We have over 20,000 resources in English, German and Mandarin for borrowing.
The Primary Library aims to:
The junior library holdings include
Each class K01 – K04 and K – Y07 comes once a week for a teaching lesson in the library. They may borrow books for 2 weeks. Kindergarten also come weekly for reading time.
German students doing English as a foreign language (E2), K02-K08, and English students doing German as a foreign language (G2), Y05-Y06, come every second week to borrow a foreign language book(s).
Parents are welcome to borrow up to 6 items for 2 weeks. To become a member simply fill in a Family Membership Form and return it to the junior library.
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In addition to Bookweek author visits the library has other authors visit and speak to both the EPD and GPD students during the year.
Bookweek is held annually in March. The junior library arranges international storytellers, authors or illustrators to visit the school. The junior library also runs competitions such as writing and colouring-in contests.
Bücher Olympiade is a school wide competition for classes K01- K04. Starting in October students will be asked to read selected titles from a class library. Small teams will compete to answer questions about these books.
Mini Battle of the Books
Mini Battle of the Books is an inter-school competition for Y04. Starting in March students will be asked to read selected titles from a class library. Small teams will compete to answer questions about these books. In June the winning team will go on to battle another Hong Kong school.
Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books is a Hong Kong wide school competition. Through the Battle of the Books competition, students are exposed to quality literature representing a variety of literary styles and viewpoints by prominent authors in the area of young adult literature. Students answer questions from 20 to 27 different book titles in a quiz-bowl type format. Each team battles each of the other teams. The team with the highest point total at the end wins the competition.Teams of students from Y05-Y06 battle to represent the school. The books are available in the library from August each year and the school competition starts in February.
Antolin ist das Buchportal für Kinder!
Hier wählen Kinder eigenständig Buchtitel aus, die sie bereits gelesen haben oder noch lesen möchten.
Nach dem Lesen beantworten sie dann mit Hilfe von Antolin Fragen zu dem Jeweiligen Buch. Auf diese Weise fordert Antolin das sinnentnehmende Lesen und motivert die Kinder, sich mit den Inhalten der gelesenen Werke auseinander zu setzen.
Search EnginesEspecially for primary students
Collection is the sum total of the library materials developed to cater for the needs of the school community. A school library incorporates a wide range of appropriate print, multi-media and electronic resources selected to match the school’s curriculum, the students’ learning styles and abilities and their interests.
The junior library has a collection development policy which can be viewed on request.
The Library collection may include some materials, which express attitudes and opinions or include information to which some school community members may object. If you have an objection please fill in the Request for Reconsideration of Resources Form and forward this to the junior library teacher librarian for review.
Schools must abide by the copyright ordinance of Hong Kong.
It is a general rule that it is an infringement of copyright law for any person to reproduce a work without the permission of the copyright owner. However several important exceptions apply such as fair dealing for research and private study; criticism, review and news reporting, for use of works in library and school are permitted. The junior library has a copyright policy which can be viewed on request. More information can be found by selecting the link below.
The GSIS Senior Library is an extended classroom and a guided learning area for all members of our community. We aim to create an active learning environment for our students.
Monday to Friday from 7:30 to 5:00 during school days
2/F Middle Building, German Swiss International School, 11 Guildford Road, The Peak, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2825 8169; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org