Library

CEDP school libraries are physical and digital places of inquiry and reading.


They provide access to a range of resources that help kids on their Learning journey and help inspire purposeful learning.

Through access to our library resources and services, students develop a range of learner dispositions and capabilities to cultivate a culture of curiosity, creativity, imagination and innovation.



Our physical library

Emmaus College Library and Information Service is an active learning resource centre.

Students have access to print and electronic resources to assist their studies and to enrich their leisure reading.

The College Library and Information Services staff consist of a Teacher Librarian and a Library Assistant.The staff are professional and are qualified to assist students with their research and literacy needs. All students have a borrower's card, which must be presented when booking out resources.

The Emmaus Library itself, is a caring, nurturing environment in which students consider the rights of other users. Many resources are available online through the Internet in classrooms as well as the library.

Access: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm including lunch (open at recess for seniors only)
Resources:               
Books (fiction and non-fiction), magazines and journals, newspapers, information files, literary criticisms, audio-visual media.
Facilities and Services Available: Study areas, photocopier, computer network, reading areas, laminating, book covering.


Borrowing

In general, the loan period for each item is two weeks, however, extensions can be negotiated. Year 7-10 students may borrow up to 2 fiction and 3 non-fiction at any one time, with senior students being able to borrow 2 fiction and 5 non-fiction books.



Our eLibrary

eLibrary is the digital gateway to the range of quality online resources that encourage and enhance reading and support inquiry learning.



Access our eLibrary

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