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  • No food in the library or foyer area, please.
  • Please leave all bags/hats beanies in the space provided in the foyer area.
  • Please respect other users of our awesome library.
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Resources:

  • Books are issued for a four week period and can be re-issued if needed.
  • DVDs are issued for 7 days. There may be a charge for damage to or loss of books/DVDs. Reserves can be made for new books/DVDs or books/DVDs already on issue.
  • Currently, students can have 6 books and 1 DVD on loan.

Book of The Week

Book of The Month: A School Leavers Guide to the Real World

A school leaver's guide to the real world looks at some of the issues young people are going to encounter when they leave school. The topics covered are areas in which young people may not have studied at school or only have a limited knowledge of them. ... Each...

Book of the Month: Queen of Katwe by Tim Crothers

Based on a popular ESPN magazine article selected by Dave Eggers for The Best American Nonrequired Reading and a finalist for a National Magazine Award, the inspiring true story of Phiona Mutesi, a teenage chess prodigy from the slums of Kampala, Uganda. PHIONA MUTESI...

Book of the Week: Children of Blood and Bone

They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the...

Book of the Week: Renegades by Marissa Meyer

New book in our library! Secret Identities. Extraordinary Powers. She wants vengeance. He wants justice. The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies — humans with extraordinary abilities — who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order...

Book of the Week: Warcross by Marie Lu

For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage...

Book of the Week: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

The award-winning first installment of the New York Times bestselling series…Meet Celaena Sardothien.Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness.In a land without magic, where the king rules with an iron hand, Celaena, an assassin, is summoned to the castle. She comes...

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Book of the Week: Children of Blood and Bone

Book of the Week: Children of Blood and Bone

They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the...