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Collège Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau
River East Transcona School Division

Welcome to the library learning center of Collège Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau and to our program of Information and Digital Literacy. We believe that every student should have the skills necessary to navigate in today's information-rich society. The Teacher librarian along with the Library Technician will support the school in transitioning to a student-centered learning center. Determining information needs, recognizing and selecting appropriate resources - whether print or online and managing the information are fundamental skills needed for successful academic research.


Staff
Teacher Librarian: Mme Sabrina Fernandes
Library Technician: Mme Paulette Hudzick

Library Hours

Library is open to limited browsing for students based on the schedule below from 3:15pm to 3:45pm

Monday: Grade 9

Tuesday: Grade 10

Wednesday: Grade 11

Thursday: grade 12

Lending Policies
Borrowing Period:
Books – fiction and non-fiction, 3 weeks

Digital and Audio books are available with the Sora Overdrive app

 Sora - Explore (soraapp.com)
Digital magazines are available with the Flipster app

 CPET Flipster page

Videos and reference materials: overnight

 

Number of sign outs:
Students can take up to 3 books at one time.

Renewals:
Students may renew their books at any time, with or without their books.
They can do this by sending a chat or an email to Mme Fernandes via TEAMS before due date.

Book Return:

Books are to be dropped off in the library foyer. Please place your book in the appropriate cubby for return.

Each cubby is labelled with the day of the week.

 
Lost Books:
All lost items must be paid for according to our replacement cost.

Program Description
The Collège Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Library offers students an interactive space to collaborate, explore, read, conduct research or study.
Our goals for a 21st century learning center focus on the following:
• Inclusive collections that acknowledge and celebrate diverse experiences and provide instructional opportunities to empower learners as effective users and creators of information and ideas.
• Access to digital resources and tools to support transformational learning and develop the digital curation skills of students.
• Initiatives that integrate elements of deeper learning, critical thinking, information literacy, digital citizenship, creativity, innovation, and the active use of technology.
• Initiatives that encourage and facilitate students to become increasingly self-directed as they create digital products of their learning that engage them in critical thinking, collaboration, and authentic real-world problem solving.
• Provide equitable access to collection tools using digital resources, programming, and services.
• Provide flexible spaces that promote inquiry, creativity, collaboration, and community.


We offer resources in French, English and in Spanish, fiction and non-fiction books. Reference materials include print and online education resources, current magazines, DVDs, and CDs. Also, students have access to one of 17 laptops for inquiry -based learning assignments.