Welcome to our school library
Welcome to the library and to our program of information literacy. We
believe that every student should have the skills necessary to navigate in
today's information-rich society. Determining information needs, recognizing and
selecting appropriate resources - whether print or online and managing the
information are fundamental skills needed for successful academic
Michelle Paquet (teacher-librarian)
Wendy Schultz (library
8:30 am – 3:00 pm
- Borrowing Period – 1 school day cycle.
- Number of sign outs –Kindergarten
& Grade 1 - 1 book/cycle; Grades 2 & 3 - 2 books/cycle; Grade 4 – 3
- Renewals – up to 2 cycles
- Overdues – no charge – Students are encouraged to return library books
on time. Overdue lists are communicated on the day of book exchange and
individual notices to students are sent home three cycles later.
Students may not borrow library books until books are
- Lost/damaged Books – replacement cost
Our library program focuses on literature appreciation and the
development of research skills. Our library provides an updated collection that
supports the subject requirements of the Manitoba Curriculum and the literacy
needs of our students.
Through story time and book exchange the students have the opportunity
to experience a variety of genres of literature and select among a wide range of
fiction and non-fiction books for pleasure reading in both the English and
The teacher-librarian collaborates with the classroom teachers to
develop units of study with an inquiry-based learning approach to research. The
teacher-librarian and the classroom teacher will then deliver the unit as a
team. With the use of a variety of strategies students will learn the art of
questioning, note-making, organizing and applying the information.
The Manitoba Education document Literacy with Information
Communication Technology Across the Curriculum (LwICT) is incorporated
within the units. Each class will complete a minimum of two unit
studies with the teacher-librarian in one school year period.
Our program ensures that our students are well on their way to becoming
independent lifelong learners.