LIBRARY NEWS - 31 March 2016

Easter is over but the school holidays are just about to start! Bookings are open for places at School Holiday Activities at the Oberon Library and Community Centre. There are some great craft sessions and a couple of great action movies to watch (Star Wars and Captain America).  Just drop into the Library to sign up – places fill quickly.

NEW BIOGRAPHIES AT THE LIBRARY

THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES by Richard Clapton
It is nearly 50 years since Richard Clapton decided he would become a rock star. This famous Australian songwriter is a wry observer of human behaviour and his experiences have provided many interesting scenarios to detail. This book is outrageous, funny, insightful and poignant, a terrific memoir.

RUNAWAY by Skye Sinclair
Skye Sinclair spent her childhood in and out of care homes. She learned to fend for herself and how to run. Her life story is extraordinary with a fighting spirit and a sense of adventure she travelled extensively. As an adult Skye was faced with the misery of street children in Cambodia where she founded an orphanage for homeless children and found a happy ending.

BLOODHOUND by Ramona Koval
Ramona Koval’s parents were Holocaust survivors who settled in Melbourne. Ramona always suspected the man who raised her was not her biological father. After her mother’s death Ramona sets off on a journey to find the answer to her questions. This is a moving story of the terrible cost of was and family secrets. 

I’M TALKING by Kate Cebrano
Kate is one of Australia’ best loved female singers. Kate has had a string of top ten hits, sung both pop and jazz, performed on stage and dazzled audiences by winning Dancing with the Stars. This is the story of her career, with highs and lows and celebrates the support provided by her fans and the strong women in her life. 

FASTER THAN LIGHTNING by Usain Bolt
The only non-Australian in this section – Usain Bolt is an extraordinary athlete. Born in 1986 in Jamaica he has won six Olympic gold medals, eight world championships and countless records. He has overcome many challenges in his career, crazy headlines and had incredible adventures. His career nearly did not happen due to an unusual back condition.  Usain is laid-back and relaxed off the field and is a dedicated fan of cricket.