Annandale State School has a modern well-equipped library catering for reading books, both fiction and non-fiction, as well as a range of audio-visual and computer resources.
Children are encouraged to borrow books from the school library but are responsible for returning them in good condition. Each child should be provided with a school library bag which can be purchased from the tuckshop or alternatively students may use a plastic slimpick folder to assist with protection of books from moisture damage.
Children may borrow books for two weeks.
Prep students - One junior fiction book (semester 1). One Fiction and Non fiction book in Semester 2.
Years 1 to 2 - One fiction and one non fiction book.
Years 3 to 6 - Two fiction and one non-fiction book may be borrowed.
Each class will have a 15 minute borrowing time each week so that students can select and exchange books. As well as this the library is open at 2nd lunch break and before and after school for students to borrow. Parents are welcome to come to the library before or after school to assist students with book selection.
As with home readers, parents will be asked to reimburse the school for the cost of a book if it is lost or damaged while borrowed. If a book is lost or damaged, please contact the library staff on (07) 4729 5186 or via a note, so that a bill can be prepared.
The library also has a bank of computers that students can access before school and during lunch breaks for the following activities -
Searching the library catalogue.
Working on school tasks that do not involve internet use.
Completing Lexile tests.
Playing educational games stored on the school server.
Students in year 3, 4 and 5 access Literacy Pro as to support the class reading program and enhance their reading comprehension strategies.
The annual licence cost of $10 for Year 3, 4 and 5 is paid by the school.
This is the easiest way to access the site.