Staffed by a dedicated Teacher Librarian and Library Assistants actively supporting and nurturing formal and informal learning.

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am–5.00pm (closed recess)

Friday: 8.30am–4.00 pm (closed recess)

The Physical Environment

A flexible learning area that incorporates twenty-five desktop computers BYOD workstations facilitating individual, group and class learning with a portable interactive board. A multimedia learning area with thirty desktop computer workstations and interactive board . A small group room with interactive board which can be used for a variety of teaching and learning experiences. A Reading area surrounding the fiction collection, providing a wonderful reading space for students in both lesson and recreational time. All Junior classes have regular reading periods in this area.

The Resources

Extensive print resources: fiction and non-fiction books, magazines, serials/periodicals, newspapers, supporting the curriculum and recreational reading.

Extensive digital resources – The Virtual iC – electronic and digital resources for fiction and non-fiction, including Sora by Overdrive, digital newspapers (SMH, The Age, FR), Merici College Learn Paths, databases, journals, Oliver online catalogue, World Book Encyclopaedia, Facts on File, ClickView videos, online magazines, e-books and study guides. Merici College LearnPaths can be accessed via the College web page and Moodle.

General Services

  • Books available for a two-week period
  • Kobo e-readers with extensive e-book libraries, available for borrowing
  • DVDs available for viewing in the iC and for home
  • Periodicals available (one-week loan period)
  • Virtual iC available 24/7 through Moodle

For information, please contact Ann Blakey, ann.blakey@merici.act.edu.au.