It’s always tough making a top 10 list, especially when it comes down to science fiction. There are just simply too many fantastic books out there! We’ve chosen titles from a variety of sub-genres to make a list of some must-reads. If we have missed your favourite, let us know in the comments below.
Manga is a Japanese comic, which you read from right to left. It has a wide variety of genres to choose from and the story lines are fast-moving. If you have not read one yet, we recommend starting with one (or all) of the following. Tokyo Ghoul. 1 / story and art by Sui Ishida Tokyo … Continue reading 5 Youth Manga to Read
A review by Jack, Library Officer at Wollongong Library Batman: Night of the Monster Men By Steve Orlando, drawn by Riley Rossmo and Ivan Plascencia This story is quite interesting as it explores how the whole Batman team works together under pressure and also has them fighting giant monsters to keep things interesting. In this … Continue reading Batman: Night of the Monster Men
Left to right: Manager Library and Community Services Jenny Thompson, Local Studies Librarian Hilary Powell, Lachlan Booth and Friends of Wollongong City Library President Jane Pretty and Helen Woodward
Year 10 Keira High School student Lachlan Booth has been awarded $1000 and also won $1000 for his school library on Thursday 14 September after taking out the Youth Local History Competition.
The Friends of Wollongong City Library sponsored the Youth Local History Competition, calling for original research into the history of the City of Wollongong. It is the first time the Competition has been held.
Wollongong City Council’s Manager Library and Community Services, Jenny Thompson, said: “The judges were impressed by the high standard of entries we received, however Lachlan’s stood out in particular because it was an engaging history of the Reid family, whose name is behind the suburb Reidtown. Reidtown does not exist anymore – it was absorbed…
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AGES 12-18 Special Effects Zombie Makeup Workshop Ever wondered what you’ll look like in a Zombie apocalypse? Well come along to our Special Effects Workshop and find out. Location Day Time Corrimal Library Tuesday 3 October 2 - 4pm Wollongong Library Tuesday 3 October 10am - 12noon Bookings are essential for this event. Book your … Continue reading Zombie Workshop
Need some ideas for your next read? Look no further. Here's a list of our top 5 all-time favourite Superhero Graphic Novels. All items can be borrowed via the Wollongong City Libraries catalogue. 1. Red Hood and the Outlaws DC Comics What's it about? No sooner has Batman's former sidekick, Jason Todd, put his … Continue reading Top 5 Superhero Graphic Novels
We've had some new items just arrive in the Library. Here's our top 5 Youth Fiction for September! All of these items can be borrowed via the Wollongong City Libraries catalogue. 1. The Circus Author: Olivia Levez What's it about? Willow has staged runaways ever since she was a little girl. She has everything a young person … Continue reading Top 5 New Youth Fiction