Page 6 - Goldfields Libraries September-October 2021 What's On Program
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       MONICA MCINERNEY                      TRACE BALLA: CYCLING
       Join bestselling Australian author Monica   TOGETHER
       McInerney for an enjoyable and lively talk.   Join local author and illustrator Trace Balla for
       Monica will reflect on the writing of her 13   the launch of her new graphic novel – a story
       books (published internationally in over 12   about closing the link between menstrual
       languages) as well as discuss her recent novel   cycles and poverty cycles. Trace was inspired
       The Godmothers and her Castlemaine based   by her brother Mark’s humanitarian project of
       novel At Home with the Templetons. She will   supporting girls’ education by providing toilets
       also share stories and insights about the ups   for schools in India and Africa – travelling to
       and downs of her writing life, with plenty of   India with him to create this book. Trace will
       time for questions.                   be joined by menstrual educator Jane Bennett
                                             and Mark Balla, CEO of Operation Toilets.
       Book sales and signings.
                                      BOOK
                                      NOW    Book sales and signings
       THU 9 SEP, 6-7PM                      (proceeds to charity).
       Bendigo Library                                                      BOOK
                                             SAT 18 SEP, 11AM-12PM          NOW
       THU 16 SEP, 5.30-6.30PM               Castlemaine Library
       Castlemaine Library
       THU 30 SEP, 2-3PM
       Gisborne Library

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