Auburn West Public School

Quality education in a caring environment.

Telephone02 9649 6774

Emailauburnwest-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Library

Auburn West Public School Library

Our Library staff are Ms Silvia, Mrs Chanelian and Mrs Allen.

Library lessons help develop student research skills and cater for a diversity of student needs.

  • Our library provides access to resources that support and enhance teaching programs of the school. It offers students a stimulating learning environment.

  • The library program fosters an enjoyment of reading as well as a literary appreciation.


What's available?

The following resources are available to you at AWPS:

Printed Resources -

  • A wide range of fiction, suitable for students K-6,

  • An extensive catalogue of nonfiction titles that relate to the curricular needs of students,

  • A broad selection of Teacher Reference

 


Electronic resources  –

  • DVDs – educational and entertainment,

  • Computer software,

  • Digital Video Commander full of videos and interactive PDFs,

  • Interactive SMART Boards for visual education,

  • A set of 30 iPad3s,

  • Laptop computers, projectors, still cameras and video cameras.



The number of books students may borrow:

  • Kindergarten – Term 1&2- 1 book

    Term 3&4 -1 fiction and 1 nonfiction    

  • Years 1 and 2 - 1 fiction and 1 nonfiction

  • Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 - 2 fiction and 2 nonfiction

All loans are for one week.

 


To borrow students need a cloth bag, this may be purchased from the Office.

There is no fine system for overdue books. However students are responsible for the books they borrow. If a book is lost or damaged beyond repair, a note will be sent home for payment.


Before  School and Lunchtime

The library is open before school on Thursdays from 8:35am till 8:55am and also lunchtimes on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.  Students can read, play board games or use the computer facilities for Bug Club, research or maths games etc.