Monday, August 9, 2010

Discover your Library @ JCU Townsville Campus Open Day

JCU Open Day is on this Sunday, 15 August in Townsville from 10.00am - 2.30pm. The library will be open from 10am - 5pm so come along and join in the fun.

As part of OPEN DAY 2010, the library is offering a number of activities and displays:

Townsville Campus
  • Special treat: One hour (11.30am - 12.30pm) Storytelling Workshop with Boori (Monty) Pryor. Boori Monty Pryor is an indigenous Australian author born in Townsville who travels extensively as a performer and public speaker. Bring the kids along to the Mabo library for a spell-binding story telling performance.
  • Across the Story Bridge: children's book week display; come and browse the 2010 short listed titles from picture book to older readers categories.
  • Library Scavenger Hunt: it's fast and easy, we promise! Find the clues , discover the answers. Go in the draw to win JCU Library community membership. Try this one with your kids!
  • Read about Research by JCU Staff and Students: Discover our talented JCU academics and postgraduate students through their publications. A special focus this year on how weather affects us in the tropics.
  • Special collection treasures: looking for something unique, interested in the history of North Queensland? Discover JCU treasures including books, pioneer diaries, archives and photos. Get some tips about conservation for your collections.
  • Eddie Koiki Mabo Library: What is a learning commons, information commons, iLecture space? See the new designs for the redevelopment of the library building. Take a self-guided tour.
See you there....

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