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ANNOUNCEMENT - Position Advertised for Director of The Literature Centre
Posted 26 July 2021 ANNOUNCEMENT - Position Advertised for Director of The Literature Centre

We are seeking a passionate, skilled leader for the position of Director of The Literature Centre. See advertised role and full job description HERE...

Mr Bat Wants a Hat Book Launch - Sunday 1 August
Posted 19 July 2021 Mr Bat Wants a Hat Book Launch - Sunday 1 August

You’re invited to celebrate the launch of the newly released picture book Mr Bat Wants a Hat by WA author Kitty Black and illustrator Laura Wood. Secure your spot for a morning of picture book fun! View or download the event flyer here...

Celebrate Reading National Conference 2021 - Registration & Presenter News
Posted 01 July 2021 Celebrate Reading National Conference 2021 - Registration & Presenter News

Join us for the 2021 Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into Quality Australian Literature for Young Adults. Following the cancellation of our Conference in October 2020 due to COVID-19, we are THRILLED to reschedule for 29-30 October, 2021. See below our line-up of 9 superb Australian YA Authors and secure your seat today!

The Sound of Picture Books is back in September!
Posted 01 July 2021 The Sound of Picture Books is back in September!

The Literature Centre, in partnership with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Yamaha and Australian Piano Warehouse, is proud to present The Sound of Picture Books - with new book 'Afloat in Venice'. Coming to Fremantle, Joondalup and Bunbury!

Term 3 TLC News
Posted 16 June 2021 Term 3 TLC News

Download a copy of our latest TLC News flyer for The Literature Centre. See the newly released Conference program, exhibitions for Term 3, author/illustrator booking service, Young Writers program update and more.

ANNOUNCEMENT - End of an Era for Director of The Literature Centre
Posted 11 June 2021 ANNOUNCEMENT - End of an Era for Director of The Literature Centre

As The Literature Centre approaches its 30th year Lesley Reece’s own chapter as Director and Founder is closing. For over 29 years Ms Reece has championed and promoted Australian literature; inspiring many thousands of students and teachers through stimulating programmes. Read more. Hear from the Board.

Donate Today - Help Children Love Books Like You Did!
Posted 03 June 2021 Donate Today - Help Children Love Books Like You Did!

By donating you can be part of something creative and unique in Australia. As we start a new chapter at The Literature Centre we want to help young people discover a love of books just like you did when you were their age.

Term 2 TLC News
Posted 03 May 2021 Term 2 TLC News

If you missed our recent Term 2 TLC News email, we have our TLC News brochure available in a concise new printable version. View or download here...

Teachers/Librarians! Free PL Event - Thursday 20 May
Posted 27 April 2021 Teachers/Librarians! Free PL Event - Thursday 20 May

Whether you're a regular visitor to our Centre keen to check out the new restorations, or new to us and always wondered what we offer primary and secondary schools in WA, we're pleased to welcome you to our Open Galleries Professional Learning event, Thursday 20 May, 4.00-6.30pm.

SPECIAL OFFER - Literature Workshops In Schools
Posted 15 February 2021 SPECIAL OFFER - Literature Workshops In Schools

Exciting, interactive incursions have always been something we can offer schools. In 2021, we'd like to extend a discount on our normal workshop fee. Literature Workshops will give your students the enjoyment of interacting within the original artwork and process material of a picture book, enhancing and broadening their visual literacy as well as working on their inferential comprehension.

Centre Restoration Works December to April
Posted 12 January 2021 Centre Restoration Works December to April

We're back in our newly restored Centre and we're so happy to be here! The April school holiday period is the perfect time for us to unpack everything, settle back in and welcome you all in Term 2! See you soon.

Our Patron - Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia
Posted 06 June 2019 Our Patron - Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia

THE HONOURABLE KIM BEAZLEY AC GOVERNOR OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCED AS PATRON OF THE LITERATURE CENTRE.

Our Centre nominated for International Award - 2020 Astrid Lindgren
Posted 06 August 2018 Our Centre nominated for International Award - 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

UPDATE - Congratulations to the winner of this prestigious Award, Baek Heena, and well done to all nominees, including The Literature Centre!

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