Jan, 2019

Moonie Welcomes 2019

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Welcome 2019, Now all the fun of Christmas and New Year is over it’s back to business for all our library families.  This is a busy month for some children who will be starting  school for the first time, and a new adventure for our older children heading off to their respective high and boarding schools.  For some Mums, this month is probably not the time for sitting down for a quiet read but rather spending their precious time having fun with their children before school starts or enjoying heading away for holidays. Come February […]



Dec, 2018

Moonie Bookclub end of year finale

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Our Moonie Bookclub members finished 2018 with a trip to Goondiwindi to watch “Ladies in Black” and enjoy a beautiful lunch.  Some had already read the book, other’s had not, but we all had a wonderful day.  It is something we’re sure to do again next year.   Click here to reserve your copy of the book or DVD which will be coming soon. Over Christmas and January members are choosing novels from our Chick Literature click here for Chick Lit novels or Romance click for Romance novels genres and we’ll meet up […]



Nov, 2018

Tic Toc stop the clock!

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The wait is finally over! Kate Morton’s latest novel “The Clockmaker’s Daughter” is on the shelves throughout Western Downs Libraries. If it’s not available in your branch and you just can’t wait for it to be returned, reserve another copy here. Or download it as an eAudio or an ebook through our Borrowbox.  Three ways to enjoy her latest title.  Which one suits you best? Another favourite Aussie of ours in Moonie is Belinda Alexandra, her new book is due to hit shelves all over Australia in late October.  Never read […]



Oct, 2018

Homegrown talent

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Australia has an enormous amount of homegrown talent when it comes to the literary world. The top 10 voted by Booktopia members for 2018 are: 1.  Matthew Reilly  2. Liane Moriarty  3.  Mem Fox  4.  Anh Do  5.  Tim Winton  6.  Bryce Courtenay  7.   John Marsden 8. Monica McInerney  9.  Andy Griffiths  10. Di Morrissey Our favourites here in Moonie also include: Jane Harper, author of The Dry and who will have a new novel out late October browse here , Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites browse here, Kirsty Manning, author of The Jade […]