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Library

Our library has a collection of over 21 000 resources and provides for the information needs of the whole school community. It is a hub for students and teachers to explore, discover, learn, communicate, interact and relax.

We have an extensive range of resources for borrowing, including fiction and non-fiction books, magazines, and graphic novels.

Library staff are available to assist students with research or book searches and all students are encouraged to borrow books to read for enjoyment.  Our younger students are also encouraged to read through the Accelerated Reader Program.

There is always something happening in the library: including new book displays, board games to play, Book Week Celebrations, Readers Cub, and Write a Book in A Day competition.

Printing, photocopying, scanning and computer use

Library users are able to use our desktop computers to work on school tasks and assessment, as well as access our online databases.  Photcopying and printing is available through the Papercut photocopiers accessible with a student ID card or manually with a school computer logon and password.

Opening hours

The Library is available for use by all students for personal, group study and board games during the school day from 8:00am to 3:00pm each school day.  We are closed in the first half of first break from 11:10am to 11:30am.

Library catalogue

The library catalogue for the school can be accessed from home or at school and is found at the following website:

Mackay North State High School Library Catalogue