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St.Patrick's High School Keady

Welcome to Our Library...

Welcome to Our Library...

The purpose built Library is located centrally on the ground floor, it is a bright, attractive room which is easily accessible to pupils and staff.

School Librarian

The library is managed by a full-time professional librarian: Mrs J. McArdle

Library Aims

  • To provide a welcoming area in which pupils may read, study or do research
  • To provide a centralized resource of materials and expertise, which supports the curricular needs of pupils and staff
  • To promote the concept of reading for enjoyment
  • To enable pupils to acquire information and study skills


  • 14,000 resources, comprising of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Reference & Audio Visual Materials

  • Internet linked PC’s

  • Magazines  & Daily newspapers

  • Audio Visual

  • Years 8 & 9 - can borrow 2 books 

  • Years 10, 11 & 12 - can borrow 4 books

  • Years 13 & 14 - can borrow 6 books

  • Staff can borrow up to 10 items

  • Books must be returned on time


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Library News

13th Nov 2017
All our Book Club members recently had a fantastic afternoon in the library to celebrate...
10th Nov 2017
2017 Bookbuzz We are delighted to be involved with Bookbuzz again this year Year...
30th Sep 2016
Have you had a look at your personal virtual library page? You can check what books...