Wellington Library | Treasure in those pages

Book Week 2018, August 18-24 Find Your Treasure

Every year the Children’s Book Council of Australia presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature.

A shortlist of the best entries in each category is made and winners selected from there.

Macquarie Regional Library holds copies of the shortlisted books which will be available to borrow at the conclusion of Book Week.

The library will be running a Children’s Book Week colouring competition for children from kinder to year six with great prizes to be won.

Completed entries need to be returned to your local branch of Macquarie Regional Library by Friday August 17.


Wellington Library subscribes to a number of popular magazines for your reading pleasure.

Australian Women’s Weekly, Better Homes and Gardens, Money, Good Health, Koori Mail, Organic Gardener, Owner Builder and Handyman magazine are just a few of the titles the library holds.

You can also download the latest magazines to your phone, tablet or computer using RBDigital through the library’s website 24 hours a day seven days a week.

What’s New

Adult Non-Fiction

The Wind in my Hair by Masih Alinejad: As a teenager, Masih was arrested for political activism and discovered she was pregnant while in police custody.

She was released and married quickly, following her husband to Tehran – where she was served divorce papers.

Masih spent nine years struggling to regain custody of her beloved son and remains in forced exile from her homeland.

Audio Books

Last Breath by Karen Slaughter, All we Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin, Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson and The Liar in the Library by Simon Brett.

Wellington library is open from Monday to Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 9.30am to 12noon. Phone: 6840 1780, Website: www.mrl.nsw.gov.au.