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We are pleased to announce - Book Week 2018 Activities will be held in Week 7 

CHARACTER PARADE is scheduled for the morning of Monday 3rd September. This year we're doing something slightly different. Please stay tuned as we'll be revealing more details soon.

For more information click here.  

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Looking back at Book Week 2017 - start planning for Book Week 2018!

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Book Week 2018 - This years theme is ‘find your treasure’.  Book week activities will be held in week 7.  The character parade is scheduled for the morning of Monday 3rd September.  Children are encouraged to choose their favourite book, one they treasure and dress up as one of the characters.  The costumes do not need to be elaborate, in fact, parents are encouraged to get their child involved in the planning and creating process.  Your child will feel more inclined to help if they are excited about the character they're dressing up as.  Stay tuned to this website...more details to come.

Joe Spud from Billionaire Boy and Thing 1 & Thing 2 from The Cat in the Hat

Special Agent EJ12 & Ella from Ella Diaries

Grandpa from Grandpa's Great Escape

Billy Slater from Chip and Chase

Fly Guy from Fly Guy's Amazing Tricks

Rainbow Fish

101 Dalmations

Enter the 2018 Schools Writing Competition!

Poetry & Short Story CompetitionsSchool Writing Competition is OPEN!

The 2018 Schools Writing Competition is Now Open! Write4fun encourages students to read and write through these FUN competitions that are EASY to enter!.  School students across Australia will battle it out for the great cash prizes on offer. Including $1000 CASH first prize with $500 awarded to their school and $500 to the winning student.  

The quickest and easiest way to enter online is at  Entries can be on any topic and in any style.  Entry is FREE and the closing date is Friday the 31st of August 2018.  

If you have any queries please contact Yvonne Kane at
Good Luck!

Lunch Times in the Library - Week 3, Term 3

Redland Libraries Presents....Morris Gleitzman at RPAC

Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee

Image result for ahn do the happiest refugee book       AHN DO LIVE at QPAC

Appearing at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) at 8pm on Friday 1st February and Saturday 2nd February , 2019 to share his life story in a way that is sure to make you laugh.  The show is suitable for ages 7+.  Tickets can be purchased through QPAC.

The Happiest Refuge is an extraordinary memoir of "a boy's journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia's best-loved comedians". You can find it upstairs in the Biography section.  
Location: WR 792.702 DO

Did you know Anh Do is not just a talented author but also an extraordinary artist? Visit Anh Do's website to see all his published books and his official art site to see some of his beautiful portraits.

Visit out Great Reads webpage to see what other Ahn Do books we have in the library.

Brisbane Writers Festival 2018

 Brisbane Writers Festival

Brisbane Writers Festival 6-9 September 2018

The Brisbane Writers Festival held at the State Library of Queensland now has over 150 events.  Two noteable writers presenting at the festival are Author of the Divergent Series Veronica Roth and scientist Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.  See the full program of events here.  Tickets are available now.

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Library Opening Hours

Middle and Senior Library 8 am - 4 pm

Junior Library 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

(Junior students may come in with parents to borrow books from 8:00 am to 8:30am and from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm).

Library Contact Details

Address: 38 Anson Road, Wellington Point, Queensland, 4160, Australia.


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I don't mind: 20 votes (12.99%)
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About the Library

Junior and Middle students have weekly or fortnightly lessons with qualified teacher librarians, and Senior students are assisted with research as needed. Curriculum- based resources, literature and recreational materials are available in a variety of formats to support the needs of the College.  Students have access to a large collection of print resources, extensive fiction collection and picture books for the Juniors. 

A wide range of electronic resources is also available, including encyclopedias, newspapers, reference materials and a comprehensive selection of online, full-text databases.

The College Library also provides a Parent collection, which is located near the library office on the ground floor.