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Dr. Rosemary Graziano Brooke Library Media Center


OUR PROGRAM

In Grade 6, our students participate in an Information Literacy course, led by our Library Media Specialist. This quarter-length course enables students to utilize the Library Media Center, computers, school databases and Internet resources to practice skills and habits of research by investigating a topic of their choice. The goal is for students to independently select an appropriate topic, gather resources, judge the quality of websites, and create a product that demonstrates their ability to effectively use digital tools, read and understand both print and digital texts, write with clarity, and design an effective visual presentation. Our middle school students can also participate in Library Media Center activities which encourage them to explore both fiction and non-fiction on a deeper level.

We are open M-F from 7:47am to 3:45 pm

Homework Club held daily from 2:45 until 3:45 pm

Staff

Ms. Luciano: Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Giacomo: Library Aide
Ms. Hellmer: Library Aide
 
Contact

Main Phone: 914-630-3059
Ms. Luciano: 914-630-3058
e-mail: lucianol@harrisoncsd.org

Policies

Circulation

A student may borrow a book for a maximum of two weeks,  up to three books at a time. If you would like to renew your book you must bring it in with you in order to renew.

Computer Use

Students are expected to follow the acceptable use policy that was signed upon entering the middle school. This policy can be located in the student handbook. Any violation of the acceptable use policy may result in the loss of computer privileges.


10 Things You Can Do in the Library

  1. Do research using books on the shelves.
     
  2. Access countless books, articles & sites in our online databases.
     
  3. Get research help from the research experts--librarians & library aides! 
     
  4. Browse the Internet for school-related resources on a tablet you can borrow to use in the Library.
     
  5. Find and read print or eBooks online. 
     
  6. Find a quiet place to study.
     
  7. Check out, renew or return books.
     
  8. Charge your device. Bring it in at any time during the day.
     
  9. Work on your projects or homework using the tables or library lab during lunch or after school.
     
  10. Borrow a laptop computer.
     

TO SEND REQUESTS FOR BOOKS YOU WANT IN THE LIBRARY OR OUR EBOOK SYSTEM, CONTACT MS. LUCIANO - lucianol@harrisoncsd.org.