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The Books That Made Me with Rachael Johns

When

Wednesday 19 September
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Where

City of Perth Library
Library Auditorium
573 Hay St, Perth WA 6000

To celebrate Australian Reading Hour, the City of Perth Library and Boffins Books are delighted to present women’s and romance fiction author Rachael Johns. Rachael will speak about the books that have challenged and inspired her as a reader and writer, the books that have held special meaning at different moments in her life, and the books she returns to time and again.

About Rachael Johns. Rachael Johns is an English teacher by trade, a mum 24/7, and a writer the rest of the time. Rachael lives in the Perth hills with her hyperactive husband and three mostly-gorgeous heroes-in-training.

Rachael’s best-selling book The Patterson Girls won a prestigious Australian Book Industry Award, and she is regarded as a leading writer of contemporary relationship stories.

Cost: Free, book now as places are limited.

Book: Online at rachael-johns.eventbrite.com.au

Books and Breakfast for Australian Reading Hour

When

Thursday 20 September
7:15am – 8:15am

Where

City of Perth Library
573 Hay Street, Perth WA 6000

Bring your favourite book and join us for breakfast at the Library with author and storyteller extraordinaire, Glenn Swift, to celebrate Australian Reading Hour. Get involved and be part of a short video to encourage others to pick up a book.

Cost: Free, book now as places are limited.

Book: arhbooksbreakfast.eventbrite.com.au

Bibliotherapy – Healing through reading

When

Thursday 20 September
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Where

Knowledge Centre
2232D Albany Highway,
Gosnells 6110

Celebrate Australian Reading Hour by joining biblio-enthusiast Alana Marshall for this insightful workshop. You will learn how to apply methods and techniques that encourage personal growth through reading, with the aim of fostering positive mental health.

Dianella Plaza celebrates Australian Reading Hour

When

Thursday 20 September
10:00am – 12:00pm

Where

Dianella Plaza
366 Grand Promenade,
Dianella WA 6059

Join Dianella Plaza for their next Seniors Morning Tea on Thursday 20 September from 10am – 12pm.

One of Western Australia’s best-loved authors, Dervla McTiernan will be attending to do an interview, hosted by Josephine. Hear Dervla talk from 10:20am – 10:40am!

Simply spend $20 or more at any specialty store or $50 or more at Coles or Woolworths and bring your receipt to the Centre Management Office to book your place.

There will be tea, coffee and a special treat. Plus, music with Josephine and special guests.

Seats Are Limited – Make sure you book fast!

Dymocks Ellenbrook Australian Reading Hour Sale

When

Thursday 20 September
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Where

Dymocks Ellen Brook
Ellenbrook Central, Shop g22/11 Main St,
Ellenbrook WA 6069

Dymocks Ellenbrook invites you to celebrate the Australian Reading Hour by offering 20% off full priced children’s books. Offer is strictly between the hours of 12pm-1.00pm on Thursday 20th September. Terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.

Sunset Stories for Adults

When

Thursday 20 September
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Where

AH Bracks Library + Creative Space,
cnr Stock Road & Canning Highway,
Melville WA 6156

Join storyteller Glenn Swift as he spins us a ghostly tale and reads stories for adults. Did you know that reading reduces stress 68% more quickly than listening to music, going for a walk or having a cup of tea? Have some wine, some nibbles and a read with us to wind down at the end of the day.
Free event with light refreshments but bookings essential at: melvillecity.com.au/inspire

Pledge to Read

When

Thursday 20 September
10:00am – 7:00pm

Where

Broome Public Library
Hamersley St & Haas Street,
Broome WA 6725

Pledge to read for one hour at the library – and enjoy a free cuppa.

Reading Hour Relay

When

Thursday 20 September
2:00pm

Where

Broome Public Library
Hamersley St & Haas Street,
Broome WA 6725

Reading Hour Reading Relay.