WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY RESOURCE CENTRE
The Library is open from 8.20 am until 4.30 pm every day, including recess and lunchtime. Students are welcome to make use of a range of resources to help them with their studies. These include a good selection of Fiction and Non-Fiction resources, as well as a range of DVD’s, magazines and newspapers.
Students are welcome to take part in the lunchtime activities in the Library throughout the week, which include Jewellery Making, Board Games and Chess Club. The Library is a vibrant space and there are plenty of opportunities to catch up on school work, relax with a good book in one of the comfortable Bean Bags or catch up with friends for a chat. Senior students are also catered for, with a dedicated study space (ISP Room). There are seven desktop computers, which are available for student use. The highlights of the Library year include Children’s Book Week, a visit from a children’s author and the Grade 6 Orientation visits.
GAP (GET AHEAD OF THE PACK) HOMEWORK PROGRAM
What is GAP?
GAP is a program designed to encourage students to use the resources in the Library Resource Centre, to complete their homework or do extra study. The resources available include reference materials, newspapers and Internet access. There are a number of desktop computers available for student use.
When is it and where?
Monday to Friday from 3.10 pm to 4.30 pm in the Library Resource Centre.
Students arrive at the Library, sign in and settle down to complete work. Students may choose to research information using the resources on the Library shelves or by using the Internet.
Although students will not be directly “supervised”, a staff member will be available to assist if required. Students may bring a light snack and drink into the Library.
Why have it?
This program provides access to resources and Internet facilities and helps establish sound study and homework habits. It is an excellent opportunity for students to complete unfinished work or to do extra study.
Please contact the Library Resource Centre by telephoning 5240 5800 if you have any queries or if you would like your child to participate in the GAP Homework Program.
130 Separation Street,
03 5272 1756
03 5240 5899