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The Reading Room | 30 August

August 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Reading Room (2pm in the Library for a start @ 10.30am – 12noon)

This volunteer run reading and discussion group meets monthly. It is anticipated that members will read the selected book prior to attendance.
If you would like to be a part of this group (free to BMI members) please complete the Expression of Interest. We welcome your feedback through this form as we progress this great new initiative. 
 
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AUGUST SESSION

The discussion in August will not be on a pre-determined book but will be a readers choice format, this month will be a favourite piece of poetry.

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This event is a BMI Community Cultural Project – Ballarat’s Oldest Cultural Institution

Rosemary’s Book of the Week | 15 August 2022

The Islands by Emily Brugman The Islands is the sweeping story of the Saari family: Onni, an industrious and ambitious young man, grappling with the loss of a loved one; his wife Alva, quiet but stoic, a seeking a sense of belonging between the ramshackle caps of the islands and the dusty suburban lots of

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Rosemary’s Book of the Week | 8 August 2022

Six Days in Rome by Francesca Giacco Emilia, an artist, arrives in Rome alone. What was supposed to be a romantic trip has, with the sudden end of her relationship, become a solitary one. Six days lie ahead. She wanders the streets, surrounding herself to the music, food and beauty of the city. But when

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Rosemary’s Book of the Week | 1 August 2022

To Kill a Troubadour by Martin Walker Rosemary’s Book of the Week To Kill a Troubadour by Martin Walker It is summer in St Denis and Bruno is busy with arrangements for the annual village concert. He has hired a local Perigord folk group, Les Troubadours, to perform their latest hit, ‘A Song for Catalonia’

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Rosemary’s Book of the Week | 25 July 2022

Trespasses by Louise Kennedy In the daytime, Cushla Lavery teaches seven-year-olds in a small town near Belfast, in the evening, she helps her brother in his pub. And in between, she makes sure that her alcohol addicted mother is still alive. There is not much happening in her life until, one evening, Michael Agnew shows

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Rosemary’s Book of the Week | 18 July 2022

Nightwork by Nora Roberts When he was nine, and his mother had her first deadly dance with cancer, Harry became a thief. Someone had to find food and pay the mortgage even if his mother was too sick to work. When his mother finally succumbs to cancer, Harry leaves Chicago but somehow, he can’t quite

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Date:
August 30
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Venue

BMI – Library and Heritage Room
117-119 Sturt Street
Ballarat Central, VIC 3350 Australia
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Phone:
(03) 5331 3042