Library


The Library contains a wide selection of fiction, non-fiction and picture books. It is managed by our library officer and is fully automated. 

 

LIBRARY OPENING TIMES

Although students only visit the library one day a  week with their class they may borrow more frequently especially if they are participating in the Literacy Pro programe. The library is open Monday to Friday before and after school for borrowing and returning of items, also on Wednesday and Thursday  lunchtime for Makerspace.

 

Borrowing days for classes in 2021 are:

Monday - M6

Tuesday - K3, K4, K6, M3 and Kindy Orange

Wednesday - B1, B2, M1

Thursday - M5, B3, B4 and Kindy Purple

Friday - M4

 

General Information About Borrowing

The number of books students may borrow are:

Kindy - 1 book

Years 1,2 : 1 book

Years 3,4,5 and 6 : 2 books plus 1 DVD (overnight only)

  • All loans are for one week except Literacy Pro books which are two weeks.
  • Books are to be brought back each week and loans may be renewed.
  • To borrow students need a library bag and there are library bags available from the library if needed.
  • There is no fine system for overdue books however, students are responsible for the books they borrow. If a books is lost or damaged beyond repair it must be paid for or replaced.
  • You can assist you child by suggesting a safe place to keep the library books at home and spending some time each week sharing the library books with them.

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Children who participate in the Literacy Pro program are encouraged to continue reading over the school holidays and are permitted to borrow books to facilitate this.

 

VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers from our school community are always welcome in the library.

Please contact Mrs Lavers via email or through admin if you would like to volunteer. There are a variety of tasks such as shelving, book covering and repairs to be carried out on a regular basis.

 

EVENTS IN YOUR SCHOOL LIBRARY

There are regular events that occur through out the year in the libary, for example:

 

Scholastic Bookclub & Book Fair
Held once a term as well as a Book Fair once a year. All items purchased through Scholastic Bookclub/Book Fair earn points that go towards obtaining many new resources for the Library. Volunteers to help at the Book Fair are always very welcome.

 

NATIONAL SIMULTANEOUS STORYTIME

Beldon PS participates in NSS every year information on the day can be found here

www.alia.org.au/nss

 

Book Week

Book Week is the longest running children's festival in Australia and is run by the CBCA.

Beldon Primary School celebrates Book Week in a variety of ways. With displays, Book Week Dress Up Day and library excursions.

 

Beldon Primary School Library is often used for many and varied events that occur during the year. From Beldon Speaks through to our Thank You Morning Tea the library is a well utilised and relaxing space for the students, staff and families of Beldon Primary School.

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