Library

Library at Loreto College Foxrock

Our comfortable, spacious library is located on the first floor and is easily accessible to all.

It provides a welcoming environment in which students and staff can read, study, conduct research and produce reports.  The library promotes reading for pleasure, nurtures the development of independent learning, supports the curriculum by providing access to information in all its forms, and maintains collaborative initiatives with staff across subject areas to enhance the provision of engaging learning experiences.

Access
The library is open throughout the school day until 4.30pm. Students may use the library during break and lunch times. 

ICT
The library has 12 workstations and a supply of laptops and mobile devices.  WiFi is available.
Library management is fully automated and we use the OLIVER library management software system. 
There is a scanner, laminator, copy/printer & colour printer.  Fitted data projector and screen enable the space to be used for viewings and talks. 

The library serves as a resource centre, a reading centre, an information centre, a learning centre, a viewing centre and a production centre.
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Useful Links

Central Applications Office (CAO)

Children's Books Ireland

Great Reads Awards

The Irish Times

MS ReadaThon

National Archives

PDST Wellread National Award

Scoilnet

State Examinations Commission

Studyclix

World Book online

 

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