St Thomas More School community
is serviced by a modern, spacious and well equipped Library and Resource Centre
which supports the:
Teacher resource department
Student learning and quiet reading
STM Student library is open daily between 8.30am-3.00pm, and provides
access to a broad collection of general fiction and non-fiction texts over a
vast range of reading abilities and interests, senior student’s loans section,
games and reference materials. We are equipped with 8 stand-alone Mac
OPAC’s and study terminals and 15 iPads for class sessions in the library.
During lunch hours, comfortable bean chairs provide students with quiet areas
to enjoy the Library's resources.
under the direction of their class teacher and Library staff, access the library
weekly (at least) for borrowing. Borrowing can occur, however, as often as the
students want or need. All students are required to make use of a library bag
when accessing, borrowing and returning loaned items.
Teacher resource department is open between 7.30am and 4.30pm daily, and
contains an impressive collection of teacher reference material, learning aids,
audio visual and software resources and classroom teaching aids.
STM Library plays an important part in the delivery of Extra Curricula
Activities to our students. Each year, students are provided with the
opportunity to participate in:
Australian Book Council "Book
Intra-school Reader's Cup
Inter-school Reader's Cup
"Voices on the Coast"
Annual Book Fair
Management The STM Library and
Resource Centre makes use of the latest technologies to assist in the
management and distribution of our resources, utilizing “Oliver” operating
Parent Helpers are always welcomed at
the STM Library and Carolyn Noakes (Teacher Librarian) and Amanda King (Library
School Officer) will gratefully accept offers of assistance to cover books,
shelve returns etc. Please visit at any time. Assistance is always