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Kawana Waters State College Library - Primary & Secondary


Welcome to the Kawana Waters State College Library, an innovative and facilitative service for all students with two purpose-built centres on each campus managed by 21st Century Learning HOD Russel Lidgard.

Secondary Campus Library

The Secondary Campus Library is a modern, open learning environment. Secondary students are welcome to choose from a variety of spaces for activities such as quiet reading, individual or group study, or collaborative projects. We provide access to a wide range of non-fiction and fiction resources, magazines, newspapers, digital subscriptions including eBooks and EBSCO database, printing services, charging stations (tagged devices only) and Wi-Fi. Book Club is hosted here every Thursday at 11.30am – 12 noon (all welcome). Students are invited to borrow up to four books at a time. The Library is managed by teacher librarian Mrs Courtney Michael and librarian technician Mrs Cathie Stephens. It is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 3.30pm.​

ICT Centre

Within the Secondary Library is the ICT centre which provides ICT support to all students before school and during lunch breaks, plus facilitate virtual reality goggle classes. ICT staff include IT Technicians Mr Joshua Tunstall and Ms Kathy Mitchell, and IT Manager Mr Matthew Clark.

Primary Campus Library




The Primary Campus Library is a fun, accessible, digital hub for students from Prep to Year 6. It is open Monday to Friday for physical and digital resources and is visited each week by all primary classes for reading and borrowing. Small groups also use the space for classroom activities. This space also includes our digital technologies hub providing students with exposure to a range of experiences such as virtual reality, green screen, tetrix robotics and other robotic devices.

All primary students are expected to have a library bag in order to borrow. The Primary Library is managed by Jade Bathersby and supported by library technicians Tye Dehnman and Kayleen Jordan.

For further information on current events being held by the library, study and research tips and assistance, and to view the online library catalogue containing both physical and online resources, please click on the link  ‘Primary Library online’ or 'Secondary library online’.

 

eBooks

To access our new eBook library available to students from Years 5 to 12 please click on the ‘KWSC eBooks Library’ link. Use your user name to log in. Happy reading and researching!


The Library Team at KWSC

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