Book review by Gary Ellem – Cutters End

5 October 2021 Read More >

Cutters End by Margaret Hickey Reserve this book now. I thoroughly enjoyed this debut novel which is a crime thriller set in Cutters End, an outback town in South Australia. It is a cold case involving a murder 32 years earlier on desert highway of...

Book review by Ngarie Macqueen – Freckles

5 October 2021 Read More >

Freckles by Cecelia Ahern Reserve this book now. Freckles is my first time reading a story from Irish author Cecelia Ahern. A story about someone with freckles trying to fit into her own life was just asking for me to read! Freckles is told from...

Audiobook review by Corinne Hughes – Whisper of Bones

5 October 2021 Read More >

Whisper of Bones by L.T. Ryan Reserve this audiobook now. What a great new author!  L.T. Ryan writes detective, thriller mysteries with a paranormal twist.  A deceased man is found murdered, he’s been drugged into a paralysed state, his legs horribly broken, then strangled to death...

Book review by Corinne Hughes – The Case Against William

5 October 2021 Read More >

The Case Against William by Mark Gimenez Reserve this book now. An excellent mystery and read. The mystery revolves about the infamous American NFL.  The money, special treatment, extravagance and adoration showered upon these so-called sporting heroes is as unbelievable as it is sickening, dark...

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – Soar

1 October 2021 Read More >

Soar: A Life Freed by Dance By David McAllister with Amanda Dunn. Reserve this book now. Although not necessarily a lover of ballet, I have always found magazine articles, radio interviews, or television specials (such as the terrific ABC’s “And We Danced”) with David McAllister...

What’s new at the library in October?

1 October 2021 Read More >

Click here to download our list of new titles for adults that have been added to the library ready for you to borrow in October. If you'd like to reserve any of them, you can do so through our library app, our online member services...

Iron Gates DA on public exhibition

22 September 2021 Read More >

THE Iron Gates residential subdivision development application will be on public exhibition for one month from this Friday, 24 September, as is required under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. Submissions must be received by 11.30pm Sunday 24 October. The development application was referred...

Planning panel refers Iron Gates DA back to Council

8 September 2021 Read More >

THE Northern Rivers Planning Panel (NRPP) earlier this week accepted a Clause 55 variation under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 for the Iron Gates development proposal in Evans Head. Clause 55 means a development application may be amended or varied by the applicant,...

Book review by Gary Ellem – Still

7 September 2021 Read More >

Still by Matt Nable Reserve this book now. I picked this Aussie fiction book up because I have enjoyed some of the TV series and movies that Matt Nable has been in: Brothers in Arms and Underbelly and the movie “The Dry” to name just...