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Donate Today! - Become a 'Friend of the Literature Centre'

Donate Today! - Become a 'Friend of the Literature Centre'

Posted 2 months ago by Webmaster

By donating you become part of our Friends of The Literature Centre group.  Be part of something creative and unique in Australia. 

All donations over $2 are fully tax deductible and we are endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient and Tax Concession Charity.

Please see our Friends of The Literature Centre brochure and registration form (attached below) with payment options or simply email your intention to donate to - info@thelitcentre.org.au

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The Sound of Picture Books in 2019 - Fremantle and Bunbury performances this September!

The Sound of Picture Books in 2019 - Fremantle and Bunbury performances this September!

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Clarke

 

The Sound of Picture Books is coming to Fremantle and Bunbury in September!  Find out more about our NEW feature book plus two other popular books on offer as below.  Space will fill fast so do contact us at the Centre on phone 08 9430 6869 or email info@thelitcentre.org.au should teachers have any queries.

 

FREMANTLE DATES ... 10, 11, 12, 13 & 18 September 2019

The Literature Centre, in partnership with the West ...

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NEW! School Holiday Professional Learning 18 July - using Shaun Tan art

NEW! School Holiday Professional Learning 18 July - using Shaun Tan art

Posted 3 months ago by Webmaster

NEW FOR JULY SCHOOL HOLIDAYS! 

Professional Learning - Creative Writing in the Classroom Using Shaun Tan Original Art

Date: Thursday 18 July, 2019

Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm  

Gate opens 9.30am for morning tea and browsing in the bookshop.

 

Rural, remote and metropolitan teachers who are unable to attend PL at our Centre during the term, now is your chance!

If you missed our Term 2 Professional Learning session ‘Art of a Master – ...

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Term 3 'TLC News' - Such a HUGE term!

Term 3 'TLC News' - Such a HUGE term!

Posted 2 months ago by Webmaster

The Literature Centre's Term 3 Picture Book Exhibitions have been announced.  

Our TLC News brochure will arrive in your email inbox or if you've missed it take a look HERE  

Remember, only a limited number of TLC News brochures will now be printed and posted to schools in WA but you can access them any time on this website.

 

LITERATURE WORKSHOPS - For enquiries about Literature Workshops at our Centre utilising carefully curated ...

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2019 Celebrate Reading National Conference Superb Presenter Line-up!

2019 Celebrate Reading National Conference Superb Presenter Line-up!

Posted 4 months ago by Webmaster

Experience two days of inspiration and insights into quality Australian Literature at our 'Celebrate Reading National Conference', held in Fremantle, Western Australia.   SEE FLYER HERE

In 2019, the focus will be on quality Australian children's literature.  The conference suits teachers, librarians, writers, illustrators and literature enthusiasts.

PRESENTING AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR LINE-UP:

Shaun Tan (VIC) - KEYNOTE 

Felice Arena (VIC)

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Open Galleries 29 May, 4-8pm - See Shaun Tan’s 'Tales from the Inner City' art and more!

Open Galleries 29 May, 4-8pm - See Shaun Tan’s 'Tales from the Inner City' art and more!

Posted 5 months ago by Webmaster

FREE EVENT! We are excited to again open our doors to the public on Wednesday 29 May, 4pm to 8pm, to welcome new visitors and close friends.

$5 OFF ALL BOOKS in our bookshop during the event (excluding books already $5)

 

OPEN GALLERIES EVENING

Shaun Tan’s Tales from the Inner City Exhibition and Open Galleries

Wednesday 29 May, 4pm to 8pm

Gates open from 3.30pm.  

Don’t miss this opportunity to see 8 original paintings and support ...

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Professional Learning in Term 2 - Book Now!

Professional Learning in Term 2 - Book Now!

Posted 5 months ago by Webmaster

Professional Learning Using Shaun Tan Original Art at our Centre

Art of a Master - Inspiration for Creative Writing

REGISTRATION FORM

Date: Thursday 2 May, 2019

Time: 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Venue: The Literature Centre, Old Fremantle Prison Hospital, entry via corner Knutsford Street and Hampton Road  

In this workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to explore the original awe-inspiring illustrations of Shaun Tan.  We will look at ...

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Term 2 TLC News - Picture Book Exhibitions

Term 2 TLC News - Picture Book Exhibitions

Posted 5 months ago by Webmaster

We're looking forward to working with our Term 2 Picture Book Exhibitions!

Take a look at our REVISED Term 2 TLC News brochure  HERE

Remember, only a limited number of TLC News brochures will now be printed and posted to schools in WA but you can access them any time on our website or join our mailing list on the homepage.

 

LITERATURE WORKSHOPS - For enquiries about Literature Workshops at the Centre set within carefully curated ...

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Australian Storytellers Festival Sunday 7 April - Thankyou!

Australian Storytellers Festival Sunday 7 April - Thankyou!

Posted 6 months ago by Webmaster

THANKYOU!  We'd like to say thanks to all of the lovely people who attended our 2nd Australian Storytellers Festival.  What a brilliant day we had!  We will be asking attendees and presenters for their feedback and we look forward to the possibility of hosting another Festival in 2020.

If you'd like to join our emailing list to keep informed please send your email to us at info@thelitcentre.org.au or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

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Calling all Avid Young Readers and Writers!  - Work with top Australian YA Authors

Calling all Avid Young Readers and Writers! - Work with top Australian YA Authors

Posted 6 months ago by Webmaster

Calling all avid readers and writers Year 6 to Year 12!  Our Talented Young Writers' Programme (TYWP) is held each year with an impressive line-up of presenting authors.  We offer full day workshops for students Year 6 to Year 12 taking place each term in Fremantle at our Centre, and in BunburyBusselton, Albany and Geraldton in our host schools in these regional locations.

We are so proud of this programme, established for over 15 years ...

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