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An introduction to our library service

The school library provides information and ideas that are fundamental to functioning successfully in today's information and knowledge-based society.  

It offers learning services such as story-telling, books, educational games through internet and CD-ROMs, audio visual materials etc., that enable our students to become critical thinkers and effective users of information in all formats and media.   Students also are able to access the computerized library catalogue where they can search what is available in the library.

The library has a timetable for all class level.   Each class group gets 30-45 minutes session in the library to browse, read and borrow.

All children’s belongings (except for their library bag) should be left outside in the cubby holes.

All children are welcome to browse and read in the library, but once they have borrowed their book, they must leave the library.

1.  Times

The library is open from 8:30am-3:30pm (Monday to Friday)

2.  Security

After School: All children’s belongings (except for their library bag) should be left outside the library.

All children are welcome to browse and read in the library, but once they have borrowed their book(s),

they must leave the library.

3.  Library card

  • The library card is not transferable to another child.
  • If a child wishes to borrow a book, she/he must show the library card.
  • The Librarian must be informed if the library card is lost.
  • A new card can be purchased for $10.00.
  • To buy or replace a library bag costs $40.00.

5.  Loan of books

  • Children from K1 to K3 can check out one book for a period of two weeks and P1-P6 can check out three books for a period of two weeks.
  • Secondary students can check out six books for a period of three weeks.
  •  (However, they may return their library book(s) before the due-date).
  • Books can be renewed for another week if it has not been reserved by another person.
  • An overdue charge of $1.00 per day per book will be incurred.

(excluding school holidays & weekends).

  • Children are responsible for any damage to books or any property belonging

to the library and shall be required to pay the replacement cost.

If the book of a multi-volume set is damaged or lost the child will be liable to replace the whole set.

6.  Library Bags

  • K1s                           = Free bag and card

      Replacement:     Bag  = $40.00

                                    Card = $10 (child to provide own photo)


  • K2s onwards =    1st bag  = $40.00 + Free card

      Replacement:     Bag     = $40.00

                                   Card    = $10 (child to provide own photo)

Note:  Please make sure that you carry your books in a library bag to protect them.  If you don’t have one, please purchase one from the library.  Many of our books are damaged because students put them in their backpacks with drink bottles/food that leak and we are unable to clean/repair them. (DO NOT PUT YOUR WATER BOTTLE & FOOD IN THE LIBRARY BAG).

Each person is solely responsible for the books they borrow, so please do not lend library books to another student or siblings who may cause damage or lose the books.  It is recommended that students keep their library books in their library bags until home, so that they don’t forget them in the classroom or elsewhere.  Please help look after our library books so that everyone can enjoy nice clean books.

Last Edit : 2017-09-22 09:02:05 By : it
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