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Information, blogs, links to great leisure reading both within and outside the College

Book club

Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm to discuss books and authors. 

 

We meet in the lounge area in the fiction.

 

Watch the daily notices for reminders.

CBCA Books of the Year

The 2019 winners were announced in August 2019.  The winner of the Older Reader category is Between us by Clare Atkins. The picture book of the year is Cicada by  Shaun Tan. We have the following books in the library:

Books online including e-books and audiobooks

 

Click here to access the FREE library

Select the ACEN Member Collection from the drop-down menu 

Select this link: ACEN Member Collection users, please click here to sign into this system.

Click here to find out more about the ACEN Overdrive eBook and audiobook library

App store: go to the app store and download the Sora app and follow the instructions above for ACEN members.

YouTube Video Instructions 

eBooks

Many titles are available on iPads and Kindles.

Come in and test read them now.

Reading podcasts

To explore reading ideas further you may wish to listen to podcasts on Reading

The book nut is moderated by Tehani Wessely a teacher librarian and is a semi-regular Australian podcast discussing children’s and YA books, for libraries and parents.

The book reading is broadcast on ABC Radio National each week and serialises a book.

The book show is broadcast on ABC Radio National and is available.

TV programs about books