"CAPs Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2010.pub"
Newsletter Return this to the library and you will be sent out Do you go to your membership card School? Name: __________________________________________ Then join the Address: __________________________________________ CAPS Club Library Card Number: __________________________________________ Phone Number: __________________________________________ Join CAPS club to E-mail Address: __________________________________________ enter competitions School and Year: and win prizes. __________________________________________ Date of Birth: By becoming a member __________________________________________ you will receive your Parent/Guardian Name: Hi, The Sun here, spending the day with my mummy; Welcome to the __________________________________________ Summer edition of the CAPS Club newsletter! own membership card Parent/Guardian Signature: and with it you can be __________________________________________ I’m turning up the heat again this time of year, so you had all better eligible to win prizes. PRIVACY Personal information you voluntarily provide for our mailing list will only be used to send you relevant information. Your personal information is held by council and access is restricted to council officers remember to drink plenty of water and protect your skin from my ultra violet and other authorised people. You may apply to access or amend the information. Refer to Privacy at www.canterbury.nsw.gov.au for details. (that sort of means, “super purple”) rays! The Summer Reading Club also begins around this time of year, so be sure O U R L I B R A RY L O C AT I O N S to join in and keep up your reading to get your invite to our party. Campsie Library Lakemba Library Riverwood Library Earlwood Library Details inside this newsletter, as well as some other summer fun. Cnr Belmore Rd & 14-28 Amy Street 62 The Boulevarde, Roosevelt Avenue Cnr Homer & Campsie, NSW, Lakemba, NSW, Riverwood NSW, William St. Earlwood, 2194 2195 2210 NSW, 2206 PH: 9789 9423 PH: 9789 9419 PH: 9789 9416 PH: 9789 9417 Our Library Homework Assistance Programs Homework Helpers There are heaps of ways your Library can help you make that difficult homework a great deal easier, just checkout our website for Homework Helpers: http://www.canterbury.nsw.gov.au/www/html/332-capsclub.asp Homework helpers, are guides that will make finding information relating to your homework or school project so much easier! Tutors @ Campsie Library We also have tutors to assist students from Year 3 to 12. Subject areas include: English, Maths, Science, Research and Study Skills. Tutors will not be helping with homework over the Christmas holidays, tutors will resume helping you with that hard homework again on the2nd of February 2010 Campsie Library Tuesday & Wednesday 4-7pm | Saturday 1-4pm Earlwood & Lakemba Monday 4-7pm Riverwood Monday & Thursday 4-7pm Online Tutoring Program You can also receive help online from a live tutor. To access this service, visit: www.canterbury.nsw.gov.au/library If you get this much homework, you’re going to need all the help you can get!! Design your own School Holiday Activities Fairy Competition! ot N Just for girls!!!! Bingo— Bingo 8 January 2010 Crafty— Free Crafty 8 January 2010 Afternoon— Chess Afternoon 13 January 2010 Games— Mini Olympics/Fun Games 12 January 2010 Below is our awesome winning entry from our Spring Design your own Fairy competition. Day— Craft Day 15 January 2010 Preschoolers (3+years old) Cut and It was a very hard competition to judge, as we got over 50 amazing entries! In the end there were 3 that were so good we just couldn’t decide, so we had to flip a few coins to Crafts— Paste/Fun Crafts 19 January 2010 decide the winner! Day— Fun Day 20 January 2010 Thanks to everyone who entered the competition. Windmills— Paper Windmills 6 January 2010 Puppets— Finger Puppets 8 January 2010 Library— Fishing at the Library 5 January 2010 Flowers— Paperplate Flowers 13 January 2010 Animals— Crazy Sock Animals 8 January 2010 Masks— Wolf Masks 15 January 2010 Bingo— Animal Bingo 12 January 2010 Owl— Paper Bag Owl 20 January 2010 Paper Plate Portholes –14 January 2010 14 Puppet— Frog Puppet 22 January 2010 Invasion Wild Animal Invasion—18 January 2010 Meme the Japan Fairy makes Japan a very beautiful Snacks— Sunset Stories & Snacks 19 January 2010 place for people. She has 6 sisters; they are Tara the Desert Fairy, Mary the Hollywood Fairy, Vaness the China Fairy and more. Her magic object is the magic Japanese flag! (Meme was created by: Cindie) Q. What do you call a mummy that eats cookies in bed? A. A crummy mummy! Q. Why did the boy throw butter out the window? A. He wanted to see the butter fly! Q. Why do farmers feed chickens ice in the summer? A. So they don’t lay hard boiled eggs! Q. What do you call a koala at the North Pole? A. Lost! Q. What do you get when you cross 3 snowmen with a vampire? A. Frostbite! Do you have a funnier picture than this? if you do, and it’s funny enough, Q. Why is Dracula so we’ll publish it in the next Caps unpopular? newsletter! (E-mail) A. Because he’s a pain in the email@example.com Origami fiends can find hundreds of wonderful origami designs like the one above neck! at the Origami Club Link! There are even animations for many of the origami de- signs to take you through the process in an easy to understand and fun way! I er e Gui e Hi, it’s the moon here! Hi, I’m a Star! Star Student that is! I’m sure you all do your homework whenever After the sun has gone to bed I rise and shine….Well, sometimes I do! you can, but sometimes it’s hard to get it all done for one reason or another. I always get my homework done, but some of my friends don’t and boy, do they have some funny excuses sometimes! Here are my 10 favourite! I thought that some of you might have internet at home or use the library computers to have a look around the net, so I made you a little list of some of my favourite web sites. 10. I thought you were smart enough to know the answers, so there was no point in doing it! http://www.thekidzpage.com/freekidsgames/index.htm 9. We ran out of toilet paper at home and my dad brought it to the bathroom, and I haven’t seen it since!!! A fun website with heaps of games and activities to keep you amused for a very long time! There are even educational games to help you learn while you have fun! 8. I put it in a safe so nothing could happen to it, but I forgot the combination http://www.origami-club.com/en/ 7. I put it in my pocket after I completed it so I wouldn’t forget it. But, my A website for origami lovers of all ages! Some of the designs are really simple, but others are REALLY mum thought my pants were dirty and washed them with my homework! hard! 6. I discovered that I have an allergy to pens and pencils last night! http://www.agkidzone.com/ 5. An old man fell in the river near my house and I jumped in and saved him, In this site you can play some games, watch some videos and there are some colouring activities to do but my homework drowned! too (if you have a printer) This website is divided into 4 parts, each one featuring a different cartoon. The cartoons the site are themed around are: The Care Bears, Sushi Pack, Strawberry Shortcake and 4. All the lights went out last night, so we had to burn some paper to see where Holly Hobbie. we were going and unfortunately, I burned my precious homework! http://www.kidsites.com/ 3. I have a solar powered 95 This is a link site. When you go to this page, you’ll find educational and fun sites to go to that contain 4. calculator and it was all cloudy outside! other links to websites abut the subject you’re after! It’s really great for finding fun things to do, and get your homework and research done! 2. Oh, you meant THIS week! 1. I lost it during a fight with a kid who said you weren’t the best teacher in the world! Hi, the Sun here again! Come in to the library during the holidays and sign up for the Summer reading Club to get your activity pack (filled with puzzles and games to keep you entertained). “How does it work?” You ask; It’s all pretty simple! To sign up, just go to the front desk of your Library (Campsie, Earlwood, Lakemba or River- wood) and ask the person at the desk to sign you up for the Summer Reading Club. You’ll be given a Summer Reading Club Activity Pack which contains a stack of things to do and a Read- ing Record for you to record all the books you read. After that, get reading! When you’ve reached 3 books, you can collect a Tattoo, 6 Books gets you a Sticker and 10 books gets you a wristband and an invite to our Summer Party. I told you it was simple! Look out for some of these great new books in your library! We have lots of new books and we’re always getting more! Our Latest Daisy Meadows books are: Edie the Garden Fairy; Coral the Reef Fairy; Carrie the Snowcap Fairy; Isabella the Air Fairy; Lily the Rainforest Fairy; Milly the River Fairy; Nicole the Beach Fairy. We also have R.L. Stein’s Goosebumps Horrorland 9 & 10, as well as Geronimo Stilton’s The Mona Mouser Code!