FEBRUARY @ MAITLAND CITY LIBRARY
River Cottage Australia
Thursday 4 February
Paul West is the personable host of River Cottage Australia and author of The River Cottage Australia Cookbook. With a passion for food, self sufficiency and sustainability that runs deep, Paul West is a fresh exciting face on the global food scene. Paul is joined by Amorelle Dempster, leader of Slow Food Hunter Valley
Maitland and Morpeth String Quartet
Friday 26 February
Join us for a rare screening of The Maitland and Morpeth String Quartet, a whimsical take on the great flood of 1955. A love story set in the time of the'55 flood, The Maitland and Morpeth String Quartet is an animation based on a rhyming narrative poem of the same name by Nicholas Enright and narrated by Ruth Cracknell, both of whom were born in Maitland.
Presented by Maitland City Library in partnership with the Friends of Maitland City Library and the National Film and Sound archive in celebration of the Friend's 20th anniversary, this is a treat not to be missed
Portraits of War Exhibition
10 February- 24 February
See an extraordinary and haunting series of 80 portraits of World War One soldiers from NSW, selected from the State Library's photographic collection, in a free display at Maitland Library.
Produced as part of the State Library's WWI centenary regional program, Portraits of War: The Crown Studios Project travelling display reveals the fascinating story behind the creation of the portraits and delivers a moving experience that bears witness to the individual faces of Australian soldiers, both young and old who served their country.
| Early bird specials for Look Who's Talking events
Book any 2016 Look Who's Talking event before 29 February to receive a 20% discount. The 2016 program is packed full with great speakers, including international bestselling author Kate Forsyth, former Premier and Foreign Minister Bob Carr and journalist Kerry O'Brien. Don't miss out on the early bird special. Book now at www.maitland.nsw.gov.au/library