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 Library & Resource Centre

StMatt_092.JPGThe Library Resource Centre of St Matthew’s aims to provide a wide variety of resources that will support the school’s philosophy and goals. A stimulating and welcoming atmosphere provides children with positive experiences of learning and discovery as well as the enjoyment of literature.

Library Resource Centre

Borrowing Procedures

  • Each child is required to have a named library bag, preferably cloth.
  • Books may be borrowed for a loan of up to 2 weeks.
  • Preschool & Year 1: 1 fiction or 1 non-fiction
  • Years 2 - 6: 1 fiction and/or non-fiction
  • Students can arrange to borrow more than this if needed for projects etc.
  • Some non-book material is available for loan on request.
  • All borrowing must be recorded through the automated library systems using the bar code reader. This is done by teachers, library staff or volunteer parent helpers.
  • All material should be returned to the dump trolley by the due date.
  • Overdue notices are issued monthly. Borrowing privileges may be curtailed if items are significantly late.