It’s Book Week at Mt Maria College! This theme for this year is ‘Escape to Everywhere’.
The Children’s Book Council of Australia run the week long event in schools to promote reading and literacy, and to celebrate Australian Children’s literature. The annual event has been celebrated in schools since 1945.
Mt Maria college participate in book week each year by hosting a special ‘book week dress up day’. The library is also decorated and librarians hand pick authors and books that most appeal to students of all ages. In addition, there is an inter-house trivia contest that includes book, author, geography and history questions.
Mt Maria College librarian Avril Cross said: “We invite all students to the library this week to come and discover a book that they will enjoy reading.”
“I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book” – J.K.Rowling – author of the Harry Potter series.