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Bruntland Road

Portlethen

AB12 4QL

01224 782174

Portlethen.aca@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

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Library

Library opening hours (school) are;

*8.15am – 7.30pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

*8.15am – 4pm Wednesday and Friday

10am – 1pm Saturday

*Please note we open to the general public at 10am


How to contact us

· in person at any of the above times in the library

· pigeon hole marked C. Mitchell in the staff lounge

· phone Internal Extension 316

Direct line: 01224 786190

· e-mail Carol Mitchell (Network Librarian)

carol.mitchell@aberdeenshire.gov.uk


Library Aims

The library is a central support for learning and teaching. We aim to fulfil this by;

- providing a positive, welcoming learning environment, which challenges and motivates pupils.

- stimulating interest, enjoyment and curiosity in reading and research.

- working in partnership with all departments and faculties.

- working to support the school aims and CfE.


Library Staffing

The library is managed by Mrs Carol Mitchell, a full-time Chartered Librarian. A team of part-time library assistants and relief staff support her in the delivery of the service.


Library Resources and Facilities

The library itself is an integrated library; serving both public and academy simultaneously and within the same space. Borrowers can access a comprehensive range of fiction and non-fiction titles suitable for readers aged 0 up. We also have DVDs, talking books, CDs, magazines, an e-download library facility available online, a book able conference room and a classroom sized ICT Suite. Members of the public can access the internet in the library free of charge and we now have free wi-fi. I-pads are available as well as a plasma screen with an xbox and WII for young folk to use 