The Eden Park Library Media Center has over 6,000 books, magazines, videos, and other materials.
The library is staffed with a certified librarian on Wednesday and Friday. The hours are:
Wednesday - 7:30-3:00
Friday - 7:30-3:00
Every class has library for 50 minutes per week. Students check out books every week.
Kindergarten - Books are kept in the classroom.
1st Grade - Students may choose 1 book to check out at a time and may bring it home. Books are due every week.
2nd-5th Grade - Students may choose up to 2 books to check out a time and may bring them home. Books are due every week.
*Students are encouraged to check out books that are "just right" for them. Not all books may be suitable for all students.
*Students are responsible for their books. If a book is damaged or lost, the student will either replace that book or pay the cost of that book.
EDEN PARK SCHOOL LIBRARY
CLIENTELE AND SERVICE POLICY
The Eden Park School Library serves as its primary clientele the Eden Park school students, staff, teachers, service providers, family and community, without regard for age, gender, religious or ethnic background, political affiliation, educational ability or economic status. As a member of the RILINK Consortium, the Eden Park School Library further extends full access to its materials and services at no charge to the RILINK Consortium schools, libraries and communities. The Eden Park School Library’s resources are chosen for its students, staff and faculty. Resources are chosen to support the Cranston Public School curriculum and to engage and excite students ages K – Grade 5. Resources include books, periodicals CD’s, DVD’s, digital books and online databases. In addition, the Library has one classroom sized facility, a projector, an Elmo, tables, and computers. The facility is available for use by the school community per approval from the school Principal. The Library has a fixed schedule of classes.. Curriculum integration and collaboration are the lifeblood of the library. The Library also offers on-line databases as well as Internet access. The library webpage and LibGuide (http://guides.rilinkschools.org/ghgators) provide access to the on-line catalog, selected online databases through the RILINK Consortium, various curriculum resources and integrations, and numerous links to recommended Internet resources.
As a member of the RILINK consortium, we follow the consortium-level Interlibrary Loan Policy that is listed here:
Library Media Specialist
Glen Hills Elementary School
Eden Park Elementary School