From 1:00 AM Friday, 22 January 2021, the Greater Brisbane region will be subject to the same restrictions as the rest of the state.
With The Mirror & the Light, Hilary Mantel brings to a close the trilogy she began with Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the books that won her the Man Booker Prize. You can follow the story of Thomas Cromwell from anonymity to the heights of power in the audiobook collection from RBDigital ... without leaving home.
Don't worry if you missed one of our unique author interviews in our Q&A series “Yes, you can ask that”. You can still catch Nick Earls, Isobelle Carmody and with Natasha Lester on our YouTube channel. Upcoming interviews include Tony Wilson and romance writer Clare Connelly.
When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story more than 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.
Jackson Brodie has relocated to a picturesque seaside village but there’s something darker lurking behind the scenes. Jackson’s job, gathering proof of an unfaithful husband for his suspicious wife, is fairly standard-issue, but a chance encounter with a desperate man leads him into a sinister network, and back across the path of someone from his past.
If you can't meet at home, try a digital book club! Our June digital book club titles are available via BorrowBox as eBooks and eAudiobooks, and your members can all borrow the same title at the same time. Download them to your computer or portable device and enjoy them anywhere, anytime.
This book spans three time zones - 1920, 1981 and 1997 - telling the story of Maddie Bright from her first job as a serving girl on the royal tour of Australia by Edward, Prince of Wales to her life decades later in a ramshackle house in Paddington, Brisbane.
Meaghan Wilson Anastasios takes you to Turkey in 1955 in this action-packed tale of honour, passion, heroes and thieves. Discredited archaeologist Benedict Hitchens is fighting to restore his reputation and prove his theory that Achilles was actually a Greek historical figure ...
Looking for something to do? We love to hear your thoughts about the recent books you have read! Why don't you share a book review on our catalogue or Facebook page? It's a great way to recommend books for other people - or warn them off a bad read!
Just search your book on our catalogue and click on the title; you will see the Add a review button at the bottom. Click and type your review. You can even give the book a star rating!
Have you heard the new? We're excited to tell you that our Library Express service starts on Saturday, 16 May, in response to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
• Limiting 10 customers per library
• Browsing and borrowing will be limited to 15 minutes
• Computers need to be booked and will be limited to 30 minutes per person per day. Computers can be booked online here
• You can call ahead and arrange to collect your reservations (or a mixed bag selected by library staff). Contact details here
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