Author Archives: Parra Reader

Top 10 Loans Parramatta Libraries 2018

2018 was a very busy year for the City of Parramatta Libraries with over 1 million loans across all our branches! We have selected the top 10 loans for adult non fiction, adult fiction, young adult fiction and junior fiction from … Continue reading

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Goodreads Choice Awards 2018 Winners

The winners of the 10th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards, as decided by readers, have been announced! To celebrate their 10th year Goodreads created a new award – Best of the Best. Readers chose The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Graeme Simsion

City of Parramatta Library, in partnership with Text Publishing, is proud to present a very special author talk event to be held in Riverside Theatres Thursday 7th February 2019. Hilarious and thought-provoking, with a brilliant cast of characters and an … Continue reading

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All About Books – Summer 2019

Our latest reading suggestions guide is out now  – packed full of wonderful books for all ages being published over these Summer months.

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Librarians Choice December and January

Welcome to the last Top 10 Librarians’ Choice reads for 2018! There is some great new books being published this month and next – a little something for everyone. Click on a title below to reserve a copy as your … Continue reading

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