The school library is central to learning and plays a key role as a place for encouraging innovation, curiosity, and problem solving. School library is a catalyst for literacy and reading and for teaching and scaffolding inquiry learning. School libraries make a difference to students’ understanding and achievement and provide support for teaching and learning throughout the school.
School library also plays a key role in the cultural and social life of the school. It can be a central point for engagement with all kinds of reading, cultural activities, access to information, knowledge building, deep thinking and lively discussion. The school library provides a model for inquiry learning and building knowledge and confidence in seeking and processing information. The school library is pivotal to developing 21st century learners. There is a large and growing body of evidence showing the impact of the school library on student achievement.
It is a fundamental resource for supporting students’ learning, and a key support for teaching staff. Your school library reflects and encourages collaborative learning and sharing of ideas.
St. Mary’s School library has both printed as well as audio-visual material like CD-ROM and DVDS. There are plenty of books, encyclopedias, picture books, activity books, dictionaries. The library has books on literature in English, Hindi and other languages.