An inclusive, dynamic, information rich learning environment providing students and staff access to a range of resources 24/7.
CSDP school libraries are physical and digital places of inquiry and reading.
They provide access to a range of resources that help students on their Learning journey and help inspire purposeful learning.
Through access to our library resources and services, students develop a range of learner dispositions and capabilities to cultivate a culture of curiosity, creativity, imagination and innovation.
Named in honour of the first Catholic family in the Kenthurst area, our Blake Library is an excellent centre for investigation and research. Our library offers an extensive collection of quality children’s literature and students are encouraged to borrow weekly when their class has a library session.
Fostering a love of reading is a priority at St Madeleine’s where literacy growth is a particular focus.
Teacher Librarians are on hand to assist students with locating quality information from relatable sources and ensure it is used in an ethical manner. All library staff have a great passion for literature and are on hand to provide help to students to find their next ‘great read’.
Students have access to the eLibrary - the digital gateway to a range of quality online resources that encourage and enhance reading and support inquiry learning.
The virtual library gives access to an electronic bookshelf and database access for students and staff.