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Let's get physical. June events @ your library

Cycle Power – Meet physicist Jonathon Thwaites who will explain how to generate electricity from a recycled exercise bike and Fisher Paykel washing machine motor… Wednesday 17th June Sock Knitting – Exercise your fine motor skills and keep warm in winter. Knit a pair of woollen socks using a step by step formula…. Four Saturdays commencing 20th June Balance Your Diet as Well as Your Budget – Join nutritionist Gilly Street and learn how to get value for money and achieve a balanced diet… Thursday 25th June Meet Sally Carbon, Olympic gold medalist and a popular Australian author of...

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The Big Book Club – June selection

Woman: An Intimate Geographyby Natalie Angier Written with whimsy and eloquence, her investigation into female physiology draws its inspiration not only from scientific and medical sources but also from mythology, history, art, and literature. The mysteries of evolution are not a new subject for Angier, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biology writer for the New York Times whose previous books include The Canon and Natural Obsessions. The strengths of Woman begin with Angier’s witty and evocative prose style, but its real contribution is the way it expands the definition of female “geography” beyond womb, breasts, and estrogen. Natalie Angier is a...

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Welcome to Blog @ Cockburn Libraries This blog will attempt to keep you up to date with what’s happening at the Cockburn Libraries as well exploring the world of books, movies, magazines, music, the internet and more. We also want to hear from you, so feel free to comment on any post. The views expressed on this blog may be those of individual authors and therefore do not necessarily represent the views of the City of Cockburn Public Library & Information Service. Comments are welcome, however the Library Service reserves the right to moderate or edit comments prior to...

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