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Oliver Library Catalogue


Look here for articles from newspapers, journals, websites, encyclopedias and more.


eBooks and AudioBooks

Look here for over 1000 digital books!

Literary Excursions

2018 Brisbane Writer's Festival

2018 Brisbane Writer's Festival

2018 Brisbane Writer's Festival 
Veronica Roth

Kid's Lit Competition

Team 7 team at Year 7/8 CBCA Readers Cup Competition

Year 8 team at Yr 7/8 Readers Cup CBCA competition

Books into Movies

Expected release date: April 5, 2019

What it's about: Louis Creed movies his family of four to a rural town with a secret in the forest.

Who's starring: Jason Clarke, John Lithgow, and Amy Seimetz.

Watch the trailer for Pet Sematary.


Expected release date: December 25, 2019

What it's about: This live-action/CGI animated hybrid film will tell the classic tale of a sled dog's quest or survival.

Who's Starring: Karen Gillan, Dan Stevens, and Harrison Ford 



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Activities in the Library

Harry Potter Quiz

Harry Potter Quiz

Students selecting new Graphic novels from Zombster

Reading 'The Hobbit'

Mr Paul Brown (Headmaster) and Mr David Bell (Head of Middle School)

'The Hobbit'  Quiz

AR Pizza Party and 'Barnaby Brocket' Quiz

Semester 1

Year 7 - Accelerated Reading Program


Semester 1 -  Yr 7 Pizza Party and Barnaby Brocket Quiz

First students to achieve 1,000 points in AR

Reading achievements


About Us

Library Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday 7.30 am to 4.30 pm


Library Email

Library Phone
07 33093621


2018 Book Week
Theme:  Find Your Treasure

2018 Book Week
Theme:  Find your Treasure

Holiday Reading

Book to Film Adaptations

Whodunnit - focus on crime fiction

Happy Birthday Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, published 20 years ago.

Book Week 2017 - Escape to Everywhere

Photo Competition to celebrate
Queensland School Library Week 5 - 9 March

Reading Initiatives

Author Visits

Veronica Roth
Author of the Divergent series
2018 Brisbane Writer's Festival

Cally Black
Author of In all the dark places
2018 Brisbane Writer's Festival

Mark Smith (author) spoke to Year 9s and ran workshops for Year 8 classes. His writing has won a number of awards.  

Popular author Michael Gerard Bauer (with his book 'Don't Call Me Ishmael!') visits BBC for World Read-Aloud Day

Tristan Bancks spoke to Middle School students

Brisbane author James Moloney visits BBC

The Road to Winter' and the sequel 'Wilder Country' are very popular novels by Mark Smith - visiting author.