Librarycook certainly likes this cheeky beef dish…

So, with winter upon us, the librarycook took one look at the July issue of Delicious and knew.  No light salads of this, or delicate mousses of that.  Meat, and lots of it was what was needed, so Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks with Beetroot and Hummus it was. Two butcher shops later, 20 minutes of … Continue reading Librarycook certainly likes this cheeky beef dish…

Librarycook strikes again

  The librarycook didn’t mess around this month.  When the June issue of Delicious hit the magazine stand, its cover recipe was irresistible.  So, One Pot Butter Chicken it was.       But then the librarycook read on. Serve with dill yoghurt.  What?  Dill, when coriander exists?  So, that self-evident change made, the librarycook set … Continue reading Librarycook strikes again

Mandarin Storytime @ AHL

At lunchtime on Thursday we were joined by a group Mandarin-speaking students from the Junior school, and it was 太棒了! (tài bàng le) - awesome!     Senior students Ben Lui and Joseph Wang read "The Story Behind Chinese New Year's Eve", or "Nian chu xi de gu shi". Accompanied by our amazing Mandarin Teacher Miss … Continue reading Mandarin Storytime @ AHL

books@breakfast : crime & croissants

This morning we hosted our second books@breakfast event in the Arthur Holt Library, and it was crime, drug busts and guns...all before breakfast!   We were joined by the author of 'The Squad', investigative journalist Yoni Bashan, as well as two former police officers, Andrew Mitchell and Dave Roberts. 'The Squad' is a gritty account … Continue reading books@breakfast : crime & croissants

How To Search The Library Catalogue

Don't know how to find what you're looking for in the library? This handy guide will make you a pro at searching our catalogue. Infiniti is our library OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue), which has all the information about every resource in our library. To access Infiniti, simply click here to get to the Library … Continue reading How To Search The Library Catalogue

Manga take-over @ AHL

We've done a much-needed update of our graphic novel section, including loads of new manga. It's currently on display in the library, but here's a summary of the new titles to get you started! Some are entirely new series, and some are the newest additions to existing series. Attack on Titan Hajime Isayama New volumes: … Continue reading Manga take-over @ AHL

New in Genre Fiction

Be transported to another world, solve the murder case, or immerse yourself in a series of short stories. Check out our next Genre Fiction titles! Volume one: At the edge of empire The death and life of Zebulon Finch (series) Daniel Kraus "Zebulon Finch is 17 years old. He has been 17 years old for … Continue reading New in Genre Fiction