The role of the library is:
- To provide a facility and service which supports both the curricular and recreational information and reading needs of the school community
- To assist users to become confident, independent and effective users of different information resources
- To promote and encourage an interest and enjoyment in reading
- To create and maintain an inclusive environment which is welcoming and respectful towards people of all ages, levels, and backgrounds
Visit the library to receive login and password details...
- EPIC databases - Through EPIC schools can access databases containing thousands of international (and some New Zealand) magazines, newspapers, biographies, substantial reference works, and images. EPIC lets you access up-to-date full text articles covering a huge range of subjects. Complete resource lists are available when you access any of the EPIC databases. n.b. Password and login details available from Library.
- Index New Zealand database - Index New Zealand describes over half a million articles published in New Zealand over the past 20 years. The titles indexed range from popular magazines such as North and South and Consumer to more specialised journals such as New Zealand Law Review and Art New Zealand. Index New Zealand is updated daily and approximately 2,500 documents are added monthly. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities. Full-text of articles can be requested by emailing email@example.com with all the relevant details.
- iLearn - iLearn is the online learning environment for the students of Mt Roskill Grammar School. Access to online learning materials set up by each department within the school is gained by logging in using your normal school network username and password, then entering a 'Course Enrolment' key provided by your classroom teacher. Some courses do not require an enrolment key.
Collections and Facilities
The library has a number of different collections and facilities:
- Short Stories
- Quick Reads
- Picture Books
- Graphic Novels
- Reference Material
- Sixteen Internet Enabled Research Computers
- Four Catalogue Computers