24 hour library... Reader’s Bill of Rights
The following databases are available for use
through the South Australian Public Library Everyone has the right to read.
Network. Here’s The Reader’s Bill of Rights
to help you make the most of that
Ancestry Online Library Edition provides right. Readers have:
access to a range of genealogical resources
from the United States and United Kingdom
and includes census, church, court and
1. The right to not read.
immigration records. It also provides limited 2. The right to skip pages. 2010 - Issue 1
Australian coverage. 3. The right to not finish. the official newsletter of the
gawler public library
(Available in the library only). 4. The right to reread.
5. The right to read anything.
the official newsletter of the gawler public library
Chat online to a librarian who can point you 6. The right to escapism.
to the information you need. Ask Now is 7. The right to read anywhere.
staffed by librarians across Australia and
Did you know …
operates between the hours of 8.30am and
8. The right to browse.
9. The right to read out loud. 2011 marks the 175th anniversary of European
6.30pm CST, Monday to Friday.
Settlement in South Australia?
10. The right not to defend your
tastes. The History Trust of South Australia has been working
with the State government for the past few years on how
best to celebrate this important milestone. A planning
Britannia Online provides access to over —Pennac, Daniel, Better Than Life, Coach
150,000 articles as well as News Headlines, committee of representatives including the History
House Press, 1996
Gateway to the Classics, web links, graphics Council of SA, the National Trust and the Professional
(Source: http://www.ala.org) Historians Association (SA) has been formed and
and multi- media. There is also a world atlas
integrated with Google maps and a special will undertake community consultation to devise a
section on Australia. program of activities. Not only will 2011 be a time
Need an examination superviser? for South Australians to reflect on the State’s origins
and how far we have come but also to consider where
Gawler Public Library staff are able
Creative Writing Classes we are heading. The recognition of the importance
Health & Wellness Resource Center provides to invigilate examinations provided of people, place and environment in the history of
easy-to- find answers to health questions. we meet the specific criteria for An exciting initiative commenced last year with the State will be highlighted at State and local level.
the institution where you study. the introduction of creative writing classes in
A librarian is generally acceptable the Reading Room of the library. Under the Gawler Public Library will be celebrating in its own way.
as a supervisor. Please ask library coordination of local writer and teacher Jeff Guess Stay tuned!
Press Display provides online access to 1000 a twenty week workshop-style course attracted 20
staff to arrange a meeting with the Reference and
newspapers from 82 countries in 39
Research Librarian who will be able to assist you. participants in morning and evening classes.
languages in full-colour format. 24 Hour Library............................4
Participants were introduced to all genres of
writing including novels, short stories, poetry, Going up Creative Writing Classes .............1
Go to http://www.gawlerlibrary.sa.gov.au Editor: Nola Cavallaro Contributors: Nola Cavallaro,
Click on Online Databases and follow the and drama. The first course was so successful a
Gypsy-Rose Entriken, Jack Gill, Jeff Guess. Annette Did you know ...............................1
instructions. Hoff, Anne Richards, Carmel Tajnikar, Doro Zufall second series was offered. During these classes
Jeff was able to respond to individual writing Work on the Gawler Poetry Competition..........1
needs including food and wine writing, journalism Invigilation.....................................4
the gawler public library gawler public library gawler public library depot and creative nonfiction. Out of the Creative Building’s lift
91 Murray Street Sport & Community Centre has LibraryThing.................................2
writing classes two writing clubs have evolved
Institute Building commenced. Library to you...............................2
91 Murray Street Mon 10am : 5.30pm Mon 9am : 9pm
and meet during the daytime and evening.
Gawler Tues closed Tues 9am : 8pm Advanced Notice Detailed
SA 5118 Wed 10am : 5.30pm Wed 9am : 8pm Writers take note: the biennial Gawler Reader’s Bill of Rights..................4
plans may be
Thurs 10am : 7pm Thurs 9am : 8pm Poetry Competition sponsored by Friends of
p. 08 8522 9213 Fri 10am : 5.30pm Fri 9am : 9.30pm
viewed at the Readers Write...............................3
Gawler Library, is due to be hosted in 2010. Library.
e. firstname.lastname@example.org Sat 10am : 1pm Sat 9am : 2pm SPYDUS making it easy...............2
Sun closed Sun closed
Competition details will be made available
in April. Staff Picks.....................................3
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Readers write... Common Threads. Stories from the Quilt
Support for Early Literacy Eragon
In a word, heartbreaking. The film tells the story of
by Christopher Paolini early AIDS in America, and covers the last illnesses of
It’s a b c Time is a new Great. Excellent people from all categories affected by the outbreak. A
addition to the successful for dragon and group of gay people decided to make a quilt to
Vegemite Little Aussie wizard lovers. The commemorate their loved ones, and soon participation
Reader program run in book tells of a extended beyond the gay community. Each panel
partnership with The great destiny to be (block) was about 7’ x 4’, and several were joined to
Little Big Book Club. This a Dragon Rider. It make sections about 14’ square. These were backed,
FREE reading and activity pack is aimed at is a long book but batted, and finished off as a quilt would be. The panels
children aged 3 - 5 years old. Designed in well worth the were laid out in a huge field, with strips of fabric
consultation with early childhood educators, time. between them for viewers to walk on. The resulting
Jack quilt is enormous! At the time over 55,000 people had
the alphabet picture and activity books promote
died from AIDS in the USA, yet I suppose that not
letter knowledge and phonological awareness
An Aussie Night before Christmas everyone who died had a panel.The film is worth a look,
(that language is composed of sounds and the although it’s certainly not a cheerful topic.
relationship of these sounds in sentences, LibraryThing by Yvonne Morrison & Kilmeny Niland Annette
syllables, and rhyming). It also encourages Just finished reading a great book and
children to write and draw. Importantly, I like the book because it captures an
want to read more like it? Perhaps you’ve The Secret to Teen Power
It’s a b c Time is based on the understanding Aussie Christmas. I also like the way it
found a new author or want to pursue the by Paul Harrington
that children learn best through play and love rhymes. Plus I think the pictures are great.
latest fantasy or thriller but don’t know A no nonsense take on the power of
spending time with their families - it’s fun! I wish to read more Yvonne Morrison books. positive thinking aimed at teens.
how to find out more. The good news is…
The Gawler Library must have so many Self Esteem, relationships, doing well
you can now do this through our library
Reading regularly with amazing books. at school, health and money matters
young children is are looked at with examples from
LibraryThing is here. sports personalities or celebrities.
probably the single Described as ‘an amazing social space’ a Jack and Gypsy-Rose were winning Interesting and enjoyable for
most important activity ‘MySpace’ and ‘Facebook for books’, entrants in the Wild About Summer @ adults as well.
that you can undertake to develop a child’s LibraryThing gives recommendations Gawler Library On-line Book Review
ability to read and write. 75% of brain based on the collective intelligence of competition in January 2010.
development occurs between birth and the the other libraries and other readers. Property is a girl’s best friend
age of three. The Little Big Book Club offers Connecting people reading the same type http://www.propertywomen.com.au/general-news/
all parents of babies aged between six and 12 of books, it suggests what to read next This sounded interesting considering the financial
months (over 18,500 babies) a Free Reading and more. Staff picks... crisis and the many articles in the paper about good
Pack. The pack contains a newly commissioned To access LibraryThing simply do a search property values in South Australia. An ideal book for
picture book, Katrina Germein & Susan Betts, The 19th Wife anyone interested in purchasing a property for
on our catalogue, select a title and click on
It’s Rhyme Time book & DVD, a library bag and investment. Information on contracts, documentation,
the hypertext next to More Information. by David Ebershoff
library information. tax implications and what to look for in a property.
This book features in
Not only for women but for all property investors.
50 Books you Can’t
Put Down (2009).
The Man who cured the performance review
Library to you Unfortunately it is
written in concurrent by Graham Winter.
Are you (or someone you know) stuck narratives and I Aimed at team leaders and managers
PRESCHO OL at home, unable to visit the Library always have difficulty it looks at and how the annual
STORYTIME due to health or mobility limitations? keeping track. The modern performance review is conducted
You may be eligible to access the storyline I found challenging, too much and viewed by staff being appraised.
Presented on Thursday mornings during term Library’s Home Visiting Service. swearing for my delicate eyes! The older It outlines pitfalls of the annual
Several vacancies currently exist in storyline was better, I read it to the end. approach and offers suggestions
time, the library’s preschool storytime sessions
It is the story of a woman caught in a to get the team working
are aimed at children under the age of five. our Home Visiting Service. If you
polygamous marriage in the Mormon together to reach planned
Using the concept of multiple literacies as a are interested in these services
Church, and how she helps change the outputs. Written in narrative
basis for a range of activities that engage the please contact the Library and ask style with Santa Claus the
church’s view of ‘celestial marriages’. A
five senses, children and their carers experience for an application form to be sent boss wondering why production
little confusing as it is presented like a
an interactive hour of story, music, play and to you. Note: in the Christmas industry is falling.
documentary with all the appropriate
craft that extends both literacy and numeracy This Service is available exclusively to footnotes and cross-references, but is A useful tool for group working to meet
experiences for the very young. residents within the Town Of Gawler actually fiction all the way through. See that overall goal.
council area, and conditions apply. what you think when you read it! Carmel
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