Library News

Library News

Year 3-6 Principal’s Awards – Literacy Pro: We recently celebrated the amazing Semester 1 Literacy Pro achievements of our Year 3-6 classes. Students have been reading diligently across the year to work towards set goals to improve their reading and comprehension skills. In doing so, they have read an impressive 60,016,166 words and completed 14276
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Library News 15 June 2018

Year 8 Readers Cup Competition: A team of enthusiastic Year 8s – Ruby Smith, Olivia Ellis, Scott Roy and Mason White stepped up to the challenge of preparing for the Sunshine Coast Readers Cup Competition held at Chancellor State College last Thursday 7 June. Participating in the competition was a great opportunity for building teamwork, encouraging
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Year 6 Readers Cup: On Wednesday 23 May our Year 6 Readers Cup team competed at the Sunshine Coast Regional Readers Cup Competition at Immanuel Lutheran College. The Readers Cup is organised by the Qld Branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia and is a statewide competition for young readers. Teacher Librarians select five to
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Library News 18 May 2018

KinderFest is coming (Prep – Year 2): We are super excited to be holding a KinderFest Miniature Literature Festival for Prep – Year students on Tuesday 22 May. The following Authors/Illustrators will be joining us: Allison Paterson, Michelle Worthington and Emma Middleton. Prep, Year 1 & Year 2 cohorts will be split into three separate audiences
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Celebrate the Landsborough Story Seat: You’re invited to join in for a morning of stories, games and fun at the “I’m a Dirty Dinosaur” Story Seat at Pioneer Park Caloundra St, Landsborough on Wednesday 16 May at 9:30 am. Children up to 5 years are encouraged to come dressed as a dinosaur and enjoy some
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Library News 5 May 2018

Parent Library: Parenting is a rewarding yet complex role that requires patience, persistence and prayer. The GCC Parent Library includes a range of titles that offer positive parenting tips for raising happy and resilient children and teenagers. The collection includes topics on child and adolescent development, relationships, behavioural issues and learning needs (to name a few).
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Beerwah Library Refurbishment: Have you seen the new look Beerwah Library? During March the library underwent refurbishments to create a revitalised space which meets community needs and changing library trends. The refurbishment celebrates the local landscape by integrating hinterland themes and colour palettes. A great venue to explore during the holidays! At the Sunshine Coast Libraries
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Library News 9 March 2018

Literacy Pro Parent Pipeline (Year 3-6): Parents and caregivers are welcome to join us for the next Parent Pipeline in the library to learn more about the Literacy Pro Program. The Powerpoint of the session will be available on the GCC Hub after the session, for those who can’t attend. For: Year 3 – 6
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Library News 2 March 2018

Queensland School Library Week and Competition (P-12): In 2018, the Queensland School Library Association of Queensland is introducing the ‘Queensland School Library Week’ from 5-9 March to focus on the work accomplished by qualified teacher librarians and library staff in improving literacy and research skills in print and digital formats in school libraries. There is extensive
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Library News – Primary author visit

Year 3 – 6 students enjoyed a visit from Brisbane author and champion storyteller Samantha Wheeler this week. Samantha shared her passion for animals and the environment, where she finds her inspiration and how she creates tension in her stories; challenging her characters and their problem solving skills. Her ideas and experiences ignited the students’
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