Our Elementary School library and instructional classes are supervised and led by a certified librarian and librarian assistant. There are two separate physical spaces available for instruction, one for Pre-K and Kindergarten and the other for our Grade 1-5 classes.
Each elementary class visits our library roughly once each week for a 45-minute instructional class. Library classes are meant to be fun and inviting in order to promote and encourage students to have a passion for reading. Instructional classes teach children to:
We also have general “story time” and “read-aloud” sessions where students learn and have the opportunity to have discussions about famous landmarks, cities and people from around the world and historical events.
On average, we circulate approximately 15,000 books to our students! Students and classes can come for additional time via extra lessons (research, choosing books, information literacy) to find books and resources.We have a computer lab for our Elementary students to conduct research on our CultureGrams and myOn databases, as well as to have access to the internet.