Welcome to our MESC Learning Commons

It’s been a great start to the MESC Learning Commons this year with our newly revamped area looking fantastic and gaining lots of positive comments from students and staff.  Our new team of Year 7 & 8 Library Monitors has been appointed and  Isabella (Belle) York of Year 8 is our 2017 Library Captain.  Belle will be a fantastic ambassador in promoting the library and reading, as well as helping to lead this enthusiastic group of students.  They are already planning lots of exciting events for our students and staff.  We started with a ‘Library Lover’s Month’ display and “Blind Date with a Book” activities for students which has been lots of fun for those involved.  The Library Monitors have been busy wrapping up more books to replace those already borrowed.  Our first “Between Covers Book Club” meeting for 2017 is on Monday 20th February at lunchtime, and every second Monday lunchtime from then.  This will be held in our Learning Hub area which also houses our teacher’s resources and is a popular meeting area with the beautiful timber table made by our talented Hands on Learning students..

You will find information on this website to help you with research, bibliographies, copyright, digital citizenship, new resources/titles added to our collection, as well as access to ClickView and newspaper indexes, etc.  Book reviews are always a welcome addition and a great way of finding out which titles are popular among our readers – we look forward to reading more throughout the year ahead.

We also have a small collection of eBooks which are accessible via iOS and Android devices using the ePlatform app (free and available for download from App Store, Google Play and Amazon).  More instructions on how to access these are available on our eBooks@mesc page.

Please explore what we have to offer and let us know if you need assistance with anything.  If you have any questions about the MESC Learning Commons and what we can do to help you, then please contact us on library@mesc.vic.edu.au

We hope to meet lots of you this year – pop in at lunchtime and enjoy a game of chess, add to our jigsaw puzzle, catch up on the latest magazines, or just take a rest with a book in a bean bag – whatever it may be.  Happy reading in 2017!

Mrs Swannell