March 2010 Blog Posts (13)

Stories to tell... The Making of Our Nation



The theme of this year’s statewide National Trust Heritage Festival is an opportunity to recognise the impact of individuals in shaping their community.

Mosman Library is offering free workshops to learn about documenting ‘everyman’s life.’…

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Added by Mosman Library on March 31, 2010 at 9:30 — No Comments

New additions to the collection: staff picks for April 2010



Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

  • The imperfectionists by Tom Rachman F/RACH
  • Boneshaker by Cherie Priest HORROR/PRIE
  • Blogging for bliss by Tara Frey 006.7 /FREY
  • Emotional intelligence by Jane Wharam 152.4 /WHAR
  • The liar in your life by Robert S.Feldman 177.3 /FELD
  • The Virginia monologues by Virginia Ironside. 305.26 /IRON
  • Belle de Jour’s guide to…
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Added by Mosman Library on March 29, 2010 at 16:25 — No Comments

Anne Frank

Anne Frank's story is one of the most well known Holocaust story. It follows the life of Anne Frank during World War Two, Anne was a jew along with her family, hiding in the Secret Annexe from the Nazis, so they wouldn't be caught. The diary has started 12th June 1942 till 1st August 1944.

I first started reading Anne Frank's Diary last year and finished it quite recently. I knew her fate because Anne Frank was well known and I heard of her before. I was quite interested in…

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Added by Sinead Simpkins on March 28, 2010 at 18:22 — No Comments

"Star Trek -Technologies of Disappearance" by Alan Shapiro

Alan Shapiro is being interviewed (play audio below) by Father Roderick Vonhögen recently at Amsterdam's Public Library.



Although the book was published in 2004 it is still a bestseller! (Due to us Trekkie Fans)

This podcast below however is intriguing…

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Added by Artemis on March 27, 2010 at 14:01 — No Comments

Harry Potter - How it changed my life

I got into Harry Potter when I was in year one (so roughly when I was 6 going on 7) and I saw the first movie on the big screen. It made me fell in love with the whole fantasy things (I think the whole Harry Potter thing made me have a big imagination or so called 'horror' by my mum who thinks that my imagination should be smaller not bigger like it is now). I kept watching the films and still I really enjoy it but Í still haven't started reading the books. Until the Spring of 2005 where I…

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Added by Sinead Simpkins on March 15, 2010 at 16:03 — 1 Comment

Irish Book Awards

To carry on from Wallerawang's St Patrick's Day Blog here is a link to the Irish Book Awards site for the 2009 winners in the fiction category. Some great reads especially the Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry

http://www.irishbookawards.ie/AwardDetails.aspx

Added by Lindach on March 15, 2010 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

Liam Wyatt at Mosman Library

This week we’re kicking off a monthly series of talks on digital culture with an exploration of…

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Added by Bern on March 15, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments

St Patrick's Day - And Everything Irish!

He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven

By William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths,…

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Added by Artemis on March 13, 2010 at 13:51 — 1 Comment

eBook week.

Books for Haiti.
http://www.bewritebooks.blogspot.com/

Added by Brian Kavanagh on March 8, 2010 at 10:12 — No Comments

Oscar, Oscar !! The Academy Awards 82nd Presentation

And the Acadamy Award Winner is !!!!

Great Fiction & True Stories, transformed into Hollywood Magic!!!

Stanley Tucci in “The Lovely…

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Added by Artemis on March 7, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments

Honore de Balzac, "The Wild Ass's Skin" Book Club Book for March 2010

Here is a link to a brief review from the NYU School of Medicine Literature, Arts and Medicine Database http://litmed.med.nyu.edu/Annotation?

Enjoy!

Added by Thursday Mens reading group on March 5, 2010 at 11:23 — No Comments

There's still a use for encyclopedias


Come along to Mosman Library on Thursday 18 March, 6pm-8pm, for Everything you wanted to know about Wikipedia but were too afraid to ask.

Added by Bern on March 2, 2010 at 21:17 — 1 Comment

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