Season’s Greetings & Happy Reading

Season’s greetings from all staff at Parramatta City Library!

It’s almost to the grand conclusion of our National Year of Reading. To keep the reading alive we’re asking your favourite reads.

The following list is from the SMH by Linda Morris as she asks 6 authors for their favourite escapist reads which they return again and again: Continue reading

Discussion notes from Dundas – Love2read


有人说阅读小组的讨论使他们有机会同其他爱读者共同学习。比如有个组员刚从中国回来,她提到中国的很多新的出版物, 比如刚阅读的一本 “有一种智慧叫包容”。她把新书消息和阅读心得与大家分享。 Continue reading

Join Get Reading Club

Parramatta City Library’s Get Reading Club aims to people who have intermediate reading skills but would like to read more to improve reading skills.

It meets monthly, every 3rd Thursday morning, from 10:30 am to 12 noon. The club will read 2 pieces of journal articles which will be pre selected according to the NSW public libraries 2013 reading themes.

The Club’s first meeting will be held on Thursday 21 Feb 2013 at Parramatta Library.

Contact Parramatta City Library to register your name and share your reading with others.

Book of the week – Life Class by Pat Barker

lifeTitle: Life class

Author: Pat Barker

Katherine’s pick

Life Class is a compelling piece of writing by Pat Barker the Booker Prize winner ,  well known for her novels the “Regeneration Trilogy”.   This story revolves around the lives of three young art students,    their lives and their  teachers  at the Slade Art School in London.  When World War 1 descends upon them,  their lives are changed  irrevocably. Continue reading