School Library

The library is named after Bishop John Mason Harden, a former headmaster and chaplain in the 1920s. The aim of the library is to promote reading for pleasure, to support the curriculum and to enable independent learning.

The catalogue for the print collection in the school library can be searched here: Click Here

To access the Accelerated Reader programme please click here:  AR Quiz

Our new Digital Library can be accessed at or via the Sora app.

E-mail to receive your login details.

Librarians: J M Kelly, B.A., HDipLIS 

                   M S McAlister Smyth, Masters in Library and Information Studies


Reading for Pleasure

Endless studies have shown the benefits of reading for pleasure both for wellbeing and for success in school and beyond. The recommendations here are a mixture from Book Clubs and curriculum lists. Leaving Certificate prescribed and comparative lists are also included below.

Recommended Reading Lists

LC English 2025 Sorted

Form 1 2023_2024

Form 2-3Y 2023_2024

Form 4 Reading List 2023_2024

Form 5 2023_2024

Leaving Certificate English 2024 Sorted

Fourth Form Reading List 2022-2023 Ms Stapleton