John Palmer Public School's library strives to provide activities and experiences in modern learning environment that develops information literacy skills and a love of literature in students whist preparing them for a journey of lifelong learning.
Our Library Staff
Mrs Hughes - Teacher Librarian
Mrs Combe - Library Teacher
Mrs Neailey - Library Teacher
Mrs Pace - Library Administration
Library Opening Hours
The Library is open when a Library teacher is in attendance. During this time students can visit the library to borrow, talk to the Librarian and use the library facilities.
Students can visit the library at lunch (1:30-2:00pm) on their allocated days.
Student Representative Council- Monday
Yrs 1 and 2- Wednesday
Yrs 3 and 4- Thursday
Yrs 5 and 6- Friday
New South Wales Premiers Reading Challenge
Throughout Terms 1, 2 and 3, students at John Palmer are being encouraged to complete the NSW Premier's Reading Challenge. This scheme supports your child's development as a reader by providing them with the opportunity to read or experience a wide variety of quality literature. Students in Kindergarten to Year 2 read or experience 30 books to complete the challenge and students in Years 3 to 6 read 20 books.
Students must read the books from the appropriate level of the Premier's Reading Challenge booklist. They are allowed a maximum of 5 books that are not on the list. This list is available on the website at https://online.det.nsw.edu.au/prc/home.html, or simply type NSW Premier's Reading Challenge into your search browser and follow the links.
Information regarding the school library and the New South Wales Premiers Reading Challenge at John Palmer PS can be found here (pdf 82 KB).