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Happy Birthday Book Lounge, Story Time

Saturday, November 29th 2014 at 11:00 AM

birthday-illustrationOn Monday, 1 December the Book Lounge will be seven years old! Even older than some of you guys. So today we will read some birthday stories and have cake and be happy that we have been around to share stories with you for so long.

Happy Birthday, Book Lounge!


Launch of Fortunes of Africa by Martin Meredith

Thursday, November 27th 2014 at 5:30 PM

Fortunes of AFrica


Launch of Synapse the new collection of poetry by Antjie Krog

Tuesday, November 25th 2014 at 5:30 PM



Launch of Bollywood Blonde by Gene Gualdi

Monday, November 24th 2014 at 5:30 PM

Bollywood Blonde jpeg


Story Time with Maisy

Saturday, November 22nd 2014 at 11:00 AM

Maisy-and-FriendsWhen last have we had a Maisy story time? We love Maisy, she is such a good friend to Tallulah, Eddie, Charlie and Cyril.

Today we will read some much loved Maisy stories and see what the gang gets up to.

It would be lovely if you wanted to come along and join in.

Look at Maisy blow that trumpet!


Down in the Basement: Radio Cinema

Friday, November 21st 2014 at 5:30 PM

radio cinema lowresFor the first time, Down in the Basement, will be hosting Radio Cinema.
With all the new technologies, radio is undergoing a transformation. Radio Cinema brings you some of the best stories from radio producers all over the world in a unique listening experience. The theme of the first edition is A Tribute to Lost Love featuring the story (and the woman) behind the Leonard Cohen song So Long Marianne.

There will be a few different pieces played and we will dim the lights so you can really soak in the beauty of a story told.

Tickets are R40 at the Book Lounge counter and the money will kindly go to our Library Project. Tickets are limited so please respond soonest.


Launch of Divided Lives by Lyndall Gordon

Thursday, November 20th 2014 at 5:30 PM

lyndall gordon


Launch of Dead Cows for Piranhas by Hazel Friedman

Wednesday, November 19th 2014 at 5:30 PM

Book Lounge Invitation_Hazel Friedman Book Lounge Invitation_Hazel Friedman


Bekendstelling van Buys ‘n Grensroman deur Willem Anker

Tuesday, November 18th 2014 at 5:30 PM



Launch of WW1 & the People of South Africa by Bill Nasson

Monday, November 17th 2014 at 5:30 PM

Bill Nasson