Library Staff: Lynne Marks, Anita Little, Wai Peng Heath
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: Open from 8.15am
Monday to Friday: Recess and Lunch
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays until 4pm.
Wednesdays until 3.45pm.
Students may borrow books after school if they bring a book bag and return the books they have finished reading. Please see staff in the Senior Library for access and loans.
It is with sadness that we say goodbye to Jan Wiltshire, who has been helping us for the past few years. Jan has cheerfully given of her time on Wednesdays to help shelve books. We wish her and Liz Romney all the very best for their move to Darwin.
Goodbye and thank you very much for all your help over the years.
THESE DATES IN HISTORY
- Rememberance Day 11th November, 1918
On this date, at 11o’clock, the armistice which signalled the end of World War 1 was declared. This year marks 101 years since that time. Many countries will pause at this time to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Find out more at the War Memorial site.
- Apollo 12 Moon landing- 14th November, 1969
This was the second manned mission to land on the moon.
The astronauts left fifty years ago on this date.
- Robert Louis Stevenson died on 3rd December, 1894.
125 years ago, the author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped died in Samoa. Read more about his life and works at http://robert-louis-stevenson.org/
- Anne Brontë born on 17th January 1820.
Anne Brontë, the youngest of six children, was born 200 years ago. Her novels include Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. She is not as well known as her older sisters, Emily and Charlotte.
Project to digitise ancient Christian manuscripts.
Some of the earliest Christian gospels from St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt, are being digitised to make them available online. To find out more about the project go to
New e-reseources portal for the National Library of Australia
The NLA (National Library of Australia) has updated its e-resource portal to make searching easier, more flexible and more efficient. Membership is free and requires a valid Australian residential address. Members are able to use the card to access the licensed databases on the website. There are, however, a number of free resources available as well.