Thursday, October 5, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Novels For A Good Cause

The Zonta Club of the Whitsundays have done it again, hand delivering 22 new books for the Cannonvale Library.

Primarily penned by female authors, depicting women’s lives, the new books joined the dedicated Zonta Club of the Whitsundays section, which is proving to be a popular section amongst browsers.

“We have something from a lot of different genres, all mostly women authors, and mostly stories about women.

“Sometimes we have self-help, this time we have two cookbooks, but it’s mainly fiction about women and girls,” explained Janice Lake, Zonta Club of the Whitsundays Secretary.

Selecting a variety of genres for all levels of readers, the Zonta ladies are expanding the library’s selection of female authors and stories.

“It’s a bit of a mix and match, but there is always something for everyone.”

Purchasing the books using fundraising efforts throughout the year, Zonta has been donating these books for three years for the Cannonvale Library stacks.

Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Julie Hall thanked the Zonta Club of Whitsundays for donating a collection of new books to Cannonvale library.

“Their recent book donation to the Library is just one of the many ways Zonta is making a meaningful difference locally,” she said.

“By providing books and resources to the library, they are contributing to the enrichment of our community, making knowledge more accessible, and encouraging a love for reading among all ages.”

Mayor Julie Hall with the Zonta Club of the Whitsunday ladies. Photo credit: Bronte Hodge

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