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Introducing the Book Bus!

Date Published: 23/04/2020

Because you can’t get to the iCentre to borrow for the next few weeks, we’re going to bring the iCentre to a location near you!  We are thrilled to announce our new service – the iCentre Book Bus. Get all

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Anzac Day 2020

Date Published: 22/04/2020

Let’s make this an ANZAC day with a difference! #AnzacDayMTA #LestWeForget2020 #lightupthedawn2020   Slider image: Image by Julie Clarke from Pixabay

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ABC TV Education Term 2, 2020

Date Published: 20/04/2020

ABC has expanded its free educational content to help students, teachers and parents who are at home during the following weeks. From 14 April, ABC ME will provide educational programming from 10am to 3pm each weekday. This will include blocks

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Access State Library Online Anywhere, Anytime

Date Published: 20/04/2020

As we move to an online learning environment over the next weeks, the State Library of Qld has services that are available to support teachers during these challenging times. State Library’s educational resources are all available for FREE with your State

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 20/04/2020

In our book of the week, The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse, author Charlie Mackesy offers the readers hope and inspiration in these unsettling times. The book explores the unlikely friendship of the four characters and the

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Coronavirus Explained for Kids on The Squiz Kids

Date Published: 30/03/2020

If you’re looking for information about Coronavirus that is suitable for kids, you can’t go past the Coronavirus Explained episode on the Squiz Kids where Dr. Ginni Mansberg answers questions that kids are currently asking. What is The Squiz Kids?

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New eBooks Available for Borrowing

Date Published: 30/03/2020

We have just added some new eBook titles to our collection which can be borrowed remotely and enjoyed on your devices. These can be accessed through the OPAC on the iCentre website. Use the Advanced Search function, click on Media

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Study Skills Tips for Remote Learning at Home

Date Published: 30/03/2020

It is highly recommended that you check out these new updates for students and parents that have been added to the Study Skills Handbook which we subscribe to.  You will find the handbook under the QuickLinks tab on the iCentre

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CoronaCheck: New Fact Checking Newsletter

Date Published: 30/03/2020

We highly recommend subscribing to the CoronaCheck email newsletter whose aim is to innoculate subscribers against misinformation! Information and social media literacy skills are vital at this crucial time and this is the perfect fact-checking resource to have in your

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The Book Chatters

Date Published: 24/03/2020

One of the promises we make to students is that we can always recommend a great book to read.  The staff in the iCentre have made a podcast to add to our suite of book recommendation platforms.  It’s short and

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