3-2-1… Mountains

Librarians recommend 3 fiction titles, 2 non-fiction titles, and 1 movie to challenge and inspire in time for International Mountain Day 2019. Fiction The Rich Man's House by Andrew McGahan What if… early in our region's European history, a mountain was discovered in the Southern Ocean that dwarfs Everest in every way? What happens? This is an exploration of…
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Kanopy is here!

We are so excited to introduce you to our latest eResource Kanopy! Kanopy is an online video streaming service with a great collection of award-winning independent, international, classic films, and documentaries. It's free with your library card number and password / PIN.
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Boss Baby – based on a book

Before Boss Baby the movie there was ... Boss Baby the book! The film Boss Baby (2017) is loosely based on the 2010 book by author and illustrator Marla Frazee. Many a parent has thought that their little ones seem to rule the roost ... sometimes they are downright tyrannical with a temper tantrum or…
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New Zealand International Film Festival 2016

Last night the Christchurch programme for the New Zealand International Film Festival was released and as usual, in amongst a programme that really does have something for everyone, there's a healthy clutch of literary offerings. Every year the New Zealand International Film Festival screens a range of films over a two week period. The 2016 Christchurch festival runs from…
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Lists for the Listless

It's been a miserable, dark, rainy afternoon - I admit, it's the first time in a long time but even so I've got used to good weather now … As Autumn, (crisp and blazing riots of red and orange hued leaves) becomes clumps of wet, slippery mulch on pavements and in gutters, my thoughts turn…
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