The Library offers:
- 6000 fiction books for children and young adults
- 5300 knowledge books, from personal development to biographies and to cover all curriculum areas
- 1140 picture books, graphic novels and breezy reads (easy chapter books)
- 141 audiobooks and documentaries
All these items above can be borrowed by the students for free.
- 50 magazine collections
400 reference books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, Guinness books of records, etc.
All books must be returned by the 22nd November,
All leavers and all Year 11 to 13 students must come to the library with their leavers or clearance form.
What happen when you receive an email listing books?
Any problem? Email email@example.com or talk to the librarian
- Search the catalogue
- Login with your school username and password to see which books are issued to you and to reserve a book
- Quick access to useful websites for your studies
Thank you everyone for your participation, it has been fun to receive all your entries!
Best Poster: Slated, by Teri Terry
Congratulation Ella Robinson!
Second Best poster: Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Congratulations to Mackenzie Allison.
The library is now beautifully decorated with your many posters. And they are good recommendations for what to read next.
Best photo : ILB
Most People with a book on a photo: Pisa House!
Most interesting Location
The winning House is Pisa,. followed by Barker, then Roy and Iron!
These are the books MAC students chose to feature on the Favourite Book Posters they created at the occasion of the Library Festival in 2016.
|Darwin Awards||Wendy Northcutt||Evolution in action|
|The Painted Man||Peter V Brett||Fights back against predators|
|A Clockwork Orange||Anthony Burgess||Dark, dystopian, humourous|
|Molly Moon Stops the World||Georgia Byng||Mindblowing hypnotic powers|
|The Selection||Kiera Cass||Charming, captivating, entertaining|
|Artemis Fowl||Eoin Colfer||Fairies, butter, mulch diggums|
|The Hunger Games||Suzanne Collins||Peta, brave, great|
|The Hunger Games||Suzanne Collins||Mockingjay, hunt, adventure|
|Lion Boy||Zizou Corder||Jaw-dropping, eye-opening, stunning|
|The Power of One||Bryce Courtenay||Compelling, powerful, exciting|
|Snake and Lizard||Joy Cowley||Friendship, arguments, trouble|
|One||Sarah Crossan||People, love, siamese twins|
|Matilda||Roald Dahl||Genius, awesome, engaging|
|Lake of the Dead||Stu Duval||Lake, death, survival|
|The Honest Truth||Dan Gemeinhart||Adventure of a lifetime|
|Lord of the Flies||William Golding||Exciting, interesting, microcosm|
|Asterix||Rene Goscinny||Fighting, funny, adventure|
|Sands of the Scorpion||Bear Grylls||Breathtaking, survival, adventure|
|And the Mountains Echoed||K Hosseini||Family, love, life|
|Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas||Hunter S Thompson||Too weird to live, too rare to die|
|Don’t Look Now||Paul Jennings||Exciting, weird, funny|
|The Secrets of the Fearless||Elizabeth Laird||Intriguing, awesome, wrapping|
|The Giver||Lois Lowry||Rediscover, mystery, adventure|
|The Road||Cormac McCarthy||Adventurous, interesting, compelling|
|The General||Robert Muchamore||Spy, War, Exciting|
|Acid||Emma Pass||Exotic, dangerous, scary|
|Hatchet||Gary Paulsen||Exciting, thrilling, survive|
|Percy Jackson||Rick Riordan||Immortality|
|How to Speak Dolphin||Ginny Rorby||Water, swimming, dolphins|
|Harry Potter||J K Rowling||Magic, wizard, Gryffindor|
|Dork Diary: Once Upon a Dork||Rachel Renee Russell||Humour Girls|
|Holes||Louis Sachar||Camp, curse, friendship|
|Varjak Paw||S F Said||Most gangster, cats|
|The Lovely Bones||Alice Sebold||Captivating, emotional, revenge|
|Green Eggs and Ham||Dr. Seuss||Epic poem|
|The Cat in the Hat||Dr. Seuss||Fun, exciting, adventurous|
|The Light Between Oceans||M L Steadman||Morally riveting story|
|One Dollar Horse||Lauren St John||Heartwarming, heroic, thrilling|
|Girl Online: On Tour||Zoe Sugg||Life on tour|
|The Hobbit||J R R Tolkien||Quest, fantasy, dragon|
|Ratburger||David Walliams||Thrilling, funny, crazy|
|The Book Thief||Markus Zusak||Knowledge, death, racism|
This article “The Surprising Power of Reading Fiction” by Courtney Seiter is worth a read as she details how reading fiction actually helps develop empathy, reduces stress and mental aging, improves sleep, relationships, memory, inclusivity, vocabulary, creativity, pleasure and ultimately happiness!
And this excellent Canadian infographic provides further interesting data.
So grab a good book and enjoy!
When the South Pacific books representative brought her boxes of new books to choose from, I asked some students to choose easy books they’d like to read. They are now ready !
Spot the Smiley Face!
The vocabulary is easy, the chapters are short, the fonts are large and legible, there are some illustrations, just like in children’s books. But the stories are engaging and high-octane to provide the experience of a good novel.
Find them in the Picture Books / Breezy Reads section of the library.