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Down the rabbit hole: Bindoon Library’s new reading nook open!

“When I used to read fairy tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of...

Behind the Shelves: The Mothership

In Western Australia, Public Libraries are run by Local Governments, with many small Shires only having the one library (like us in Chittering), and...

Keep talking wordy to me…

It’s been a while since I did a column about awesome words and I’m sure you’ve missed them as much as I have. If...

Book Review – Bunker: Building for the End Times by Bradley...

I’m one of those people who are morbidly fascinated with all things disaster. From tsunamis, tornados, and nuclear war, to plagues, earthquakes, and meteor...

Fool me once…

Every April we kick off the month by approaching everything we read online or in the paper with a healthy dose of scepticism. April...

The deception of collective nouns

Every now and then, humorous word lists will be circulated on the internet via social media and email, listing wild and hilarious collective nouns...

Making a difference

When people think of public libraries most people think of nothing more than a place you can borrow books, maybe DVDs, and somewhere you...

Judging a book by its cover

Don’t judge a book by its cover. We’ve all heard the phrase before, usually said to warn us that if we judge someone by...

Eccentric authors

It takes a lot of imagination to pen a novel, and many authors spend most of their days stuck inside their own heads, creating...

A win for interlibrary loans

Thanks to the Virus That Shall Not Be Named, this article has been delayed somewhat – I was originally going to publish it in...

Emotional attachments to fictional characters

One of my favourite shirts has a caption on it that says ‘I am overly attached to fictional characters’. I often get called a...

Shaving the world from blood cancer

Every day in Australia 41 people are diagnosed with blood cancers and 20 will die from it. Blood cancer is one of the four...
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