National Simultaneous Storytime. Wednesday 27 March
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National Simultaneous Storytime. Wednesday 27 March

Event: Wednesday 27 March at Coolbellup Library. 10.30am The book for National Simultaneous Storytime 2015 is The Brothers Quibble written by Aaron Blabey You will also be able to enjoy this book at...

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Australian libraries generate nearly $2 billion net benefit annually

The Australian Library & Information Association, on behalf of a consortium of state and territory libraries, asked SGS Economics to work out the benefits of libraries to communities and to the...

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Australian Public Libraries: $2.90 benefit for every $1 spent
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Australian Public Libraries: $2.90 benefit for every $1 spent

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Help find Australia’s Favourite Librarian
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Help find Australia’s Favourite Librarian

The Australian Library & Information Association is now accepting nominations for Australia’s Favourite Librarian. If you want to nominate one of us, then you’ll have to be quick;...

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National Year of Reading 2012 “It’s never too late to learn … to read” writing competition

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN……….TO READ National Year of Reading patron William McInnes and Mary Delahunty, national director of Writing Australia, announced the winners of...

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