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Welcome to Our Library...

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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

 Resources

  • 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...

27th Feb 2015
As part of this year’s celebrations World Book Day are launching their first online festival for teen fiction fans!Taking...
 
 
 
24th Feb 2015
Our Annual Book Week begins on Friday 27th February with lots of exciting stuff for everyone!
 
 
 
24th Feb 2015
Which teacher has been caught reading? The Caught Reading! Competition starts on Friday 27th February 2015 A new photo will...
 
 
 
24th Feb 2015
World Book Day Competition Thursday 5th March 2015 To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 5th March, the library is running...
 
 
 
 

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
 

945 are the lucky class taking part in the NIBAs this year and they are all very busy reading the 8 short listed books. The voting will take place later in the year.  Anyone interested in reading the books can pop-into the library for more information or visit the NIBA web site www.nibookaward.org.uk