Staff Book Breakfast

2021 Term 4 Relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with some great holiday reading. Browse our blog post to discover how to digitally access newspapers, magazines, eBooks and audioBooks. FOLLOW OUR INSTAGRAM PAGE FOR MORE LIBRARY UPDATES & BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS – CLICK HERE To access our fantastic new range of digital MAGAZINES click here to open the…

Virtual Author Visit Nova Weetman

7th October, 2021 During Term four the students from year 5 and 6 were very excited to have a Virtual Author visit from Nova Weetman. The students were lucky enough to gather in our school theatre and connect with Nova through skype on our huge screen in Claver theatre. Nova chatted with the students about…

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:

Staff Holiday Reads Gift Pack

26th June 2020 At the end of every term, the library sends out information to teachers and staff at All Hallows’ School about new and interesting books that we have available in the library to read over the holidays. We are advocates for lifelong learning and our aim is to inspire everyone to keep reading…

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…

The Premier’s Reading Challenge 2019

12th November, 2019 The Premier’s Reading Challenge is an annual statewide initiative for Queensland state and non-state schools and home-educated students from Prep to Year 9, as well as children (aged up to five years) enrolled in an early childhood centre. The Premier’s Reading Challenge aims to improve literacy and encourage children to read for…

McAuley Author Visit

14th September, 2018 Students from Junior school were lucky enough to attend workshops with Nicholas Lochel, co author of Zakora, today in the McAuley Library. Nicholas Lochel grew up in Brisbane, Australia, along with his two brothers and sister, Alison, with whom he is co-writing the ZARKORA series. It was the close bond he shared…

Black Out Poetry Competition

6th September, 2018 Last week the winners of the Black Out Poetry Competition were announced.  We had two competitions running: Junior Competition with two categories – Junior Winner and People’s Choice Winner Senior Competition with two categories – Senior Winner and People’s Choice Winner. Scroll down to see both the Junior and the Senior entries. …

BOOKFACE Photo Challenge

15th  November, 2017 Both the Potter library and McAuley library held a BOOKFACE photo challenge during the last 3 weeks of October.  We had some great entries in both libraries. The challenge was divided up into 3 sections: Junior Senior Staff All entries were submitted before the 1st of November and our Judge was Lynette…