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Do homework with yourtutor and win!

22 February 2012


How can you win an iPad2?yourTutor Student

Thanks to Logan Libraries and yourtutor, you can enter to win every time you sign in to the yourtutor Online Homework Centre to ask a homework or study question.

Simply type your email address in the yourtutor after-tutorial survey and get a pdf copy of your tutorial conversation.

The iPad2 even comes with $150 12 months data credit, plus there are $50 book vouchers to win.

The competition closes end of Term 2.

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National year of reading: 2012

29 November 2011

Australian National Year of Reading 20122012 will see a whole range of amazing, fun reading activities taking place around Australia and online, so people of all ages, from different backgrounds, can discover and rediscover the joy of reading.

Australian libraries and library associations are supporting a campaign to turn 2012 into the National Year of Reading, linking together all the great things that are already happening around books, reading and literacy, and giving them an extra boost with inspirational programs and events taking place across the country.

Many events and activities are planned for 2012. A few of these include:

- It’s never too late … to learn to read. An adult learners’ week short story writing competiton.

- One country reading. The search for eight books to define the Australian experience.

- Creative reading prize. For teens, we will be running the National Year of Reading Creative Reading prize.

- Australia’s first Children’s Laureate. This December Australia will name its very first Chidren’s Literature Laureate!

Have a sneak peek at what NYOR 2012 is all about.

Summer Read.Flip.Win competition

8 December 2010

The 2010/2011 Summer Read.Flip.Win Competition is here! It’s simple to participate:

1. You must be in Grade 8 -12 in 2011.
2. Read a book
3. Shoot a short video (up to two minutes long). It can be a Video Book Review (why you liked the book) or a Video Book Trailer.
4. Post it to your YouTube account.
5. Tag your YouTube Video with LLSRFW10/11
6. Fill in an entry form available from all Logan Libraries

The contest runs from December to January, so please enter videos anytime between December 1 and January 31, 2011. Winners will be announced in February. You can enter as many videos as you like – they just need to have separate YouTube URLs and be entered separately.

For more information checkout our Teen site, Talk to Me.

Summer Reading Club 2010-2011

3 December 2010

Join in the fun of the Summer Reading Club and discover great new books and authors. There are lots of activities and prizes for children up to 16 as you track your reading at your local library and online.

The Summer Reading Club consists of two elements:

• A library-based program of fun activities in your local library and activity booklets for children aged birth to 16 years.
• an interactive website that provides fun and engaging online activities such as online chats, book raves, stories to complete, competitions, games, recommended reading lists and websites for children and their families.

Visit the Summer Reading Club website, download a registration form, or you can download a reading log to help keep track of all your books.

Library based activity booklets:
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4

Library based activites at varying branches:
December activities
January activities

Summer Reading Club Website activities
The website activities are grouped into four levels to appeal to a diverse range of readers. The levels are aimed at, but not limited to:

• Level 1 (0-4 years)
• Level 2 (5-7 years)
• Level 3 (8-11 years)
• Level 4 (12+ years)

Each level has a number of interactive activities including an e-gallery, book lists and book raves.

The program is strongly supported by:

• Queensland Public Libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres
• YPLG (Young Peoples Librarian Group)
• Education sector
• Children and families
• Children’s authors and illustrators

Bollywood Comes to Logan

17 July 2009


Everyone had a great time at the Bollywood event hosted at Jimboomba and Logan Hyperdome Libraries recently. An hour of dress up dancing and games ensured fun for all. The event was hosted by Roushini.


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