Bishop Macdonell Library Learning Commons (LLC)
Welcome to the Bishop Macdonell Library Learning Commons (LLC), located on the second floor in the Monsignor Newstead Centre. The Library Learning Commons is a bright, welcoming, and busy space; open 8-4pm, including lunch. Staff, students and visitors are encouraged to use the Bishop Mac LLC and attached meeting room for studying, group collaboration, events, classes or individual work. Ms.Smith, our Library Technician, is also available to answer questions and assist staff and students.
Our collection development reflects the high school curriculum and interests of the school community; featuring thousands of books for leisure reading and research. These include: magazines, manga/graphic novels and reference items. BM's LLC also provides access to numerous online resources through the board-provided, Insignia Online Library Catalog. Using this portal, students and staff may browse all school library items, and access thousands of online journal articles, news and video sources using Learn-360, Access Science and Gale Databases. Students also have access to the research and citation tool, Noodle Tools. Virtual resources are available online any time (ask the Library Tech. for login/password info).
The LLC is also home to Bishop Mac's Archives. Take a journey back in time to peruse old photos, school uniforms and graduation memories. BM Alumni are welcome! Please contact the Library Tech. to schedule a time to explore our BM Archives and Library Learning Commons.