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Cumberland High School Library: Contact and Policies


Visiting the ASC

When Can I Visit the Academic Success Center?

  • Before school - the ASC is open before school for you to stop by.
  • After School - Tuesdays and Thursdays the ASC is open for tutoring until 2:45.

Behavior Expectations:

  • Be respectful of others
  • Be responsible for all borrowed materials
  • Clean up after yourself

Mission Statement

Cumberland High School Academic Success Center & Library Mission Statement

The Cumberland High School Academic Success Center & Library supports the students of CHS in becoming effective and ethical users of information and technology, and fosters the development of lifelong reading habits.

Cumberland High School's Core Values and Beliefs

The Cumberland High School Community promotes development of a culture in which students are respectful, responsible, and ready to succeed.  We guide our students to be actively involved in the learning process that combines academic depth of understanding with higher order thinking, problem-solving, risk-taking, and creativity.  We offer opportunities for students, as members of a 21st century world society, to become life-long learners and informed, productive citizens.

Cumberland High School's Learner Expectations

  • Communicate effectively and critically through reading, writing, and speaking.
  • Exhibit a range of functional and critical thinking skills related to information media and technology.
  • Apply effective problem solving skills independently and collaboratively.
  • Analyze and evaluate a variety of sources for reliability and credibility.
  • Act with respect, tolerance, courtesy and compassion.
  • Act responsibly and display good citizenship.

About the ASC

The Academic Success Center and Library serves the students, faculty, and staff of Cumberland High School in Cumberland, Rhode Island. The ASC provides access to a variety of print and non-print resources including books, DVDs, online databases, and eBooks. All print materials can be checked out, and all digital resources, including the catalog, are available online. Cumberland High School is a 1:1 school with ChromeBooks; students may borrow chargers and day-loaner ChromeBooks if needed. The website is located at, and includes information about the ASC as well as access to the online resources available for its students and teachers.

Inter-Library Loan Policy

The Academic Success Center and Library participates in interlibrary loan through RILINK (Rhode Island Library Information Network for Kids) for Cross-District Loans with other Rhode Island schools, and LORI (Library of Rhode Island) for loans with other libraries in Rhode Island. All books and DVDs in the collection are available to be borrowed by patrons of all LORI member libraries. The ASC and Library adheres to the RILINK Interlibrary Loan Policy.