Last Chance for the Summer Reading Club

Did you join up for this years Summer Reading Club but haven't had any books signed off yet?
Don't worry, you have until Sunday 7th February to come in.
All it takes is 5 books to go into the draw to win one of our fantastic major prizes.

Read 5 books and get a Chupa Chup
Read 10 books and get a sticker
Read 15 books and get a stick on tattoo
Read 20 books and get a wristband

Early Language Development Information Session at Engadine Library

 Engadine Library will be holding free regular monthly information sessions on a variety of parenting issues.

The first session will cover what is normal language development in children and what parents can do to promote language skills. The session will include difficulties with speech sound, understanding language, school readiness, literacy, Autism Spectrum disorders, developmental delay, childhood apraxia of speech and much more.
Future sessions will include diet and nutrition for fussy eaters, baby massage, child development and psychology.
Early Language Development in Children
Speaker Natalie Stone
When Tuesday 9th February 10.30 -11.30am
Cost Free
Contact 9548 6003
All welcome.

Mask Making @ Your Library

Wow did we have fun at the very successful Make a Mask Workshop at Sutherland Library on Thursday 7th January !! As the photos show, imaginations ran wild and so did the glitter! A packed room of enthusiastic children aged between 7 to 12 years came along and decorated their own wild mask.

If you missed out, Engadine Library has the same workshop on Wednesday 20th January 10.00am - 11.30am. Bookings are essential so phone 9548 6003 to book a spot!

Faye Perkins - Local Artist at Sutherland Library

Faye Perkins is a talented local artist who has been painting since 1977. Influenced by the Australian Heidelberg School and French Impressionists, many of Faye's works depict the Australian countryside, trees, water and old buildings of interest.

Working from photographs or on site, Faye paints in both oils and watercolours.

Faye's works have won awards at various metropolitan and country art shows resulting in commissions for works that have been hung overseas and in Australia.

See Faye's art in the lounge area at the back of Sutherland Library during January and February 2010.

Search for Newspaper and Magazine Articles from your Mobile Phone

Ebscohost Mobile
Ebscohost Mobile, originally uploaded by Sutherland Shire Libraries.
Ebsco has recently launched a dedicated mobile interface to their popular Ebscohost Databases. This will allow you to search and read magazine, journal and newspaper articles directly on your web enabled mobile phones (including iPhones).

The Library subscribes to thousands of magazine, journal and newspaper titles via Ebscohost databases. Years worth of free full text articles in everything from the Sydney Morning Herald to the Australian Journal of Education to Wheels Magazine are available. And you can search for articles by keyword.

Got a smartphone? Try it out now. Get started by visiting the Ebsco Mobile site and entering your Library Card number.