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A Literary Lunch with Helen Glad




The Friends of Wollongong City Library present A Literary Lunch with Helen Glad, granddaughter of author and artist, Norman Lindsay.  
 
Helen Glad played a pivotal role in the celebration of 100 years since Norman Lindsay's classic children's book The Magic Pudding, was first published. Join us as she talks about these celebrations in conversation with Robert Holden.
 
 
Believing wholeheartedly that children preferred food to fairies, Norman Lindsay concocted a recipe for success that has lingered for one hundred years.
 
 
WHEN
Monday 2 September
11.30am for 12pm
 
WHERE
Level 9
Wollongong City Council Building
41 Burelli Street
 
Tickets $25 for Friends members and $30 for non-​members. A limit of four tickets per sale applies.
 
Available for purchase from 19 August at Wollongong Council Cashier and Corrimal, Dapto and Thirroul Libraries.
For more information please contact Celia Owen on (02) 4227 2699 or email The Friends at fowcl@wollongong.nsw.gov.au
                                                                                                                                                                         

  

Aims of the Friends:
 
  • To foster an interest in books
  • To serve as a link between the library and the community
  • To promote an appreciation and awareness of the library's services and its collections
  • To sponsor special community events and literary activities designed to stimulate community interest in reading and awareness of the role of the library in the community
  • To provide support for the library and its collections through practical assistance, for example, fundraising, the encouragement of gifts, sponsorships and endorsements
  • To advocate and make representations for improvements in funding arrangements for public library services
  • To foster links with organisations with similar interests and objectives

Constitution of the Friends of the Wollongong City Library

 
Our Program
 
There are three main areas of the Friends of the Library program to suit a variety of interests and levels of involvement. These are conducted at various venues, including the Branch libraries.
​Social/Educational
  • Author visits
  • Book launches
  • Visits to cultural institutions
  • Literary lunches and dinners
  • Promotion of children's and youth reading
  • Special interest evenings
  • Fundraising for special projects
  • Holding social/education events
  • Practical help for the library and its customers 
  • Assisting with library surveys
  • Assisting at library special events
  • Promoting the pleasures of reading
Membership Information
 
Fees: Individual $15, Family $25, Concession $12 (senior/pensioner/full-time student/unemployed) 
 
Our membership year covers the period from 1 July through to 30 June the following year.  Payments made after 1 March will cover the following membership year.
Fees can be paid to the Cashier, Wollongong City Council, Burelli St, Wollongong or at any branch of the Library
 
Contact Us
Mail to: Friends of the Wollongong City Library
All Enquiries: President
Phone: (02) 4271 5292
Mail: PO Box 922, WOLLONGONG EAST, 2500 
Email: ​fowcl@wollonogng.nsw.gov.au
 

 

 

 

 
 


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