St Jerome Library has a collection of over 1500 books and DVDs for adults, young people and toddlers. It’s organized according to the four parts of the Catechism of the Catholic Church: Profession of Faith (Doctrine), Sacraments of Faith, Life of Faith (Commandments and Moral Life) and Prayer. The library also carries a section containing books by popular writers and the local archdiocese.
For young readers, there are books on the Saints as well as Bible stories presented in rhyme or comic-strip formats. There is also a good collection of board books for toddlers.
An online library system is used for the cataloguing, borrowing and returning of books. New librarians will be trained on the system to provide these administrative services during the library opening hours of 8am to 1pm on Sundays. Librarians are expected to be able to contribute 2 hours a month to the duty roster.
Once a year, St Jerome organises virtual “book club” sessions whereby a book is selected and librarians facilitate the reading over several weekly virtual sessions. From time to time, the library also offers its services to provide movie screenings, church exhibits, canteen hosting etc.
As a librarian, you will not only become familiar with the vast array of Catholic doctrinal and spiritual writings but will also progressively develop a deep understanding of the faith and discover its many riches.