Students enjoy reading together in the Academy Library
'Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body'
Sir Richard Steele (1672 - 1729)
The Tatler no. 147 (18 March 1710)
'A good book is the best of friends, the same today as forever'
Martin Tupper (1810 - 1889)
Proverbial Philosophy Series 1 (1838)
The Library plays an important role in the academic and cultural life of the Academy. Its primary aim is to support all students in their studies by providing suitable materials and a friendly environment in which students can study and research.
The Library has a large collection of materials in a variety of formats. It has an excellent collection of reference materials and fiction books complemented by numerous periodicals, daily and local newspapers, CD Roms, video cassettes and a collection of press cuttings.
The Library has ten computer work stations which students use to do their school work and have access to the internet.
The Library offers a series of library and information skills lessons to all Year 7 students. The aim of the lessons are to teach students how to use available library resources.
Click here to download the Academy Library Registration form.
The Library is open to all students and members of staff from 7:30 am until 3:45 pm
The Library is located on the bottom floor of the Science Block.
Librarian: Mrs Litwin - Roberts
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