Olympics Display

The Olympics are with us and so too is the Brigidine Centre library Olympic display. The display has been organized, designed and presented by Ms Bath. The display includes clothing and materials from Ms Blythe’s Olympic collection as well as memorabilia from Ms Rush’s attendance […]

Supporting Women

Clonard’s library subscribes to The Big Issue’s Women’s Subscription Enterprise. It’s our way of supporting some of the more than 46,000 Australian women experiencing homelessness every night without safe or secure housing. Here’s a letter I received today which illustrates the importance of this enterprise: […]

Ebooks and Audiobooks

Many readers like to read ebooks and listen to audiobooks because they are so portable. They are a great way to supplement reading print books. With holidays, and perhaps road trips, on the horizon, you might like to explore our e-book and audiobook collections. An […]

No news on Facebook – what to do…

No news on Facebook … what to do The library web page is here to help: The password is available on Simon / General Links & Resources / Clonard Library When searching for news, you should use a number of different sources to gain different […]

Book Week competitions

There will be lots of Book Week competitions and quizzes this year. The first two challenge you to think creatively. We know you’ll need time to create so we’re announcing them now. Book Week parade This year’s parade will be different from previous years. This […]

Borrow Box – read/listen to books right now!

Sick of lockdown? Transport yourself to another world, with a book. It’s easy:✔Download the Borrow Box app onto your device.✔Select Clonard College✔Activate:Username – First name Last namePassword: Your Clonard password✔Read or listen to books straight away.

Indigenous Literacy Day

Indigenous Literacy Foundation – Our vision is equity of opportunity. We are a national book industry charity dedicated to lifting literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities, so all children across Australia have the same choices and opportunities. This year, Indigenous Literacy Day held a live […]

Pets in Lockdown

What has lockdown been like for you? What has it been like for your pets? We would love to have a glimpse of what life has been like for you and your pets during this time. Clonard Library is creating a community book about our […]

Advanced study skills

This tutorial covers study strategies that go beyond the basics. We’ll look at something called the Corson Technique (highly recommended as the first technique to perfect), a memorization strategy used by memory champs, ways to hack Akrasia – your tendency to procrastinate on hard things […]

Lockdown Literature

Children’s Book Council Australia Victorian Branch committee member Jane Burrows and her 11 year old bookworm daughter have launched a new podcast to help them cope with the return to COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria. The pair have vowed to read a different children’s or Young […]