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    High St, Wauchope
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Scotland's other national drink

I am currently listening to "The naming of the dead" featuring John Rebus and it occurred to me that some people may not be familiar with the references in the series to Irn Bru. This is a Scottish soft drink popular with both the young and the hungover. The company has long been famous for its humourous adverts none better than this one based on the Kipling poem. if

New Nonfiction

The Girl’s Guide to Kicking Your Career into Gear

“Based on interviews with more than 100 successful women who have shattered the glass ceiling and made great professional strides, The Girl’s Guide to Kicking Your Career into Gear is your ticket to taking charge of your career once and for all – and getting where you want to go”-- Provided by publisher.

This easy to read guide is filled with practical tips and advice aimed at helping women to overcome their fears and confidently plan for a successful future.  If you are thinking about starting a new career or you just need some motivation this may be the book for you. Chapters include information on setting clear goals, selling yourself at an interview, building your professional profile, managing work conflicts, and tips on getting that big promotion.  Another new addition to the library that job hunters might find useful is Cynthia Shapiro’s book What does somebody have to do to get a job around here! :44 insider secrets and tips that will get you hired .  Check out the library catalogue for these and other books in the collection.

Author Visit at Port Macquarie

David Spratt will be at Port Macquarie Library to discuss his latest book "Climate Cold Red". Come and listen to a leading expert in the field of global warming. A light supper will be served. Please RSVP to


Living Library Launch at Kempsey Library

As part of the celebrations for History Week 2008, Kempsey Shire Libraries will lauch its Living Library at 3pm on Wednesday 10th September. A number of Living History Books, who have grown up in the Macleay Valley will be on hand to chat with readers about their recollections of the region 40 to 60 years ago. There will also be information sessions held throughout the day to highlight the library's geneology and local studies collections. Please contact Kempsey Library for more details. (65663210)

Fuel Your Mind

Visit your Library during Book Week! Have fun sharing the 2008 Book Week Books.

Wauchope Library @ 4pm on Monday 18th August

Port Macquarie Library @4pm on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th August

Laurietion Library @4pm Friday 22nd August (A Winter Warmers Pyjama Party)

For more information ask at your local library.