2021 ST PATRICK'S BOOK FAIR
The Annual Book Fair is set up in the Library and will still be set up when the children return in Week 10.
Please see the catalogue on the Book Fair Catalogue Page to to order your books.
Scholastic Book Fair 2021 Book Week Theme- ‘Reading Oasis – A Cool place to Discover Hot Books.’
Students will have an opportunity to purchase books, posters and other items.
Our book fair catalogue is in todays Newsletter.
By purchasing from the fair, apart from taking home great stories for your family, the school earns a credit with Scholastic which we use to purchase more books for the library.
Book Week Dress Up Parade - Week 10 Term 3 ? (TBC)?
In Week 10 your child has a chance to dress up as their favourite book character or go as part of a group (eg: Thing 1 and Thing 2).
BOOK WEEK CHALLENGE - OASIS
Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards - Book Week
If you wish to view the announcement of the award winners, you may do so by clicking the link https://www.cbca.org.au/cbca-book-week.
Premier’s Reading Challenge 2021
The Premier’s Reading Challenge for 2021 has now concluded. A huge congratulations to all students who have completed the Premier’s Reading Challenge this year – WELL DONE.
SORA - The Digital Library
SORA the school’s digital library. The Armidale Catholic Schools Office provides access to a large number of ebooks and audiobooks that can be accessed through the SORA reading app. This free app can be downloaded onto devices or accessed through their website (click on the link). YOUR CHILD WILL NEED THEIR SCHOOL USERNAME & PASSWORD TO ACCESS THIS APP. The children use their username and password on their devices at school.
Once you’ve found the App, you will need to search for the ACEN library (Australian Catholic Education Network) and then enter your child’s school username and password when prompted. The books your child can access are filtered by their school login details which means younger students are unable to view secondary texts. For a quick video tutorial of how to use this App, watch the video here
There is a section for PREMIER'S READING CHALLENGE BOOKS for each year level. The children can borrow & read books for the PREMIER'S READING CHALLENGE during the holidays on SORA.
WORLD BOOK ONLINE
Our school has a subscription to World Book Online! This means you have FREE access from home or on the go with any internet-connected device.
What is World Book Online
Encourage Learning Anytime, Anywhere!
Borrowing Days - Tuesday Year 1 /2 & Year 5/6
Wednesday Kindergarten & Year 3 /4
Library Bag - Please make sure all children have a library bag for their library books and that it comes to school on their library day.