Library and Resource Centre

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Brother Laurie Hopgood Library is a modern and comfortable space which provides students with quiet study areas and collaborative learning spaces. Printed and electronic resources are on hand, along with audio/visual equipment, and staff are always available to assist students in producing the highest quality work.

St Mary's College Brother Laurie Hopgood Library values learning as a lifelong experience by:

  • Promoting resource-based inquiry learning;
  • Promoting literacy through reading, viewing and listening for enjoyment;
  • Supporting the curriculum through centralised services and specialised support;
  • Providing access to information from a wide range of mediums;
  • Managing the college's information services.

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Some of the other key features of the Library include:​

  • ​Opening hours: 8.00am - 3.00pm school days (term time only)​
  • Online databases and research guides available for research
  • ICT staff to support students with technology
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying facilities


Mrs Lesley McCauley-Jones
Library Assistant
Ms Karen Brooks
Technology Officer
Miss Lila Sternfels​

Network Officer
Mr Robert Monardes