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Author visit – Kim Hodges Sawtell resident and author, Kim Hodges, is visiting Grafton and Maclean libraries for an author talk. Kim recently published her memoir, ‘Girl on the Edge’. It is about growing up in the small country town of Coolah. Meet and hear Kim speak at: Grafton library – Wednesday, February 24, 5:30pm for 6pm Maclean library – Tuesday, March 1, 10:30am International Women’s Day – Monday, March 7 The library and Clarence Valley Women will host an International Women’s Day event at Iluka Library. Join Jacqui, Sue and local women for morning tea at 10.30am Monday, March 7. Local authors will be guest speaking and presenting readings from their books. RSVP to Vote for the books you want your library to have Library members can now click and vote for new books they would like to see on the library shelves. The book vote function gives a fresh display of recently published or to-be-published book titles each month. Library users select from fiction, non-fiction, teen or children’s books and simply click on the titles of their choice to add them to the monthly vote. Each title has a plot summary to aid in the selection and voting process. Library staff members then review the votes and buy the books that get high numbers of votes. In the first month of being available, more than 475 votes were received from the community and staff.