Library News

Koorong Book Sale on Grandparents’ Day

We are holding a Koorong Book Sale on Grandparents’ Day and look forward to showcasing a wide range of Christian titles from the Koorong Mooloolaba store. It will be open at the following times: 12pm – 1:45pm on Thursday 27 June (for our extra special guests).8am – 9am on Friday 28 June. The Koorong Book
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Holiday reading – so many options!

GCC's Mrs McKellar | National Simultaneous Storytime

All students are welcome to borrow from our print collection for over the holidays. There’s a great selection of stories from a range of genres together with lots of interesting information books available for loan. Primary students in Year 3 – 6 can also access the Literacy Pro eBook Library over the holidays via the
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A Reader’s Marathon – Year 8 Readers Cup Competition

Looking for a recommendation for a great book?  Ask our Year 8 Readers Cup team who recently read six books in the lead up to the Sunshine Coast Regional Readers Cup Competition. Setting out on a bit of a readers marathon in preparation for the competition, our students Josiah Monos, Laura Coumi, Charlie Bidgood and Amelia
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Library News Term 2 Week 8 – Parent Library

GCC's Mrs McKellar | National Simultaneous Storytime

Over the last two weeks the P & F have run mental health and wellbeing sessions for parents/caregivers and students in Years 5-8. To support these events we have gathered a wide selection of books from our Parenting section for display in the library. We encourage the College community to borrow these and to see
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Year 5 and 6 Readers Cup 2019

GCC's Mrs McKellar | National Simultaneous Storytime

On Wednesday 29 May, five Primary students represented the College at the Year 5/6 Sunshine Coast Regional Readers Cup Competition at Immanuel Lutheran College. The Readers Cup is organised by the Queensland Branch of the Children’s Book Council of Australia and is a state wide competition for young readers that challenges students to read widely,
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Library News: Reading Rocks with National Simultaneous Storytime

GCC's Mrs McKellar | National Simultaneous Storytime

Last Friday Primary students read Alpacas with Maracas written and illustrated by Matt Cosgrove to celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS). We celebrated in style with maracas and a rollicking read online by Matt Cosgrove and Jimmy Giggle with some furry alpaca friends. Thank you to our awesome Year 6 Library Monitors who assisted with the
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Library News 24 May 2019

Library and Information Week 2019 is all about recognising the ways libraries support and further the ideals of Truth, Integrity and Knowledge. At GCC, one of the ways we’re celebrating this theme is by highlighting the range of quality resources that our school community can access to support learning. Our GCC Hub provides access to
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Open Day Library Fun

GCC's Mrs McKellar | National Simultaneous Storytime

Come and join us in the library this Saturday. The Primary Makerspace will be open with the following activities: Ozobots, Osmo on the iPads, augmented reality with the iExplore books, Gravity Maze, Laser Game, Marble Run, Knex roller coaster, Goldie Blox Movie Maker and Code and Go Mouse. Relax in the green amphitheatre area and
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Library News Term 2 Week 3

GCC's Mrs McKellar | National Simultaneous Storytime

DOG MAN GRAPHIC STORY COMPETITION: The Scholastic Book Club Issue 3 focussed on the importance of reading with the claim that ‘10 MINUTES OF READING A DAY WILL CHANGE YOUR CHILD’S LIFE.’ While that may seem like a big statement to make, numerous studies have consistently shown that 10 minutes exposure to reading materials each day
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Captivating stories – enlarge our world experience and our vocabulary!

Great stories captivate our imagination whether it be in print, audio format or on film. Great stories to transport us to another world, impact our understanding or change our point of view. Students who engage with stories have a more extensive vocabulary, improve their communication skills and have a deeper understanding of human nature and
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