NEWSFLASH: The Arthur Holt Library recently acquired a first-of-its kind HTC Vive Virtual Reality (VR) headset. This technology is a fully immersive first-person experience that may hold the potential to change the future of education. Can you imagine teleporting through boundless virtual worlds, or traveling back in time and physically walking around a virtual … Continue reading VIRTUALLY TRAVELLING LIBRARIAN

Traveling Librarian: Hiroshima

This week marked 72 years since the US dropped an Atomic Bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima & Nagasaki.  Around 80,000 people were killed from the direct blast, with 60,000 more people dying by the end of the year due to radiation poisoning. Last year, Miss Mileto paid a visit to Japan. Part of … Continue reading Traveling Librarian: Hiroshima

Traveling Librarian… with Ms Penelope Chapple

Oxford, the city of gleaming spires Travelling to England during the July school holidays I was fortunate to meet up with a friend in the city of Oxford. Oxford’s main claim to fame is its university. It is the oldest university in the English speaking world & one of the most prestigious.  My friend, as … Continue reading Traveling Librarian… with Ms Penelope Chapple


This week we head over the seas once again, and embark on an adventure of the Japanese persuasion. Over the holidays, both Miss Mileto and Miss Courtenay made the trip to Japan for a holiday with their respective families, experiencing the weird, wacky and wonderful things it has to offer. Interested to hear their experience? … Continue reading #travelinglibrarians


Over the summer holidays, some of the library team ventured over the deep blue sea and into lands far far away. As is tradition, librarians cannot visit another country without visiting at least one (1) local bookshop or library. You might have seen some of AHL's Instagram and Twitter posts featuring our travelinglibrarian hashtag, where … Continue reading #travelinglibrarians