Saturday, May 31, 2008

Book Club Wednesday 4 June 2008

Rockdale Library's Wednesday book club will be meeting again on Wednesday 4 June at 10.30.
We will be discussing 'My brilliant career' by Miles Franklin.
If you have read this book, please join us at Rockdale Branch Library.
For more information please call 02 9562 1824
In July we will discuss The Ancestor Game by Alex Miller

Friday, May 30, 2008

Public Holiday

Rockdale Library and the branches at Arncliffe, Bexley, Bexley North and Sans Souci will be closed on 9 June 2008 for the Queen's Birthday long weekend.

We apologise for any inconvenience and hope everyone has a nice long weekend.

The libraries will reopen at their usual time on Tuesday 10 June.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

How to survive the HSC stress

Come along for great tips and ideas to help you cope with this stressful
time presented by Dr Toula Tsovolos.
Students: Join us on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at 4:00pm for hot tips served with pizza!

Parents: Join us on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 6:00pm for great ideas and refreshments!

Where? At Rockdale Library, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale.

The events are free but bookings are essential. Please call Rockdale Library 9562-1821.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Author Talk 22 May 2008

Please join us at 1pm on Thursday 22 May for a talk by Sharyn Munro.

She will be talking about her book "The Woman on the mountain", in which she tells how and why she lives where she lives - solitary, solar-powered and almost self-sufficient - in her mud brick cabin on a remote Wildlife Refuge in the Upper Hunter.
We will have an Author Talk mailing list available to join on the day, if you would like to receive notice of future talks.
Please call 9562 1821 to book a place.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Starting School Parent Information Night

This information session is for parents who have children who are starting school in the next couple of years.
Rockdale City Council is hosting a Parent/Carer Information Night to help parents and children get ready for the big day.

When: Wednesday 11 June 2008, 6:00pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Rockdale Town Hall - Cnr Princes Highway & Bryant Street, Rockdale
Special Guest Speaker Ms Ana Levar, Lecturer at University of Western Sydney, speaking on
"Making sure your child has a good start to school".
Staff from local primary schools and Council staff are also available for information
Parents can register for this great information night by calling Council's Customer Service Centre on 9562 1666.

Monday, May 12, 2008

April bookvoucher winners

Congratulations to Ravi Kumar, Tin Lok Wu & Joanne Randell who are our April winners of the Borders book vouchers.

They have won a $20 borders gift card for renewing their loans on the web during april 08.

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Online Catalogue Service Interruption

On Sunday 11 May there will be an interruption to the provision of the online catalogue between 12 and 4pm. There will be an update of the software which will take the catalogue offline for this period.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

National Simultaneous Storytime - 21 May 2008 and Library Week Activities

Please join us for National Simultaneous Story time 21 May 2008

We are participating at our Storytimes at Rockdale and Bexley. The title for National Simultaneous Storytime this year is "Arthur" written by Amanda Graham.

All Storytimes during Library Week, 19 - 25 May, will have a special guest to help celebrate. Facepainters will visit our 11:00am Storytimes on the following dates:
Rockdale: 20 and 21 May
Bexley: 21 May
Bexley North: 22 May
Arncliffe: 23 May
Sans Souci: 23 May

Monday, May 5, 2008

Book club this Wednesday

Rockdale Library's Wednesday book club will meet on the 7th May at 10.30 am. We will be discussing Tim Winton's Dirt Music. If you have read this book, feel free to join us.

The Wednesday book club meets on the first Wednesday of every month. The book for June will be My brilliant career by Miles Franklin.

For more information please call Natalie on 9562 1824.