Last week I took a trip to the Melbourne Museum where I had the opportunity to check out the Revolutions: Records & Rebels exhibition. The exhibition "looks at the late 1960s as a moment when youth culture drove optimistic idealism, motivating people to come together and question the establishment across every area of society" (Melbourne Museum, 2019). … Continue reading Books that #shook the world! A visit to the Melbourne Museum
Our final book commercial for the term features Trinity Grammar student Peter, who read Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.
Brrrr, thought the librarycook. Time for some comfort food - what did the June Delicious issue have to offer? The cover recipe looked pretty good - Thai Curry Chicken Soup, but then so did the Apulian-style Baked Rice with Potatoes and Mussels. And the Crispy Roasted Pork Belly. What about the Hearty White Bean Stew? … Continue reading Baby, it’s cold outside
Llamas on the Quad? Pop-up Libraries? Netflix for books? It must be the Trinity Arts Festival! Weeks 5 & 6 saw the Arthur Holt Library jump feet first into celebrating the Arts Fest with a combination of lively events to complement the amazing schedule of arts-themed showcases around the school. In the library, we enticed … Continue reading This is how we do Arts Fest!
This weeks book commercial is brought to you by Lachlan who read Say Cheese & Die by R.L. Stine as part of the Wide Reading Programme last term!
"Mrs Nolan, where is Diary of a Wimpy Kid?" "F KIN." "Mrs Nolan, where is Captain Underpants?" "F PIL." "Mrs Nolan, where is Deltora Quest?" "F ROD." "Mrs Nolan, where is Harry Potter?" "F ROW." "Mrs Nolan, where is Matilda?" "F DAH." via GIPHY We needed to genrefy the Prep Library Collection. Desperately. Those of … Continue reading The case for Genrefication
Monday, May 27 started early. Very early. Barely 6.30am, and the entire library team was assembled, preparing for books@breakfast, this time featuring Stan Grant, Wiradjuri man, journalist and anchor, and currently Indigenous and International Affairs Analyst at the ABC, and professor of Global Affairs at Griffith University in Queensland - and author of several books, including … Continue reading Stan Grant : books@breakfast
Last term Kyron read Middle School by James Patterson. Kyron enjoyed this book because it was entertaining and a humorous read.
We asked the School's Executive for their top book picks on leadership and personal growth. Here are their recommendations: Student Centered Leadership, by Viviane Robinson. Recommended by Debbie Williams, Academic Dean. Call number: 371.2 ROB. Humilitas: A Lost Key to Life, Love, and Leadership, by John Dickson. Recommended by Bradley Barr, Deputy Head Master, Summer Hill. Call number: 179 DIC. Professional … Continue reading Must-Read Book Recommendations from the School’s Executive.
This weeks book commercial is brought to you by Ethan who read Middle School ‘get me out of here’ by James Patterson.