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Collège Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau
River East Transcona School Division

Welcome to the library 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.

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

Library Hours
8:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Lending Policies
Borrowing Period:
Books – fiction and non-fiction, 4 weeks
Magazines are consultation in the library only.
Videos and reference materials: overnight
Number of sign outs:
Students can take up to 3 books at one time.
Students may renew their books at any time, with or without their books.
Just let the teacher librarian or technician know before the due date.
There is a .25 cent per day, per book late fee, to a maximum of $5.00.
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 computers for inquiry -based learning assignments.