Reading in the Library in Year 5 & 6

28th July, 2020 Suggested novels for reluctant readers: Graphic Novels: tell stories in both visual and written form Series: popular on Netflix and Stan, watch the series, read the books, hook the reader Humorous: generally, hook the reader in with funny and playful storylines Other recommended books/series:

McAuley Makerspace Term 3 2020

16th July, 2020 McAuley Makerspace is happy to be back up and running for Term 3 this year, after COVID19 restrictions have been lifted in schools across Queensland. The students are working on several activities during the first week, which includes french knitting, feather creation and building with lego. The feather creation is something that…

Open Day Virtual Tour 2020

All Hallows’ Open day is usually in May each year, however this year we have had to be creative and develop a virtual open day. Below is some presentations from both the McAuley Library and the Potter Library. Showcasing programs, workshops and activities that are available to students during their school years. Potter Library Virtual…

Tissue Paper Flowers

The first of our Makerspace from home series is this tutorial on Tissue Paper Flowers. Follow along with Mrs Carey, as she demonstrates how you can make a flower using tissues and bits and pieces that you will have at home. Stay creative while you are learning from home during the isolation period of Covid…

New eBooks 2020

Check out the new e-Books that we have available for you in the Library Catalogue. Click on the image to borrow. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for our tutorial on how to borrow ebooks and Audiobooks if you need to.

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…

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…