It's not too late to register the kids for the Summer Reading Challenge.
The Summer Reading Challenge is a great way to maintain reading levels over the summer holidays, and win great prizes!
Register at any Macquarie Regional Library branch to receive your challenge sheet. Complete the reading challenges to win a book prize, and receive entries for the major prize draw at the end of the Summer.
There are 3 Samsung Galaxy Tabs to be won! The Summer Reading Challenge is open to children from 5-18 years and runs until 31 January 2021.
Join in the NSWReads Instagram Read Along
Macquarie Regional Library is proud to support the first ever state-wide reading program: NSW Reads. It's a big book club and everyone in New South Wales is invited. A number of events are taking place in January and February featuring Andrew Pippos debut novel "Lucky's".
Starting off this week with an Instagram Read Along of "Lucky's". Join us over the next three weeks as we discover the story of Lucky's: an Australian-Greek family saga, a story of love, luck, loss, deception and rash decisions. Grab a copy of "Lucky's" at your local MRL branch or download the eAudiobook from MRL eLibrary and follow @nswlibraryevents on Instagram to join in the book chat each Sunday.
Staff holiday picks
Missing You by Kylie Kaden. Aisha is missing. Aisha is the mother of Eli, the wife of Ryan, the daughter of Patrick, she is the glue that binds the family together. Full of tender moments, suspense, surprises and twists right to the last page. A must read! Available in print, large print and eAudiobook.
Major Thomas: The Bush Lawyer who defended Breaker Morant and took on the British Empire by Greg Growden. Major James Francis Thomas earned fame at the Battle of Elands River in the South African War and as the defence lawyer for Harry "The Breaker" Morant. The story of Major Thomas reveals the highs and lows of his life, his love of poetry, publishing, gardening and patriotism. Available in print and eAudiobook.
The Pretty Delicious Café by Danielle Hawkins. Great food, good friends, a good life, a beach setting, a wedding to plan. Then a stranger appears and life and love get messy. A warm, funny read with a satisfying ending. Available in print and eAudiobook.
24/7 online library
Your online library is always open! Borrow a fantastic range of eFilms, eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks for free with your library card. You can also access an expanded collection of eNewspapers for free.
Dubbo Library hours: 10am to 6pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm Saturdays, 11am to 3pm Sundays. Corner of Talbragar and Macquarie Streets, Dubbo. Phone 6801 4510. Website: www.mrl.nsw.gov.au