LIBRARY LOVERS’ DAY

Move over Saint Valentine because 14 February is also Library Lovers’ Day and the Arthur Holt Library will again be celebrating. Library Lovers’ Day is a chance for everyone to reconnect with the library and share the library love. The initiative, coordinated by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), aims to raise the profile … Continue reading LIBRARY LOVERS’ DAY

The Traveling Librarian visits Singapore

Earlier this month I was invited to participate as a speaker in EduTech Asia 2018. This event is Asia’s largest education conference bringing together over 3000 attendees from across the globe to learn, be inspired and exchange ideas. Learn My speaker role involved moderating two roundtable discussion on the topic Disruption is the New Black: … Continue reading The Traveling Librarian visits Singapore

The Research Process: don’t worry, it’s normal to feel this way!

In school today, students are often asked to conduct independent research to answer a question, find out more about a subject, or to inform a presentation to their class. We know that the research process crosses curriculums and subject areas because finding information is necessary in every discipline - in school and long after, and … Continue reading The Research Process: don’t worry, it’s normal to feel this way!

THE MOVEMBER 2017 MESSAGE = “Stop Men Dying Too Young”

HEY GENTS WHY NOT TAKE A ‘MO’ ….OR AN ENTIRE MONTH ...TO CONSIDER YOUR HEALTH STATUS! It’s that time of year again... Movember. Remember to prioritise your health this month. Come on! What could be more important ?... If you've been meaning to have that health check but just couldn't find a spare minute in … Continue reading THE MOVEMBER 2017 MESSAGE = “Stop Men Dying Too Young”

Our Students Interview Richard Glover

After a well attended and highly memorable books@breakfast this wednesday morning three of our Middle Years Library Champions had the opportunity of meeting and interviewing Richard Glover. Library staff were impressed with the poise and professionalism shown by our three student journalists. Richard spoke of his reading tastes which happily correspond to our own, he … Continue reading Our Students Interview Richard Glover

Reflections on Proofreading with Ms Herlinger

Proooof Reading A couple of terms ago, no longer able to bear the constant deluge of misspellings, mutilated grammar and general crimes against the English language that we saw daily, streaming off the printer, the library started offering a proof-reading service to the boys. The idea was that we would proof-read, mark up, and then … Continue reading Reflections on Proofreading with Ms Herlinger

BOOK REVIEW : DIVERGENT by V.Roth

Divergent by Veronica Roth REVIEW BY FARHAN TAMBOLI (YEAR 8) This book is the first book in the Divergent series. It was written by Veronica Roth and published by Harpercollins. This book was released on the 25th of April 2011 and has 487 pages. This book also has a movie which was released in 10th … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW : DIVERGENT by V.Roth