School Holiday Activity - Code Club
Children took part in Code Club challenges – programming Spheros (balls) to knock over plastic cups and creating lights, powering fans and making hats!
Resident Children's Book Week Expert
Congratulations to our Librarian Julie Sykes who has completed the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Judges’ Presentation training about this year’s winning books in the Awards. Julie is now more knowledgeable about the judging process, about the nominated books and why particular books won prizes. Well Done Julie!
September Read Camino Island
Bestselling author John Grisham stirs up trouble in paradise in his endlessly surprising new thriller. Priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist; a young woman recruited to recover them; a beach resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for, all in one long summer on Camino Island. This is the book for discussion at the Pageturners Book Discussion Club meeting on Wednesday 13th September at 5.30pm. All interested people welcome.
August Good Reading
In Good Reading’s August cover story, author Robyn Harding tells us how her latest novel, The Party, differs radically from the light-hearted chick-lit comedies she is used to writing. As she releases her new novel, The Last Tudor, historical fiction author Philippa Gregory shares with us five surprising facts about 16th-century women of Tudor England. Check out Australian writer Alli Sinclair’s latest novel, Beneath the Parisian Skies, which was inspired by the scandalising Parisian dance company, the Ballet Russes. Discover eight of London’s trendiest independent bookshops in our second extract from Janelle McCulloch’s London Secrets. Find out which books journalist and author Caroline Overington recommends to readers, catch an interview with author of Because of Winn-Dixie, Kate DiCamillo, and as usual, flick through our fiction, non-fiction and kids’ book reviews to find out which books you’ll be burying your nose in this month. Use your Library card to access Good Reading free online.
Alexandria Nagy Author Talk for The Could Be Ring
Central West local Alexandria Nagy will give her first author talk about her book The Could Be Ring at Orange City Library on Thursday 17th August at 5.30pm.
Inspired by a true story, The Could Be Ring is a fiction romance novel about a boxer grappling to overcome his personal demons in the midst of the greatest time of his professional life. The Could Be Ring is written from the perspective of the woman who fell in love with him through a time of self-sabotage, moral dilemmas, addiction, and controversial love.
Please book your place for the author talk by calling Orange City Library on 6393 8132 or via Eventbrite.com