Librarian Confessions

I have a guilty reading secret.  As a librarian I do try to read widely and of course have a focus on literary novels and the literary prize winners. But now in 2019 I thought I had better come clean and confess that I also absolutely adore a good thriller, the anti-hero who always gets…
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CEO Reads: Once Upon a River

Once Upon A River I have read Setterfield’s The Thirteenth Tale, a gothic suspense tale that celebrates the joys of real storytelling, and really enjoyed the 12 tales that did exist as well as the mystery of the thirteenth tale. Well worth your time if you haven’t read it. It was also made into a…
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CEO Reads: The Lost Man

The Lost Man The high quality of Australian crime writing needs to be celebrated by dedicated readers everywhere but especially here at home in Australia. Emma Viskic, Trent Dalton and Chris Hammer have written some fantastic Australian crime fiction and Jane Harper is another for readers everywhere to celebrate. I have read and enjoyed her…
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CEO Reads: Digital Darwinism

Digital Darwinism This was a really quick and compelling read if you are interested in the current digital disruption happening across every industry. Tom Goodwin has written quite a lot of articles, blogs and presentations about this issue and is very well known in advertising and marketing circles. This is his first book.  What I…
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CEO Reads: Circe

Circe I adore fables, fairytales and all of the stories about those wonderful creatures called Gods. And I especially seek out great retellings of these stories passed down over the centuries. My favourite of all time is Neil Gaiman’s American Gods which brings fabled Gods to everyday America and I will need to subscribe to…
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You Are Invited: Future Planning for YPRL

Have your say and shape the future of Yarra Plenty Regional Library at a planning session. These sessions include discussions informed by expert guest speakers: Wednesday 17 October, 2.00pm–4.30pm, at the Eltham Community & Reception Centre 801 Main Rd, Eltham Monday 22 October, 2.00pm–4.30pm, in the Fountain View Room City of Whittlesea Offices, Ferres Boulevard Tuesday…
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