Our library provides a social space to meet, collaborate, research, learn, share, and relax. The staff work to develop a reading culture and raise the levels of information literacy across the school by leading students through processes which empower them to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers and skillful, efficient and discerning researchers.
The Oliver library management system, together with the ACEN digital library provide 24/7 access to a wealth of authentic, authoritative, age appropriate resources to specifically meet student and staff needs.
Resources include fiction and non-fiction books, ebooks, audiobooks, videos, journals, encyclopaedias, articles, websites, learning objects, CDs and DVDs.
St Charles’ Catholic Primary School Waverley has a varied and extensive collection of over 10,000 items that support the teaching and learning programs of the school’s curriculum.
Two book fairs are held each year to enable families to purchase exciting new releases for enjoyment at home, and all students enthusiastically participate in annual Book Week activities with a fabulous book character parade.
All classes have a borrowing session each week and there is an opportunity for students to enjoy library facilities, books and computers during a lunchtime library club.