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Staff Picks for #holidayreads

Written on June 22, 2017 at 10:49 pm, by

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on reading and work through the pile of books on the bedside table.  Here’s what some of our staff plan to read during the break.  You might like to add them to your holiday reading list.

Senior Book Club #holidayreads

Written on June 21, 2017 at 6:35 pm, by

Our Senior Book Club readers will be exploring YA novels that have alternative text types.  We thought other readers might be interested in these innovative and challenging novels so put these on your reading list for the holidays.

5 Inspirational Books for Girls in Middle School

Written on June 19, 2017 at 9:34 pm, by

Ms Stower shares her favourite inspirational reads for girls in the Middle School in her professional blog  iPractice – a collection of ideas about school libraries and learning  I am often asked to recommend “must read” books for girls of certain ages.  Common questions include:  “Can you provide a list of books all Middle School […]

Making the Most of Feedback

Written on June 14, 2017 at 1:08 pm, by

As students head into exam sessions, it is important that they learn how to make the most of the feedback they receive after the exams are returned. It is also timely to remind students that the iCentre has a subscription to the Study Skills Handbook where they will find many valuable tips and strategies to […]

Holiday Creative Writing Workshop

Written on June 14, 2017 at 12:09 pm, by

Attention all creative writers.  The State Library of Qld is conducting the following Story Lab workshop on July 7th during the holiday break.  We thoroughly recommend this to all of our budding writers. Wor(l)dplay: Creative Writing 13-16s (7 Jul) “In this workshop, learn how to create characters with histories, strengths and weaknesses, and environments that […]

A Coming of Age Story

Written on June 13, 2017 at 1:18 pm, by

Clancy of the Undertow  by Christopher Currie is a thoughtful, coming of age story. It is a mature read and more suited to our YA senior fiction readers (15+).   Graphic Book Review

Meet Our New Team Member

Written on June 13, 2017 at 11:34 am, by

It is a great pleasure to introduce Bec Bonavia who has recently joined the iCentre team as our new Library Assistant. Bec is a mum of two and is a mad keen reader.  She has a background in office management, has a qualification in nutrition and brings some valuable new skills and expertise to the team. […]

Top 10 Novels

Written on June 1, 2017 at 7:20 pm, by

These are the Top 10 novels that have been borrowed this semester.  If you are looking for your next read, pick any from the list and see what everyone else is enjoying. Make sure you write a review on the OPAC to share the love about these #greatreads. Top 10 Novels Borrowed This Semester Click […]

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