"The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library"

Albert Einstein

Welcome to the library! 

Also known as The Mary MacKillop, RSJ Resource Centre

        Monday to Friday

Starts        7.30-8.00 am                                                                                                           

Closes       3.00 pm Please let staff know if you need us to stay longer.

Pinto is available on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Mrs Guerra is available Wednesdays to Fridays.

Mrs Hodgson is available Monday to Fridays.

Book of the week

In recognition of NAIDOC

Dingo : the story of our mob / Sally Dingo.
Ernie Dingo's wife Sally, a white woman from Tasmania, writes the story of Ernie's family from his grandparents onward and of her and Ernie's life together.

Picture from Penguin Books https://penguin.com.au/books/dingo-9781740511025 29/06/2017.

What's happening this month?


School holidays. 
15/07 World Youth Skills Day
18/07 Nelson Mandela International Day
18/07 200yrs since Jane Austen's death. ABC news on Jane Austen's influence. goo.gl/1seKPN A 1895 illustration of Mr Collins' proposal in Pride and Prejudice.
30/07 Donate Life Week & International Day of Friendship


The library will be hosting a series of tutorials to help you with research and completiImage result for researching skillsng your assignments. The tutorials will focus on researching the databases (e-resources), searching on the web and referencing. These tutorials or workshops will have limited numbers and will require you to book in. 
Stay tuned to the announcements of when and what tutorials are available in Term Four.
Picture downloaded 06/04/2016 Google Images "The corridor of uncertainty' https://goo.gl/RKr0ia

Need further assistance? Come in or email Mrs Hodgson 

Contact details:
Telephone: 9832 1690


* Remember to bookmark this page and visit it often, as it will be updated regularly.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Follow the links to log into the library catalogue and gain access to the eResources (databases), student and staff e-books.

Other pathways:

Staff          https://oscarportal.parra.catholic.edu.au/Home.aspx           

Staff e-Book of the week


Student e-Book of the week

DVD of the week

E-Resources of the week


Fiction                    3 weeks
Non-fiction              2 weeks
Graphic novels        3 weeks
Picture books          3 weeks
Magazines              Overnight
DVDs                     Overnight
E-books                 3 weeks
Textbooks              For the year or the duration of the unit of study
Laptops                 See staff for details
iPad chargers         See staff for details

 Expectations from students

All bags will be kept on the shelves just inside the front door.
No eating and drinking inside the library. Water is the exception.
All books will be looked after and returned promptly.
Be polite and courteous to fellow students and teachers.
Speak softly whilst inside the library.