The school library is the hub of the school- it is for everyone! It helps support Curriculum for Excellence for both teachers and pupils, provides teaching space through a computer suite of computers, houses some careers materials, and provides a welcoming space for everyone.
What can I do in the Library?
- Read! Books, Large Print books, Books in other languages- including Manderin!
- Listen! MP3 Audio Books
- Use computers! Do your homework, research, find jobs.
- Join a club! 3 different Book clubs to choose from!
- Chill! Get away from the hustle and bustle of school…
We are open from:
8am – 14.55 Monday to Friday
8am – 15.45 Tuesday and Thursday
- S1-S3 can borrow 2 books for 2 weeks
- S4-S6 can borrow 4 books for 2 weeks
- There are no fines for late books!
Red Book Awards
Read, Enjoy and Debate
Every year a group from S2 takes part in Falkirk Council’s very own Red Book Awards. Pupils Read, Enjoy and Debate a shortlist of 4 books. They then vote for their favourite title, meet the authors, and take part in the award ceremony at Falkirk Town Hall in May.
This year’s shortlisted titles:
Welcome to Nowhere, by Elizabeth Laird
Boy X, by Dan Smith
Hell and High Water, by Tanya Landman
Rebel of the Sands, by Alwyn Hamilton.
Librarian: Mrs Anne Ngabia MBE
Library Assistant: Mr Sandy Hagen.
Mrs Ngabia is shared with Grangemouth High School, and is in school every other week. When she is not here, Mr Hagen looks after the library.
Pupil Librarians/ Padawans. We have 15 pupil librarians helping us in the library. Pupils help keep the library tidy, help with displays. This is a great opportunity for pupils of all ages to take on a leadership role within school- as well as have some fun!
In October the library had a Hobbit 2nd Breakfast to celebrate the birthdays of Frodo and Bilbo (Sept 29th).Teachers from 5 different departments came into the library every lunchtime to read part of The Hobbit book. Pupils were able to eat Hobbit Scones and Seedcake as they listened!
Library Lunchtime clubs
S1 Book Club. Wednesdays. Fortnightly
S2 Book Club: Fridays. Fortnightly
Jane Austen Bookclub: Thursdays. Monthly