Decoding The Summer Reading Challenge!

Posted on February 7, 2014. Filed under: Fun Stuff, Libraries and Librarians | Tags: , , , |

Remember those little invisble ink pens we gave out to children this year to promote the Summer Reading Challenge? Well, desk staff in Springwood were presented with a challenge when a family returned what appeared to be blank Summer Reading Challenge sheets recently. It turned out that the kids thought they were meant to write their book details in with invisible ink! Below is a picture of Sue doing some high-tech spy work to uncover the secret codes 🙂

Top secret!

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Images to make your day…

Posted on September 17, 2013. Filed under: Children's Book Week, Fun Stuff | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There is little as heart-warming as art made by children, unless of course it’s artworks displaying their love of reading! All 241 entries in our Book Week Art Comp can be viewed in this video (or have a look on our Facebook page if you prefer to look through the gallery of images at your own pace rather than watch the slideshow).

Thank you to all staff for supporting this initiative!

Naomi, Aniko and the Love2Read Committee. 

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Where do you love to read?

Posted on August 27, 2012. Filed under: Books, Fun Stuff, Libraries and Librarians | Tags: , , , , |

At the last all-staff meeting, John Merriman photographed staff for our fun “Where Do You Love2Read?” video. Take a look to see some familar faces…

 

-Naomi

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The Wrong Book!!

Posted on May 25, 2012. Filed under: Books, Fun Stuff, Libraries and Librarians, Web 2.0 + Web 2.1 | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Yesterday, there were some interesting visitors to Storytime at Springwood Library.

Watch the video below to see the characters of ‘The Wrong Book’ (by Nicholas Bland) come to life!

Thank you Love2Read committee and Children’s Services for pulling it off so well – and big thanks to John Merriman for the wonderful filming!!

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Blue Mountains Librarians Running Riot!

Posted on March 27, 2012. Filed under: Books, Fun Stuff, Libraries and Librarians | Tags: , , , , , , |

Who LOVES2READ? We do!

Here is our own Love2Read take on Björk’s ‘It’s Oh So Quiet’ song from the ‘90s (click here to see the original). Our version is called ‘It’s Storytime!’ and the video clip features a few familiar faces…

 

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