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We have some good news! We will be able to purchase some new books shortly for you. We did manage to get a few for you. Library volunteer Christine has kindly reviewed a couple of them. In Catherine Chidgey’s prize winning book “The Axeman’s Carni-val”, a magpie is witness to events on a failing, high country farm. As the magpie learns to “parrot” the profanities of farm hands, he becomes the cause of irritation and humour. Yet there is a dark thread running through this story. When the carnival is over, will a bird with 100,000 followers on Twitter be hero or anti-hero? Social media also plays a role in Eleanor Catton’s “Birnam Wood”, a psychological thriller. When a group of guerilla gardeners meet an American billionaire, ideals and intentions are tested with devastating consequences. And it is here at last – Lucinda Riley’s “Atlas: the story of Pa Salt” We look forward to seeing you all soon. Barbara Field
Waiatarua Library

Volunteers Urgently Needed

We really need more volunteers for the library as we have lost a few.   Some have moved out of Auckland or into retirement villages. We are also having trouble with illness and covid isolation.  Come in and see us on a Thursday from 10.00am – 12 noon,  or pop in on a Saturday or Sunday morning between 11am to 12pm. We will gladly welcome you!    Do you know where the library is?  We are situated under the Community Hall, just come down the steps and you will find us.   See you soon.   Barbara Field

Library news

We have just received a great new selection of books from the Auckland Library. Come and have a look, there’s sure to be something for you.
We have also purchased more books for your reading pleasure

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