Library Lines: Tuesday, 07 August 2018

The collection box for items to help farmers suffering from drought is still in the library, and people are able to donate items – non-perishable foods and household necessities – to distribute to farmers in need. The donation drive will run until 10 August, 2018. If you would like to contribute to people in need, please check the list of requirements and drop your contribution into the box!

Knit and Natter, Colour and Chatter was launched last Saturday, 4 August, and is held in the library every Saturday morning from 9.30am to 12.30pm. To compliment your knitting time are two books Tea cozies, edited by Virginia Brehaut, and Wild tea cosies, by Loani Prior. Clever fingers can try the designs for ‘Candy popcorn’, ‘Harlequin Flower’, ‘Liquorice allsorts’, ‘Sea squirt’, ‘Cottage garden’, ‘Funky fish’ and many more, sure to delight and grace a tea setting anywhere!

Two other nonfiction books added to the collection this week are Using computers for seniors: absolutely everything you need to know by Paul McFedries, and Social media for marketing: harness the power of social sites to promote your product or service by Jennifer Abernethy. Both books contain easy to follow information suitable for beginners.

Fiction readers will be keen to try the latest historical novel by Conn Iggulden The falcon of Sparta. Then there’s the thriller by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown The rising sea: a Kurt Austin adventure from the NUMA files. ‘Twisted plots, shocking characters, breakneck pacing … guaranteed to keep you up all night’ is the description given to Alex Kava’s Lost Creed a mystery novel involving a missing child. By bestselling Australian author Fiona McCallum is Making peace, ‘an uplifting story of new and old friendships, letting go of the past and looking to the future …’

See you soon at the library!