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Gorokan High School

Gorokan High School

Cooperation, Respect, Personal Best

Telephone02 4393 7000

Emailgorokan-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Library

WELCOME TO GHS LIBRARY, we have a large collection of FICTION and NONFICTION books for educational, informational and recreational use. The library caters for all students with quiet reading areas as well as group work areas. There are 28 desktop computers as well as laptops for students use for research and/or homework.

LIBRARY OPENING HOURS

MONDAY 8am 2.35pm RECESS & LUNCH  
TUESDAY 8am 2.35pm RECESS & LUNCH  
WEDNESDAY 8am 2.35pm RECESS & LUNCH  
THURSDAY 8am 1.37pm RECESS & LUNCH  
FRIDAY 8am 2.35pm RECESS & LUNCH 2  CLOSED RECESS WEEK A CLOSED LUNCH 1 WEEK B

BORROWING

JUNIORS May borrow 2 FICTION and 2 NONFICTION

SENIORS May borrow 6 FICTION and 6 NONFICTION as well as text books

Most books can be borrowed for 2 weeks and can be renewed if required. Books can be returned between 8am and 2.35pm.

OVERDUE BOOKS-  Students with overdue books will be unable to borrow until the overdue books are returned.

Our library uses the OLIVER library system and students can search for resources using our catalogue from any school computer or from home via the student portal using the search tab with the VISIT YOUR LIBRARY ONLINE link.

PRINTING -  Printing is available in black and white for 10c and colour for 20c and photocopying is also available for the same prices. Or you can email your work to Ms. Powell at samantha.powell@det.nsw.edu.au  and she will print it for you.

TIMETABLES - Students can also have their  timetable reprinted at recess and lunch for 50c.

SENIOR ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION- Seniors need to submit assessment tasks at the library on the due date  prior to 8.15am. Plastic sleeves and orange submission forms are available senior study room or you can print a submission form from here. Assess_Task_Sub_Form (pdf 95 KB)

For submission tasks that are late please use the following form: Ass_Task_Late_Sub_Form (pdf 302 KB)

WORLD BOOK ONLINE - GHS now subscribes to World Book Online. This is a great research site for all our students and has an amazing amount of encyclopedia articles on millions of subjects. See Ms Powell or Mrs Herbert for our school login details. http://worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb

BOOKCLUB - Students can purchase books through Scholastic Book Club. The brochures are available  in the library foyer and have the due date stamped on the back.

USEFUL LINKS

THE INFORMATION PROCESS - Information skills  (How to start and finish an assignment)

CENTRAL COAST LIBRARY SERVICE - See Central Coast Council website for more information.

STATE LIBRARY OF NSW - State Library

CYBERSAFETY -  Cybersmart for teens