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Welcome to the LHC Benedict Centre Library: Your Place

Welcome to The Benedict Centre Library

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Book Club - Meets every second week in the Library

Looking for something to read? Download a fiction eBook with Wheelers.  Logon and password details below in Library FAQs. Click logo above to access Wheelers.

Writer's Club - meets every second week in the Library

Library FAQs

The Benedict Centre Library is open at the following times:

  • Monday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am to 6:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm

Any variation to hours will be advised via Student Cafe and Parent Lounge

You can borrow up to four fiction and two non-fiction items at a time.

  • Fiction borrowing - three week loan
  • Non-fiction - Overnight loan unless in our Reserved Collection.

How do I?

  • Reserve a book:  log into Oliver or ask library staff
  • Renew a loan: Renew your own loans by logging into your personal Oliver catalogue account, or see the library staff to renew for you at the Circulation Desk. (Oliver log in is via your Microsoft Office 365 school account)

Printing can be sent to the photocopiers in the Library and other printing stations in the College.

Printing costs are deducted from your printing account.  You are given $20 per Semester.

  • A4 B/W  = 5c
  • A4 colour = 20c
  • A3 B/W = 15c
  • A3 colour = 30c
  • Double sided printing - charged for 1 sheet printed both sides = 2 pages

Photocopying charges apply. 

Students can top up their printing account at the Circulation Desk. 

Your print account is automatically topped up each semester.

You can purchase a new ID card in the Library.  Please note your ID card will not be activated until the following day.  Cost is $6 and $5 for Year 12 students.

Assignment Help is available from 2pm-6pm from Monday to Thursday.  Library staff will assist students working in the library after school with homework and/or assignment questions. To book a time, email

Years 7-12: Log on with your six digit LHC student number. Password is your birth date in this format: DDMMYYYY (include all zeros). For example: if your birthday is 9th January, 2003 then password is 09012003 or if birthday is 18th March 2008, then password is 18032008. There must be a total of eight digits in the password.

For access to your own account for the LHC Oliver catalogue, you will be prompted to login using your Microsoft Office 365 school account. 

For usernames and passwords for access to Research Databases and other eResources while you are off campus, login to Office 365 with your school account to retrieve the document.

Mrs H. O'Reilly
Director of Information Services

Mrs D. Nibbs
Teacher Librarian (Mon, Tue, Thu)

Mrs J. Hill
Supervising Teacher (Afternoons)

Ms C. Naumann
Senior Library Technician

Mr I. Hughes
Audio Visual Technician

Mrs C. Corcoran
Library Technician

Mrs L. Geary
Text Hire/Library Assistant

Mrs C. Scanlan
Library Assistant

Miss Sophie Alexiadis
AV/ICT Assistant

Ms Naomi Rodgers
Library Assistant

Do you have a question or a suggestion for a book or other resource the library should purchase?  Make a request by sending an email message to the Library staff at 

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