Tag Archives: Gold Coast Libraries

Writers’ block this Saturday

Are you a writer living in the south-east corner of Queensland, or even in the north-east corner of New South Wales? Block out this Saturday, 7 November, to work on your writing craft and join us for Writers’ block at Robina Branch Library and auditorium. Here’s the program: 9am – 10am Jeff Licence: 500 words […]

teen June 26

Teen Read Week

Gold Coast teens are in for a treat with nine days of events at nine branch libraries in July. Check out the program…

Writers Block Workshop, Robina Library, 9th March 2015 notes part one

These are the first part of the notes I jotted down at the workshop, more to be posted shortly- Writers Block Workshop, Robina Library, 9th March 2015 Louise the librarian and organiser of the event introduced the first speaker. Dave Burton Brisbane based play writer, with a soon to be released memoir. www.daveburton.com.au Yes, he had […]

Followtherabbit Hi November 27

Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence

Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington is a story which I’m sure most people have already read or seen at the movies, but until now – I hadn’t. An interesting, but sad account of how three girls of mixed race are forcibly taken from their families in northern Western Australia, and transported south […]

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.

diane October 07

Flesh House by Stuart MacBride

Flesh House Like a good thriller with lots of twists and turns? Not afraid of a bit of graphic gore? Butchered remains? Cannibalism? Then this is your next read. Compelling with an unexpected ending, who is The Flesher?

Children’s creative writing competition

A New World That’s the theme of this year’s Children’s creative writing competition! And the fabulous prize is an iPad so put your thinking cap on and send us your story or poem using the theme ‘A New World’. Submit your entry at any Gold Coast Branch Library or email it to lcs@goldcoast.qld.gov.au by midnight  […]

Don’t want to miss a thing – Jill Mansell

Don’t want to miss a thing by Jill Mansell – When Dexter’s beloved sister dies suddenly, she leaves behind her 8 month old daughter, Delphi for him to raise. Dexter, a man who previously pursued a life of pleasure without responsibility or attachments, moves from his city apartment to a country home where he grows […]

Reading challenge books for October

As usual, Timothy’s challenge update has prompted me to get my books reviewed and posted. I spent most of October finishing up titles that I’ve been dragging around for a while, which was a relief. Also, because I was knocked over by a nasty virus I ended up with some extra reading hours which is […]

After the Fact trivia night

I’m just sliding in a quick and shameless promotion, for our readers who live on or near the Gold Coast: The good thing about being a voracious reader is that you pick up lots of bits of information that are quite interesting. In fact, it is possible to become something of a trivia buff. Now, […]


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