An integral part of our library program is the collaborative teaching role of our teacher librarians. They support teachers and students in their units of inquiry and promote & teach the skills of lifelong reading and information literacy.
Our Mission is:
To enable students to become lifelong learners and readers, as well as both effective and ethical information users. The library is focussed on student learning outcomes. To achieve this mission, library staff will work in partnership with the leadership team and teachers to:
- foster the value of reading for pleasure and the appreciation and enjoyment of literature.
- develop students’ information literacy skills through guided inquiry, using both the International Baccalaureate and Australian Curriculum.
- provide access to current, high quality information resources and literature in a variety of formats, that supports both IB and the Australian curriculum, school priorities, student needs, abilities and interests.
- provide accessible services to assist both students and teachers in easily and independently accessing resources and information.
Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 3:30pm (including lunch), closed for recess (11:05-11:25am)
Reception to Year 1: 2 books
Year 2 to Year 4: 4 books
Year 5 to Year 7: 5 books
Loans are for a 2 week period. Books are able to be re-borrowed, as long they have not been reserved by another student.
Text books, class novels and other resources required for class are in addition to the above loan limits.
Students are encouraged to return books in a timely manner. If a child has one overdue book, they may borrow one additional book until the overdue book is returned, replaced or paid for. Please see library staff for additional information.
We welcome parent/grandparent help. If you have any available time during the week and are interested, please come see us in the library. We are appreciative of any support in this way and have a variety of tasks that are suitable for volunteers. No experience is necessary.
Book week is held in Term 3 of each year. It’s a time to celebrate reading, authors, literature and writing.
Premier’s Reading Challenge:
Linden Park is proud to undertake the Premier’s Reading Challenge every year. For more information click here to visit the 2017 Premier’s Reading Challenge website.