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Meet Our New Team Member

Date Published: 18/03/2019

It is with great pleasure that we introduce Donna Miller who has recently joined our team as our new Library Assistant. Library Assistant Donna Miller Donna has joined our team and has taken on the mid-day to afternoon shift on

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YA Book of the Week

Date Published: 18/03/2019

From Karen McManus, the New York Times bestselling author of One of Us is Lying, comes another YA must-read thriller and murder mystery that will have readers on the edge of their seats to the very last page! Official book

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Finding Credible Information in the ‘Fake News’ Environment

Date Published: 11/03/2019

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In our digital environment and the era of  ‘fake news’,  it is essential for students to develop the critical literacy

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International Women’s Day Breakfast

Date Published: 11/03/2019

Friday 8th March saw the students from Mt Alvernia College, together with their mother or significant women in their lives, attending the College’s annual literary breakfast in celebration of International Women’s Day. The morning was enjoyed by all, and Fleur

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 11/03/2019

A Song Only I Can Hear by award-winning author Barry Jonsberg is a beautifully moving comedy-drama coming of age story. It is one of the first novels to deal with LGBTQ themes and issues for younger teens and middle years’

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 04/03/2019

Zenobia by Morten Durr and Lars Horneman is a powerful, heart-breaking graphic novel about a young Syrian refugee fleeing her war-ravaged country. Boarding an overcrowded boat, this all-too-real story for readers of all ages will stay with you long after

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International Women’s Day Breakfast

Date Published: 04/03/2019

It is with great pleasure that we invite students from Mt Alvernia College, together with their mother or significant women in their lives, to attend the College’s annual literary breakfast in celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8.

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Queensland School Libray Week

Date Published: 04/03/2019

This week we are celebrating Queensland School Library Week with the theme of School Libraries Create Connections, focusing on the many connections between students and the world that are facilitated by the school library.   “Qualified Teacher-Librarians connect students with digital

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Afternoon Homework and Study Groups

Date Published: 25/02/2019

Afternoon Homework and Study Groups is a wonderful service and opportunity for students to work on their homework or assessment tasks in a supervised and collaborative environment. Students are required to sign an attendance record when they commence their study

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Book of the Week and Future Classic

Date Published: 25/02/2019

The Skylarks’ War by Hilary McKay is the winner of the Costa Award for 2018 and a future classic. It is a delightful, touching story of a family and the lives they led set against the background of the dark

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