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2018 SRC Program Theme: Curious Creatures

The 2018 SRC programming hopes to encourage children and young people to explore and connect with a curiosity of creatures, including our unique Australian flora, and fauna–from real creatures to the imagined, actual to mythological, microscopic to megafauna, our marvellous

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National iPod Registration Draw

Libraries that collected paper registration forms are eligible to enter 3 names from their in-house registrations into the Summer Reading Club online national iPod draw. You may enter 3 names per library branch. To enter your names into the draw select:

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2017 SRC Library Display Competition

Last year, 53 libraries entered the Summer Reading Club library display competition, providing a small peek into what the SRC looks like in libraries across the country. We’ve seen a few creative cats posting their launch videos to Facebook, including a

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SRC Club Website 2017

The SRC Club Website is an additional resource to support library summer reading club programs. It also provides an opportunity to extend SRC programming into homes, support connections to literature and provide exposure to Australian authors and illustrators. Highlights in this year’s

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Announcing authors and illustrators to be featured in 2017 Online Program

The Summer Reading Club online program or Club site will feature the following 21 authors and illustrators who have released new titles in 2017–18. Each author/illustrator will have a profile in the online Celebrity Corner and children will be able to

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Graphic Suite for Teens

Are you looking for a way to reach out to the teen readers in your communities? As a trial for 2017, a second visual campaign targeted to connect and entice participation from your teen cohort, have been illustrated by Michael

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Follow the SRC on Facebook!

The SRC Champions group is a closed working group for libraries, schools, community groups and those passionate about the delivery of the Summer Reading Club. Through this additional channel of communication it is hoped that our growing online community of

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Activating the Theme

Using the resource kit The 2017 resource kit has been put together to enable you to support your reading/holiday program all summer long. Here are a few ideas for using the materials in your resource kits: A suite of posters

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Submitting 2016 end of program data

The collection of SRC end of program data helps State Library of Queensland (SLQ) to continue improving the quality of the national SRC program and ensures that the program is built on an evidence-based approach to decision making. The provision of feedback,

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Program delivery: engaging with participants

Somewhere between getting ready for and planning your Summer Reading Club the time arrives for you to deliver your program. It is in the delivery of your program that you will find the reward of your efforts in engaging with

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