Library

Welcome to your Library 

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…

Useful info:

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.

Staff members

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!

Library Events

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

 

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