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Library Events - in photos...

News & Events

Friday
May232008

Staff Picks

When looking for something to read who better to ask than a librarian?! So one of our creative staff decided that she would put together a list of reviews and ideas from all of our library staff, which became a quarterly project. We'd love to have your input, whether a review or a comment here on the blog. Below is a sample from the latest staff picks, and you can read the whole list by clicking here

The Secret


by Rhonda Byrne


158.1/BYR


I was attracted to this delightful little book by its title which made me wonder what The Secret was and why all the hype?  As soon as I began to read it, I could see why this book would appeal to so many people.  Sceptics or cynics may disagree, but I finished the book feeling elated and inspired.  I liked what I had read – so much of the wisdom contained within made sense to me.  The author presents her ideas in a very easy-to-read format, using lots of quotations from various teachers including well-known authors, lecturers, doctors and businessmen who already know The Secret and practice its principles.  After revealing what The Secret is, the author demonstrates how it can be used in relation to money, relationships, health, the world and life in general.  Rhonda Byrne states that her intention in creating The Secret is to bring joy to billions of people around the world.  She has made me realise that I am an important part of the universe and has showed me how I can use The Secret to influence the direction of my path in life.  Sounds a bit corny or too good to be true?  Read the book and judge for yourself.


Denise S

Wednesday
May212008

Very successful book launch & biggest morning tea

Wow! What a turn out for our launch and a big thank you to the Friends of PMHL who hosted the Mad Hatter's Morning Tea and raised over $300.00 for the Cancer Council. There were a number of fabulous "Mad" hats and the winner was Robyn Van Loggerenberg with her "HATchery" hat. Don't forget tonight at 6.30pm we have our author visit (see the post below for more details).
Wednesday
May072008

Author visit at Port Macquarie Library

Edward Gordon will be at Port Macquarie Library on Wednesday May 21st to talk about his debut novel, Turned Skyward. Come join us at 6.30pm to meet the author over wine and cheese.  The event is free,  but we ask that you RSVP  to 65818755 so that we can gauge numbers.
Tuesday
May062008

New items launch at Port Macquarie Library

Port Macquarie Library will be launching a wide range of new materials on Wednesday 21st May at 10.30 a.m. Be first in line for new fiction, non fiction DVDs and much much more.  Come early and join in the Biggest Morning Tea in support of cancer research
Thursday
May012008

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea At Port Macquarie Library

Friends enjoying the madhatters party

The Friends of Port Macquarie Library are hosting Australia's Biggest Morning Tea on Wednesday 21st from 10a.m.  Come along to Port Library, enjoy a cuppa and some wonderful morning tea and contribute towards the fight against cancer. At 10.30 there will a launch of new items purchased in the last three months including a wide selection of DVDs. Don't miss out.