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Fr Norman Grady Library

The Fr Norman Grady Library is a centre of information and a shared learning environment for students and staff to explore. It has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with designated areas for research, interactive learning and literature. Students are encouraged to be active learners and to develop a love of reading for pleasure.

The library is well-resourced with books (including audio format), online and electronic resources, newspapers and a wide selection of current and classic fiction that caters for all interests.

Opening hours

The library is open from 8.00am until 3.00pm, including during recess and lunch most days. Professional, qualified staff are available to assist students with their research and to enrich their leisure reading.

Borrowing

In general, the loan period for each item is two weeks. Extensions can be negotiated. Students, using their ID cards, may borrow up 5 books at any one time with a limit of 2 non-fiction titles on any one topic.

Library Web page Links

  • Library Links (1)
  • Search Engines (6)
    • Boolify

      Boolify helps students bridge that gap by visualizing the process and letting students interact with the abstract concept behind the search process in a tangible and hands-on way.
    • Google

      Offers the choice of searching the whole web or web pages from Australia. Also advanced search, image and groups search, news and directory.
    • Infotopia

      A Google alternative safe search engine for students offering information and reference sites.
    • Librarians’ Internet

      Information You Can Trust features a searchable, subject-categorised directory of authoritative websites, links to online texts, newspapers and more.
    • Noodle Tools

      Links to statistical databases and advice on locating and understanding data.
    • Yahoo

      Quickly find what you're searching for, get in touch with friends and stay in-the-know.
  • Useful Links (14)
    • ACARA

      The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority is responsible for the development of a national curriculum,assessment program and data collection and reporting program that supports 21st century learning for students.
    • Astronomy

      The Australian National University’s Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics are devoted to research and research training.
    • Australian Copyright Council

      The Australian Copyright Council represents the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major copyright collecting societies.
    • Australian Government Directory incorporating Business in Australia

      An online business directory of business and corporate services, education and university courses, government divisions, indigenous services, IT, telecommunications, research and development, and tourism and recreation.
    • Australian Museum

      Explore their collections, exhibitions, natural science and indigenous cultures.
    • Australian National Library

      The National Library of Australia is the country's largest reference library.
    • Cybersmart

      Cybersmart is a national cybersafety and cybersecurity education program managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), as part of the Australian Government's commitment to cybersafety.
    • Information about the Law in NSW

      The Legal Information Access Centre (LIAC) is a specialist information service of the State Library of NSW. It provides access to information about the law for all members of the community in NSW.
    • Powerhouse Museum

      The Powerhouse Museum is Sydney's museum of science, technology,design, decorative arts and social history.
    • NASA

      NASA.gov brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America's space agency.
    • National Gallery of Australia

      The National Gallery of Australia is the premier art gallery and museum in Australia, holding more than 120,000 works of art.
    • NSW Art Gallery

      The Art Gallery of NSW presents fine international and Australian art and is a place of experience and inspiration, through collections, exhibitions, programs and research.
    • School A to Z

      An online community with comprehensive homework and ‘school life' support for parents that is easy to use, relevant and engaging. Also look for the free iPad/iPhone app.
    • State Library

      With over five million items, the State Library aims to collect, preserve and make accessible the documentary heritage of NSW.
  • Literacy Links (2)
    • Children's Book Council of Australia

      The Children's Book Council of Australia is a volunteer run, not for profit, organisation that is comprised of branches of individual members who are passionate about children's and young adult literature.
    • NSW Premier's Reading Challenge

      The Premier's Reading Challenge aims to encourage students to find the love of reading for leisure and pleasure, and to enable students to experience quality literature.

Fr Norman Grady Library

  • The Fr Norman Grady Library is a centre of information and a shared learning environment for students and staff to explore. It has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with designated areas for research, interactive learning and literature. Students are encouraged to be active learners and to develop a love of reading for pleasure.

    The library is well-resourced with books (including audio format), online and electronic resources, newspapers and a wide selection of current and classic fiction that caters for all interests.

    Opening hours

    The library is open from 8.00am until 3.00pm, including during recess and lunch most days. Professional, qualified staff are available to assist students with their research and to enrich their leisure reading.

    Borrowing

    In general, the loan period for each item is two weeks. Extensions can be negotiated. Students, using their ID cards, may borrow up 5 books at any one time with a limit of 2 non-fiction titles on any one topic.

    Library Web page Links

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Contact Us

Address
Evans Road
Rooty Hill NSW 2766

Postal Address
PO Box 24
Rooty Hill NSW 2766

E-Mail
stagnes@parra.catholic.edu.au

Phone
8882 0700

Fax
8882 0790


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Contact Us

  • Address
    Evans Road
    Rooty Hill NSW 2766

    Postal Address
    PO Box 24
    Rooty Hill NSW 2766

    E-Mail
    stagnes@parra.catholic.edu.au

    Phone
    8882 0700

    Fax
    8882 0790


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