An inclusive, dynamic, information rich learning environment providing students and staff access to a range of resources 24/7.
CSDP school libraries are physical and digital places of inquiry and reading.
They provide access to a range of resources that help students 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
The library at Holy Cross is a centre of learning and a shared learning environment for students, staff and families to enjoy. It has a warm, welcoming atmosphere, with designated areas for research, leisure, integrated and interactive learning.
The library is well-resourced with books, magazines, on-line and electronic resources. Learning groups enjoy weekly library borrowing lessons, and literature and research enrichment activities. Parents are welcome to use these facilities with their children.
Teacher Librarians are on hand to assist students with locating quality information from relatable sources and ensure it is used in an ethical manner. All library staff have a great passion for literature and are on hand to provide help to students to find their next ‘great read’.
Students have access to the eLibrary - the digital gateway to a range of quality online resources that encourage and enhance reading and support inquiry learning.
The virtual library gives access to an electronic bookshelf and database access for students and staff.
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