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library.SPX: About

Senior Library's Home Page

Welcome to the Senior Library

The Senior Library is the hub of learning at our school, supporting the creative and intellectual needs of our learning community. 

  • Our spaces are light-filled and welcoming, with spaces for individual or group work
  • We provide an extensive range of curriculum resources in print and digital
  • Our reading ecology supports our students' diverse interests with an extensive, collection of recreational reading materials including manga, magazines, e & audio books
  • The reading and information literacy skills programs are expertly designed by a qualified teacher librarian. Our students learn about literature and enjoy being a part of our culture of reading in their library lesson. Our graduates are equipped with the information skills they'll need to succeed at university, work and life.

Displays & Events

Science Week 2020

Science Week 2020

Library Lovers Day 2018

The Library team

Teacher Librarian

Ms Keighery leads the team and with a background in specialist and university libraries, she knows where students are going and the skills they'll need. She's a reader; her favourite genre is fantasy.

Support Crew

Ms Mak, front of house, helps every student use the library and to connect to our fabulous fiction and non-fiction. 

Ms Dmitrewicz aka Mrs Clickview manages our extensive Clickview Library. 

         hours 7.15 am to 3.30 pm.

JUST   ASK !

  • Are your looking for a great book?
  • Can't find information for your class assignment ?
  • Need a room for a group task?
  • Need a Green screen for your multimedia production?
  • Can't upload your Turnitin assignment? 
  • Not sure how to do a Bibliography? 
  • Can't find a book?  
  • Can't print in colour?
  • Need help photocopy?

Just ask ! The library team are here to help you. 
OR email Mrs Keighery, KKeighery@stpiusx.nsw.edu.au

Membership

  • To accept responsibility for all items borrowed on my card and pay replacement costs for any items lost, stolen or damaged
  • To return or renew items
  • To acknowledge that email overdue book notices are a friendly reminder for my convenience
  • To respect the rights of staff or other library users in the library space
  • To comply with Copying and Copyright Laws

FAQs

How many books can I borrow? 
You can borrow as many books as you like.  

How long can I borrow? 
You can borrow books for 2 weeks and longer if you renew or extend your loan. You can login to the library catalogue using your usual computer logins and renew your loans. You can also renew your loan in person at our friendly help desk.You don't need to bring the book to do this. 

How can I get a book that's out?  
If a book is on loan and you'd like to read it next: you can reserve it. Make your request to the library staff or reserve online by logging into the library catalogue using your usual computer logins.

I've lost a book, what do I do?
When you borrow a book, it's your responsibility to look after it. Returning it in a reasonable time not only minimizes the risk of misplacing a book but shares the book with members of our school.  You'll receive friendly email reminders to help you.  

  • If you've lost a book, don't worry! Let the library team know; we are here to help you.
  • If it can't be found within a reasonable time, the cost of replacing the lost book will be added to your school fees.