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Librarian: Teresa Pelusi
Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:20 AM – 3:15 PM
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel School Library is located in the Jubilee wing of OLMC School. The collection includes 10,779 books, audio books on Mp3 players (Playaways), videos, DVD’s, and periodicals. Circulation is approximately 400 to 500 items per week. Circulation and the catalog are automated using the Destiny Library Manager software program. Five computer workstations are available to access the library catalog and Internet Access is available over the network. The library also has an Interactive Smart TV.
Library skills are taught sequentially by the librarian and integrated into the curriculum through collaboration with the classroom teacher. Students are free to come to the library outside their regularly scheduled period before school, and anytime during the day with a Library Pass.
OLMC School Library adheres to the standards adopted by the American Library Association. The goal is to educate students to become information literate in a Christian Catholic setting.
Follow the Link to Jubilee Book Club to find out about a wonderful way to honor a special event or person and benefit the library!
As a reading incentive, the library will maintain “The Library Wall of Fame.” To become a member, a participant presents a record of books read beginning in October. When a student (K-3) has read (or in Kindergarten and 1st grade has been read to) 100 books and in Grades 4-8 the “25 Book Challenge” they become a member! Book Logs are available in the library or online at “Library Wall of Fame” Book Log.
Teachers may be contacted any time via email or phone. Parents are encouraged to contact teachers with any questions or concerns.
Homework and long term projects when assigned will be posted on OptionC Learning Management System and on Google Classroom for Grades 4-8. It will be the responsibility of the student to copy assignments accurately and completely into his/her planner during their library period.
In Grades 4-8 the following procedures will be in place:
Research, note taking, use of sources and works cited is graded by the librarian according to the rubric provided. This grade is applied to the ELA writing grade.
Each classroom seeks to foster the values of a Catholic, Christian community: kindness, courtesy, justice, respect, hospitality and cooperation. Please refer to policies outlined in the School Handbook.