News from the Library


  • Hairy McCarey Reading Time: An event for two – five year old children every Thursday morning in the Library from 9:00 am – 9:20 am. All little ones and their parents/carers are welcome.
  • Borrowing: Primary students need a library bag in order to borrow books. Parents may borrow an additional six books per child. High School students need to have their WCCS ID cards with them in order to borrow. All loans are for two weeks.
  • Premier’s Reading Challenge (PRC): The 2019 PRC has already started. Last year all of K-6 completed the PRC! Special congratulations to Jared Colada, Nicholas Geronimo and Erin McGrath who received the PRC Medallion for completing the PRC for all nine years. Click here for more information regarding the PRC.
  • Literacy Pro: If you wish to use the lexile quizzes at home we can provide a licence for your child through the Library.
  • Senior Study Centre: The Study Centre runs after school in the Library from Monday to Thursday between 3:10 pm and 5:00 pm for students in Years 10, 11 and 12. We have tutors (who excelled in the HSC) who can assist with assignments, essays and homework needs. Email Miss Leech for more details or speak to her in the Library.

Now that the rush is over the BYOD Helpdesk is available every Wednesday Lunch in the Library for students needing BYOD help or assistance downloading textbooks to their devices, as well as any other ICT help.

Online access to the Oliver Library Catalogue is available through the WCCS Portal using a student ID and password. For a PDF of a textbook, search for “etextbook” and choose textbook/s to download.

Passwords to access WorldBook online and the ANZ Reference Centre, which includes newspapers and journal articles, are available from the library. Email Miss Leech or drop in to find out more.