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Welcome to the School Library…
As a pupil, you are a member of the library as soon as you join the school. The library is here to support you. If you would like to choose something to read, need to find information for homework or if you just want a quiet area to study, you are always welcome!
- Fiction and non fiction
- Audio books
- Newspapers and magazines
- Careers Information
- Free Internet and e-mail access
- Past papers and revision guides
Library News and Events
Wondering what to watch on the TV over the Christmas holidays? Look no further, we have just the thing for you! Helen Smith, the wonderful librarian from Eckington School in Derbyshire has produced her annual literary television guide for 2018. All films have been...read more
Bookbuzz is a reading programme run by BookTrust which celebrates reading for pleasure and gives pupils the opportunity to choose and keep their own book from a collection of specially-selected titles. At Alloa Academy Bookbuzz is funded by the Pupil Equity Fund. ...read more
Celebrate reading at our Book Fair! The scholastic book fair will be arriving in school next week: Tuesday 20th March –Thursday 22nd March 2017 in the upper library. There will be hundreds of new books to browse and buy! With over 200 titles to choose from and prices...read more
We celebrated World Book Day at Alloa Academy a week later than usual due to the snow days! We had a special visit from Waterstone's Stirling who brought their brilliant pop-up book shop to library! Pupils were able to visit though out the day to browse and buy a...read more
Don't forget to visit your school library for study guides, past papers, success guides and course notes. All available to borrow now!read more
Wondering what to watch on the TV over the Christmas holidays? Look no further, we have just the thing for you! The wonderful Helen Smith from Eckington School in Derbyshire produces a guide to Christmas TV every year, linking films to books. The titles have only...read more
Bookbuzz is a reading programme from Book Trust which gives S1 & S2 pupils the opportunity to choose and keep their own book from a list of specially-selected titles. The books have now been distributed to all S1 & S2 classes and pupils will be taking their...read more
This week we are launching our amazing new elibrary! This brilliant new service can be accessed via Glow and enables users to borrow and read ebooks from anywhere, at any time and from any device with an internet connection. Please contact Mrs Smith in the library for...read more
Book Week Scotland is nearly here! Join in the celebration & visit the library to: Take part in virtual author events Enter our twitter book review competition Explore ebooks in our new elibrary Follow @AlloaAcademyLib on Twitter to find out what staff at Alloa...read more
Celebrate reading at our Book Fair! The Scholastic book fair will be arriving in school next week with hundreds of new children’s books to browse and buy! Tuesday 14th March–Thursday 16th March 2017 in the upper library. There will be over 200 titles to choose from...read more
Complete Issues is your one stop source for articles, opinions and statistics! Full online access is available via the Alloa Academy Glow Launch Pad.
Be a responsible library user! Please return your book/s on or before the date stamped on the label at the front of the book. If you have not finished reading the book/s you have borrowed, you can have them renewed. Please take good care of the books you have on loan....
Junior pupils can borrow up to two items for two weeks. Senior pupils can borrow up to four items for three weeks. Before you borrow something from the library, you must take it to the librarian to be issued.