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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
Kirsti Graham
Kim Hauser
Joshua Stavert

‚ÄčThe Mandeville Mentors program for 2018 has not yet commenced. Check back soon for more information. 

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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Reference tools


Morris Gleitzman, author of Once, is the new Australian Children's Laureate! Find out more here.

Online teacher resources

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

YouTube for Teachers






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.

Issues in the Media

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Echo Current Media Issues

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Public Affairs, The Arts, Theology

Issues in Society offers up-to-date, diverse information about the social issues shaping our changing world.  Each book explores a range of facts of facts and opinions, providing the reader with a concise overview of the topic.

Issues in Society in the Library Catalogue