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
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
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.
Meet The Great Plains Author Nicole Alexander
From the American Wild West to the wilds of outback Queensland, from the Civil War to the Depression of the 1930s, The Great Plains is an epic story.
A fourth-generation grazier, Nicole Alexander returned to her family’s property in the early 1990s. She is currently the business manager there and has a hands-on role in the running of the property.
She is the author of five novels: The Bark Cutters, A Changing Land, Absolution Creek, Sunset Ridge and now The Great Plains. Meet Nicole at Orange City Library on Friday 14th November at 12.30pm, bookings essential, please call 6393 8132.