Tuesday, April 29, 2008

1 May 2008 Author talk

Please join us at 1pm on Thursday 1 May for a talk by Cheryl Koenig who will talk about her book Paper Cranes.

The talk is free of charge. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

For more information or to book please call 9562 1821.

Monday, April 21, 2008

Library closed for ANZAC day

Rockdale Library and the branches at Arncliffe, Bexley North and Sans Souci will be closed on Friday 25th April 2008 for ANZAC day.

Branches will reopen at their usual time on Saturday 26th of April 2008.

Friday, April 18, 2008

2008 Ron Rathbone Local History Prize

The 2008 Ron Rathbone Local History Prize is now open. This annual award offers $5000 to the author of the best piece of original, unpublished research on any aspect of the history of the City of Rockdale.
Inaugurated in 2006 to honour the former mayor, councillor and historian Ron Rathbone OAM, the aim of the prize is to foster the research and writing of local history. Entrants in the prize are encouraged to write about any aspect of the City's past they choose: buildings, organisations, politicians, sports people, parks, rivers or events are all suitable topics for research.
The competition closes on Friday 1 August 2008. Entry forms and guidelines are available at all Council libraries or can be downloaded from Rockdale Council's website - http://www.rockdale.nsw.gov.au/cms/cmswebcontent.nsf/Content/News_Events?Opendocument

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Renew your loans and win

Each month, from February 2008 to January 2009, Rockdale City Library will be giving members the chance to win one of three $25 Borders gift cards!
The promotion is free to take part in and is open to Rockdale City Library members.
Simply renew your loans during any month in 2008 exclusively via our catalogue in the library or on our website at http://library.rockdale.nsw.gov.au/ to go into the draw for a gift card

Conditions of entry

  • Each month draw will take place during the first two weeks of the following month
  • You must make at least one renewal via our catalogue or on the web & no renewals at the branch circulation desks or over the phone in the preceding month
  • You must not have any overdue items or outstanding charges at the time of the draw
  • Promotion closed to Rockdale City Library staff and relations
  • Three winners will be drawn randomly by computer each month from promotion start date to close date
  • Each winner will receive one Borders gift card to the value of $25. A total of 36 winners will be drawn
  • Prize not redeemable for cash or other products
  • Prize can be collected from the branch library of your choice within 28 days of each draw Library card and ID required to collect prize
  • Winners will be notified via phone or email within 24 hours of each draw & results will be displayed at each branch library

Good Reading Magazine Online at Rockdale Library

For the month of April Rockdale Library is trialling the online version of the Good Reading Magazine.

To use this online resource please click on the link.

We appreciate any feedback about it!

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Author talk - Thursday 1 May, 1pm

Rockdale Library and Community Information Service is pleased to present Cheryl Koenig, who will be speaking about her book Paper Cranes.
More information about her book can be found at Exile Publishing.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Please call the library to book your place.
9562 1821

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