Library Mission and Program Framework
To ensure that students are effective users and producers of information and ideas
 

Library Program Framework
A framework from the Washington Library Media Association

Three essential functions of our school library program:

1. Information Technology Instruction

  • students learn information literacy skills including evaluation and analysis of the credibility, relevance, and currency of information
  • Students learn to be critical consumers and producers of information
  • Students learn to use emerging learning technologies for school and for lifelong learning
  • Students learn to be safe, ethical, and responsible digital citizens

2. Reading Advocacy

  • Students experience a powerful, fashionable and ubiquitous culture of reading at school
  • Students learn to read for enjoyment and understanding
  • Students have access and guidance to a relevant collection of fiction and non-fiction in a variety of formats

3. Management of Library Collection (print & digital resources, website presence, physical space)

  • Students have open and equitable access to resources, technology, and information
  • Students enjoy coming to an inviting and effective physical and digital library environment
  • Students have access to resources in a variety of formats that support their learning needs and interests
  • Teachers have access to resources in a variety of formats that support their teaching needs and interests
  • Families have access to resources in a variety of formats that support their learning needs and interests