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The UWCSEA library service supports the five elements of the learning programme at UWCSEA through
The library is open from 7.30 to 4.30 during term time.
Students can return and borrow books at the beginning or end of the day, during break and lunch or at any time that their teacher allows them to visit the library. There is an out-of-hours bookdrop at the carpark entrance to the infant school and at the library.
The library is open for Junior students to use at break and lunch time on a rostered basis.
Students who are supervised by adults are welcome in the library after school.
After school students with a late Activity or Music lesson may wait in the library by arrangement with the Activities or Junior School office
There are approximately 89,000 catalogued items
Picture Books, Eager Readers books (small chapter books), Graphic Novels, Non-fiction books, Fiction, Picture Books for Older Readers, Books in Series, Magazines, Pop-Up Books, Classroom Collections
Online library facilities
Logging-in to the College website and going to the Library
Current trials. Ask at the library for login details
No current trials
Activities, features and services
Tips on searching for a library book
Students are encouraged to be aware of their own reading habits. As such, we ask them to take only as many books as they can read in the time between library visits.
Students are also encouraged to choose from a range of genres and so, they might bring home a selection of book, some that they may read thoroughly or some just to dip into.
If a student needs to change their book before their next scheduled library time there are opportunities for them to do so.
Parents may also borrow books from the library
myON - Available from home and school. Students have their own login (contact the library if you do not know your login) Books can be downloaded onto a mobile device for offline reading.
Epic - Teachers have a free account and students can access Epic at school through the teacher's account. For home use, students need to subscribe. It is a reasonable subscription and a free 60 day trial is available. Books can be downloaded onto a mobile device for offline reading.
BorrowBox - eAudiobooks & eBooks, including books published by UWCSEA students. A wide and growing selection for all ages.
Wheelers - No longer being developed, but still accessible. Borrow and read eBooks from Wheelers anywhere, anytime, on multiple devices. Students login with their UWCSEA account details. Parents can request membership. Books can be read offline.
Follett eBooks - Look in the library catalog for eBooks (you will need to login using your GAPPS account to open them). The Lightbox series are interactive eBooks.
PressReader - UWCSEA is a Pressreader Hotspot. Newspapers & magazines can be read on a laptop or downloaded onto a device. There are some magazines and papers suitable for younger readers
StoryBox Library - Great picture books read aloud
For other eBook suggestions visit our FOR GROWN-UPS page
On this page we have set up some filtered searches to save teachers time. Remember, you will need to log in to Destiny to see everything that is available.
Books to support PSE and UWCSEA profile
Books linked to a particular Grade and unit
Infant Bookroom and Teaching Phonics with Picture Books
Primary Book Clubs (multiple copies)
Books to support teaching diversity
Picture Books to support Anti Racism DEI (ARDEI)
Recommended books to support the topic IDENTITY
These pages are a work in progress. If you cannot find what you need, please let the library know so that we can update the search
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