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Teacher & Student Resources

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.

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 downloading eBooks in Overdrive at

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

Access  thousands of digital graphic novels and comics.

Read comics here




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_infofinder World Book Info Finder - Reference content plus science fair projects, a Biography Centre, links to world newspapers, 21st century research guides, and much more.

worldbook_refcen World Book Reference Centre - This site offers encyclopedic content as well as computer and Web tutorials, government resources, e-books, and primary source documents.

worldbook_discover World Book Discover - A collection of resources for differentiated learning including read-aloud, text translation, video, and clear, easy-to-read information.

Library IELTS

Road to IELTS Resources provide 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

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...

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...

Reading Resources

PRC_logo_JPEG_smallPremiers 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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