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Library

Mission Statement

The mission of Cottageville Elementary School’s library media center is to

ensure all students, teachers, and community members

develop a lifelong appreciation of literature and reading

and become effective users of technology in order to be college and career ready.

Learning Goals

Students will retrieve and use information and resources available through the library.

Students will experience and use various forms of media.

Students will experience and choose various genres and authors to read independently.

  Library Schedule

Cottageville Elementary School’s library is open daily from 7:45-3:00. 

 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday the library opens at 7:15am.

The library operates on a fixed schedule with all students coming to the library once per week. 

 Checkout Policy

All students are given a lesson on book care. 

Students are responsible for any book that they check out from the library. 

Students must return their book each week or bring it in for renewal. 

Library Collection

Cottageville Elementary School utilizes the Dewey Decimal system to locate books for checkout.

Books are marked with a Lexile level to reflect the book’s readability level.  

Book Fair 

Cottageville Elementary School has at least one book fair each year. 

Profits from the book fair buy library books, instructional materials and supplies for the library.

Computer Use

Cottageville Elementary School students’ are encouraged to use the computers in the library, computer labs, and classrooms.  However, all students must return a signed Student Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy form each year before they are allowed to use the computer.  The forms are sent home at the start of each school year. Click on the "Forms" link above to access this form.