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About the library

The library staff are here to help you find what you want, please ask :

Contact us: nwsslibrary(at)sd40.bc.ca 

Library Hours : 8:00 am to about 3:30 pm.
Lunch:  11:45 - 12:28
we are closed for library volunteer training from 11:30 - 11:45 daily

Remember -
The library is reserved for classes and quiet study time:

We have :

Graphic Novels
French Collection
DVDs and videos
Online databases
Internet access (30 computers)

Borrowing privileges:

Borrowing limit: 3 non-fiction/magazines.  Unlimited fiction

Borrowing period:

Fiction – 2 weeks

Non-fiction – 1 week

Holds: You can ask to have a book reserved for you if the book you want is signed out so someone else.

Using the computers:

Word processing and research : (you cannot save your work on the computers so make sure you have an account where you can e-mail it to yourself)

Locating books:

Search the on-line catalog at home or in the library. When you find the right book, jot down the Dewey Decimal number and call letters. 

Search the catalog:

Library Search Tab: Use to search the entire collection

Mrs. Jones  – Teacher-librarian

Mrs. Wethered – Teacher-librarian

Mrs. Searle – Library technician

  • Working and learning are number 1 in the library !
  • Cooperate with, and respect library staff
  • Work independently
  • Speak quietly
  • No food, drinks, or cell phones.
Late fines:

None, at the current time, but you are expected to return borrowed materials on time.

If you damage or lose library material, however, you will have to pay for its replacement. Books and videos can be very expensive, so be careful. Yearbooks will not be issued to students who owe books.


Let the library staff know if you have suggestions for books that we should buy for the library.

You can print up to 2 pages free.  If you print double sided – you can print up to 4 pages free !

Printing charges – First 2 pages free. Afterward, 10 cents per page.