New Magazines for 2019

New magazine titles have arrived in the library branches!      Check out some of the new issues below and put on hold today! Australian Foreign Affairs Australian Women's Weekly Food BBC Music Magazine Classics Monthly Diyode Eat Well Kookie Just Cars Mojo The New Yorker Pom Pom Russh Australia Tapas Teen Breathe Traces Not all…
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CEO Reads: Unholy Lands

Unholy Land I am a bit lost when it comes to describing this Fantasy / Speculative Fiction novel. I first heard about it on ABC Melbourne Breakfast Show when host Sami Shah recommended it in November 2018 and convinced me to put it on my TBR list. Tidhar is a World Fantasy Award winner for…
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Skills for Modern Librarians

Libraries are about more than books. From galleries and Maker Spaces to Storytimes and STEAM learning, the modern library can have it all. And of course, the modern librarian (already a superhero!) has to be able to do it all, too. The following courses on Lynda.com are ideal for librarians looking to boost their skills…
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Business Bootcamp

Got a side hustle? A great idea for a business? Perhaps you're looking to monetise your hobby. YPRL has everything you need to jumpstart your business this summer. Across January and Feburary 2019, YPRL is proud to be presenting free Business Minded workshops. Learn how to transform your hobby into a side hustle with Turn your passion…
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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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