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Travelling Library, c1946: The Boys' and Girls' Travelling Library

This silent clip shows the Boys' and Girls' Travelling Library visiting Arcadia and Berrilee public schools, about 40 km from Sydney, New South Wales. Children at Arcadia School and, later in the clip, Berrilee School enter the library van to select a book and then line up to have their chosen book marked off by volunteers. ...

Teacher resource

Professional learning networks

The teacher describes a teacher exchange she has organised with a New Zealand school to share resources, ideas and programs. The program aims to facilitate professional learning opportunities for staff in both schools. An outcome of the visit by the teachers from the school in Rotorua is an exchange of ideas and experiences ...

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Libraries in decline

Did you know that libraries have been around for over 4000 years? For a very long time, you could only borrow books from libraries, but in recent years this has changed. You can now borrow magazines, DVDs, CDs and even download ebooks! How does Sarah, the reporter, feel about this? How does Debra, the librarian, feel about ...