Living Library livens last day before RFID comes to Sutherland Library

The Shire Community Living Library is on again at Sutherland Library

What a great opportunity to come in and check out a very different read! Borrow a Living Book for a 30 minute talk and discover what life is like from another angle. Living Books are able to take their story wherever you want them to go, just ask a question and see where it leads.

Browse the following samples of available Living Books
Driven to Inspire – EmpowermentThis Book has many facets. Having rehabilitated himself after a terrible car accident at 17, he went to university and achieved a Mathematics Degree. During his rehabilitation he came to know God and feels he has been personally empowered by Him to strive to inspire others to work toward the common good on many global issues which require action. He has been a consumer of mental health services for a number of years, and he has written and published two books which are part poetical and part biographical Writing has been a cathartic tool for him.

Being an Oblate of the Jamberoo Abbey
Did you know there was an abbey at Jamberoo? Why does it need Oblates, or do the Oblates need it? In many ways society compartmentalises spirituality, one is labelled as Christian, Buddhist, Islamic and the general expectation is that once one has chosen a name for their spirituality, then the tenets of others are passed over. Why then would a Christian Oblate live in Hindu and Buddhist ashrams whilst personally investigating spiritual traditions from around the world? This Book has her own answers to these questions and is willing to share her experiences with you.
Great times in life and sport
What was it like to be young and sporty in Bondi during the 60’s? Working out what to do in life is difficult. Discover how one person made their passion, not just a job but a lifestyle that has served them a lifetime. Squash provided this Book the opportunity to be his own boss, create professional networks and gain recognition in his area of expertise as well as develop lifelong friendships. Community support structures have also been a feature of this sporting life in working to promote diabetes awareness and management within a sporting lifestyle.
Friday 14th November 2008 1pm-3pm
This is the last day that Sutherland Library will be open before it closes for a few days to allow for the introduction of the new self-checkout RFID system