Two author talks in October

Annemarie De Seriere

October is Mental Health month, and what better way to help your mind stay healthy, than to explore new ideas and meet interesting people!

In the first of our October author talks, Queensland based author and therapist Annemarie de Seriere will be sharing her ‘spiritual ABC for living beyond stress’ at Kempsey Library on Tuesday 6 October at 4:30pm.

Annemarie’s recently published book Peace, Power and YOU shows you a way for living beyond daily stresses to enjoy a life of happiness and success. If you would like to make some positive changes and take steps towards a more peaceful life, you are encouraged to come along to the library for Annemarie’s talk. Read more about Annemarie at 

Fisherman's tale cartoon

Our second talk will be presented by South West Rocks author Brian Andrews, on Tuesday 20 October at 4:30pm.

In his talk, aptly titled “A Fisherman’s Tale, Brian will talk of his career as an aquatic researcher and commercial fish farmer and of his passion for rock fishing.

Brian has two publications to his credit - Ornamental Fish Farming is a 528 page manual on commercial aquarium and goldfish production with over 300 photographs and illustrations, and In Search of Big Fish: An Anglers Memoirs which features over 40 years of fishing and camping tales.

His memoir tells exciting tales of what is often claimed to be the most dangerous sport in the world. The author, despite several close shaves, survived over 40 years of the sport including highly risky solitary night fishing. Boasts of the longest fishing trips without washing, how to avoid the use of soap if you must wash, as well as numerous stories of hooks-in-the-body will ensure Brian’s fishy tales will amuse all who attend. 

Copies of both authors’ books will be available to purchase at their talks, and light refreshments will be provided.

For enquiries and to register your attendance, please contact Kempsey Library on 6566 3210.

Library book sale

FOLK logo

The next FOLK (Friends of the Library) book sale at Kempsey Library will be held on Friday 23 October from 9:30am to 2:00pm. The usual array of pre-loved fiction and non-fiction books, magazines, music CDs and DVDs will be on sale, for only $3 per box.

All proceeds from FOLK’s monthly book sales go towards supporting reading and literacy programs in the Kempsey Shire. For more information please contact Kempsey Library.

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