join Summer Reading Club and keep entertained with reading fun during Summer. Register at your local library for reading activities during the school holidays, make your own zine, build the paper chain by reading books and join in the Wrap Party on Thursday 23 January at Orange City Library at 2pm. Don’t forget to book online for the Wrap Party or call 6393 8132. You can also register online for extra Summer Reading Club activities.

Megan Daley: Raising Readers

This Raising Readers session on Thursday 5 December from 5.30pm – 7pm aims to empower parents/carers and educators of babies to tweens and teens to take an active role in encouraging literacy development. It is a talk about fostering a lifelong love of reading and language and the vital role of the parent/carer and educators in this.

Award winning teacher-librarian, author and blogger Megan Daley will help you discover:

  • how to raise a reader
  • the importance of reading aloud
  • how to build reading habits into your life
  • best books for various age groups
  • how to find a book to inspire a reluctant reader
  • how to keep a tween reading into adolescent years
  • how to tell if a book is age appropriate

Book your place via eventbrite or call 6393 8132.