Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Book launch success

It has been a busy time in Heritage Services, both behind the scenes and 'out there'. Geraldton's Wildflower - The Wax was successfully launched. Everybody enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, delicious nibbles and drinks and good company. The booklets are for sale at Geraldton Regional Library for $9.95. While you're at the Library, remember to check out the display of Geraldton Wax-inspired art and artefacts near the Heritage Services, courtesy of Gary Martin and Leon Baker Jewellers (charm).

Author Gary Martin.

Our special guest and botanist, Dr Neville Marchant, who officially launched the booklet.

Artist and curator Marina Baker, who launched the Big Skier, Small Works after-catalogue.

The day before we kick-started the new Oral History Morning year with Ross Viner and morning tea.

Ross Viner.
Oral History Mornings continue every third Wednesday of the month at 10am. Please call the Library at 9956 6659 and ask to be added to the mailing list.

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Book launch

Geraldton Regional Library is pleased to announce the launch of the ninth booklet in the Mid West Heritage Series.

Geraldton's Wildflower - the Wax by local historian Gary Martin, is going to be officially launched by a well-known botanist, Dr Neville Marchant on Thu 16 February at 5.30pm at the Geraldton Regional Library.

Coinciding with the launch is the launch of Big Skies Small Works 'after-catalogue' by curator Marina Baker.

RSVP by Mon 13 February (Ph. 9956 6659 or library@cgg.wa.gov.au