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  • Beresfield Library Closure Update
    Beresfield Library Closure Update

    Progress Update: Beresfield Library will be closed for a further 12 weeks to remove asbestos that has been encountered during construction. The Library will now re-open on Wednesday 13 June.

  • March Good Reading Out Now
    March Good Reading Out Now

    In this issue Sonya Voumard tackles the ethics of reportage and the nature of the interview in her new memoir, 'Skin in the Game'. Michael Mohammed Ahmed confronts the vilification of Arab-Australian Muslim men in his novel 'The Lebs'. We also have a stack of extracts and reviews of new releases, so get cracking and dig in!

  • Non-fiction books everyone should read
    Non-fiction books everyone should read

    Information is beautiful have released a consensus cloud of non-fiction books from top book lists and prizes. Spanning philosophy, ethics, politics, history, food and more, see which titles you have read or might like to read.

  • Ellipsis...

    Did you know the dot-dot-dot you put at the end of a text is called an ellipsis? From the Ancient Greek for 'omission' or 'falling short' its first use dates back to 1588. An ellipsis can be used to mean an unfinished thought, a leading statement, a slight pause, or an awkward silence.

  • RBdigital downtime
    RBdigital downtime

    The RBdigital app and website will be temporarily unavailable on Thursday 1 March 2018 from 9pm for some scheduled maintenance and upgrading.

  • The best books for your baby
    The best books for your baby's brain

    Recent research has found that both the quality and quantity of book reading in infancy predicted later childhood vocabulary, reading skills and name writing ability. The more books read, and time spent reading, the greater the benefits.