Library

Due to current COVID restrictions, we are unable to offer Family Borrowing times. 

Staff:

· Mrs. Michelle Witheyman-Crump Teacher-Librarian

· Mrs. Christine Muggeridge Library Assistant

Library Hours:

  • 8:00am – 3:00pm Monday & Thursdays (open early for students, parents and younger siblings)
  • 8:25am – 3:00pm Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

The Library is open for students Monday-Thursday lunchtimes.

We have an open door policy – if Mrs. Crump is at the circulation desk, she is available to staff, students and parents regardless of the time.

What we offer Students:-

  • Comfortable and inviting spaces
  • A selection of age-appropriate reading material - Fiction and non-fiction books
  • Regular borrowing
  • Students may borrow the following number of books:-

Prep – Year 2 = 2 books

Year 3 – Year 4 = 3 books

Year 5 – Year 6 = 4 books

  • Library bags upon enrolment as part of the students book pack. These bags have been specifically chosen as they are water-proof.
  • Support with homework and research at lunchtimes.
  • A place to relax at lunchtimes – play board games, read, chat quietly with friends
  • Scholastic Book Club
  • Competitions
  • Participation in the Ipswich Story Sports Competition

What we offer our Families:-

  • Library membership for parents and younger siblings to borrow our books
  • The Library opens early every Monday and Thursday mornings to encourage families to come in to browse and borrow.

Library Events:-

  • BOOK WEEK
  • Visiting authors and illustrators
  • SAFI (StoryArts Festival Ipswich – Biennially)
  • Book Fairs