Get an answer for your question.

Find all of your most commonly asked questions listed below.

If you have a question that isn’t asked here, you can ask a question of one of our librarians, or send us an email.

When is the library open?

The library is open during term time:

Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wednesday 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

I am a parent who wants to speak to a Librarian. Can I come into the library?

Due to the school access policy, parents cannot enter the building between 9am-5pm without an accompanying staff member. The best way to contact our staff is via email or phone.

How many books can I borrow?

Kindergarten – 2 books

Years 1 &2 – 3 books

Years 3 & 4 – 4 books

Years 5 & 6 – 5 books

Years 7 -9 – 6 books

Years 10-12 – 10 books

Staff – unlimited

How long can I borrow a book for?

Books are loaned out for 2 weeks but can be renewed if there are no other students waiting for the book.

Do you have any ebooks or audiobooks available?

Yes. Students and staff can access them through Bolinda or Wheelers.

Can I borrow in the school holidays?

Yes! We don’t want to get the books to get lonely when the students are away on holidays. Most students can borrow double their regular limits in the holidays.

A book I borrowed is overdue. Will I be fined?

No. You will receive an automatically generated email when the books is 10 days overdue to help you remember to return it. You can renew your book online at or come into the library. If you have had the book for a long time you will get a email telling you that you are going to be fined but you will have lots of time to contact us.

Can I study in the library after school?

The Middle and Senior School library’s are open after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday during term time. Students in Year 7 and above are allowed to stay in the library after school if they are studying quietly.

How do I get access to the computers?

You can just come in and login in with your student username (eg. HPotter20) and password.

Can I print in the library?

Yes, you can. Printing can be done from your iPad, laptop or the library computers. Please see library staff if you need help.

How do I know what is available in the library collection?

Browse our online library catalogue, or please come in and chat to one of our librarians.

I have a reluctant reader. Can you help me?

Yes. We have lots of recommendations on the ‘Reading’ page.

My child is participating in the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge. Can you help me?

Of course. For all your login queries contact our Junior School/Gawura librarian Mrs Svetlana Paul at

Information on the PRC at SACS is available, or if you are unsure of the rules they are available at We have many of the books on the list in SACS Library which are clearly labelled. Please ask library staff for help if you get stuck locating them.

How do I access the school databases for my research?

We have a variety of databases for different age groups which are excellent to help you with your assignments. See more on our Resources page.

Can I book a library space?

Bookings can be added by staff on Edumate. If students would like to book spaces, please speak to the librarians.

How do I access Clickview?

Clickview is a video streaming service for schools. It can be accessed from home using your school email address and password. Further instructions can be found on our ‘Clickview’ page.

Do you have books for staff and parents?

Yes. We have a collection of popular books that staff and parents might be interested in reading. Ask our helpful library staff if you are interested.

SACS Clubs

SACS Clubs

St Andrew's Cathedral School runs a variety of clubs for students.

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