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


27 2021
TY – Forensics Course in school
27 2021
Healthfest All Transition Year attending 2-4pm.
30 2021
Incoming First Years CAT Testing
04 2021
JCT cluster workshop day school will be closed to all students.
11 2021
1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting Thursday 11th
St Mary's College,
Sallins Rd,
Naas West,
Co. Kildare,

045 879 634

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