New title: Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Check out the following fantastic new title that has also been made into a movie. If you would like to loan this new title please contact library staff. NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY!Over 6 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and have fallen in love…

New activities: Yoga and Relaxation

Are you feeling stressed? Would you like to learn new techniques to help you relax? We have some new library lunchtime activities that may interest you. On Monday lunchtimes Ms Reddall will be running yoga sessions for students in the Library Viewing Room. There is a limit of 10 places only. On Tuesday lunchtimes Ms…

New title: The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth

Check out the latest title by Veronica Roth, now available for loan. If you would like to borrow please contact library staff. Synopsis: On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a current gift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most…

New activity-Chess club on Mondays

  Ms Potter will be running Chess club in the library at lunchtime on Mondays. There will also be opportunities to participate in inter-school competitions. You can also play with our gigantic chess set-see library staff. Nicole McDonagh, Library Officer  

New library genres for fiction

In the new library you will notice a big difference in the way the fiction collection is shelved and organised. Rather than just organising the books alphabetically, using the first three letters of the author’s surname, the fiction has been arranged into genres. The different genres have a picture sticker on the spine. Underneath the…

New shelving and new books update

Check out the beautiful new shelving we have for our new library.  Black steel shelving, white bayends and canopies, all on wheels for maximum flexibility. Our new book collection is not all delivered yet, and we have left gaps for titles still coming. I recommend you check out the new graphic novel and manga collection,…

New library opening Term 2, 2018

At last! Atwell College Library and Resource Centre will be open when students return on Tuesday, 1 May 2018. Please be patient as we add the finishing touches and allow for some small disruptions if you have classes in the library. We are excited for all staff and students to see the amazing new library,…

91 Storey Treehouse / Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

The latest installment of the Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths has just been released. If you would like to borrow it please email nicole.mcdonagh@education.wa.edu.au Join Andy and Terry in their ridiculous 91-storey treehouse! Go for a spin in the world’s most powerful whirlpool, take a ride in a submarine sandwich, get marooned on a desert…

The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon

This book received Honours in the Older Reader category for Children’s Book Week. If you would like to loan it please email nicole.mcdonagh@education.wa.edu.au Subhi’s imagination is as big as the ocean and wide as the sky, but his world is much smaller: he’s spent his whole life in an immigration detention centre. THE BONE SPARROW…

Children’s Book Week 2017

This year’s theme for Children’s Book Week, 19-25 August 2017, is “Escape to Everywhere”. Unfortunately due to the fire, we are unable to run our Annual Book Fair which is normally held during Children’s Book Week. However, we were still able to put up a display of the shortlisted books. For a list of titles,…

Have your say – new library

Students, have your say about what you would like to see in your new library. If you have ideas for new titles, new activities or anything else you would like to see in your new school library please email Mrs Nicole McDonagh, Library Officer at nicole.mcdonagh@education.wa.edu.au or pop in to have a chat in the…

New library update – August 2017

You may think not much is happening with the new library – yes the old library site has been quiet over the last six months but be prepared for a flurry of activity very soon. The tender is about to be announced.   Library staff have been hard at work behind the scenes as there…