Library Learning

Our Nano Nagle Library is the knowledge heart of the College. It is a vital partner in the delivery of our quality teaching and learning processes and provides opportunities for learning, research and assessment beyond the classroom.

The ability to find, evaluate and use information effectively is an essential skill in providing a positive impact on learning achievement. The Nano Nagle Library, designed with connectivity and the rapidly developing technology of 21st Century learning at the forefront, encourages students to broaden their exposure to a wide range of digital and print information resources and to apply higher order thinking skills in choosing the most relevant information. Fiction, non-fiction and current, high-interest literature support the development of thinking, life-long learning and a love of reading in general. An abundance of magazines, newspapers and useful resources for both personal development and career education are widely available. The ‘Book Club’ literature group meet regularly throughout each Term.

Library Website 

The Library website provides connection between the physical and digital worlds of reading and research. It provides 24/7 access to high-quality Research guides that assist students in responding to research assessment, a range of academic online databases, tech tutorials, reading promotion and Book Club resources and the Library catalogue. All resources can be accessed from both the College and home.

Read Like a Girl

The College’s Read Like a Girl (RLAG) program acknowledges the long recognised connection between reading and academic success. Our partnership with boutique bookstore, Riverbend Books, and collaboration with fellow Mercy Partners School Mt Alvernia College, captures a calendar of events featuring celebrated and popular authors, illustrators and commentators. RLAG was instigated to encourage girls to read more and came in direct response to official research by Roy Morgan indicated the declining rate in girls aged over 14 reading novels. The program has been awarded the Brian Banisch Award of the Queensland School Library Association.

Library Hours

Monday–Wednesday: 7:30am to 5:30pm

Thursday: 7:30am to 4:30pm

Friday: 7:30am to 4:00pm