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Donwood School
River East Transcona School Division


Welcome to Donwood School Library

Our welcoming space was designed to encourage all learners to read, collaborate, inquire, and create. We believe every student should have access to language-rich literature and meaningful learning opportunities.


Staff

Teacher librarian: Mrs. K. Feuer
Library technician: Mrs. L. Johnston 

Library Hours

Our library hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

Lending Policies

  • All students may borrow books over a six-day cycle. All books must be returned the next library day. 
  • Kindergarten, Grade 1 and 2 students may check out one book per cycle. 
  • Grade 3, 4, and 5 students may check out two books per cycle.
  • Borrowing privileges may be suspended while one or more items is past due.

Program Description

Students select books from the library once during a six-day cycle. Searching for resources can be done easily from any computer within the school. Students, staff, and parents can also search for resources at home by using the online library link on our school website.

Our library also offers makerspace opportunities, where students are encouraged to become critical thinkers, design, and play. With the support of our teacher librarian, students are supported in inquiry-based learning (IBL) opportunities, STEAM/design tasks, and research projects. These activities are curriculum-based and reinforce literacy skills (writing, speaking, thinking, and research) while incorporating library and technology supports.