Check out Love2Read for a wealth of resources to help you get started on your reading journey:
- Organisations to seek out new books and authors
You can use these pages for inspiration, before heading down to your local library where you’ll find the books themselves. Or, some of these sites contain useful information on where to look for support if you or someone you know needs help with reading.
In May, The Library launched the read! Anytime. Anywhere. Anyhow. program to encourage adults to discover or rediscover an enjoyment of reading. You can also visit the read! website for more info.
The read! 3 program runs simultaneously with read! Anytime. Anywhere. Anyhow. from 1 May to 31 July. Geraldton Regional Library is one of five Libraries in the State to run this pilot program.
Library Lovers Day
Valentines Day shared February 14 with Library Lovers Day this year. Our Library celebrated it’s positive relationship with patrons throughout the region and gave out small tokens of appreciation.
The Amazing Read
January was the month of ‘The Amazing Read’. Readers could join an online discussion about what, how and where they were reading, check out the Love 2 Read and read the article ‘Twitter Reading Discussion – The Amazing Read’ for more information.
The aim was to identify a set of eight books, together describing what it’s like to live in, be from, visit or in some other way connect with the eight different states and territories. If read together this collection of books would articulate the Australian experience remote, regional, suburban and metropolitan. So, the search began, not for one book, but for eight…
Use the hash tag #NYR2012 in your tweets.