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Monday
Sep082008

2008 Hastings Festival of Stories

During the October School Holidays, we will be sharing stories around the beautiful Hastings. Every time you go to an event, you will receive a ticket to go into a Grand Prize Competition. Just take you ticket back to your local library. Prizes will be drawin on Friday 17th Ocotber. The Festival will be launched with a visit from author John Marsden.

The programme features Train Tales @ Kendall School of Arts Hall, Tales from Afar on the Chinese Junk, The Sanke Man @ Wauchope Library, a Storytelling Tent at the Community Celebration Day, a Crazzzzzzy Day @ Port Macquarie Library and the biggest and brightest Carnivale @ Dunbogan Hall.

Click on the link for the full programme for more information. Please note that some events do require bookings. See you there!

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Friday
Aug292008

Author Visit



On Thursday evening Port Macquarie Library hosted a very successful talk by David Spratt co-author of Climate Code Red. The author described in some detail what will happen if we do not take action NOW in regards to climate change. If you care about the planet or just about your children's future, I suggest you read this book as soon as possible.

http://www.climatecodered.net/
Tuesday
Aug192008

Reader Reviews

'The Mitford Bedside Companion' - by Jan Karon

This book rounds off the nine novels that make up the Mitford series about life in a small town in North Carolina, USA.   As I had thoroughly enjoyed reading the series, I put in a request with Laurieton library staff to purchase this companion book, and I have not been disappointed.

Whilst the central character of the Mitford series if Father Tim Kavanagh, a 60-something Episcopalian priest, they are not 'religious' books with ponderous sermonising; rather the stories about his interaction with the characters that inhabit Mitford and other parishes.   Each novel is peppered with wonderful characterisations, jokes, and insights into human behaviour, with the ongoing themes of forgiveness and redemption.

'The Mitford Bedside Companion' contains a wide selection of the best of the best from the Mitford series and is a delightful read, so if you are unfamiliar with the series, this book may be a good place to start getting to know the many and varied characters that inhabit Mitford.

Patricia  - Laurieton
Wednesday
Aug132008

Meet Young Adult Australian Author - John Marsden at Port Macquarie Library

Limited tickets available from your local library

Books will be available for purchase

This visit is funded by Library Council of NSW & launches this year's Hastings Festival of Stories
Wednesday
Aug132008

Fun Ways to Share the Magic of Stories

Fun for Parents, Grandparents and Carers


Share lunch and ideas for sharing stories with children.


Join Storytellers, Pat and Peter Dargin and listen to stories and learn easy ways to share stories.


Port Macquarie Library Meeting Room

corner of Gordon & Grant Streets (next to the Pool)





For more information and to book, please contact Virginia at Port Macquarie Library—6581 8755


See you there!