RECOGNISE: Do you know someone quietly contributing to the improvement of literacy in our communities? Nominate them for Reading Culture Awards at the library.
At the LibraryNOMINATIONSfor the Reading Culture Awards are now open.
But what are the Reading Culture Awards?
The Riverina Regional Library would like to recognise the contribution of individuals and groups enriching the lives of people in the community through literacy.
There are many people quietly contributing to the improvement of literacy in our communities.
Maybe you know of a grandparent helping new Australian citizens learn to use the library, or teenagers assisting seniors to download eBooks, or perhaps a business funding books for hospital waiting rooms.
Anyone can nominate either a group or an individual who is actively involved in literacy activities in the Wagga community.
If you are thinking of making a nomination just check with those concerned first to be sure they agree.
Nomination forms can be collected in person from the front counter of the library or by visitingrrl.nsw.gov备案老域名/reading-culture-award-2016.
Nominations need tobe returned to the library before May 10.
Applications received after this date unfortunately cannot be considered.
The local winner will be announced on Tuesday May 17, with the regional winner to be presented during Library and Information Week on Tuesday, May 24 at the Wagga City Library.
DON’T MISS: Stan Grant, Talking to My Country Conversation, will be streamed live as part of the Sydney Writers Festival on May 21 at 3pm.
Sydney Writers FestivalSTAN Grant has been gracing our screens as a journalist for almost 30 years.
He is also a Wiradjuri man whose speech on racism earlier this year went viral, and the much celebrated author of Talking to My Country.
Is Australia really a multicultural safe haven of equal opportunity?
Is racism more prevalent, or declining?
Stan will speak to these issues in an address urging all Australians to think deeply about our identity and how we can be better.
Both heart-breaking and inspiring, Stan will offer a powerful meditation on our national identity, moving beyond conversations about race and Indigenous people.
Stan Grant, Talking to My Country Conversation, will be streamed live as part of the Sydney Writers Festival on May 21 at 3pm.
DYNAMIC DUO: Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales are participating in Our Reading Year Conversation.
Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales will be participating in Our Reading Year Conversation.
Stars of the hit literary-culinary-miscellany podcast Chat 10 Looks 3, Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales are back at the Sydney Writers Festival by popular demand.
Join these two women-about-town on May 22 at 11.30am for an hour of unreserved opinion giving and unapologetic wandering off script.
Annabel and Leigh will muse over their reading year – the books that delighted, surprised, inspired and frustrated them, and what they would have read if only there were more hours in the day!
All sessions will be held in the in the Margaret Carnegie Gallery, Wagga Art Gallery and are free.
Bookings are an absolute must if you don’t want miss out!
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