Out of the Box – December

A snapshot of some of the great new items we unpacked in December.

Reserve your favourite now!

FOR CHILDREN

A Girl Called Genghis Khan by Michelle Lord (Picture Book) – RED-L

Hello, New Zealand by Megan McKean (Picture Book) – RED-M

I’m Actually Really Grown-up Now by Maisie Paradise Shearring (Picture Book) – YELLOW-S

Roald Dahl’s Beastly Brutes & Heroic Human Beans

David Bowie by Isabel Sanchez Vegara (Junior Non-Fiction)

All I Want for Christmas (DVD) 

Daisy at the Beach by Anna Holly – EJ DAIS

The Ant and the Grasshopper by Susanna Davidson – EJ USBO

The Immortal Jellyfish by Sang Miao (Picture Book) – RED-M

Just Because by Mac Barnett – (Picture Book) – YELLOW-B

Waiting for Wolf by Sandra Dieckmann (Picture Book – RED-D

Charmed by Jen Calonita – J CALO

Twas the Fart Before Christmas by Adam Wallace (Picture Book) – YELLOW-W

ADULT FICTION

Serpent in the Heather by Kay Kenyon

The Truants by Kate Weinberg

Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum

TALKING BOOKS

Her Last Promise by Kathryn Hughes – CDT HUGH

Christmas in Peppercorn Street by Anna Jacobs – CDT JACO

Blood in Eden by Peter Tremayne – CDT TREM

The Body on the Train by Frances Brody – CDT BROD

MOVIES & TV

Camino Skies 

Christmas Around the Corner

Das Boot – Season 1

Father Brown – Season 7 

Grey’s Anatomy – Season 15

Surviving Christmas

Booksmart

Late Night

All About Books – Summer 2020

The latest edition of our reading suggestions guide for adults and teens is now out for Summer 2020. It has an amazing array of books that are being published over the next 3 months in a variety of genres and subjects – there is sure to be something for everyone. Pick up your FREE copy at any of our Library branches or click the cover to download. Each book cover in the guide contains a one-click link to our Library Catalogue for easy reservations. Why not quick link your copy even before it is published!

We are also asking for feedback about the format and contents of All About Books via a short survey in order to help us make the booklet even better. You have until Sunday 15 March 2020 to complete the survey and you can go into the draw for a chance to win a $30 book pack prize – just for having your say. The survey can be completed here or ask Library Staff for a paper copy.

Don’t forget that the All About Books – Kids edition for 0-5 year olds is also out and available at any of our Libraries. It has a range of suggested books to read as well as many fun puzzles.

Out of the Box – October 2019

A small snapshot of a selection of new titles that arrived in October.

Happy Reading!

NON FICTION

FOR THE KIDS

Look What I See by Judi Barrett (Board Book)

Window of Hope by Robert Vescio (Picture Book)

Sleep, My Bunny by Rosemary Wells (Picture Book)

Colours, Chatterbox Baby (Picture Book)

Spots and Dots: First Patterns Playbook (Board Book)

Vognox the Viking and the Island of Skeletons by Nick Falk (EJ FALK)

Cloud Boy by Marcia Williams (Junior Fiction)

YOUNG ADULT

Out of the Box – September!

I can’t believe September is over. Time seems to fly here at the Library!

Below is a small snapshot of what arrived on the Library’s shelves in the last month!

Hope you find something to tempt you from our newly arrived items.

FICTION

Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson

The Farm by Joanne Ramos

No Place to Hide by John Davage

The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Breeding Season by Amanda Niehaus

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie

NON-FICTION

Winning for Women: A Personal Story by Lola Mathews

Slow Cooker Family Favourites by Paulene Christie

Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini

Shapeshifters: A History by John B. Kachuba

The Revolutionary Art of Changing Your Heart: The Essential Guide to Recharing Your Relationship by Andrew Fuller

The Minimalist Way: Minimalism Strategies to Declutter Your Life and Make Room for Joy by Erica Layne

FOR CHILDREN

Polly Diamond and the Magic Book by Alice Kuipers (Junior Fiction)

Bear Adventure by Anthony McGowan (Junior Fiction)

Bee-n-Bee Vacation by C.M. Potter (Easy Junior)

Christmas is Here! by Charles M. Schulz

Meteors by Melissa Stewart

Top Marks for Murder by Robin Stevens

The Little Town of Marrowville by John Robertson

Are Coconuts More Dangerous Than Sharks? by Guy Campbell

YOUNG ADULT

MUSIC AND DVDS

Can’t Say I Ain’t Country (CD)

Disney Sing Your Heart Out (CD)

Run Home Slow (CD)

Late Night Feelings (CD)

Thomas & Friends: Monkey Trouble (Children’s DVD)

Barbie: Dreamtopia – Sparkle Princess (Children’s DVD)

Now 2019: Vol 1 (CD)

Fighting With My Family (DVD)

Pet Semetary (DVD)

Thunder Road (DVD)

The Hustle (DVD)