Author Archives: Yvonne Mes

Get Ready to Celebrate with the Big Lit Quiz of Children’s Literature

Book Links is hosting the End of Year party for the Kid Lit Community in Queensland.

Held on Sunday the 26th of November from 12noon to 3pm.

Book Links invites members of the Children’s Book Council Australia (Queensland), Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Queensland State Library, Write Links, the May Gibbs Trust and teachers, librarians, teacher-librarians and technicians and lovers of Children’s Literature to join us for lunch followed by five rounds of questions based on children’s literature.

With fabulous book prizes, and the enigmatic presence of quiz master and author Brian Falkner this is a party not to be missed!

Book your team now! $15.00 per team member
4 team members per group
Food supplied, BYO drinks

Proceeds go to the Australian Children’s Laureate Program

 

 

The Big Lit Quiz is based on the Kids Lit Quiz, which is an international competition for children held in March each year.

Held on Sunday the 26th of November from 12noon to 3pm.

Secondary Library, Moreton Bay College

450 Wondall Road, Manly West

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Think Tank Inspires

The Think Tank held on Saturday the 14th of October was attended by a group of passionate members who shared their ideas on how to move the reality of a physical Literature Centre for Children and Young People forward.

The AGM, held on the same day, gave the new committee members renewed inspiration and fresh ideas .

The Committee would like to thank all who gave their time to support Book Links by attending the Think Tank and the AGM.

Our new Committee consists of:

Photo by Maria Parenti-Baldey

President                    Yvonne Mes
Vice-president          Jenny Stubbs
Treasurer                  Andrew King
Secretary                   Leslee-Ann Hewson
Member Secretary  Tyrion Perkins

Nominations for Book Links AGM

Nominations for the management committee have now closed.

We have received the following nominations:

President

Yvonne Mes nominated by Jenny Stubbs seconded by Andrew King

Vice President

Jenny Stubbs nominated by Yvonne Mes seconded by Andrew King

Treasurer

Andrew King nominated by Jenny Stubbs seconded by Yvonne Mes

Members Secretary

Tyrion Perkins nominated by Yvonne Mes seconded by Jenny Stubbs

Secretary

Leslee-Ann Hewson nominated by Jenny Stubbs seconded by Yvonne Mes