August the 26th is Daffodil Day, the Australian Cancer Councils fundraising effort to support the many people who are diagnosed with life- threatening cancer . This month on display in the library are resources to help understand the disease and provide support to families and friends.
If you are interested in Australian history, both Crystal Street and West Street libraries have a display of books and posters commemorating Anzac day. Broaden your knowledge and understanding of a significant day in Australia by borrowing from our collection. You can find books and DVDs on the shelves at the 940s.
Interested in Harmony day. Vist the libraries at Petersham TAFE. Have a look at our collection to find resources about the people who call Australia home. You can find information and stories by and about Indigenous Australians. Factual resources about immigration, as well as biographies and fiction based on the experience of migrating to Australia.
Improve your mental health this month by visiting the library. Both Crystal St and West St libraries have displays of resources available to be borrowed. We also have a list of music suggested by staff that they listen to cheer themselves up, wind down or just generally make themselves feel good. The reasons given why they have chosen […]
The library congratulates all Petersham college adult learners. Whatever stage of your course you are at, beginning, continuing or finishing, the library is able to support your learning journey. Come see the display for the week, find resources or check the calendar for our regular workshops.
Spring is in the air, the mid semester break will begin tomorrow and I’m betting that all of you – teacher’s and students alike – have been eagerly awaiting that seventeen day break from TAFE . However if you’re anything like me you have assignments to finish (or assignments to mark); work to attend; not enough money saved […]
During November 2012 we ran a “Can Your Fines” Drive, where a donation of two cans of food would clear a $10 late return fine. We received 46 cans, which meant we waived $230 in fines. A special thank you to those generous students who donated cans even though they didn’t have fines. We also had a Giving Tree in […]
R U OK? DAY is a nationally recognised day held on the second Thursday of September each year, this year it was on Thursday 13th September. The purpose of the day is to encourage people to ask each other ‘Are you OK?’ It also aims to raise awareness about and provide resources for people experiencing depression, anxiety or bereavement. Specific […]
Refugee Week was celebrated from Sunday 17 June to Saturday 23 June 2012. Refugee Week is a time to promote understanding of refugees and asylum seekers and celebrate their contribution and achievements to Australian society. This year’s Refugee Week theme is Restoring Hope. Have a look at the Refugee Week display at Crystal Street Library […]
Mother’s Day is a celebration that honours mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March, April, or May. Have a look at the heart touching stories written by our Foundation Studies students in memory of […]