Captain Underpants Competition Winners Announced
Oct13

Captain Underpants Competition Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who was part of the Captain Underpants competition, we loved reading all of your entries. But, unfortunately, as with all competitions it’s time for there to be a winner....

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Kids Books with Michaela – LEGO
Oct10

Kids Books with Michaela – LEGO

“I’m Batman. I’m awesome. I’ve got a nine pack.” If you are familiar with these lyrics then you are probably a parent of school-aged kids, like I am! If you haven’t seen The LEGO Batman Movie yet…...

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A Most Magical Girl – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug23

A Most Magical Girl – Children’s Book Week Review

A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee was Shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book of the Year – Younger Readers. I read this book while travelling. And I...

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Storytime with Jessica – Children’s Book Week 2017
Aug22

Storytime with Jessica – Children’s Book Week 2017

It’s Children’s Book Week! Which is a wonderful, and very busy, time here in the library. We have lots of events, and a few competitions, on as well as our regular Storytime (with the...

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Children’s Book of the Year Winners 2017
Aug18

Children’s Book of the Year Winners 2017

The Children’s Book Council of Australia announced their annual award winners this morning as the start of Children’s Book Week 2017. The awards are given to outstanding fiction written...

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Mrs Whitlam – Children’s Book Week Review
Aug12

Mrs Whitlam – Children’s Book Week Review

‘Marnie Clark dreams of owning a horse and having the whole world to ride it in.’ Mrs Whitlam by Bruce Pascoe Like Marnie Clark, I also dreamed of having a horse of my own. My dream...

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Kid’s books with Melody – The Percy Jackson Series
Aug08

Kid’s books with Melody – The Percy Jackson Series

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, by Rick Riordan, is a series of 5 books (known as a pentalogy) that follow the story of a young Percy Jackson who has dyslexia and gets into constant trouble at...

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Ruby Wishfingers – Children’s Book Week Review
Jul29

Ruby Wishfingers – Children’s Book Week Review

Ruby Wishfingers: Skydancer’s Escape by Deborah Kelly and illustrated by Leigh Hedstrom Ruby Wishfingers: Skydancer’s Escape was Notable in the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s...

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A Patch From Scratch – Children’s Book Week Review
Jul08

A Patch From Scratch – Children’s Book Week Review

A Patch From Scratch by Megan Forward was Shortlisted for Crichton Award for New Illustrators and was Notable for Picture Book of the Year Children’s Book Council Awards 2017. As well as being...

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Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Wrap-Up
Jun28

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Wrap-Up

We had an amazing night on Monday celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. With forty children and their parents all in the Hogwarts spirit we enjoyed a Sorting...

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