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The rabbits are in trouble! Meet me at the land of Lost Hats.-P

When Cosentino, the Grand Illusionist, receives a mysterious note, he discovers the evil two-headed King’s terrible secret. The King has locked up all but a few of the rabbits of Magicland in the Royal Zoo.

And tonight, he is going to have a marvellous feast. Everyone in Silver City is invited for a dinner of . . . ROLLED ROAST RABBIT! Cos needs the help of his friends to pull off this rescue!


A new book, following the first, very popular book by Cosentino & Jack Heath……..


In our library now!

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A new exciting series by Mac Park

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A new series by Anh Do


Do you Love The “Weirdo”  and “Hot Dog” series by Anh Do ?

Check out Book 1 in  Anh’s  new exciting series …..Ninja Kid………”From Nerd to Ninja”


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Nelson’s a nerd! Unfit, uncool…totally awkward! But when he wakes up on his tenth birthday, he discovers he’s a NINJA! THE LAST NINJA ON EARTH!

How’s he going to save the world when he can’t even get his undies on the right way?! With the help of Grandma’s inventions and his wild cousin Kenny, can Nelson master his new ninja skills AND save Duck Creek?


In our library now!

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How to choose a “Good Fit” book

During library lessons,  classes have been shown a  great strategy for selecting a chapter book that will be a “Good Fit” for them.

It is called “The Five Finger Test” and we will be encouraging students to use this strategy when selecting a book to borrow.

I thought it might be helpful to share this with parents also.

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Don’t forget to bring your Library Bag ( with your name on it ) to your library lesson each week.

Students are not allowed to borrow without one as it helps to keep library books protected.

Library bags are for sale at the school Uniform Shop but any protective bag is allowed.


Just a reminder that the loan period is 2 weeks but students are encouraged to return books as soon as they are finished reading them.


Please come and talk to any of the library staff if you have any questions or need assistance……we’re here to help!



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We have  story time for pre-schoolers in the library every Thursday morning after morning Primary assembly. ( approx 9.00- 9.30)

After dropping your older children, why not bring your pre-schooler along to the library?

You can meet other parents and their children and your child can meet “Hairy” the Orangutan who LOVES books and reading!

Starts this Thursday, 8th Feb.

See you there!


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Welcome Back to 2018

Welcome to 2018 everyone!

We are looking forward to another exciting year here in the library. Hope you are too.

Are you ready for the Challenge?

It’s time to start reading and recording your books for the Premier’s Reading Challenge again. Class teachers and library teachers will be encouraging all students to take up the challenge and read, read, read!

Premiers Reading Challenge: The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge (PRC) aims to encourage in students a love of reading for leisure and pleasure, and to enable students to experience quality literature. It is not a competition but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely.

In order to complete the challenge, students need to read:Reading Dragon

Years K-2:  30 books (25 PRC ‘yellow dot’ and 5 free choice)

Years 3-4: 20 books (15 PRC ‘purple dot’ books and 5 free choice)

Years 5-6: 20 books (15 PRC ‘brown dot’ books and 5 free choice)

Years 7-9: 20 books (15 PRC ‘orange dot’ books and 5 free choice)

For more detailed information about the challenge, ask your friendly librarian or visit The NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge website by CLICKING HERE.


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Week 8

The library will  be open for Returns Only during Weeks 8 & 9.

Could you please assist us by returning any outstanding library books, textbooks or resources As Soon As Possible. This will assist us with our stocktake process ready for another year in 2018.

Don’t forget that any damaged or lost books need to be paid for now so that we can purchase new copies for next year.

If you feel that you have returned books but have received an overdue notice, please let us know in the Library and we will search the shelves for them.

Thank you for your assistance.

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Week 7- It’s time to return your library books.




Can you believe we are in Week 7 already?

We would really appreciate all library books  being returned this week. This will enable us to stocktake, tidy and shelve in preparation for next year.

There will be no more borrowing  this year. Prep to Year 6 will be able to return their books during library lessons this week as usual but will not be able to borrow.

Please let us know if you are unable to find your library books or textbooks.

If you have lost any books, it would be greatly appreciated if you could pay the cost of replacement( as indicated on the Overdue Notice) as soon as possible to the Uniform Shop and then bring the receipt to the library. We will then clear your overdue notice from the system. If the book turns up within the next six months, we will refund you the money.

We would really appreciate your assistance.


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