LIW: Truth, Integrity & knowledge

In this Library & Information Week (20 – 26 May), we strongly advocate Truth, Integrity & Knowledge.  There are 10 ways that library and information professionals promote truth, integrity and knowledge. Equally our readers might find the following books in the areas that related to information integrity. You can borrow them from our libraries’ collection.

Most Borrowed Fiction Books in Autumn

Last three months the most popular loans mixed with popular authors and some new ones at City of Parramatta Libraries.

For examples, Liane Moriarty stays on the top list with her new title Nine perfect strangers and it sets the storylines at the health and wellness resort Tranquillum House. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage, and absorb the meditative ambience while enjoying their hot stone massages. Watching over them is the resort’s director, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. These nine perfect strangers have no idea what is about to hit them. Moriarty’s other titles Truly madly guilty was also still loved by our borrowers.

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Reference Collection

There are ready answers in the libraries and we call them reference, such as encyclopedia and dictionaries etc. What’s in the libraries are printed books that you can see. However, there are more easy access and even interactive resources available electronically. Krupali, one of our librarians, is going to tell you more about this collection.

2019 ABIA Shortlist

The Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) celebrate the achievements of authors and publishers in bringing Australian books to readers. The shortlist covers 12 categories and they are

Biography Book of the Year

Back, After the Break by Osher Günsberg (HarperCollins Publishers)

Challenge Accepted! by Celeste Barber (HarperCollins Publishers)

Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee (Allen & Unwin)

Johnathan Thurston: The Autobiography by Johnathan Thurston, with James Phelps (HarperCollins Publishers)

Teacher by Gabbie Stroud (Allen & Unwin)

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Girls Night Out High Tea With Paige Toon

Parramatta Library, in association with Penguin Random House Australia, is hosting an in Conversation author talk with bestselling author Paige Toon.

Paige will be touring Australia for the very first time to talk about her new book – If you could go anywhere.

Enjoy our special Girls Night Out High Tea with (sneaky) Bubbles! Why not have a meet and greet with Paige to have your books signed and pick up her newest release from our on sited bookseller.

Don’t miss your chance with Paige before she goes back to the UK!

Grab a ticket now from this link parra.city/paige19