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Oct, 2019

Wandoan Bookclub

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Love a good book and enjoy sharing your thoughts on the book? Wandoan Library has our very own Bookclub and our next get together will be on Thursday 14 November at 3.30 pm. Looking for a Bookclub closer to you? Click here for details of Bookclubs at our other branches.

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Oct, 2019

Miles Bookclub

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Miles Bookclub will meet 10am, Saturday 2 November 2019 to discuss The Last of the Bonegilla Girls by Victoria Purman. 1954: When sixteen-year-old Hungarian Elizabeta arrives in Australia with her family, she is hoping to escape the hopelessness of life as a refugee in post-war Germany. Her first stop is the Bonegilla Migrant Camp on the banks of the Murray in rural Victoria, a temporary home for thousands of new arrivals, all looking for work and a better life. There, Elizabeta becomes firm friends with three other girls. The Bonegilla girls rush together towards a life that seems full of promise, even as they cope with the legacy of war, the oppressive nature of family tradition and ever-present sorrow. […]

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Oct, 2019

Bookenders Bookclub in Chinchilla

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Do you love to talk about books at every opportunity? Been thinking about expanding your reading horizons? Want to meet some like-minded people or make some new friends? Join the Club! Bookenders Bookclub is a great way to venture outside your reading comfort-zone. This month we are reading The Arsonist: A Mind of Fire by Chloe Hoper. On the scorching February day in 2009 that became known as Black Saturday, a man lit two fires in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley, then sat on the roof of his house to watch the inferno. […]

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Oct, 2019

October in your community

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There’s plenty to do in Wandoan this October! Monday 7 October: Queen’s Birthday Holiday. Wandoan Library will be closed for the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday and will reopen as normal on Tuesday 8 October. Thursday 10 October: Bookclub meets at Wandoan Library at 3.30pm for coffee and cake. The book for this month is ‘The last of the Bonegilla Girls’ by Victoria Purman Thursday 10 October: Wandoan Creative Sewers meet in the Club Room for a day of sewing and chatting.  Bring your lunch and your latest project. Monday 14 […]

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Sep, 2019

Dalby Bookclub is on 30 October 2019

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We’re staying close to roots this month as the weather is finally getting warmer. Our Bookclub book for October is White Earth by  Dalby local author Andrew McGahan. Our regular meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month 10.30am–11.30am. Our next meeting is on Wednesday 30 October 2019. Bookings preferred. Contact Dalby Library on (07) 4679 4474 or email dalby.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au. We can’t wait to see you there! Looking for a Bookclub closer to you? Click here for details of Bookclubs at our other branches.

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Jun, 2019

Moonie Bookclub

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We missed last month due to the power outages so at our next meeting we will be reviewing ‘Open City‘ by Teju Cole.  Naughty Librarian has already read this month’s title which is ………..actually I’m not saying, you’ll have to come along to the meeting to get your copy!  I promise it’s a fantastic read so hope to see you Tuesday 3 September from 9.30am. Not a member yet, but want to be? New members are always welcome! Come along and we’ll set you up with our next great read. Want […]

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May, 2019

Debut Australian Authors

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Sink your teeth into a fantastic new book or check out a debut novel from an Australian author! We’ve got some fantastic new books at the library at the moment including: Beneath the mother tree  “Beneath the Mother Tree plays out in a unique and wild Australian setting, interweaving Indigenous history and Irish mythology.”                 Sign “A captivating novel full of strength, courage and the struggle to overcome silence.” The Van Apfel Girls are gone “Blackly comic, sharply observed and observed and wonderfully endearing, this is […]

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Feb, 2019

The Lost Man – Jane Harper’s new release her best yet

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Jane Harper has provided the Australian Mystery & Crime genre with another fantastic story set in the very heart of the outback. Based on a fictional outback station near, a town strikingly similar to Birdsville, two brothers attempt to come to grips with the unusual death of their third brother, and attempt to unearth how it this tragedy occurred. Their brother Cam has been found dead beneath an old stockman’s grave at an isolated spot on the 30,000 acre property. His brother Lee, already an outcast from the closest town, […]

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Jan, 2019

Bookclub – Where Great Minds Think Alike

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It doesn’t matter if you’re into Shakespeare or Sci-fi, Christian Grey or Dorian Gray you’re certain to find something new to read at one of our popular Bookclubs. Bookclubs meet all over our region and provide a welcoming, chatty and fun escape for those of us looking to get excited teasing out the finer points of our latest read. For some it’s a monthly dose of sanity, for others it’s a chance to expand into genres they would not normally tackle – but everyone agrees it’s the best way to meet new […]

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Aug, 2018

Sunday Bookclub in Bell

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Do you love discussing the books you read? Are your potplants wilting under the pressure of all your reading rants? You need the Sunday Bookclub! The Sunday Bookclub meets on the last Sunday of the month in the morning for coffee and discussion, at Pips n Cherries café in Bell. If you love reading and talking about books, you are welcome to join this friendly bunch. Contact: Alexis at jracgreen@nullgmail.com Looking for a Bookclub closer to you? Click here for details of Bookclubs at our other branches.

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