House of Cards: It feels so good to be bad
Jul10

House of Cards: It feels so good to be bad

How far would you be willing to go to obtain immense power? How far would you be willing to go to maintain that power? Francis J. Underwood is on a mission to find out… To review the series House of...

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100 Most Popular DVDs of 2016
Jan14

100 Most Popular DVDs of 2016

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel was the most borrowed DVD from Cockburn Libraries in 2016.   There were nearly 140,000 DVD loans in 2016, with the Top 100 making up 7% of those...

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100 Most Popular DVDs of 2015
Feb04

100 Most Popular DVDs of 2015

Gone Girl was the most borrowed DVD of 2015 from Cockburn Libraries.  Game of Thrones was the most popular TV series and WA movie Son of a Gun finished just out of the Top 10. While the book was the...

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Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #4
Aug17

Short & (sometimes) sweet reviews by library staff #4

Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg I’ve finally gotten around to reading ‘Texts from Jane Eyre’ by Mallory Ortberg. It’s a hilarious gem of a book, despite the odd-sounding concept: Ortberg...

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Top ten Junior DVDs of the 2012

What were the most borrowed kids DVDs of the year?  Well, Lawley already gave away some of our list but what they hey, lets keep going anyway! Junior fiction (ie school age and up) 10. Space...

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