The mission of the St. Andrew's Library program is to support, stimulate and inspire the educational experience of all students. Both School Libraries are fully automated and offer a rich collection of materials, in print and online.
The Primer through 5th Grade Library prides itself on offering friendly and individualized assistance through it's outstanding collection of children's literature. Students are scheduled for weekly library classes that include story time, book talks, reader's theatre and library skills sessions. Well-known authors and storytellers visit to share their books and encourage the writing process. The Library plays a central role in the day to day learning experience of all St. Andrew's students. The School firmly believes that establishing a love of reading is critical to the future academic success of all students. It as a place where each individual child can explore their own unique interests, stretch themselves to new levels and discover all that they can do and be.
The Middle School Library charms students with it's warm and inviting atmosphere. Students continue with their reading exploration and further refine their research strategies. Pleasure reading is encouraged through reader incentive programs, author visits and presentations by resident college professors.
The School provides access to a wide variety of online resources. Information about and links to these services are provided here:
Destiny - This is the School's automated library circulation system. The online card catalog is available from this link.
Ginger Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org), Head Librarian, 26 years teaching experience
B.S. in Education
M.S. in Education Leadership
Leisa Kersh (email@example.com), Assistant Librarian, has 22 years experience in early childhood education and library management.