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Timeline of New Horizons’ journey to Pluto

The New Horizons’ spacecraft flyby of Pluto was set to happen early Tuesday morning on July 14, 2015. This animation shows New Horizons’ journey from Earth to Pluto. Click the image to view the animation.

Find out more about the planets from books in the Science collection in the library (523), Science Reference Centre database and Gale Virtual Reference Library on the Library home page.

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NAIDOC Week, 5-12 July 2015

NAIDOC Week is a celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The national NAIDOC theme for 2015 is: We all stand on sacred ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate.

The library holds a large collection of Indigenous picture books, novels and non fiction. Check out the display in the library.

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YA SYNC

SYNC is a program that gives away two FREE audiobook downloads each week – a current Young Adult title (age 13+) paired thematically with a Classic. The program runs from May 7 to August 13.

Many of the titles are available to Australian audiences. Check the website for details.

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Premier’s Reading Challenge

Join the Premier’s Reading Challenge in 2015. Read 12 books between the beginning of the school year and early September. Collect a reading record sheet from the library or download one from the PRC website.

Just looking for a good book? Check out the Premier’s Reading Challenge list for some great suggestions. Happy reading!

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