June in the library

Do you know that......

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The Paper Planes Competition in the Library was an aerodynamic...concentrated....tactile and fun activity!!!

Photos of Samuel Klitscher (year 13), who won two tickets to the movies for flying his plane the longest distance, and Samuel Waldin (year 9), who created the most beautiful plane and won bars of chocolate, are on our OLE Library Page

We've got something to celebrate.....

Saint Kentigern College Library had a substantial increase in items on loan between 2013 - 2014

Increase by percentage:

Speed Reads 135%

DVDs 88.7%

Non Fiction 39.6%

Fiction 32.5%

Audio Books 29.2


Thank you all for coming in and getting high quality materials for your class and yourself

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How much data is generated every minute

This infographic shows the staggeringly increased use of the internet and social media....read the full article here


https://www.domo.com/blog/2014/04/data-never-sleeps-2-0/

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America's most beautiful and unusual Public Library

12 concepts to consider about The Library of the Future

1.Yesterday's libraries were all about books.
Tomorrow's libraries will be all about readers.

2. Yesterday's libraries were all about getting information.
Tomorrow's libraries will be all about creating and sharing information.

3. Yesterday's libraries were all about silent individuals.
Tomorrow's libraries will be all about .......read more


http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2015/3/28/bftp-yesterdays-libraries-tomorrows-libraries.html

April Fools Video Prank in Math Class

This classroom video shows some unusual interaction between a Teacher and his PowerPoint Alter Ego!!!

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The Jelly Bean Competition in May was a huge success, with dozens of students counting, estimating and guessing the amount of beans in the jar

The Library raised $61.20 for the Mt Eden Prison Library. The Prison Library relies completely on donations and the Librarians there are very grateful for our contributions

TED presenters share their Top 20 books to read

TED-Ed asked a few of our favourite educators to weigh in on the best books in their subject — for students, teachers and lifelong learners alike — to crack into during 2015. Here, find a list of their top 5 picks in literature, science, maths and history..........click to uncover all titles


http://blog.ed.ted.com/2015/03/02/20-books-to-read-in-2015-ted-ed-educators-share-their-top-5-must-reads/?utm_source=TED-Ed+Subscribers&utm_campaign=f2bebbbc38-2013_09_219_19_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1aaccced48-f2bebbbc38-46978045

We've got a table full of HOLIDAY READING

Please come in and check them out
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