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Saint Patrick's High School, Keady, Co Armagh

Welcome to Our Library...

Welcome to Our Library...

The built Library is located centrally on the ground floor, it is a bright, attractive room which is easily accessible to pupils and staff.

School Librarian

The library is managed by a full-time professional librarian: Mrs J. McArdle

Library Aims

  • To provide a welcoming area in which pupils may read, study or do research
  • To provide a centralized resource of materials and expertise, which supports the curricular needs of pupils and staff
  • To promote the concept of reading for enjoyment
  • To enable pupils to acquire information and study skills


  • 14,000 resources, comprising of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Reference & Audio Visual Materials

  • Internet linked PC’s & Printing Facilities

  • Years 8 & 9 - can borrow 2 books 

  • Years 10, 11 & 12 - can borrow 4 books

  • Years 13 & 14 - can borrow 6 books

  • Staff can borrow up to 10 items

  • Books must be returned on time

  • Open after school for homework & study

  • Lunch time Book Clubs

Virtual Library - now you can visit the library anytime!

Have you had a look at your personal virtual library page?

You can check what books you have out, check the library catalogue, request books, leave reviews and access some fantastic websites to help with your studies.

You can keep up to date with library news, see which books are popular and get suggestions on what to read next based on your personal reading history.

Add the Library to your home page for easy access

Home page - - Click Add - - Click Library

Research via the virtual library.

A selection of helpful websites have been added to the library catalogue to help make your research quick and easy!


Library News

13th Nov 2017
All our Book Club members recently had a fantastic afternoon in the library to celebrate...
10th Nov 2017
2017 Bookbuzz We are delighted to be involved with Bookbuzz again this year Year...
30th Sep 2016
Virtual Library - now you can visit the library anytime! Have you had a look at your...