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Hampstead School
River East Transcona School Division

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 research.

Staff

N. Card  (teacher-librarian)
B. Kauk (library technician)

Library Hours

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Lending Policies

· The borrowing period is eight days.
· Students in K to Grade 1 are allowed one sign out and students in grades 2 to 5 are allowed two sign outs.
· Renewals are not limited.
· Students that have overdue books are not permitted to sign out any additional books until the overdue books are returned.

Program Description

Book selection is held once during the six-day cycle. We have co-operative inquiry-based learning where the classroom teacher and the teacher-librarian plan and institute projects with the students from grades 1 – 5. The projects are curriculum-based and help to reinforce writing, thinking and research skills while using the library and technology as resources.