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Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak Library: Library Home

The Library

Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 7pm
Friday 7.30am - 5pm

Library Phone 9823 8225


Dr Rosemary Abbott, Director of Library
Felicity Gilbert
Kirsti Graham
Kim Hauser
Joshua Stavert

‚ÄčThe Mandeville Mentors are available to assist students in years 5-12 between 4pm and 7pm Monday to Thursday. The Mentors can assist with all subjects at years 5-10, especially Maths, English and Science. For VCE subjects, please consult the timetable below.

Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs.
Bus Mgt Biol. Chem. Biol.
English Chem. Chinese French
French English English Italian
Further Maths French Further Maths Lit
Maths Methods Indo. Maths Methods PE
  Lit Physics  
  PE VCD  


Students are asked to take note of the following:

The only furniture items which may be moved around the Library are the small green cubes and black chairs. 

Please do not bring food, food containers or drinks into the Library and foyer

The toilet in the P-4 area is for emergencies only during the school day. 

Mobile phones should not be used during the School day including recess and lunch. Please go outside if you need to use your phone in the permitted times.

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Both these libraries have a huge number of e-books and e-resources that you can use to research your assignments. You can join online and they will post you a library card! 

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Reference tools


The 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards have just been announced! 

Jessica Townsend's Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow has won Book of the Year, Book of the Year for Younger Children (7-13), and the Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year. Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology edited by Danielle Binks has won the Book of the Year for Older Children (13+). 

Online teacher resources

Some great online resources covering current issues.  Individual resources on each site can be embedded into SEQTA.!/home

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Accessing Library resources

username: first name followed by first 3 letters of surname

password: your birthday ddmm (i.e. January 1 = 0101)


For Years 7-12: log in with your Library Username and Password




(See Library staff for World Book log in details)


Click here to log into the Portal and access TigTag and Twig from home.

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