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Sunday, 24 September 2017

From the blog: Some well-loved picture books

Patsy has found some gems on her bookshelf and shares ‘six of the best’ picture books worthy of hunting out – for both revisiting and discovery purposes.

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Saturday, 16 September 2017

2017 Reading Challenge continues...

Earlier this year, Nella posted her personal reading list for the year covering a range of genres and types. She continues to challenge and encourage us to read outside our comfort zones and broaden our horizons. If you can't identify a title for each criteria then read on for some tasters from Nella's selections. There are some excellent leads for  further great reads from early childhood through to older teens to cap off the year. Are you up to the challenge?


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Sunday, 10 September 2017

Creativity with Nature

From the blog: Join Coral Tulloch, Tasmanian illustrator and children's book creator, on her mission to bring students and the natural world together through an innovative Natural Pedagogy program in Western Australia.

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Sunday, 3 September 2017

From the blog: All the Light We Cannot See

Leanne Rands has recently finished reading a book that she enjoyed so much that she had to write a blog post. Enjoy the post, find out about Anthony Doerr and All the Light We Cannot See and be inspired to dash out and get hold of a copy to read yourself.

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Sunday, 27 August 2017

From the Blog: School Book Week Escapes

School's around Tasmania have celebrated Book Week in fine style since the announcement of the Book of the Year Awards. This week readers are treated to a visual delight that captures a range of displays and activities that focus on literature in all its diversity. Many thanks to the member schools who shared their experiences.

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Sunday, 20 August 2017

From the blog: Book Week 2017 kicks off in Tasmania - BOTY Awards and Gala Dinner

What a wonderful start to Book Week for Tasmanians with the national awards being presented at Government House, presided over by Her Excellency the Governor; followed by a wonderful celebratory dinner on the Hobart waterfront. Read all about it!

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Sunday, 13 August 2017

From the blog: Five Fun Ways to Celebrate Book Week

With Book Week just ahead of us, Lyndon shares some timely tips on making the most of the literary event - celebrating and making connections with books, reading and readers!

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Monday, 7 August 2017

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Conferences provide participants with varied and engaging experiences. Join Chris as she shares some of the literature related presentations that she experienced at the recent Australian School Library Association Conference.

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Saturday, 29 July 2017

From the blog: 2017 Southern Reader's Cup

Steve Martin, Mayor of Devonport, reports on his experience as a judge in the recent Reader’s Cup competition held in Hobart.

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Saturday, 22 July 2017

From the blog: Little Free Libraries

This week we find out about little free libraries that are springing up in the most interesting of places - including Devonport.

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