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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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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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Activating the Theme – Secret Decoding Glasses

Be the hero. Be the villain. Let’s get ready for action! Summer is fast approaching and so is the Summer Reading Club. Is this your first time delivering the SRC? Have you looked through your materials and are wondering how

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Activating the Theme–Australian Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains can be celebrated in a variety of ways. Have you heard about the winter 2016 exhibition at State Library of Victoria, Heroes and Villains: Strutt’s Australia? This exhibit invites you to relive Melbourne’s golden age, when Victoria

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Activating the Theme – Book Ideas

By definition, superheroes are larger than life, courageous, powerful, and seemingly able to overcome any obstacle with amazing physical prowess while doing great deeds at the same time. Villains present opportunities for readers to formulate ideas about coping with evil

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