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The Library, Pioneer State High School

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Ethos

In an information rich world it is vitally important that students are taught how to successfully utilise information, dispel disinformation and determine the validity of sources. Being informationally literate is an undeniably important skill that will be used from childhood through adulthood.

Being literate is vitally important, as stated in the New York Times, "No skill is more crucial to the future of a child, or to a democratic and prosperous society, than literacy." Our library staff seek to foster this love of reading by matching students with books that are enjoyable and accessible.

Come and visit the library - our staff are more than happy to help out.


Opening Hours

The library is available for use by students and staff during all open hours. Since the library is a shared space it is expected that all patrons will conduct themselves in a manner that does not impact on others.
 
Hours may vary depending upon availability of staff.
  
Opening hours for the Library
Day Opening hours
Monday 8.00am to 3.00pm
Tuesday 8.00am to 3.00pm
Wednesday 8.00am to 3.00pm
​Thursday ​8.00am to 3.00pm
Friday 8.00am to 3.00pm​


Loan Procedures

​Student Loans
​- May borrow up to 5 resources
- 14 day loans
- Maximum of 2 renewals per item
​Staff Loans
​- 21 day loans
- Maximum of 5 renewals per item
BOOK RETURNS
Books should be returned to the stand-alone returns box clearly marked in the foyer of the library.
RENEWALS
Patrons are able to auto-renew a resource via the My Profile tab in Infiniti. (Click on the picture to the right)


Services

Patrons have access to Gale Student Resources in Context, ClickView, AustLit and OverDrive.

 
The library also offers lunchtime activities that include the STEM Makerspace, Bibliophiles (a book club for girls), Chess Club, Strategic Games Club, and various other Pop-Up stations such as colouring in and 3D printing.


Referencing

Pioneer State High School uses the APA style for all referencing. There are many free to use websites for keeping track of resources for a bibliography, however we recommend the BibMe service.


Contact Us

For any enquiries or suggestions please talk to the library staff or send an email to library@pioneershs.eq.edu.au
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Last reviewed 15 July 2020
Last updated 15 July 2020