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Barr Smith Library Reading Hour

As part of Australian Reading Hour 2019, hear local author Alys Jackson speak about her personal relationship with books and the power of stories to influence our decisions and who we become. Morning tea included.
When: Thursday 19 September, 10.30am – 11.30am
Where: Barr Smith Library Reading Room
How much: Free
More info & register: See the Eventbrite page

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AUU Game of Thrones Quiz Night

The show may be finished, but the legend lives on. Join the AUU’s Game of Thrones quiz night, in the Reading Room of the Barr Smith Library, for an epic night of Wall to Wall questions and games. No booking required.
When: Wed 29 April, 5.00pm – 8.00pm
Where: Barr Smith Library Reading Room
How much: Free
More info: See […]

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Writing Centre – Book Swap 2018

Bring a book you loved. Take the book you’ll love next. Join us on Thursday, 23 August from 12.30-2 in Hub Central, Level 4, for the Writing Centre’s first annual Book Swap! Bring as many books as you like and swap them out for new ones. This event is open to all students and staff.
When: Thursday 23 […]

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Library Searching Sessions

The ‘Learning and Research Services’ at the University Library is organising faculty-wide “Library Searching Sessions”, to assist you in your effective Library searching for resources required for your studies.
Discover how to find information for your assignments using the Library resources. Come along to the session for your faculty subjects.
Following are the list of dates when […]

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Writers’ Week 2014

by Shrompy
It’s a hot bustling day and no one in their right minds would want to go out in the afternoon’s heat. Right?
Well, don’t let the weather stop you from heading down to Writers’ Week (part of the Adelaide Festival http://www.adelaidefestival.com.au) at the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden. At Writers’ Week, you can meet your favourite […]

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Mini Book Sale

The library is having a small book sale on Thursday 27 February, 10.00am-3.00pm, as part of the Hub’s Orientation Week Market Day – the stall will be on level 4 of the Hub. Books $3 each or 2 for $5. Contact Margaret Hosking for further information.

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Book Review: Thursday Next (Series)

by Shrompy
Thursday Next series
by Jasper Fforde
If you are looking for an interesting but relatively easy book to read, I would recommend Jasper Fforde’s Thursday Next series. Fforde takes familiar nursery rhymes, fairy tales, and other stories (for example ‘Jack and Jill’, Alice in Wonderland, Great Expectations, and ‘The Big Bad Wolf’) and weaves them into […]

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