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Australian Book Industry Academy awards announced

The winners of the 2016 ABIAs, celebrating the talent and diversity of the Australian book industry have been announced...

CBCA short list announced

The shortlisted titles for the Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year awards have been announced...

Man Booker International prize winner announced for 2016

South Korean author Han Kang and her translator Deborah Smith, have won the Man Booker International award for Han's book, The Vegetarian...

Tech Savvy Seniors classes

Cassowary Coast seniors can improve their digital literacy for free, with a new Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland program in Cassowary Coast Regional Council Libraries....

Pulitzer prize winners for 2016 announced

The Pulitzer Prizes are 100 years old this year and the winners for 2016 have been announced....

Winner of the 2016 Stella Prize announced

The winner of the Stella Prize was announced at an event at the Sydney Opera House on 19 April....

Library survey available

We are asking for your help to improve our services by completing a short survey...

e-newsletters

Here is our latest Council Connect enewsletter:  February 2016 Council Connect To see earlier enewsletters, please scroll down the page. You can subscribe to Council...

Harper Lee dies

Harper Lee, who’s iconic 1960 novel To Kill A Mockingbird has sold over 40 million copies, has died at the age of 89....

Trove 7 is coming!

The National Library of Australia's Trove discovery service is being revamped. What will this mean for you?......

TumbleBooks online collection now available

Kids and families can watch and listen to e-books online with TumbleBooks. You can also play games and puzzles - even write your own book reviews...

Book Club sets now available

A new service from Cassowary Coast Libraries offers free sets of books for new or existing book clubs throughout our region....