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Welcome to Our Library...

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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


Latest Library News...

24th Apr 2015
Keady Branch Library has recently received a large selection of new study guides for GCSE, AS Level and A Level.  If...
27th Mar 2015
The P6 students from Darkley Primary School have been learning how to use the library with Mrs McArdle on Thursday afternoons. ...
25th Mar 2015
The NIBA 2015 has started and we are doing things a bit differently this year.  We are inviting anyone in year 9 who...
20th Mar 2015
The Booktastic Reading Group celebrate Harry Potter Book Night   Wizards, Witches, Muggles and Booktastic members were...

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. 

NI Book Award

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