Heanor Gate Spencer Academy Library

Welcome to the Library & Careers Centre

The Library is situated at the top of the stairs near to main reception


Opening Times:

The Library is open to students from 8.15am until 4pm Monday to Thursday and 3.30pm on Fridays for homework, quiet study, reading and to borrow or return library books. We are open before and after school, at breaktime and at lunchtime.

The Careers Centre located within the library is open for information and advice during library opening times.

Library Rules

  • No eating or drinking in the library please.

  • Students must be engaged in quiet study or reading.

  • No mobile phones.

  • No games on the computers - school work only.

  • Please pick up your litter and keep the space tidy.

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Frequently Asked Questions


  • How many books can I borrow? 2

  • How long can I borrow them for? 2 weeks but you can have them renewed if you would like to borrow them for longer

  • How do I borrow a book? Choose your book and bring it to the library desk to be checked out

  • How do I return a book? Pop it in the big blue 'Returns' box near the library doors

  • Can I use the computers? Yes, for homework or school work only

  • Do I get charged a fine if my book is late back? No, please just return it to us