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Write Now! Heroes and Villains
Writing Workshops

9 - 26 May

Entries are now open for the 2016 Write Now! competition - an exciting opportunity for infants and primary aged children in Maitland and the Hunter Region. Kids are invited to write on the theme of Heroes and Villains to be in the running for some great prizes.

Writing Workshops will be held in May to help children prepare their submission.

Kerry O'Brien on Keating

Tuesday 17 May

One of Australia’s most incisive and respected political journalists, Kerry O’Brien, gives a fascinating insight into the intriguing and controversial former Prime Minister, Paul Keating, in the biography Keating. 
A biography unlike any other, Keating is described as a treasure trove of anecdotes, insights, reflections and occasional admissions based on the interviews O’Brien conducted with Keating over many hours in the compelling 2013 ABC TV series, Keating: The Interviews.


Writing Group

Third Friday of the month

Join a supportive writing group for tips on how to begin writing or receive advice and encouragement to continue your writing projects. Join us every month or just drop in.
Presented in partnership with Hunter Writers Centre.

East Maitland Library
3rd Friday of each month
May to October 2016



National Simultaneous Storytime

Wednesday 25 May

National Simultaneous Storytime is an important annual event promoting the value of books and the love of reading.

On Wednesday 25 May 2016 at 11.00am Maitland City Library will join over 3,100 libraries and schools across Australia in reading the picture book, I Got This Hat by Jol and Kate Temple.

Come and join us.

All Maitland City Library branches.

Love & Life in a Small Country Town

Thursday 26 May

Join a panel of authors from Bindarra Creek Romance Joint Writers as they introduce you to Bindarra Creek, a struggling  country community whose townspeople work hard and love deeply.  Set in the tablelands of New England, Australia, the fictional Bindarra Creek is a drought stricken community full of intrigue, adventure, drama and honest country goodness. Life and love in a small country town has never been more challenging.

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