St Mary's College


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The school library is run by the library assistants and Sr. Brigid. The library opening times are Monday-Friday mornings at 08:25-08:50 and Monday-Thursday lunchtimes at 01:15-01:55.

Library Assistant Duties

  • Assist Sr. Bridget with running and maintaining the libraryLibrary 3.jpg
  • Supervise students who are studying, reading or using the computers.
  • Clean the library and hoover, when possible.
  • Arrange and set up the library for important events: Parent-Teacher meetings, Board of Management meetings etc.
  • Check that all books are in the correct sections and fiction books are in order.
  • Scan borrowed & returned books.
  • Repair books, if necessary.

Our aim is to encourage students to come to the library to:

  • Enter the Sudoku competition- Three levels available.
  • Study.
  • Take out/return/renew/reserve books for up to a month.
  • Catch up on homework.
  • Read.
  • Use the computers for research.
  • Finish a project and print it out.
  • Hold a meeting- Student Council, Meitheal, Staff, Debating, Equestrian, Parents Association, Board of Management, Mini-Company, etc.

There are many different types of books available in the library for you to read and borrow!

  • Romance
  • Junior Fiction
  • Sci-fi
  • Adventure
  • Language books- Magazines, books, dictionaries, etc. in Irish, French, Spanish and German.
  • Revise Wise revision books- most subjects available for Junior Cert and Leaving Cert
  • Classics
  • Senior Fiction
  • School books
  • All-time favourites

We update our collection of books as much as possible in growing popularity with new series’ and new books.

Library Assistants 2018-2019


21 2021
Virtual Careers Evening on Nursing – 7.30pm
22 2021
Transition Year – Radio Production – 4A, 4B & 4C
22 2021
1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting
23 2021
Go Purple Day
03 2021
Bank Holiday
St Mary's College,
Sallins Rd,
Naas West,
Co. Kildare,

045 879 634

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