Library Resource Links
Antoinette Hayden Library
The Antoinette Hayden Library is located in one of the most beautiful positions in the school and is one of our most popular and busy learning areas. Overlooking Lake Wendouree the huge expanse of glass windows provide a perfect backdrop for reading, researching, teaching and creative collaboration.
Location – The Mary Ward Centre
Term Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am – 5.00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Director of Library Services - Meghan Douglas
Librarian - Donna Byrne
Library Officers - Sarah Lane and Rebecca Lawry
Other Student Services in our Library
The Careers Office
The Careers Office is located in the Library. The Careers support staff and a constantly evolving and inspiring Careers Hub are both located in the Library to support our students in their future study and career decisions.
Careers and VET Coordinator - Jodie Howlett is available Monday – Friday
Careers Officer - Michelle Shannon is available Tuesday – Thursday.
Opening hours are the same as the Library and students can make appointments via Loreto Ballarat Careers (https://www.loretoballaratcareers.com/appointment-booking) or drop in to the Careers Team office before school, at recess, lunchtime or after school to discuss subject selection, VETDSS programs, university/TAFE courses, residential accommodation, scholarships etc.
The Makers Space
The Makers Space is located in the library. This is a dedicated area for our students to extend their curiosity and creativity with 3D printers, robotics and technology.
ICT Support and Helpdesk
The ICT (Information, Communications and Technology) Support Team and Helpdesk are located in the Library. The ICT Support Team and Helpdesk provide critical management and support to our entire College network and operating systems as well as general computer and laptop helpdesk support.
Director of ICT - Glen Pelz
IT Support Officer / Desktop & AV - Tim Russell
IT Support Officer Systems - Tim Wise
ICT Support Officer - Stella Watson