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Message from QMC Library
We will not see each other for a while however, I am here to help in all things 'books' and 'information resources' Please email me at:
if you have a query on where to go for info for your inquiry -or any other issues.
I am here to help!
Stay tuned (the weebly is always updated) stay healthy and let's look after each other.
word of the day
大(dà)家(jiā)好(hǎo) Hello everyone
Nāku ngā koha i hanga i tēnei Kirihimete.
I made the presents for Christmas this year
POetry slam competition
A virtual poetry slam, this Sunday 29 March on Zoom! here have a go!
New Magazine subscription!
wellbeing, mindfulness, creativity, escaping
If you're interested in these topics then this is the mag for you!
Have a look here for Good online
Other magazines for you!
THE ECONOMIST, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, BBC HISTORY, TIME
These are a few of the magazines we have in the QMC library.
If you would like access to The Economist please email firstname.lastname@example.org and I will give you username and password
2020 reading challenge
Come to the library and sign up for our reading challenge. If you achieve the goal you will win a prize- come and see what is on offer!
A science podcast for kids! Here
Junior School Competition- each class will grow their own pumpkin this summer. Judged on weight, appearance and effort, who will win the battle of the pumpkins?
'A velocity of being'
'The velocity of reading' is a beautiful book that is coming to our library soon. Some of today's most wonderful culture-makers — writers, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers — reflect on the joys of reading, how books broaden and deepen human experience, and the ways in which the written word has formed their own character. On the page facing each letter, there is an illustration by an artist- it's a visual feast!
Reading improves your happiness..
Read more on mental health and its connection to reading
top 10 book must reads
Click on the (faint) link above to listen to David Walliams tell his story!!
Pre-School in the library
Pre-school visit Monday 10 am and Friday 10am
Reading and loving books starts now!
Get your writing published!
Are you a budding writing? Send your work to Toitoi and if accepted youir work will be published and illustrated.
Are you a keen writer?
Stone Soup magazine is a great place to get started and present your writing to an international audience.
Stone Soup publishes stories (2,500 words or less) and poetry. book reviews and art by kids 13 and younger from around the world.
Stone Soup's aims are:
Student Support Programmes
QMC has a new website dedicated to sharing news, opportunities, information, and advice on student learning support, further education, and career pathways.
There are fantastic opportunities here for writers, creators, performers, budding entrepreneurs!
Please click here to be taken to the website.
Are you wanting to read for relaxation but are finding it hard to make time? We have the answer- 'quick reads'. We have recently bought some latest publications that are recommended as
'great, short reads'.
Come to the library and kick-start your 2019 reading now!
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
3 easy ways to reduce use of plastic -
1. Take a canvas/cotton tote bag with you when you pop to the shops or library
2. Stop using plastic straws
3. Use a steel drink bottle.
Consider getting an Audio Book....
Wellington City Libraries eLibrary provides access to eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines, online databases and digitised heritage, catalogues and storytime videos. Make sure you have joined the Wellington City Library to take advantage of all of these resources.
Need some science in your life?