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AUTHOR EVENTS

Hugh Mackay / At the Library

01-Jun-2016. 7:00pm

Well respected author, Hugh MacKay tackles the question in his latest book:

How do we find our sense of
meaning and purpose when
religious faith and practice are in such sharp decline?

He draws on research that suggests our quest for a meaningful life depends on believing in something 'greater than ourselves' and explores what that 'something' might be for today's
Australians.


Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown)

For all enquiries contact Mosman Library Service on 9978-4091
Pages and Pages on 9969-9736 or Book Online

Jeannie Baker / Authors After School

2-Jun-2016. 4:00 PM

From the creator of the critically acclaimed Where the Forest Meets the Sea and Mirror, comes a poetic, eco-conscious picture book which explores the complex, interdependency of nature. This is the story of the little-known Bar-tailed Godwit who, following invisible pathways that have been used for thousands of years, undertakes the longest unbroken migration of any bird, a total of 11,000 kilometres, flying from Australia and New Zealand to their breeding grounds in the Arctic ...and back again. Facing hunger and treacherous conditions to reach their destination, their flight is one of bravery, tenacity and strength, and Jeannie's stunning mixed media collages, inspired first-hand by the spectacular landscapes of Alaska and China, will amaze readers, and take them on an extraordinary visual journey to the corners of our Earth.

Join us for a book signing at our Children's Bookshop

Dr Tim Hawkes / At the Library

29-Jun-2016. 7:00 PM

Dr Tim Hawkes, one of Australia's
leading educators, will be speaking about leadership at the Barry O’Keefe Library in June.

Your child can learn how to bring leadership into their everyday life, and you can learn how to help them achieve this.

Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown)

Jacqueline Harvey / Authors After School

7-Jul-2016. 4:00 PM

From Penberthy Floss to Paris, Clementine Rose is set for adventure!

Clementine Rose and her family are off to Paris! It's Clementine's first big trip and there's so much to see and do. She's been practising her French and can't wait to say bonjour to Sophie and Jules. 

Exploring the city is lots of fun and with the help of Lavender, who proves to be a hit on the streets of Paris, Clementine meets some very intriguing people. After a series of strange coincidences, Clementine can't help but wonder if everything is connected.

Join us for a book signing at our Children's Bookshop

Liane Moriarty / At the Library

1-Aug-2016. 7:00 PM

What if they hadn't gone? That's the question Clementine can't stop
asking herself. It was just an ordinary backyard barbeque. They didn't know their hosts that well. They could easily have said no.


The most anticipated new novel from the Number 1 New York Times bestselling 

author.

Pre-paid bookings essential
Adults $10.00 Pensioners/Students $8.00 (Passes must be shown)

R.A. Spratt / Authors After School

04-Aug-2016. 4:00 PM

Friday Barnes is being attacked on all fronts! When Friday Barnes gets involved in her frenemy Ian Wainscott's family dispute, it appears her knack for uncovering the truth may ruin their friendship once and for all. Highcrest Academy is no longer a fun place to be. Ian has declared war on Friday and she is thinking of leaving . . . for good. Meanwhile, there's two new teachers to contend with – a celebrity artist whose intentions are somewhat unclear, and an over-enthusiastic PE teacher on a fitness crusade. Between them and Ian, it's going to be one dangerous term. Can Friday repair her friendship with Ian, restore her perfect school–life balance and work out who is committing the blatant acts of vandalism around Highcrest? No one said high school would be easy!

Join us for a book signing at our Children's Bookshop
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