Our Library

Our Library

Whether you are looking for a great book, or a relaxing place to sit and read one, the Vanguard College Library is where you want to be.  There is a whole world of services waiting for you at the Vanguard College Library. We are pleased to offer the following to Vanguard students;

* over 55 000 books, including reference titles, Biblical study resources, novels, devotional classics and much, much more
* a selection of VHS and DVD film titles
* musical selections (CD and cassette)
* computer software tools
* computer workstations equipped with internet, Microsoft Office and more
* a large selection of 148 periodicals
* a searchable resource database
* online book reservations and account status reports
* dedicated quiet study and group study areas

Our Mission

The Vanguard College Library ensures the availability of learning resources and services of appropriate form, range, depth and currency to support the curricular offerings and meet student needs.

Hours of Operation

School Year: September 10 – April 25
Monday-Thursday: 8 AM – 10 PM (please ring buzzer by faculty entrance after 4:30pm)
Fridays: 8 AM – 4 PM
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: Closed

Christmas Season Closure: December 15 – January 7 inclusive

Spring Courses: April 29 – May 3
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM

Spring / Summer Hours: May 6 – August 16
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM – 2 PM
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: Closed

Click here to access our online resource database.

Library Staff

Brad Fawcett -Librarian

One of the longest serving staff members at Vanguard College, Brad has seen the library through the introduction of computers and computer-based learning resources, massive expansion and full automation. A friendly and knowledgeable presence in the Vanguard library, Brad is a great resource to the Vanguard family.

Yvonne Perry- Assistant to the Librarian

Yvonne Perry is another integral part of the Vanguard College atmosphere. Yvonne is often the first and last face you will see when you visit the Vanguard Library – and you will know the face by it’s smile! She has been helping students find the resources they need – and bringing them encouragement when “crunch-time” rolls around – for over two decades.