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.
At St Christopher’s Catholic Primary School Holsworthy, we engage in reading challenges such as Premier’s Reading Challenge, Literacy Pro and regular literacy sessions.
Our library becomes a centre for lunchtime activities and co-curricular activities, supporting gifted inquiry learning through the supply devices such as Chromebooks.