Local leader | Penny Howse, Cootamundra Library

JUST a reminder that library membership is free. Joining the library allows all patrons to access eMagazines, eAudio and eBooks. We currently have 3271 library members.

Playing at the Pond: Bring your lunch and enjoy a free lunchtime concert from local musician Martin Allen at the fishpond outside the library (12.30pm to 1.30pm). Next concert is Friday, May 18, featuring Martin Allen. Martin has been playing guitar and singing around the region for the past decade. 

Penny Howse

Penny Howse

Author Talk: Join us on Thursday, May 31 at 1.30pm to hear Jeremy Scott’s amazing adventure story. Jeremy will talk about his amazing personal journey from lifesaving open heart surgery as a child, leading to an incredible 51,916 km solo bicycle ride from London to Auckland, New Zealand.

Baby Bounce: Baby Bounce is on Friday, May 25 at 10.30am. Free program for kids aged 0-2 years. Songs, stories, and play. Presented by Lynne.

Storytime: Wednesday, May 23 at 11am. Free program for kids aged two to five years. This week Cheeky Monkeys with Penny.

Free computer tuition for seniors: We have several wonderful volunteers who provide computer lessons for seniors. For bookings phone 6940 2200.

Family history? Ancestry.com can be accessed from the library for free. 

What’s hot in books

  • Adult fiction: Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland 
  • Non-fiction: Rather His Own Man: reliable memoirs by Geoffrey Robertson, Taming Toxic People – David Gillespie.