The Richard Gordon Elementary School Library stands as a cornerstone of education in the community, driven by the dedication and expertise of School Library Media Specialist, Nadejda Taylor. Known for her commitment to fostering a love of learning and reading, Taylor has helped shape the library into a dynamic space that supports the diverse informational and educational needs of students.
The Library's mission is centered on ensuring students become effective users and producers of information and ideas. Under the guidance of Ms. Taylor, the library seamlessly integrates a program framework encompassing Information Technology Instruction, Reading Advocacy, and effective Management of Library Collection. This comprehensive approach makes the library an invaluable tool for students, enabling them to develop essential skills for the digital age, and fostering a strong culture of reading and learning.
Through the library's welcoming physical and digital spaces, students, teachers, and families alike have open and equitable access to an array of resources. Nadejda Taylor's leadership and dedication have indeed made the Richard Gordon Elementary Library a hub for lifelong learning, cultivating curiosity, critical thinking, and a love for reading in students. With its committed staff and well-designed programs, the Richard Gordon Elementary Library truly exemplifies a modern educational resource center.
The North Kitsap School District and Kitsap Regional Library partnership provides students with easy library access.
Explore the interactive websites of authors Jeff Kinney, Mo Willems, Roald Dahl, and Shel Silverstein.
Explore award-winning books, Explorers!! Dive into exciting adventures with Caldecott, Newbery, and Washington's own Sasquatch awards.
NKSD provides Chromebooks for students, with policies for technical assistance, charging, loaners, maintenance, loss/theft, and appropriate use.
Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety involve responsible, respectful online behavior and precautions to protect personal information.
Richard Gordon Library Hours
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