July 2023 | JSTOR Research Database
The LRC is pleased to announce we have subscribed to JSTOR research database. JSTOR offers a wide range of scholarly content in the form of journal articles, books, images and primary sources. This will help all Mac.Rob students with their research assignments - and is of particular use to the IB Extended Essay students. Access JSTOR via the Databases page.
May 2023 | PRC Captains
Here are our wonderful Year 9 PRC Captains for 2023. PRC Captains lead their class in the Premiers' Reading Challenge inter-form competition. From the left we have Lucy Dallimore (9D), Claire Peacock (9I), Sakina Kahmbati (9A), Nethasha Perera (9C), Nethma Herath (9F), Samrin Brar (9B), Shumaylah Haque (9K) and Maya Shiferson (9G) . Absent from the photo are Mia Mcnamara (9E), Ruth Goh (9H), Tanvi Mangalath (9J) and Amy Thomas (9L).
May 2023 | IDAHOBIT Day
IDAHOBIT Day is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia. Mac.Rob will be celebrating it this Thursday and we have put together a display of great LGBTIQ+ library books to mark this special occasion.
March 2023 | Year 9 LRC Inductions
In March, the LRC team ran an induction session for all year 9 students, getting them up to speed on borrowing, using the library's databases and library programs.
March 2023 | International Women's Day
It was International Women's Day in Week 6 and to celebrate we put together a display of books surrounding themes of female empowerment, feminism and gender equality. Thank you to our Duke of Ed volunteer who helped out.
February 2023 - New Checkpoints
The new Cambridge Checkpoints are now available to borrow. Get some help with your exam revision with one of our most popular study guides.
February 2022 - New Library
Construction has finished and our brand new library is finally open to students. The new library is fitted out with a range of new collaborative study spaces, as well as new shelving and a more open plan design. The "university feel" has been noted by many students and overall the renovation has been warmly received.
December 2022 - PRC Winners Pizza Luncheon
9I enjoyed the sweet taste of victory after winning this years Premiers Reading Challenge interform competition and being rewarded with a pizza luncheon. Congratulation to 9I, led by their English teacher Mr. Barwick and their PRC Captain Fizzy.
December 2022 | Spring/Summer Reading Guide
October 2022 | Halloween Display
Readers beware, you're in for a scare! Try one of these horror books for Halloween.
July 2022 | Winter Reading Guide
June 2022 | Holiday Borrowing
Holiday borrowing begins today for all collections except the VCE collection. Non-Fiction, fiction, magazines, DVDs etc are all able to be borrowed from today and kept until Monday the 11th of July Term 3. VCE items for holiday loans will begin at 8:00am on Wednesday 22nd of June.
June 2022 | National Reconciliation Week
This week is National Reconciliation week. The 2022 theme, “Be Brave. Make Change.” is a challenge to all Australians— individuals, families, communities, organisations and government—to Be Brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can Make Change for the benefit of all Australians. Supporting this week, we've put together a display and digital list of some of the best books by First Nations authors. See the list here.
May 2022 | Feminist Friday
As part of SRC week, the student leaders organised 'Feminist Friday' - a special day to celebrate feminist ideas and women empowerment. To support them, the LRC team put together a display of some great feminist reads. See the list of feminist reads here.
May 2022 | IDAHOBIT Day
Next Tuesday, Mac.Rob is celebrating IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia). We have put together a display of great LGBTIQ+ library books to mark this special occasion.
May 2022 | Colleen Hoover
Colleen Hoover is a literary sensation for the TikTok generation. Her books are heartbreaking love stories with gripping twists. Come and see what all the fuss is about, and borrow or reserve one of these books from the LRC.
March 2022 | Autumn Reading Guide
March 2022 | New LRC Team
Here is the new LRC team for 2022. We have some familiar faces in Mr Gurciullo and Mr Jach, but we are thrilled to announce a new team member: Camille Thomas. Camille will be working in a library technician role three days a week. Please make them feel welcome!
March 2022 | New Fiction
There are so many great new reads in the LRC, including Victorian Premier's Literary awards winners Black and Blue: A Memoir of Racism and Resilience and Rebecca Lim's young adult novel Tiger Daughter. Come by the LRC today to check them out!
March 2022 | New Atar Notes
Lots of new 2022 Atar Notes study guides. Swing by K107 and check 'em out!
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