Thursday, August 20, 2009

Discover Your Library @ JCU

JCU Open Day is on this Sunday, 23rd August in Cairns and Sunday 30th 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 2009, the Cairns and Townsville university libraries are offering a number of activities and displays:

Cairns Campus
  • Tour the library and take part in a quiz for a chance to win a one-year community library membership valued at $110.
  • Book Safari: children's book week display
  • Books and publications by JCU staff and students on display featuring research publications and the creative arts and earth sciences. From green ants to the beaches - something for the budding researcher!
  • Library special collection treasures on display
Townsville Campus
  • Book Safari: children's book week display & storytelling sessions 10.30am and 11.30am.
    Join our storytellers who will read and entertain from a selection of Australian children's literature.
  • Tour the library and do the scavenger hunt for a chance to win a one-year community library membership valued at $110.
    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 featuring research publications and the creative arts and earth sciences. From green ants to the beaches - something for the budding researcher!
  • 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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