Each month behind the scenes at City of Parramatta Libraries staff work tirelessly to get thousands of new items onto the Library’s shelves each month! Providing library members with a wide range of titles and material to choose from.
Below is a small snapshot of just some of the items to arrive on the shelves in May 2019; including new publications and top-up titles.
Reserving your copy is easy and free, click on the book cover and have your library card and password/pin handy!
So many varied and interesting titles including thrillers, fantasy, historical fiction and more!
We have you covered with the following non-fiction titles; so many varied subjects to choose from!
A great selection of board books, picture books, junior fiction and non-fiction.
It does not seem to
matter if I am browsing through ‘All About Books’ or checking our recent
additions; I always seem to end up with too many Young Adult titles on my TBR
list. I hope the following titles allow you to grow your own TBR pile!
In this episode of Parra Pods Katherine & Nisa asked themselves why do some memoirs resonate so much with people?
Michelle Obam’s ‘Becoming was City of Parramatta Libraries most borrowed non-fiction title so far in 2019. Her spouse Barak Obama was the President of the United States for eight years, yet it is she who has garnered both popular and critical acclaim for this “tell it like it is” memoir.
Sally Fields is a Hollywood legend and, an Oscar recipient, here is her memoir about growing up in a dysfunctional family, overcoming the limitations of her early career playing the “Flying Nun” & “Gidget”. Finally forging a career that has afforded her longevity as an actress, but more importantly finding peace with the dark secret that cast a shadow over her life.
Some of the books discussed in this podcast include:
Welcome to the latest edition of our reading suggestions guide, All About Books. As usual the guide is packed full of an amazing selection of books being published over the next 3 months in addition to the popular staff picks section. There is something for everyone no matter there reading tastes or interests.
Pick up your FREE copy of the guide at any one of our library branches or download it now for those on the go – just click on the cover above.Each cover or title in the guide has a link to our library catalogue to make reserving your copy even quicker and easier – why not reserve the book before it is event published! Stay tuned for our inaugural kids edition of the guide which will be available soon.
As usual it has been a busy month for all of City of Parramatta Libraries Book Clubs and Reading Groups.
The month of May saw twenty seven Book Club Kits delivered to our Library Branches, making it simple for our wider reading community to pick up their Book Club Kits. Thanks to the Library’s wonderful courier, Vic who never gets upset when each day he arrives and there are more Book Club Kits waiting for him to deliver.
This month Book Clubs and Reading Groups read a wide range of titles, including both fiction and non fiction. Popular titles this month included ‘Bridge of Clay’ by Markus Zusak, and First Person by Richard Flanagan; both of which were read by four clubs.