The Bookchelor 2019

29th November, 2019 Back by popular demand! The Bookchelor is a reading promotion that the Potter Library hosts each year to encourage students to borrow as many books as they would like over the summer break. Based on the Bachelor T.V. series, the girls have a time limit to date a book. They can then…

Holiday Book and Author Events

Events for the kids: Where the Wild Things Are Book Store Events for Parents: Riverbend Book Store 6 DEC 6.30PM – SUMMER BOOKCHAT 11 DEC 6.30PM – SUMMER BOOKCHAT $ 10.00 29 NOV 6.30PM – LAUNCH NEVER SAY DIE FREE 7 DEC 6PM – THE BETOOTA ADVOCATE $20.00 CLICK ON THE LINK TO BOOK! https://riverbendbooks.com.au/events/yiolzx8rrdf7zv1nlfcfimjbwc9a77…

Summer Slide 2019 Promotional Video

22nd November, 2019 Each year the library creates a Summer Slide video to show to the students as a promotion for summer holiday reading. The message is a very important one, and we aim to encourage all students to borrow 7 books over the Christmas holidays and to ready one book a week. Below is…

Christmas Book List

Give the Gift of Reading New Book Gifts for 10 -12 Year Olds this Christmas • Wonder, Auggie and Me and White Bird by R J Palacio • Sick Bay: Nova Weeton • The Babysitters Club: Graphix Collection by Ann. M. Martin • Murder Most Unladylike Series by Robin Stevens • Nice Girls Don’t Play…

GREAT HOLIDAY READS FOR STAFF – TERM 4 2019

ALSO TAKE A LOOK ON THE CATALOGUE AT THE “WHAT’S HOT” SECTION IN THE BLUE MENU BAR. Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton An award-winning novel by Staff Retreat presenter, Trent Dalton. A novel of love, crime, magic, fate and coming of age, set in Brisbane’s violent working-class suburban fringe – from one of Australia’s…

The Summer Slide

Seven Books For Seven Weeks Have you heard about the Summer Slide? Unfortunately, I am not talking about a slide at a theme park, but the very real decline in reading ability and other academic skills that can occur over the school holidays. Numerous studies show that students who don’t read during the summer holidays…

Makerspace Activities Term 4, 2019

19th November, 2019 This term has been very busy in the makerspace. We began the term with God’s Eyes which is always popular. The library is very fortunate to receive donations of fabric and yarn during the year and we are always choosing activities in which we can repurpose, recycle and reuse. The second week…