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
Pardeep Duggal (Teacher Librarian)
Denise Desrosiers (Library Technician)
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The library is open every lunch hour from 11:40 - 12:15 for students.
Any students wishing to have computer access or to use the library should sign
up in the morning between 8:30 - 8:40 a.m.
- Borrowing Period: 1 - 6 day school cycle
- Number of sign outs: 3 books are permitted per
- Renewals: students are permitted to renew books up to 3
- Overdues: JWG Library does not charge overdue fees for
items returned, charges are incurred for lost/damaged items.
- Lost Books: Replacement costs are as follows: Paperback $5, Hardcover $10, and Specialty Items $15.
Our library has a varied and significant
collection of both fiction and non-fiction books as well as magazines, graphic
novels and computer software. We are fully automated and students can search
for resources on one of our three look-up stations. All classes from 6-8
participate in regularly scheduled circulation classes as well as receive
additional instruction in research, copyright, technology and multiple
literacies. Students have the opportunity to learn about a variety of authors,
illustrators and genres and participate in the Scholastic reading program.
Students are also encouraged to spend additional time in our library for
recreational reading, homework completion or to apply for one of our library