Category Archives: Reading Lists

Librarians’ Choice – April 2018

The top 10 April 2018 release books as voted for by library staff around Australia is here. There are a nice mix of books, mainly fiction, a very interesting non fiction and a title (Amelia Westlake) described as “a queer … Continue reading

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CBCA Notable Books 2018

Often parents come to the Library and ask what kind of books they can recommend to their kids. While City of Parramatta Library has kick-started its 1000 books before school, this CBCA (The Children’s Book Council of Australian) Notable Books for 2018 will … Continue reading

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All About Books – Autumn 2018

The latest issue of our reading guide – ALL ABOUT BOOKS – is out now. Pick up your free copy at any of our library branches or click on the cover to download a copy. It’s filled with lots of … Continue reading

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All Australian Summer Reading Challenge

Welcome to our All Australian Summer Reading Challenge! This Summer City of Parramatta Library is running an ‘All Australian Summer Reading Challenge’ for readers 18+ years. The challenge runs from Monday 4 December 2017 to 26 February 2018. It’s easy … Continue reading

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CBCA Notable Books for 2017

If you ever wonder what books to choose for your child or what to read next, here is a very thorough and diverse list of titles released by The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA), the list of Notable Books for … Continue reading

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