Fans! Whovians! As excitement builds for the screening of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special “Day of the Doctor” it’s worth remembering that there are a number of audio books available to download from our Overdrive service.
If you’re interested in the Ebook vs Real book argument, check out this article in The Age – Nov 6 2013.The author, Christopher Bantick discusses the effects changes in practices of universities, schools and individuals have on bookshops. He suggests that bookshops and their staff are valuable resources worth keeping and urges us to support them.
Reading Co-ordinator Mary Gregor presents the Ivanhoe Readers Trophy 2013 to the winner Sarah Frost. Congratulations Sarah.
Apart from being a champion reader Sarah often post reviews (234 at last count!) on our website. You can read her winning review here
Mulberry and the Summer Sow by Che Golden
An extract fron the review by Khushi J.
Confused by the quantity of material available as ebooks on the public domain or just stumped as to what to read? Have a look at The Public Domain Review.
Melbourne Cup 1930 by Geoff Armstrong & Peter Thompson
An interesting review from Sarah F. with some interesting personal anecdotes but sadly too long to publish here in full. However here are some extracts:
“Full of history and background about, what seems like, every horse that won an Australian horse race prior to the 1930 Melbourne Cup”
All Chess Club participants from the Thomastown Library, Lalor Library and Mill Park Library Chess Clubs are invited to register for the library's Annual Chess Tournament to be held at Thomastown library on Saturday November 30th. Registrations are essential. Log in to register. This tournament is open to all ages!
Library services will be restricted online from overnight on Monday 4 November until Thursday 7 November, and in branch and on the Mobile Library on Wednesday 6 November, due to a library system upgrade.
Members will be unable to log on to the website, renew items, place or remove holds or use some e-library e-resources including downloading e-books and e-audio over this period.