Tasty display at Kempsey Library
Did you know that Australians eat an estimated 270 million meat pies a year? New Zealanders share this tradition with Australians and in fact eat more meat pies on average than Australians - 15 per year compared with 12 for Australians.
Learn more fascinating facts about this popular food in the “Meat Pie - Australia’s fast food” display at Kempsey Library. The display was created by the Australian Society for History of Engineering and Technology (ASHET) with the assistance of a grant from the Australian Government under its Your Community Heritage program, and is currently touring public libraries throughout New South Wales.
The display may be viewed during regular library opening hours from Monday 11 July through to Thursday 28 July.
Group visits are welcome, please call the library for more information. Further information about the display is available at the ASHET website at www.ashet.org.au/projects/the-meat-pie
July book sale
The next FOLK book sale will be held at Kempsey Library on Friday 29 July from 9:30am to 2pm. The library has had a large number of books donated this month so there is plenty of new stock to choose from. Fill a box for only $3, but be early for the best bargains!
All proceeds from FOLK book sales go toward supporting reading and literacy programs in the Kempsey Shire. For more information please contact Kempsey Library.
Storytime at the library
The next storytime for 3 to 6 year olds will be held at Kempsey Library Friday 29 July, at 10:30am. Join storytellers Mary and Ruth for a reading of When I Grow Up, written and illustrated by Emmaline Marvig. There’ll also be singing, and a great craft activity to get involved in.
This is a free session and everyone is welcome. No need to book ahead, just turn up and enjoy the fun!
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