Noted authors visit the Grenfell library

Amanda Hampson.

Amanda Hampson.

Author Tim Harris with Grenfell students and librarian Erica Kearnes |during his visit.

Author Tim Harris with Grenfell students and librarian Erica Kearnes |during his visit.

A big thank you to both Grenfell Public and St Joseph's for ensuring that we all had an amazing time with author Tim Harris on Friday morning 7 June. It was great to see so many students participating in the session and then engaging with Tim on Saturday morning without any prompting.

Our next event is on Saturday 22 June where you can join Australian author Amanda Hampson in a writing workshop. This will be held between 10am and 1pm in the Hub. Places are filling fast and are limited so please ensure that you have booked prior to the event. Open to all ages.

Some great new fiction titles are now available. Titles include Stone country by Nicole Alexander, The wall by John Lanchester, Tom Clancy's oath of office by Marc Cameron, The gift of life by Josephine Moon.

A few new magazine titles are available for loan and they include Small farms, Instyle, Choice, Country Style, Diabetic Living and new title Good Health.

A number of new Playaway talking book titles are available for the kids and titles include Toad heaven; Loyal creatures by Morris Gleitzman, Goosebumps: Vampire breath; The werewolf of fever swamp; Stay out of the basement by RL Stine, Hetty Feather.

Some great new DVD titles are available for loan this week and they include Captain America: The winter soldier and Civil war, Thor: The dark world, Can you ever forgive me?, I still see you, Avengers: Infinity war, Doctor Strange and Spider-man: homecoming.

A few new kids titles this week and they include Goosebumps: One day at horrorland; The curse of the mummy's tomb; Deep trouble; Night of the living dummy; Be careful what you wish for; Say cheese and die!; The haunted mask; A night in terror tower by RL Stine, Horrible geography: Freaky peaks; Desperate deserts; Raging rivers; Bloomin rainforests by Anita Ganeri, Horrible histories: Terrible trenches by Terry Deary and Horrible science: Chemical chaos by Nick Arnold.

Lots of new nonfiction titles are now available and they include Under pressure by Lisa Damour, The Rip Curl story by Tim Baker, Unfettered and alive by Anne Summers, The doctor by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, The moment of lift by Melinda Gates, The Catalpa rescue by Peter FitzSimons, Microsoft excel made easy by Rob Hawkins, Teen brain by David Gillespie, Dr Karl's biggest book of science stuff and nonsense and The encyclopedia of quilting & patchwork techniques.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

Saturday 22 Writing workshop with Amanda Hampson. Bookings required.

Tuesday 25 FOGL monthly meeting. 6.45pm for a 7pm start. Everyone is welcome.