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June 2024 | Great Detective Fiction

Who's your favourite detective? Hercule Poriot? Sherlock Holmes? Pippa Fitz-Amobi? We've got all your favourite detective fiction, in nice new editions. Swing by the library to pick up a classic Who-Dun-It!
June 2024 | National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week (27 May-3 June) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. In honour of this week, we have displayed books writtens by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, including the pretty new set of First Nations classics by UQP. 

April 2024 | Happy IDAHOBIT Day

May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism, and Transphobia. We celebrate this day each year with displays of LGBTIQ+ books in the library. Happy IDAHOBIT day Mac.Rob!
April 2024
| New Books

Welcome back to Term 2.

A lot of new books on their way, including requests, Manga, new novels, non-fiction books, and many new Humanities books!

February 2024 | ATAR NOTES 2024 

The 2024 ATAR Notes have arrived and are ready to borrow. Boost your marks with these helpful study guides written by top students. 
February 2024 | Happy Chinese New Year!

The LRC would like to wish everyone a happy Chinese New Year. We are beginning the year of the Dragon and as such we have pooled together the books we have featuring dragons into a display.

November 2023 | Pizza Luncheon

As a reward for their great efforts with the Premiers' Reading Challenge, 9D got a pizza luncheon prepared by our Canteen lady Huong Ong. Congrats on a well deserved prize 9D!
November 2023 | PRC Winners

It's official, 9D are the winners of this years Premiers' Reading Challenge. 9D was expertly led by Lucy Dallimore and English teacher Deb Stringer. 9D will be rewarded with book vouchers and a pizza luncheon. 

October 2023 | Never Have I Ever 

Loved Netflix's teen drama 'Never Have I Ever'? Find similarly hilarious and diverse YA books on our book spinner by the circulation desk.   
October 2023 | New Books

Lots of new books on display as we head into Spring. Shout out to former Mac.Rob student Lili Wilkinson with her new fantasy book A Hunger of Thorns.

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. 




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