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Library Programs for Schools & Student Resources

The Charles Sturt Library Service runs a number of programs throughout the year. This resource page has been developed to provide a one-stop-shop for ALL of the programs and services run by the library service that teachers, students and parents would find helpful and in which children can participate.

Children's Book week

CBCA Children's Book Week will be held from the 18 - 25 August. The theme the 2017 CBCA Children’s Book Week is Escape to Everywhere.

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Children's Search Engines

Onekey - Google's children friendly search engine.

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eBooks & eAudiobooks

Overdrive for kids - Download children’s eBooks and eAudiobooks to a PC or eBook device including iPads and Android devices.

Find out more about downloads eBooks in Overdrive at
http://www.charlessturt.sa.gov.au/ebooks

TumblebooksAccess TumbleBooks - Online Read-Along books for small children. Talking picture books you can read online, or have read to you.

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Educational Resources & Homework Help 

ABC – TV Education
Subjects & Assignments
DECD – Curriculum and Teaching
DECD - Supporting students
English - Help Sheets
Maths  - Help Sheets
Maths dictionary for kids
Maths is fun
Mathplayground
Free math help
Mathway (Interactive problem solver)
Math.com
Helping with maths
Mathematics – How to…
IXL Learning (Subscription website)
National Geographic Education - Education
Reading Tips from A-Z
SA Memory - South Australian history 
Splash ABC – Teacher Resources
Splash ABC - Educational Resources
ABC Science
Wikipedia
Kids Click - links to hundreds of interesting websites
School A to Z 
Khan Academy – Maths
Khan Academy – Science
Khan Academy – Computing
Khan Academy – Grammar


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Encyclopedias

World Book
A world of online encyclopedias including:

worldbook_forkidsWorld Book for Kids - Easy-to-read articles, multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities for young readers.
worldbook_infofinderWorld Book Info Finder - Reference content plus science fair projects, a Biography Centre, links to world newspapers, 21st century research guides, and much more.
worldbook_refcenWorld Book Reference Centre - This site offers encyclopedic content as well as computer and Web tutorials, government resources, e-books, and primary source documents.
worldbook_discoverWorld Book Discover - A collection of resources for differentiated learning including read-aloud, text translation, video, and clear, easy-to-read information. 

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Library IELTS

Road to IELTS Road to IELTS - Resources provided hours of intensive work on vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Note: you will need to enter your library card number to access the resources.
Road to IELTS Resources

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Josiah Mitton Prize

Annual award for the "best all round" student chosen from each school in the City of Charles Sturt. The award is chosen using criteria at the discretion of each school. The award ceremony occurs in November of each year at the Town Hall and celebrates the awardees achievements. Read more...

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Mayoral Make-A-Book

Mayoral Make-A-Book is a fantastic and rewarding literature program for children who live or attend a school/kindergarten in The City of Charles Sturt.
The exciting news is that you can now submit entries in digital format. Read more...

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PRC_logo_JPEG_small Reading resources

Premiers Reading Challenge - link to website with reading lists.
CBCA Winners - Book of the Year awards, reading lists and more...
The Little Big Book Club - recommended Reading Lists.

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