The Secondary Library is open 08:00-16:30. It provides a variety of print and online resources to help meet the needs of the Middle years and Diploma Programmes and our international community.
Students in Grades 6-10 can borrow five resources and students in Grades 11-12 can borrow eight resources. Extra resources can be borrowed when the students have particular research projects.
Our Library website gives you information on upcoming events, reading suggestions and curriculum help. It also offers access to the library catalogue.
Parents are always welcome to come and borrow books and use the library. There is a separate fiction section for adults and older students. The Library is a busy place and we welcome any help. Parent volunteers can come on a regular or ad hoc basis. If you would like for more information, please contact the Library staff: firstname.lastname@example.org
The main collection is kept at the Secondary building. This comprises a wide variety of resources including fiction, mother tongue fiction, non-fiction, audio, magazines and DVDs. There is a growing online collection of eBooks, magazines and databases. Cameras and AV equipment can be borrowed and there are laptop computers available for library use.
The DSC Library. This section caters mainly to the high school community. The collection includes resoures for history, economics, languages, literature and Theory of Knowledge, which are taught in the DSC and the Ruegg building, as well as some books on research and career choices. Students can also work on the computers or take a laptop to class and borrow AV equipment for school work.
Access from home: There are eBooks, magazines and several reference databases for research use. These databases have been carefully chosen for their differentiated curriculum content. Students can access the Library catalogue from home by going to the library website and using their school login and password. Once logged-in, students can check their library account and see all the library resources, including educational websites, that are age-appropriate. The passwords can be found in the student’s diary. eBooks can be read on any device and details of how to download the app is on the library website.