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Learning Resource Centre
Welcome to the Learning Resource Centre (LRC).
We aim to provide resources for learning and teaching, and to foster a love of reading.
LRC Staff: Library Asistant, Mrs Brown (09:30-13:30)
I have lots of favourite books. I read Catch 22 by Joseph Heller when I was at High School and it is still one of my top ten. I am passionate about the power of books to transform lives. I graduated with a Degree in Librarianship and Information Studies in 1994, and with an Honours Degree in English Literature in 2017.
Opening Hours and Lending Policy
The LRC is staffed between 09:30 and 13:30.
Pupils have access at Morning Break (10:35-10:50) daily.
Access at Lunch Break (12:30-13:10) requires a pass (issued at Morning Break) and is as follows:
|Monday||all year groups|
|Tuesday||S1 - S3 Reading Cafe
|Wednesday||all year groups|
|Thursday||all year groups / Closed 1 Thurs per month for Book Group|
|Friday||all year groups|
Pupil's MyFife cards entitle them to borrow books from the LRC as follows:
|S1 - S3||2 items for up to 2 weeks|
|S4 - S6||4 items for up to 2 weeks|
|Staff||10 items for up to 4 weeks|
|All||Items may be renewed as long as they haven't been requested by another reader.
Library PrefectsThe 2018/19 Library Prefect Team
You can now follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with what's happening here in the English Department and Learning Resource Centre. Follow @lhsEnglishDept
The Learning Resource Centre is now on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations.
On Goodreads you can:
- See what books your friends are reading.
- Track the books you're reading, have read, and want to read.
- Check out your personalized book recommendations.
- Find out if a book is a good fit for you from their community's reviews.
The LRC celebrates a number of literacy themed days and events throughout the year. See our LRC Events page for more details.
The LRC can seat 32 pupils at 8 study tables.There are also 21 computers attached to a networked printer. Please see our LRC Facilities page for more information.
The LRC holds a large collection of books split into the following collections: Adult Fiction, Biography, Junior Fiction, LGBT Collection, Non-Fiction, Quick Reads, Scottish Studies and Young Adult Fiction. Please see our LRC Resources page for more information.