The Maru-a-Pula School Library
“Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark … In any library in the world, I am at home, unselfconscious, still and absorbed.”
~ Geramine Greer.
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MaP library has something for everyone in the school community :
- For students to read and supplement what the classroom provides for them
- For teachers to explore and enhance their teaching material
- For front line staff to brush up their customer care
- For business-minded people to strengthen their leadership skills
- For the individual who would like to improve in any aspect of life
What the library has to offer :
A free lending service
Research and reference services
Leisure and recreation
Information on current affairs
Printing, scanning and laminating
Books and AV material :
The latest fiction books by famous authors
Non-fiction books on all subjects
Periodicals – educational magazines and newspapers
Non print media :
Computers with internet access
If we don’t have what you need, we’ll try to get it for you!
All books – fortnight
Reference books – overnight
CDs – three days
Teachers can place books they refer students to on reserve.
Library class periods
The library supports the learning process of students by providing information literacy classes to students in Form One.
In addition there are programmes designed to inculcate a habit of reading among the students.
How the books are arranged
The library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme. An index and clearly-labeled shelves will guide you in finding books that you need.
Librarians are on hand to help you find resources and make the best possible use of the library and the services it has to offer!
Hours of operation
Monday to Thursday : 7am ~ 4.30pm
Fridays : 7am ~ 4pm
Saturdays : 4pm ~ 6pm
Sundays : 6.30pm ~ 9.30pm
Maru-a-Pula School Library
P/Bag 0045, Gaborone
Tel : 3912953 ext. 215
Fax : 3973338