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Good Reading magazine – May

May 19, 2020

RUCRL subscribes to Good Reading magazine, giving library members free access to book reviews, news, interviews, podcasts, and competitions. The May issue is available now

Brand new online collection!

May 19, 2020

Now available from our extensive eLibrary is the brand new INDYREADS collection! INDYREADS provides access to independent Australian and international titles, classic literature and modern award-winning titles in eBook and eAudio format. With 9000 titles to browse, you'll never be without something read again. Use...

What’s new for kids in May?

May 4, 2020

Click here to see all the new stuff for kids at the library in May! You can reserve these now on our library app, the member services page or at your nearest branch.  

What’s new at the library in May?

May 4, 2020

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

Book Review by Sue Bland – Silver Clouds

April 22, 2020

Silver Clouds by Fleur McDonald Silver Clouds is an enthralling rural saga about a young woman who must come to terms with past mistakes and a major tragedy in order to find peace, happiness and love. When marketing executive Tessa Mathison leaves London to attend...

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – Your Own Kind of Girl

April 7, 2020

Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch. Clare Bowditch is an Australian musician, song writer, actor, educator, and former ABC broadcaster. In this brutally honest, but entertaining and inspiring biography, Clare lays bare her heart and soul to recount and to confront her struggles...

Good Reading magazine – April

April 7, 2020

RUCRL subscribes to Good Reading magazine, giving library members free access to book reviews, news, interviews, podcasts, and competitions. The April issue is available now

What’s new for kids in April?

April 7, 2020

Click here to see all the new stuff for kids at the library in April! You can reserve these now on our library app, the member services page or at your nearest branch.

What’s new at the library in April?

April 7, 2020

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

Book review by Taryn Kelly – The Rosie Trilogy

February 26, 2020

The Rosie Trilogy by Graeme Simsion The Rosie Trilogy is the story of Don Tillman, a middle-aged university professor who has never quite got the hang of 'fitting in'. In the opening novel The Rosie Project, Don devises a questionnaire to assist him to find...

What’s new at the library in February?

February 10, 2020

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

Book review by Sylvia Cooling – A Tree in the House

February 10, 2020

A Tree in the House by Annabelle Hickson Annabelle Hickson is a writer/photographer/former-city-slicker who grew up in Sydney and actually worked as a journalist at The Australian. She spent a year at The Australian’s Brisbane bureau and was well and truly fired up about a long career...

2020 RUCRL Reading Challenge

January 10, 2020

Each year we hold a challenge for library members who would like to try reading something different. Everyone who participates (whether you complete the reading list or not) will be entered into a prize draw in December. Reading Challenge lists are available at your local...

What’s new at the library in January?

January 7, 2020

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

Book review by Cheryl Thompson – The Angels Under The Earth

January 3, 2020

Full disclosure! Lachlan Seipel, the author of “The Angels Under The Earth” is my great-nephew, so this review could possibly be slightly biased! However, by anyone’s standard, Lachlan is a remarkable young man. Diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (a rare form of bone cancer) at just age...

Christmas comes to Beamafilm

December 19, 2019

Beamafilm is a video-streaming service available for library members to watch for free. Login here. Bush Christmas Outback Queensland, the early 1950s. The Thompson family - struggling to keep their outback farm from foreclosure - place their financial hopes on their horse, Prince, a favourite...

Good Reading magazine – December

December 5, 2019

RUCRL subscribes to Good Reading magazine, giving library members free access to book reviews, news, interviews, podcasts, and competitions. The December issue has a great Christmas gift guide and holiday reading suggestions. It's available now

What’s new at the library in December?

December 5, 2019

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

Book review by Sylvia Cooling – The Gown

November 26, 2019

When this title by Jennifer Robson was reviewed by a member of our Book Club I knew I had to read it. You don’t have to be a fan of the royal family to enjoy this historical novel about Queen Elizabeth’s wedding gown and the...

Get ready for Christmas!

November 13, 2019

The latest issues of our eMagazines have all you need to prepare a beautiful Christmas. You can download these and lots more using the RBdigital app. For more information visit our eLibrary. [gallery link="file" columns="5" size="medium" folder_id="40,40,40" ids="11741,11740,11739,11738"]

Good Reading magazine – November

November 13, 2019

RUCRL subscribes to Good Reading magazine, giving library members free access to book reviews, news, interviews, podcasts, and competitions. The November issue is available now

eComics from RBdigital

October 31, 2019

eComics are available for download using the RBdigital app from our eLibrary. Here are just a few of the titles available.   [gallery link="file" size="medium" folder_id="40,40,40,40,40,40" columns="6" ids="11657,11656,11655,11654,11653,11652"]

Good Reading magazine – October

October 28, 2019

RUCRL subscribes to Good Reading magazine, giving library members free access to book reviews, news, interviews, podcasts, and competitions. The October issue is available now  

Book review by Ngarie Macqueen – The Thinking Woman

September 18, 2019

Anne Summers states in the foreword that this piece of work "aims to 'connect philosophical thinking and everyday life' ", and I wholeheartedly agree. van Loon's writing explores: love, play, work, fear, wonder and friendship, and she achieves this by intertwining deeply personal experiences with...

Good Reading magazine – September

September 18, 2019

RUCRL subscribes to Good Reading magazine, giving library members free access to book reviews, news, interviews, podcasts, and competitions. The September issue is available now

Book review by Gary Ellem – The Kennedy Detail

September 11, 2019

I have been listening to quite a few audio books while travelling from Evans Head to Casino each work day. I have listened to eAudiobooks on BorrowBox as well as the Library’s audiobook collection on CD and MP3. I recently listened to a very interesting...

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