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NOVEMBER AT MAITLAND CITY LIBRARY

FRIENDS WANTED!

Friends of Maitland City Library

The Friends of Maitland City Library are looking to recruit.
Join others who love and support local library services, gain a greater insight into library initiatives, collections and services, and enjoy some great benefits. Read more

FOLKLORE, FAITH AND FANTASY

Thursday 2 November

In her eagerly awaited follow up to Burial Rites, Hannah Kent once again illustrates her mastery in evoking an authentic voice of the past. The Good People is based on a true story of a crime committed in pre-famine Ireland and the fairy folklore that was intertwined in everyday life. Hannah Kent found significant critical and commercial success with her first novel, Burial Rites, which is currently being adapted to film.
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MAY GIBBS:CELEBRATING 100 YEARS EXHIBITION

Friday 20 October - Friday 3 November

On loan from the State Library of NSW, this exhibition pays tribute to the work of celebrated Australian children's book author, illustrator and early environmentalist, May Gibbs.
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EXHIBITION - Inside out, outside in

Monday 6 November - Saturday 16 December

What does a pet portrait painter, a collector of tiny objects and Marie Antoinette have in common?

These local artists will exhibit their work at the Inside Out, Outside In exhibition, along with other local emerging artists.
Inside Out is an arts development initiative of Octapod supporting local artists. Read more

READING FOR WELLBEING 

Tuesday 14 November
Find out how and why reading books can be good for you. Join bibliotherapy advocate Susan McLaine as she explores the concept of using literature to help people deal with psychological, social and emotional problems. Gain an understanding or the types of books that are read and recommended in this thought provoking event.  Read more

 

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POETIC VOICES

Saturday 25 November
Poems can function as connections between the creative imagination of the writer and the reader or listener. Join our group and exercise your poetic voice.
Presented in partnership with Hunter Writers Centre and Lake Mac Libraries. Please note membership of the Hunter Writers Centre is a requirement of participation in the group. Read more
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WORLD PHILOSOPHY DAY - WAS SOCRATES A TERRORIST?

Thursday 16 November

Socrates is put on trial by the Hunter Valley Socratic Society as they ask the question: was Socrates a terrorist?

Join us in celebrating World Philosophy Day and the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought. Read more

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WALLS THAT TALK

Passchendaele
October to December

The latest Walls That Talk installation at Maitland Library commemorates 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele and focuses on important photographs taken by Frank Hurley. Read more

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