Library Media Center


School Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Longo

Library Assistant
Mrs. Benashski


Mission of the School Library Media Program:

The mission of the school library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. The school library media specialist (SLMS) empowers students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information by:

  • collaborating with educators and students to design and teach engaging learning experiences that meet individual needs.  
  • instructing students and assisting educators in using, evaluating, and producing information and ideas through active use of a broad range of appropriate tools, resources, and information technologies
  • providing access to materials in all formats, including up-to-date, high quality, varied literature to develop and strengthen a love of reading
  • providing students and staff with instruction and resources that reflect current information needs and anticipate changes in technology and education
  • providing leadership in the total education program and advocating for strong school library media programs as essential to meeting local, state and national educational goals
  •  --Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs (2009), p.8

Current 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are required to read one Intermediate, Teen, or High School Nutmeg Nominee from 2010-2015 over the summer.

Please click here for the Official Nutmeg Nominee Webpage to find the list of current and previous nominees.

Online Card Catalog (Click on the Timothy Edwards Library Link)  

 

Please see Mrs. Longo or Mrs. B. if you have questions about using Catalist Digital and for username and password information.

 

 

E-books are now available to students and staff.  Click on the above images to access them.  Please see Mrs. Longo or Mrs. B. for the usernames and passwords.

6th Grade Natural Disasters Resources

Directions for Using Easy Bibliography Creator

6th Grade Health Resources

7th Grade Health- First Aid Project

7th Grade Language Arts - Persuasive Speech Resources

7th Grade Social Studies Resources - India

7th Grade Social Studies Resources - Amazon Rainforest

8th Grade Social Studies Resources - Westward Expansion

Composer Biographies Resources

South Windsor Public Schools    1737 Main Street    South Windsor, CT 06074    Phone: 860.291.1200   
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