This guide contains information to help you become familiar with the library’s services, resources and facilities.
The Library is open 8am-4pm Monday - Thursday and 8am-3:30pm on Fridays.
Printing, photocopying and scanning
There are 2 printers/photocopiers/scanners in the library. 1 x print in black & white and colour/ 1 x black & white.
Printing and photocopying costs
For A4 b/w: 10 cents; Colour: 30 cents
For A3 b/w: 20 cents; Colour: 60 cents
You are allocated $30 annual credit. Your unused credit rolls over each year. Top-ups can be made by any payment method at the general office. Bring your receipt to the Library and we can update your credit.
Scanning to email is free via printers
Laptops, calculators and headphones
25 x security lockers for laptops charging
20 x USBC chargers attached to tables throughout the Library
NO charging cables are available for borrowing.
10 x CAS calculator dock and charge (located in the Library office for security)
4 x CAS calculator charging cables for borrowing
6 x CAS calculators available for borrowing
6 x scientific calculators available for borrowing
6 x headphone sets for in library use (please return to the hooks when finished)
30 x headphone sets available for borrowing
Binding and Laminating
- $0.50 per A4
- $1 per A3
- $1 per A4
Please see a library team member if you would like something laminated or bound. Cash payment for these services is available at the Library desk.
USB external keyboards and mouse available for borrowing
2 x iPad 10Gen available for borrowing
iPad tripods available for borrowing
1 x portable PA system with 2 bluetooth mircophones available for in-school events
A range of data loggers, probes and sensors available for borrowing see the DATA COLLECTION LIBGUIDE
Students can book a room for up to 8 people via booking sheet at the Library circulation desk. Bookings open daily at 8am and you may only book for 1 period per day.
Students may book the GLC for meetings etc. Please ask a library team member to do this for you. The GLC may be used anytime there is no class booked. A bookings roster is posted next to the door.
LIB Meet room
Students may request this small room for oral practice, online calls, etc. by speaking with a library team member.
Library Reading Area or Library Main Area
Students may book these spaces for recess or lunchtime events. This is at the discretion of The Head of Library, Ms Morscheck.
What can you borrow and for how long?
up to 15 items
|Fiction, non-fiction, bibliographies,||10 items, 3 week loan|
|Dictionaries||1 item, 1 day|
|Magazines||3 current periodicals, 3 week loan|
|Overnight text and study guides||3 items (not all from one subject area), 1 day|
|Literature circles||1 item, 10 week loan|
|DVDs||3 week loan|
|Blazers and ties||1 of each, to be returned the same day you borrow them|
|Calculators, cables and headphones||1 day|
|Digital resources||1 day or by negotiation|
You can renew twice online via the catalogue Infiniti link or see a library team member for help.
You can reserve a maximum of 2 items. You will be notified by email once the item(s) is ready to collect.
Return items in the returns chute outside the library or in the returns box near the front desk.
We ask that you consider others' needs and return your items on time. We do fine for high use items in the overnight collection and for ties. Items will be charged at .50 cents per day.
If you have lost an item you will be required to pay the cost of a replacement item. If you find the item after you have paid, we will reimburse you.
Once item(s) are overdue you will receive weekly email reminders sent to your school email account.
To see what items you have on loan, log in to the library catalogue with your student code & normal password.
Any student, teacher, non-teaching staff, parent or Melbourne High School community member may formally challenge a library-based resource on appropriateness. This procedure is for the purpose of considering the opinions of those persons who are not directly involved in the selection process of library resources.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS
Approach any library staff member for assistance.