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March mystery month at Logan West!

29 February 2012

Crime sceneMarch is mystery month at Logan West Library where the focus will be on all things mysterious.

From toddlers to adults there will be mysteries to solve, puzzles to bamboozle the mind, games to play and new authors to discover.

Pat Noad, successful author, will present Crime Writing Queensland Style as she talks about writing crime fiction in a Queensland setting.

Join with friends at the Trivia Night for a fun and mysterious quiz night.

Beat Crime by learning about personal and home safety and book in for free installation of one-way screws to deter number plate theft.

Someone stole baby bear’s porridge, can the toddlers solve the problem?
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And for the teens the mystery lock down involves gaming, fun and frivolity with a dash of murder mystery.

Round off the month with a Monster Book Sale and Sausage Sizzle.

Weekly book prize draws, History Mystery display, mystery fiction displays, and much more.

Contact Logan West Library on 3412 4160 for more information or bookings via the events calendar.

Do homework with yourtutor and win!

22 February 2012

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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.

Get started this afternoon with yourtutor.com.au!

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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.

Music Monday

24 March 2011

Have you ever wanted to know how a digital hub works?

Or how to take the lyrics of a song and add music to it?

Or just want to jam….?

Come and join Champion Sound for weekly music workshops covering introduction to equipment, developing ideas into song and learn how to produce and record your ideas at Logan West Library every Monday!

April dates:

4th, 11th and 18th.

Time:

3 – 5 pm

Contact Logan West Library for bookings on 3412 4160.

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.


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