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.
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)Continue reading
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
The Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) celebrate the achievements of authors and publishers in bringing Australian books to readers.
The Awards salute success across a range of categories within the Book Awards, Audiobook Awards and Business Awards. Check City of Parramatta Libraries online catalogue for the books.
General fiction book of the year
In the eve of International Women’s Day we’re happily to see the announcement of the longlist of Women’s Prize for Fiction . The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award celebrating & honouring women’s fiction.
The 2019 longlist is:
The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
Remembered by Yvonne Battle-Felton
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
The Pisces by Melissa Broder
Milkman by Anna Burns
Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
Ordinary People by Diana Evans
Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li
Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn
Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
Praise Song for the Butterflies by Bernice L. McFadden
Circe by Madeline Miller
Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss
Normal People by Sally Rooney