Upper School
Library Services

Upper School Library Program

Our Upper School Program

The Upper School Library program encourages and supports independent reading:
  • Reader’s Advisory - work one-on-one and in collaboration with classroom teachers to help students find books of interest at a comfortable reading level
  • Book Club activity
  • Traveling Book Cart/Booktalks
  • Book displays and contests
  • Create video book reviews
  • Coordinate author visits
In-class and in-library lnstruction on:
  • locating fiction and nonfiction in the library
  • searching for online resources to support individual interests and school projects
  • evaluating resources for reliability, accuracy, bias, and currency
  • note-taking citing sources
  • how to present project information
  • digital citizenship/creating digital footprints
Additional library-based programming:
  • CEL: research/digital publishing
  • 1:1 research consultations 
  • utilize social media to promote reading and student work: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Librarians collaborate with homeroom teachers and attend all grade-level, department, and division meetings to stay fully integrated into the academic and social lives of Upper School students.