Learning Resources Centre
inspiration for the imagination
When can I use the Learning Resources Centre (LRC)?
Opening times will be Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm, open all day including break and lunch.
Sixth Formers are free to use the library at anytime during free study periods. If a class has been booked in, you will not be able to study here during that time. Please check the booking sheet on the library desk.
What does the Centre have to offer me?
The LRC is a service, not just a place to be. You can use the library to sit and do your homework, research or to sit and read quietly.
Access to books which will assist homework, coursework and wider reading
Great reads for your leisure time, from Year 7 to young adult
Advanced readers for senior students
Wireless network access
Librarian assistance if required
BHS Online Library, available from any computer in school
BHS Online Library
All students can check their own accounts, when resources are due back, write book reviews, look at the top ten reads, what others are reading, new books in the library, reserve resources to borrow and search the library stock from any computer in the school.
How do I borrow books?
Borrowing books could not be easier. We have an automated system called Eclipse, and this will allow you to borrow up to 5 resources for 4 weeks.
Please note the following:
All books must be issued through the computer by the Librarian on duty.
Please return all books to the librarian’s desk or trolley, do not put them on the shelves.
If you are sent a reminder to return you books, please act on this immediately.
What are the LRC rules?
Do not eat or drink, except for bottled water
Treat books and furniture with respect
Do not use tippex or ink pens
A quiet atmosphere must be maintained
School computer rules apply
Please keep shelves tidy
- Use of mobile phones not allowed
Can I access the school network and internet?
The Library has 15 wireless laptops available to use all day.
Using the laptops, you will be able to access all your school work on the network and use the internet freely.
Internet use MUST be school work only
Non-school work will result in a ban from the system
No games to be played
Inappropriate use of e-mail not allowed
Use of network is monitored
You must comply with the School's ICT Acceptable Use Policy
Miss T Gallagher