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Our Overdrive eBook Collection has grown

Here are a few series that have proven to be popular in hard copy, and so to help us keep up with demand we now offer these great series as part of our Overdrive collection.  Magisterium –  By Holly Black & Cassandra Clare Think you know magic? Think again. The Magisterium awaits . . .

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Duke of Edinburgh Volunteers

Each year we have students volunteering in the library as part of the Service requirement for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.  These students assist with returns, collate statistics, help with displays, and search online for book summaries and cover images of new books. They also learn how to cover and repair books. They quickly become

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Library Lovers’ Day

The library world over the past ten years has adopted Valentine’s Day and celebrated it as Library Lover’s Day, a day which burst upon the School on Tuesday with displays, competitions and activities. In the Senior Library, a box of chocolates was the prize for a Valentine’s Day quiz, supported in particular by hungry Year

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Books and friendship combine in the BGS Book Clubs

The fantastic reading culture at Brisbane Grammar School is reflected in some of the extracurricular activities provided by the libraries.  BGS is lucky enough to have three different active book clubs for students to join throughout their time at Grammar, and these are a great opportunity to engage with books and other boys in a

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Game on! Learning about the Centenary Library

At the beginning of every year, Year 7 learns about the Centenary Library.  This year we played a game called Library Smarts to help us learn about the library and its offerings.  With the help of Grumpy Cat cards and Grammar Man cards we created a set of ‘rules and behaviours’, and found out some

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Year 8 Poetry Slam

Tuesday lunchtime this week saw a flurry of activity and a buzz of anticipation in the Forum as Year 8 boys streamed in for our second annual Year 8 Poetry Slam. As part of their English classwork, each of the boys had to write a slam poem in class then, as a class, they voted

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