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St.Patrick's High School Keady

Welcome to Our Library...


The purpose built Library is located centrally on the ground floor, it is a bright, attractive room which is easily accessible to pupils and staff.

School Librarian

The library is managed by a full-time professional librarian: Mrs J. McArdle

Library Aims

  • To provide a welcoming area in which pupils may read, study or do research
  • To provide a centralized resource of materials and expertise, which supports the curricular needs of pupils and staff
  • To promote the concept of reading for enjoyment
  • To enable pupils to acquire information and study skills


  • 14,000 resources, comprising of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Reference & Audio Visual Materials

  • Internet linked PC’s

  • Magazines  & Daily newspapers

  • Audio Visual

  • Years 8 & 9 - can borrow 2 books 

  • Years 10, 11 & 12 - can borrow 4 books

  • Years 13 & 14 - can borrow 6 books

  • Staff can borrow up to 10 items

  • Books must be returned on time


AR Reader


Library News

4th Apr 2016
St John's PS enjoying a visit to our school library on World Book Day
4th Apr 2016
The Booktastic Reading Group celebrate Harry Potter Book Night 2016 Wizards, Witches,...
4th Apr 2016
Vote for your favourites in the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards 2016  

Booktastic Blog

Anyone in years 8-10 who would like to join the school’s online book club Booktastic should leave their name with Mrs McArdle in the library.  The blog is a fantastic way of sharing book information and chatting to other students who enjoy reading. 


Anyone interested in reading the books can pop-into the library for more information or visit the NIBA web