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About the Library
The EWG Library has over 15,000 fiction and nonfiction books plus ebooks available to all students and staff. In addition we have over 300 reference books available as well as several subscription databases. Students may visit the library with a class or as individuals (with a pass from their teacher). We have loaner Chrombooks for devices needing repair. Please bring your broken CB to the library and fill our a tech ticket. Ipad carts are available for use with permission from your teacher.
Visiting the Library Media Center
Students are welcome to visit the library before the first bell, throughout the school day (with a pass from their teacher) or after school.
During the school day students must have passes and:
1. Sign in
2. Leave pass in basket
3. Get pass signed when leaving
4. Sign out
Library Hours and Policies
Library Mission Statement
The mission of the Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School District library/media program is to ensure that all students and staff have necessary access to and are effective users of ideas and relevant information. The library/media program is central to promoting information management and literacy – including digital literacy and digital citizenship, and to supporting curriculum and the personal interests of all users. The library/media program adheres to the guidelines and recommendations included in the following documents:
Library Bill of Rights (ALA)
American Library Association Code of Ethics (ALA)
Freedom to Read (ALA and AAP)
RI PBS Learning Media
Treasures Inside The Museum
Treasures Inside the Museum is a series highlighting museums in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
In This Collection: Video (14) for Grades 3-5, 6-8
Borrowing Library Materials
Borrowing Library Items
The loan period is 15 school days (3 weeks). Limit: 3 items per student. When students have multiple research projects, they can request to borrow additional items.
You may come to the library to renew if you need additional time. Please bring your items to the library when renewing.
The library charges 5 cents per school day for overdue materials.
You may not borrow if...
You have an overdue book.
Lost Books and Magazines
Students must pay the cost of replacing lost or damaged materials before borrowing additional items.
Check your e-mail on file in Aspen and/or "My Info" in your library account to check for due dates, overdues, and hold status. Overdue notices are emailed weekly and ready hold notices are emailed the day that the item arrives.
As a member of the RILINK consortium, the EWG Jr/Sr High School Library follows the consortium-level Interlibrary loan policy that is posted on the RILINK Website.
adapted from H. Blais CHSE
20-21 #ProjectLIT - Titles
Project Lit Community is a national literacy movement of educators and students committed to increasing access to diverse books and promoting a love of reading
American Association of School Librarians Standards for the 21st Century Learner
"Standards for the 21st-Century Learner offer vision for teaching and learning to both guide and beckon our profession as education leaders. They will both shape the library program and serve as a tool for school librarians to use to shape the learning of students in the school." ( http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/learning-standards)
Click here to access the American Association of School Librarians Standards for the 21st Century Learner.