Category Archives: Young Adult

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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NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2018 – Shortlists

The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards provide an opportunity to highlight the importance of literacy and to encourage everyone to enjoy and learn from the work of our writers. These annual awards honour distinguished achievement by Australian writers, contribute to Australia’s … Continue reading

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What’s New in HSC & JSC

HSC students have been working double hard for their last school year and so has Katherine. She’s purchased a lot new educational books to satisfy study and examine needs. Of course the Library didn’t forget younger students as there are … Continue reading

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2018 Inky Awards Longlist

The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the longlist and shortlist selected by young adults, and the winners voted for online by the teen readers of Inside a Dog. There are two awards: the Gold Inky Award for … 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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