And the winner is… The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose The winner of the 2017 Stella Prize is Heather Rose for her novel The Museum of Modern Love. The $50,000 prize was awarded on Tuesday 18 April in Melbourne. “The Museum of Modern Love is an unusual and remarkable achievement, a meditation on the social, spiritual and artistic importance of seeing and being seen. It is rare to encounter a novel with such powerful characterisation, such a deep understanding of the consequences of personal and national history, and such dazzling and subtle explorations of the importance of...Read More
It was appropriate that in Harmony Week 2017, culminating in Harmony Day on Tuesday, that a new language was added library’s Languages other the English collection of books and magazines. Sinhalese language is the latest addition to the Languages collections, with over 50 books written in Sinhalese now on the shelf at Success Library. That brings to 30, the number of different languages that the library has in its collections (including English, which obviously makes up the bulk of our library books and magazines). Which language is the most popular in Cockburn? Chinese language books were the most borrowed from...Read More
Only until 30 March 2017 – Art of the Pie / Kate McDermott. Read the ebook now! Big Library Read, March 2017 – Art of the Pie The current title for Big Library Read is Kate McDermott’s Art of the Pie. Read the same ebook as other library members around the world at the same time without any wait lists or holds. It’s a worldwide digital version of a local book club, and an opportunity for you to discover an ebook you might not normally choose to read. Supported by one of our ebook providers, Overdrive, you can download Art of...Read More
Library Lovers Day. 14 February On this day of love, Australian libraries celebrate Library Lovers Day, a day for people who love libraries and want to share their passion with others. Here are some things to love about Australian public...Read More
Join the global celebration and unite for a better internet this Safer Internet Day! – 7 February 2017 Be the change. Unite for a better internet. A call to all internet users to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all – especially children and young people. Safer Internet Day has become a landmark event in the online safety calendar. From cyberbullying to social networking, each year Safer Internet Day aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues and chooses a topic reflecting current concerns. DIY eSafety checklist The DIY eSafety checklist from www.esafety.gov.au asks us to evaluate...Read More
Most popular books of 2016 in an easy to read infographic and a short video. Loading… See the extended lists for all these categories: 100 Most Popular Fiction Books of 2016 30 Most Popular Non Fiction Books of 2016 220 Most Popular Children’s Books of 2016 100 Most Popular DVDs of 2016 50 Most Popular YA books of...Read More
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