Welcome to our school
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
Dinah Guillou (Teacher-Librarian)
Tina Cronin (Library
Hours of operation: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm from Monday to Friday
- Borrowing Period: One school cycle.
- Number of Sign Outs: Three books may be borrowed at a
time (as long as due dates are met).
- Renewals: Materials may be renewed only
- Overdues: If one book is overdue
the student can only can only
borrow two books. If the student has two overdue books the student may only
borrow one book. If three books are overdue no book can be
- Lost/Damaged Books: All students are reminded of their
responsibility to return borrowed materials in good condition on their library
day. Replacement costs for damaged books will be issued throughout the year,
when the situation arises. If a lost book is found and
returned, the money will be refunded.
During June inventory, students with books, which are still
outstanding or lost, will receive a letter requesting replacement costs. We
appreciate the support of parents in reminding their children to return library
books on time..
Each homeroom is scheduled for
library once every 6-day cycle. During this class, students are introduced to a
variety of literature and then spend time searching for, selecting and then
signing out books.
Throughout the year, each homeroom takes part in at least
one inquiry-based learning (IBL) unit which is collaboratively planned and
taught by the teacher-librarian and the classroom teacher. The units are
curriculum-based and reinforce writing, thinking and research skills while using
print and non-print resources and technology in meaningful ways. These curriculum-based projects are taught according to
the inquiry-based learning model described by Manitoba Education and the
Literacy with Information Communication Technology Across the