As of Monday 18 October Burwood Council and Library and Community Hub will be open to those that are vaccinated and medically exempt.
Meryla Street Carpark Drive-Through and Walk-In Clinic is open daily from 8am – 4pm. Westfields Testing Clinic has closed.
An interesting fact about England can be found in Britannica Library. In 1607 England settled its first colony in what would later become the United States. Over the next 300 years, England established a huge worldwide empire of colonies. England grew wealthy from trading in tobacco from the Americas, slaves from Africa and spices from India. Jamaica is currently seeking billions in compensation from Britain over the slave trade.
Beth - The Story of a Child Convict, is an incredibly moving tale inspired by the experiences of Elizabeth Hayward, the youngest female convict on the First Fleet. Author & Illustrator Mark Wilson's beautifully crafted and evocative artwork, and truly fascinating account of Elizabeth Hayward's life, transports us back in time to share her experiences of convict life during the Australian Colonial era, Indigenous culture and the impact of white settlement on the Indigenous population. Beth - The Story of a Child Convict is available to view and listen to on Story Box Library
The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White, read by Neville Jason is a classic English tale about King Arthur's childhood and path to the throne, including his years under the guidance of the magician Merlin. Listen to this exciting and imaginative adventure filled Audiobook with colourful characters and plenty of magic on Hoopla.
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