Friday, August 15, 2008

Discover Your Library @ JCU

JCU Open Day is on this Sunday, 17th August in Cairns and next Sunday 24th August in Townsville from 10.00am - 2.30pm. Our Libraries will be open from 10am - 5pm on both campuses so come along and join in the fun.

As part of OPEN DAY 2008, the Cairns and Townsville university libraries are offering a number of activities and displays:

Cairns Campus
Library Tour
11.45am
Tour the library and take part in a quiz for a chance to win a one-year community library membership valued at $110.
Fuel your mind
Children's book display.
Books and publications by JCU staff and students on display
A huge variety of topics and mix of fiction and non-fiction works.

Townsville Campus

Fuel your mind : children's book display & storytelling 11.00 -11.30am and 1.30 - 2.00pm
Join our storytellers who will read and entertain from a selection of Australian children's literature.
Family history workshop
1.00 - 2.00pm
Learn how to get started with your own family tree.
Library scavenger hunt
It's fast and easy, we promise! Find the clues and answers. Go in the draw to win JCU Library community membership. Try this one with your kids!
Books and publications by JCU staff and students on display
A huge variety of topics and mix of fiction and non-fiction works.
Eddie Koiki Mabo display
In May 2008, the library was named the Eddie Koiki Mabo Library. This display is a tribute to his fight for land rights in Australia and his links to JCU.
Library special collection treasures display
Interested in the history of North Queensland? Discover treasures including rare books, oral histories and local and regional pictures from our archives.

See you there....

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