The LRC / Library is located on the first floor at the heart of the school.  It provides resources for every student covering all aspects of the curriculum.  Resources include forty internet linked computers which also have access to programmes used by each department’s area of study. The Library also houses approximately 3000 books, comprising of fiction, non fiction and reference works. We also stock a range of DVDs, magazines and newspapers. The Librarians Mrs Milford and Mrs Roulston are assisted by Student Librarians chosen from Year 11+.

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Opening Times Daily 8.30am – 4.30pm Lunch 12.20pm – 12.50pm

Anyone needing to use the Library outside these times needs to seek permission from the Librarians.dsc_0470

 

 

How to find things If you have looked around the Library you will have seen there are plenty of books to choose from. How do you find what you are looking for? First you need to know that there are 3 main sections .

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Fiction (Story books)

These are arranged in alphabetical order according to the author’s surname. If you need help choosing something great to read ask the Librarians, check out websites for new teenage fiction, ask your friends what they are reading or look at the book of the month section of Eclipse.

 

Non Fiction and Reference

The Non Fiction and Reference books are arranged by the Dewey Decimal System.

These are books about real facts, people, events and places. Each subject is given a unique number and the books are arranged on the shelves from 000 – 999.999. To help you find a book easily the main sections are:

000 – General Works 100 – Psychology and Philosophy 200 – Religion 300 – People in Society 400 – Languages

500 – Natural Sciences 600 – Applied Sciences 700 – Arts 800 – Literature 900- Geography and History

Of course if you are really stuck the Librarian or Student Librarians are always ready to help.

For More Help Check Out Eclipse, click here to download - quick-guide-to-eclipse