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“A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.”
Lemony Snicket (Author of “A Series of Unfortunate Events”)

Our school library plays an integral part in the lives of our learners. It is a place to visit that is open, friendly, attractive, and a safe haven. It is a place to use your imagination. A place to “buy” books to your heart’s content. Die biblioteek is die plek waar jy jou maats ontmoet, boeke vir mekaar aanbeveel en na stories luister. Dit is die plek waar jou kritiese denke en leierskap-eienskappe ontwikkel word.

The library stock is always evolving to include the latest fiction, as well as non-fiction titles. One of the aims of the Kenridge library is to develop our learners into effective users of information and ideas and to promote a life-long love for reading.

Leierskap-eienskappe word in Graad 6 leerders ontwikkel d.m.v. die aanstelling van biblioteek-monitors. Hierdie monitors vul ‘n baie belangrike funksie in die biblioteek. Our school library is always a hub of activity and the monitors assist with the smooth running of this vibrant space. Library monitors are learners who enjoy helping others, are responsible and committed.

Grade 1 – Grade 6 learners visit the library during their lesson cycles. During this time books are issued, reader guidance given, story-telling enjoyed and lessons presented.

Die biblioteek is soggens voor skool oop, sodat leerders boeke kan uitneem. Learners may also visit the library during break times.

Overdue, damaged and lost library books:

Learners who have overdue books, may not take out any books until the overdue items have been returned.  Overdue notices will be sent home with the learners. Daar word geen boetes op laat boeke gehef nie, maar dit word verwag dat boeke betyds ingehandig word.

Indien ‘n boek beskadig of verloor word, moet die biblioteek daarvoor vergoed word, sodat nuwe leesmateriaal weer aangekoop kan word.