Program podcast and information – Friday 6th November


Interviews and articles:

Booktubers with Angus Woodiwiss (awstudiosbooks)


Library Calendar with Sarah Conway from Warringah Library

Nov 11th: Tech up, free workshop 10am at Dee Why Library to learn how to use the library’s E-Audio collection. For further details call 9942 2449

Nov 20th: Historical Tour of Parramatta with historian Judith Nunn Phone: 99422610 to make a booking ($55 inc all entry fees, morning tea, bus and tour guide)

Nov.23rd:  Forrestville Library : Judy Nunn talks about her new book Spirits of the Ghan.  Phone 9942 2449 to make a booking ($5)

Nov 27th: Forrestville Library.  FREE Tech up workshop to learn how to use the library’s E-Audio collection. Call 9942 2449 for further details.

‘Babies into books’ running until the end of school term 18/12/2015, with a special visit from Mrs. Claus. Check Warringah Library website for further details.

All school holiday activities will be on the Warringah Library website in January.

Call into the library to pick up your Adult Summer Reading program.  A summer reading guide of fiction and non-fiction. Also there is a competition for adults to name their favourite book – Competition starts from 1st December 2015.  See website for details.

For Children:  Children’s Reading Club kit will be available at the library from 1st December for ages 4 – 12. Earn reading rewards!  Theme:  Get lost in a world of summer reading.

FEATURE INTERVIEW:  Zena Shapter from Northern Beaches Writers Group or

Top selling books this week around the beaches:


John Grisham – Rogue Lawyer     Michael Robotham – Life or Death                          Rosalie Ham – The Dressmaker   Geraldine Brooks  – The Secret Chord                    Marlon James  – A brief history of 7 killings


Wendy Whiteley and the secret garden   Bill Bryson  – The road to little dribbling  Magda Subanski – Reckoning   Joanne Basford  – Secret Garden/Enchanted Forest   Yotam Ottolenghi  – NOPI (recipes from the restaurant)


Kristjana S Williams  –  The Wonder Garden

Alison Lester – My dog bigsy

All books are available from your local northern beaches bookstore.

Community news:

Mona Vale Library has a Literary Lunch this Thursday 12th November at 12pm with guest author Saeed Fassaie, who will discuss his memoir Rising from the Shadows, which follows his extraordinary journey from Iran to Australia.  Bookings essential.  Call 9970 1600 to reserve your seat.

Family Living Magazine:  A free community based magazine which is bright colourful and full of good articles for all the family.  For details on where you can pick up a copy of Family Living email:


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