Online Book Club

The Online Book Club reads a new book each month to take to you another place and time. Borrow an eBook or come into one of our branches to borrow a hard copy! You can join the Online Book Club on our Facebook page where you will find further information, links to access the eBook and a great online community of readers and book lovers.

Not just a chick flick

Clueless – just a chick flick? As if! Cher is sassy, bubbly, entitled and as it turns out Emma Woodhouse! I loved this movie when I watched it in 1995 at age 12 without having any idea that it was an adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma.  When we studied transformations …

Words and Music

Throughout history, music has been one of the most powerful and emotionally stimulating art forms. Dean looks at five of his favourite artists of the 20th century, and some of the albums, songs and books that highlight their incredible journeys.

My Favourites

Coming up with a list of favourite books is super hard, but I’ve tried. These are some of my best loved: Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree/Shokoofeh Azar Set in Iran after the Islamic revolution, the novel is at times confronting. The book is written in the classical style of Persian …