Due to the current NSW Health Order to keep everyone COVID safe, the wearing of face masks is now required for library visitors aged 13+. Patrons are also required to sign-in on entry, sanitise their hands and physically distance.
SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
Free Friday Flicks for Kids – Friday, 2nd July 10:30am-12:30pm and Thursday, 8th July 10:30am-12:30pm
Come and see a G rated movie for free. Popcorn supplied. Ages: Kinder to Year 6 Bookings required – call 68612309 to book a place!
Our next movie will be during NAIDOC week on Friday, 9th July at 10:30am. Come and enjoy an intimate and compassionate observational documentary from the perspective of a 10-year-old boy. Tickets are free for library members, but bookings are essential. Call 6861 2309 to book your seat!
AUTHOR TALK: DIANNE O’BRIEN
Friday, 16th July @ 6pm. Limited places, bookings required on 6861 2309.
From stolen childhood to remarkable leader, join Dianne O’Brien as she shares her extraordinary life of survival and triumph. Her book, Daughter of the River Country, is a compelling and ultimately inspiring story from a victim of the ‘stolen generations’. Dianne O’Brien, known as Aunty Di, is currently the Chairperson of Mingaletta Corporation, an ATSI community hub. In 2017 she was named ‘NSW Grandparent of the Year’.
THE OLYMPIANS OF THE PARKES SHIRE
Parkes Library has curated a display in partnership with the Henry Parkes Museum, to honour the Olympians who at some stage called the Parkes Shire home. In the lead up to and during the Tokyo Olympic Games this display will commemorate the stories of eight local Olympians.