Newcastle Region LibraryPublic Service in Newcastle, New South Wales
All children benefit from being exposed to another language and the power of being part of a multilingual community. Perfect for ages 3-5. Wednesday 21st March, 11:00am.
A feel good story to brighten up your Monday. Libraries are essential! 😍📚
Goblin Mafia Wars hits bookstores
Here are a few glowing reviews for Book 1, Monster School (also still available)
‘A wild, wise-crack
‘I fell in love with the wonderful cast of monster characters
‘A monster mash of hilariousl
‘Fast moving, exciting and drops informatio
‘A mind blowing adventure with twists and turns of all kinds. Kids of all ages will enjoy this fantastic book.’ – Liam, aged 11.
‘It's a perfect choice for Hallowe'en
‘DC Green has a truly frightenin
‘Set in a futuristic
‘DC Green has created a wonderful (and a little grisly) fantasy world where humans are the endangered
‘Monster School is a wildly imaginativ
The story of “Mr Eternity”, Arthur Stace, whose one-word sermon “Eternity” scrawled in chalk 500,000 times for over 35 years. This author talk will make for one fascinating Tuesday evening at Newcastle Library 6:00pm.
Saturday morning - resist a sleep in and plonk yourself into the salty brine at Merewether Ocean Baths for the perfect start to the day. 6:30am - we'll see you there.
Hi guys! 👋
We are doing an extra pop-up out the front of Beresfield Library on Fridays from 10.00-11.30am starting 16th March. You can come and see us to collect your holds and return your items.
Check out the link for more information or give us a call on 4974 5300 if you have any questions.
"Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge" - Stephen Hawking
Did you know that you can renew your items online or over the phone? 😮
Don't be this guy, give any of our libraries a call or login to your account through our website or the Newcastle Region Library app with your library card number and PIN to renew your items now.
Don't know what your PIN is? It is most likely the default 1234 but if not give us a call and we'll reset it for you!
When you gotta get to work but you NEED to read the next chapter...😂 just a little somethin' to give you a Monday giggle.
Also, please look where you are walking and ahem...reading. We'd like everyone to have a next chapter!
Meet the Author! This long-awaited biography tells the full story of Arthur Stace who for decades rose before dawn to write one-word, 'Eternity', in chalk on the footpaths of Sydney and beyond. Newcastle Library Tuesday 20th of March, 6pm.
“The six titles shortlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize showcase the incredible breadth of talent in the writing by women in Australia today. The personal interweaves seamlessly with the political as these authors investigate the past, examine the present and re-imagine our future. Ideas about family, identity in all its forms, and politics at both its most profound and intimate levels are themes that connect these six diverse, engaging and original books.” - Fiona Stager chair of the 2018 judging panel
Meet the artist, Brydie Piaf, tomorrow 11:00 - 12:00pm. Hear the stories behind the photographs of The Sunrise Swimmers. Local History Lounge, 2nd Floor, Newcastle Library
Jane's goal is to inspire change in the way we engage with clothing, for the good of ourselves, society and the planet. Join us for a talk, a workshop, or both as Jane demonstrates how we can conserve resources and reduce consumption through considering our relationship with our clothes.
Today is International Women's Day and to celebrate we thought you might like to sink your teeth (or ears!) into these podcasts for, about and created by some absolutely awesome women and girls.
Thanks to Rebecca Sparrow for these excellent recommendations 👍
This Thursday is International Women's Day. Here are four podcasts (two of which are mine!) to listen to in the car with the tween or teen girl in your life. ...Subscribe to them now and you and your daughter (or son) will always have a thought-provoking, conversation-starting podcast to enjoy together ...
1. Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls (Timbuktu)
A fairy tale podcast about the extraordinary women who inspire us. This show is based on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, the global best-selling book written by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, inspiring millions of girls and women around the world to dream bigger, aim higher and fight harder.
SUBSCRIBE HERE: https://itunes.apple.com/…/good-night-stories…/id1350594046…
2. Ask Me Anything (Mamamia)
Ask Me Anything is the short, sharp, car-trip podcast giving heartfelt answers to real-life anonymous questions from teenage girls. From friendship dramas to first crushes, author and columnist Rebecca Sparrow is here to listen and offer some advice. You can ask her anything ...
SUBSCRIBE HERE: https://itunes.apple.com/…/ask-me-anything-po…/id1353590914…
3. Fierce Girls (ABC)
From athletes to aviators, scientists to spies. From the deep blue sea to the dark, black skies. Australia is full of girls who dare to do things differently. Adventurous girls. Girls with guts and spirit. Girls who stand up and say "watch out world, here I come!" You know what they are? They're FIERCE. And these are their stories. Join the amazing Turia Pitt, Lisa Wilkinson, Stephanie Gilmore and more, as they tell the inspiring tales of some of Australia's most extraordinary women.
SUBSCRIBE HERE: https://itunes.apple.com/…/podca…/fierce-girls/id1351065618…
4. #TeamGirls in 10 (SUNCORP)
Body image. Sleep. Social Media. Friendships. Sport. The role of dads in the lives of their daughters. #TeamGirls in 10 is a new podcast series presented by author and #TeamGirls ambassador Rebecca Sparrow, that focuses on building confidence in young girls. Join Bec and her guests for these short and sharp 10-minute episodes
SUBSCRIBE HERE: https://itunes.apple.com/…/po…/teamgirls-in-10/id1266176409…