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Class 4’s Interview with our Librarian, Leonie

Q. What is your full name? Leonie Jane Atkins Q. Where do you come from? I was born in Launceston Q. What is your passion for books? I have read 3 or 4 books a week on average ever since I could read.  When I watch television I fall asleep but when I read a […]

Tarremah Library website now online

The beginning of a new school year is always exciting, with a great sense of anticipation about new experiences and new learning. The Library has had its own share of excitement and anticipation: after years of planning and hard work, the Tarremah Library now has its own website! It is the one-stop-shop for all your […]

Andy Griffiths captivates the School!

On the 18 November, in recognition of Tarremah’s ongoing support for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, we were privileged to host a visit from popular author Andy Griffiths, ILF Ambassador. We had waited many months for this visit, and it was surely worth the wait! Students from Classes 3 to 10 eagerly packed the Hall to listen to […]

Book launches

Mem Fox is one of Australia’s most highly regarded picture book authors. Hobart Bookshop will be hosting an event for all adult fans of her work. Mem will be reading a few of her most beloved stories, including her new book, Baby Bedtime. When : 4:30pm Thursday 14 November Where : Salamanca Inn, 10 Gladstone […]

Legacy visits Tarremah

At a recent Secondary Assembly we were pleased to welcome Legacy representatives Reg Watson and Paul Crew, who had come to make a donation of six books to the Library. Both visitors spoke to the Assembly, explaining the origins of Legacy and outlining the valuable ongoing work which this organisation carries out in Australia today. […]

A wealth of donations

We are extremely grateful to the School community at large for its wonderful response to the Donate-a-book-to-the-Library program. During the month of August, the Library received nearly $1500 worth of new books which have already been catalogued and are out on loan. Each year the Library depends on the Book Week program to augment the […]

Library news

Students from Classes 3 to 6 are enthusiastically filling in their Premier’s Reading Challenge reading logs! The Challenge continues until 19 August, and those who read ten books in ten weeks will receive a certificate form the Premier in Term 4.

Premier’s Reading Challenge

There is always an air of enthusiasm and excitement each year when the Premier’s Reading Challenge is introduced. Students in Classes 3 to 6 began the Challenge this week, and will endeavour to read ten books in ten weeks to receive their certificate from the Premier. Each student has a reading log, and a small prize […]

Staying safe online

No matter how much we try to educate students and their parents about keeping safe online, instances arise all the time which remind us to be vigilant about online behaviours. Having become used to Facebook and Twitter, we find new social media platforms continually popping up, including Instagram. Parents should be aware that many young people are […]

National Simultaneous Storytime 2013

Last Wednesday saw all Tarremah Students from ECC to Class 10 gather in the Hall at 11.00 am for a story: a very special story, read by Helen Sinclair. We were part of a huge group of listeners; over 40,000 children in libraries, schools, shopping centres, bookshops and child care centres all over Australia, stopped in […]