Library Lovers Vote Too: NSW Public Library Associations Campaign for Increase in Funding #libraryloversnsw

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NSW State public libraries are now at crisis point. If the State Government doesn’t allocate more funding, public library services in NSW will be at risk. Some Facts Library funding was once split 50:50 State and Local Government. The State Government currently puts in only 7 cents out of every dollar and local councils now […]

Bouncing is the new reading: Andypedia by Andy Griffiths eBook review #love2read

Anypedia

“The great thing about this book is that it’s not like one of those boring old paper books where you have to start at the start and keep reading and reading and reading and reading …”, writes Griffiths in the intro to Andypedia. If there is anyone left on the planet who has not heard of […]

Ships in the Field by Susanne Gervay illustrated by Anna Pignataro: book launch #love2read

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Ships in the Field, by Susanne Gervay, illustrated by Anna Pignataro, was launched by Lisa Forrest on Friday 17 February at the Hughenden Hotel in Woollahra. Never having written a picture book before, Gervay was asked by her publisher to to write a novel about ‘finding home’. She decided not to because she wanted to […]

National Year of Reading Launch 2012 at Bowen Library #love2read

L to R: Library Manager Barbara Todes, Author/NYR12 Ambassador Anita Heiss, Editor Inside History Cassie Mercer, Actor Bill Conn, Councillor Scott Nash Mayor of Randwick

It was all about book love — hearts, glitter, chocolate and some very special guests made for a fabulous launch of the National Year of Reading 2012 at Bowen Library. Tuesday 14 February, Library Lovers Day, was the official launch date of Australia’s National Year of Reading 2012 and Councillor Scott Nash, Mayor of Randwick, […]

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