Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #8
Apr08

Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #8

Jen The Walk [DVD] – The Walk is based on an exciting true story but there are a few issues that disturbed me. The main actor, for example, is trying to pull off being French and almost...

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100 Most Popular Fiction Books of 2015
Jan21

100 Most Popular Fiction Books of 2015

US crime novelist Michael Connelly tops the list of most borrowed fiction books from Cockburn Libraries during 2015, with Di Morrissey the highest placed Australian author, one of the six female...

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PM’s Literacy Awards 2015
Jan07

PM’s Literacy Awards 2015

You can borrow and read the winners from the literacy awards at your local Cockburn Libraries today. Fiction The Golden Age by Joan London Prize for Australian History (Joint Winners) Charles Bean...

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Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #5
Nov05

Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #5

Welcome to the fifth installment of “short & sweet reviews” by Cockburn Libraries staff. Beth Career of evil / Robert Galbraith The silkworm, Robert Galbraith’s (or JK Rowling,...

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Sarogini’s Sri Lankan Cooking
Aug15

Sarogini’s Sri Lankan Cooking

Sarogini Kamalanathan allowed us into her world of cooking Sri Lankan food and provided us with a cooking demonstration recently at Success Library. Sarogini has been spreading the word on the...

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Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #3
Jul09

Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #3

Melody Just one damned thing after another by Jodi Taylor: LOL! No really. This book actually makes you Laugh Out Loud! If you love brilliant English wit and sarcasm, throw in a load of sci-fi, time...

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Australian Book Industry Awards 2015 – Winners
Jun22

Australian Book Industry Awards 2015 – Winners

For the first time a children’s book has taken out book of the year at the 2015 Australian Book Industry Awards. The 52-storey treehouse written by Andy Griffiths and illustrated by Terry...

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Podcast – Sean Gorman – Brotherboys
Jun17

Podcast – Sean Gorman – Brotherboys

  Sean Gorman, author and Research Fellow at Curtin University’s Centre for Aboriginal Studies, talks about his book Brotherboys: the story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer. The book tells the...

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Podcast – Amanda Curtin – The Sinkings / Inherited
Jun10

Podcast – Amanda Curtin – The Sinkings / Inherited

  Amanda Curtin talks about her first novel The Sinkings, and her just published story collection Inherited. The Sinkings – In 1882 dismembered human remains were discovered at a lonely...

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Podcast – Alex Palmer – Mountain View Gold
Jun03

Podcast – Alex Palmer – Mountain View Gold

  City of Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett, launched Alex Palmer‘s latest book, Mountain View Gold: Day Dawn & The Italians who made it Happen, at Spearwood Library on Saturday 19 May...

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