The Library Scoop

Year 8; Term 1 2022

Welcome to 2022!

We have lots of fantastic resources (both online and on our Library shelves) to help you get a great start to 2022 in Year 8!

Read on to find helpful information about our Library, explore fantastic eBooks and audiobooks, see what is new on our Library social media, and other fun stuff.

📚ℹ Our Library!

We are excited to welcome you back onsite shortly to our Library!
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This year the library has adopted the hashtag #AHStimes20. The idea behind this is that we encourage all students, staff and caregivers to read for 20 minutes a day. Follow us on socials (Instagram: @ahsbrisbanelibrary) for reading ideas, student book reviews, and other promotions that support this.

🖥 Explore the AHS Library Blog

The Library blog includes news about the Library, what is happening in Makerspace and Cre8 Lab at lunchtimes, and also includes some great reading lists. Perhaps you might find your next great read here!

Click here: All Hallows' School Library (

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Three Helpful Hints...

To help you feel prepared for the upcoming term, here are three helpful hints, tips and tricks to use when completing an assignment / classwork

"Because that's what Hermione does," said Ron, shrugging...

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💻 eBooks and eAudiobooks

AHS has to main eBook providers, Wheelers (ePlatform) and Overdrive (SORA).

The links below will take you to the websites where you can directly search, reserve, borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Any items you borrow through the website will also appear on the apps (allowing you to move from computer to phone while keeping track of where you are up to in your book).


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Library Catalogue

Click on the icon to the right to explore the books we have available on our Library shelves!


📖 Free Books that you can read or listen to...

❕ Project Gutenberg

Has a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. The books available are generally classics, like Tom Sawyer, Little Women, Peter Pan and Anne of Green Gables.

❕ Many Books

Many Books holds a library of 50, 000 free eBooks. Generally, available children's novels contain a variety of classic eBooks, like Alice in Wonderland, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Heidi.

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"Reading brings us unknown friends" - Honore de Belzac

💥 Spotlight: Book Podcasts for Kids

📖👂 Listen and Watch - Books

EP1: Chris Hemsworth, Liam Hemsworth & Nick Kroll join Taika Waititi to read James & the Giant Peach
Part 1/3 of George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl. Read-aloud/audiobook with illustrations.

✏ Doodle with Mo Willems (author of 'Don't let the pigeon drive the bus')

Announcing: LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems!


Advertical Media. (2022). Many Books. Retrieved from 50,000+ Free eBooks in the Genres you Love | Manybooks

Goodreads. (2022). When in doubt go to the library Hermione Granger: Elementary compsoition notebook college ruled blank 200 pages [Image]. Retrieved from When In Doubt Go To The Library - Hermione Granger: Elementary Composition Notebook College Ruled Blank 200 Pages Journal Workbook for School Kids Students Grade 3 4 5 & Home Schooling by NOT A BOOK (

Keep Inspiring Me. (2022). 160 Quotes about books and reading. Retrieved from 160 Quotes About Books & Reading | Keep Inspiring Me

Pamela Rushby. (2020). What Pam writes. Retrieved from Books | Pamela Rushby

Unique Teaching Resources. (2017). 80+ quotes about reading for children. Retrieved from 80+ Quotes About Reading For Children: Download free posters and graphics of inspiring reading, literacy, and literature quotes. (

Other images are sourced either from the author's websites or are book covers, used as permitted under copyright for promotion.