Library News

Library News 15 February 2019

During Primary Book Club this week we celebrated amazing Australian authors who were recently honoured in The Australia Post Australian Legends Award. The Award honours individuals who are “leaders in their field of endeavour, having dedicated their adult lives to their chosen pursuit, shaping Australian society and culture in the process.” This year’s recipients were
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Reading Aloud: Start Early and Keep Going

Every year, on World Read Aloud Day, people around the globe read aloud together, strengthening kids and communities by the power of stories. LitWorld founded World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) in 2010 to advocate for literacy and to ensure that young people worldwide can experience the joy of reading, writing, and storytelling.  On 1 February
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Secondary Library Focus 8 February 2019

The school year is underway and students have been enjoying the library spaces at breaks where they have a chance to choose a new book to read, join with a few friends to play a board game or receive some help with research for a class task. Our library team enjoy these opportunities to assist
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Library News 1 February 2019

Library Team Welcome: A huge welcome to the staff, students and families that have joined the GCC community this year. We look forward to working with students and families across P-12 and supporting teaching and learning at the College. We have begun planning our library events and programs for the year and are excited about what’s
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Library News 30 November 2018

Genre Reading Awards: This year during our weekly Year 3 – 6 Book Club members were encouraged to read a range of genres to build their reading stamina and widen their reading experiences. Many students took on the challenge and together we shared ideas, explored genres and encouraged one another. To earn all of their genre
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Library News 23 November 2018

Literacy Pro Results: We recently celebrated the amazing Lit Pro achievements of our Year 3-6 classes. Students have been diligently reading across the year to work towards set goals to improve their reading and comprehension scores. In total, students have read 24129 books and read 100,773,511 words! Special thanks to parents and staff who have helped
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Library News 16 November 2018

End of Year Return Dates: Thank you to our Year 12 students and families for assisting with final book and device returns. Families will be notified of any outstanding items. Please note the dates below for all other year levels. Support with end of year book returns is greatly appreciated as prompt return of items assists
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Library News 2 November 2018

Library Hours: Prep – Year 6 Students: 8:00am – 3:15pm Year 7 – 12: 8:00am – 4:00pm Finishing Well The end of the year is fast approaching and all library and textbooks will need to be returned before the end of term. Please keep an eye out for upcoming newsletters as we outline dates to be aware
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Events for younger and older students

Samantha Wheeler: Find your voice – writing workshop: Join Samantha Wheeler for a writing workshop about finding your own voice through writing. Samantha is passionate about encouraging people to speak up for what they believe in. The ticket price includes a copy of her latest book Everything I’ve Never Said. Samantha Wheeler was one of the
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Escape Room Challenge

Solving clues can be a lot of fun, especially when you join with a few friends and take on the challenge together. Escape Rooms have become very popular, popping up all over the country as excited teams scramble to solve the ‘unsolvable’… to ‘escape the room’. This was certainly true for our secondary students during
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