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KRC Update

A place for Picture Story Books in our Collection: As we work towards supporting teaching and learning and College activities, this week saw us create visual displays highlighting Remembrance Day.  Boys were greeted in the library foyer with a visual display and a poignant poem, depicting the challenges of war from a soldier’s perspective. Another…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken Lots on in the KRC We have seen the KRC utilised by a variety of groups over the past fortnight.  As part of the ongoing WIRED (Wide Interest Reading English Development) and to coincide with Book Week, the KRC hosted a virtual author talk with…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken Fiction and Fun – Focus for Term 4 It was wonderful to see the student’s return to the College this week and once again fill the library with chatter and enthusiastic young men. Traditionally CBCA Children’s Book Week is programmed to be held next week….

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken Developing the collection Collection development is a continual part of the library’s focus and during remote learning we have continued to source, review and prepare new titles for the collection. We are looking forward to boys browsing the “new book” displays on their arrival back…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken Click and Collect Last Crest Article saw us launch our Click and Collect service, allowing boys to borrow books while engaged in remote learning. We did have some boys take up this opportunity and thought it an opportune time to consolidate the procedures for this…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken The KRC and Remote Learning Take 2: We continue to provide “all things resources” during the second round of the COVID-19 remote learning.  Boys in Years 7-9 were fortunate to have the opportunity to borrow fiction titles during their WIRED sessions before leaving for remote…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken The library continues to be a busy hub with many staff and students passing through our doors daily. A new initiative we have developed as part of our WIRED reading program is our “Reading Challenges”.  Each year level (Years 7, 8 & 9) is given…

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KRC Update

by Director of Library and Information Services, Ms Leonie Darken New developments in the KRC during remote learning We are excited to begin the process of welcoming our students back into the library space and are very pleased to be able to have rejuvenated some of the areas of the library over the period of…

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KRC Update

KRC and the COVID closure We are still very busy in the Kelty Resource Centre during this time of remote teaching and learning. Mrs Gail Severino has worked on site, keeping the library doors open to staff throughout the Stage 3 Lockdown. This has been essential as she has been able to provide resources and…

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Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial Trustees Book Tribute at KRC

by Ms Leonie Darken, Director of Library and Information Services Precursor to ANZAC Day Celebrations – Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial St Patrick’s College has a rich tradition of recognising Old Boys who have fought in wars. No doubt many of our students and their families will take a few moments to remember our…

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