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pixabay dog November 21

104 in 2014: 11. Don’t stop me now

It’s another ten books for the 2014 reading challenge – taking me past the goal of 104 in 2014. But don’t stop me now, there’s plenty more books to read.

umbrellas November 18

104 in 2014: 10. Breaking a reading drought

Another ten books to add to my total for our 2014 reading challenge: graphic novels, urban fantasy, a classic and more. Enjoy!

words out November 11

Words Out winners – these young writers take the prize

The winners of the City Libraries’ 2014 Words Out children’s creative writing competition have been announced, and the prize iPads were presented to Nathaniel and Sam by Mayor Tom Tate today.

blog real September 23

Keeping it real

sweets September 12

104 in 2014: 9. The sweetness of reading

How’s that reading challenge working out for you all? Sweet? Here are the next 10 on my completed list, all of which I was reading back in May and June, so it’s past time to let you know what I thought about them, right? #81 Sprig Muslin by Georgette Heyer (Read 25/05/2014) Hear that dreadful […]

104 in 2014: 8. collected works

Our challenge is to read and review 104 books for the year. So here’s my next, very late, installment of reviews. Because reading them is never the problem..

popcorn August 10

Page to screen – are books better than movies?

“Never judge a book by its movie.” “Movies – ruining the book since 1920.” Do you agree? It’s a common event for book lovers to stumble out of movie theatres clutching their heads, crying “Nooooo!!! What… have… they… DONE???!!!” For readers to weep when they hear who has been cast to play their favourite book […]

hundred foor journey poster August 09

Page to screen – be a winner!

If you’ve been enjoying all this talk about books that have inspired movies and television shows, don’t miss your chance to win our page to screen competition, thanks to Birch Carroll & Coyle and Event Cinemas. Slip over to our City Libraries’ Facebook page and Like and Share the post about The Hundred Foot Journey […]

Surfers buildings 4_compressed July 25

Our city, our stories

            One city, half a million stories! Everyone has a story, and we are looking to map the stories of the Gold Coast. Submit your story – of up to 1500 words – by Thursday 21 August, to see it included in the library’s e-book collection, and pinned to a […]

ideal-books July 24

What’s on your ideal bookshelf?

What are the books you can’t live without? Share your ideal bookshelf with us.

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