Library News

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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Year 5 Creative Creatures!

On Tuesday, Year 5 were blessed to spend the day with Mrs Evans, who helped us to create our own creatures using sculpture. During Term 1 we have been studying animals and the amazing features that they have to help them to survive in the environment that they live in. Using this knowledge, we have
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Queensland School Library Week Competition

Congratulations to the following students who participated in the Queensland School Library Week competition. Primary students were asked to draw their favourite character from a book on an A4 sheet. We were overwhelmed with the entries received and had a difficult time selecting the top 10. The winning entries by Zoe Ford in Year 2
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Meet authors Lynette Noni and Jessica Townsend

You are invited to hear these bestselling authors in conversation with each other. The event is happening at Immanuel Lutheran College on Saturday 23 March and all the information is in the flyer below.

Finding quality resources for assignments

In a world so full of information at our ‘fingertips’ it can be a challenge for students to effectively locate quality, relevant resources for study, research and assignments. The College Library provides access to quality databases for student research and study. The featured database in this week’s library news are from Infobase Learning.  Infobase online
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Literacy Pro Parent Pipeline (Year 3-6)

Thank you to the parents and caregivers who attended the Literacy Pro Parent Pipeline this week. The powerpoint of the session is now available on the GCCHub for those who couldn’t attend. If you have questions about the program please feel free to come and see one of the library team members or speak with
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Felice Arena – Year 3-6 Author Visit

Felice Arena was our guest author for the Year 3-6 Author Visit on Monday 25 February. Felice is a hugely popular speaker at schools and festivals in Australia and abroad and delivered an entertaining presentation, filled with high-energy and interactive improvisations that captivated and engaged staff, students and guests. Felice shared about his journey as
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Queensland School Library Week Competition (P-12)

Next week from 4-8 March we are celebrating Queensland School Library Week at the College. The theme for 2019 is School Libraries Create Connections – focusing on the vital work and ‘connections’ facilitated by qualified teacher librarians and library staff in fostering a love of reading and learning. We are blessed to have a Primary
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Library News Term 1 Week 5 2019

Library Weebly: The GCC Hub Library Weebly provides information about library programs, events and galleries and gives students access to a wide range of learning tools and databases. The Weebly can be accessed via the Library drop-down menu on Connect and can be accessed at home and school. Please note that the Weebly is password
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Felice Arena – Year 3-6 Author Visit

We’re excited to have Felice Arena (https://www.felicearena.com) joining us on Monday 25 February for the Year 3-6 Primary Author Visit. Felice’s schedule is noted below. Parents and caregivers are very welcome to join us during the sessions which will be held at the Glasshouse Country Baptist Church at the front of the College. Session Time
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