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Library Hours and Policies
Students are welcome to visit the library before the first bell, throughout the school day (with a pass from their teacher) or after school.
The EWG Library has over 15,000 books, ebooks and audiobooks available to all students and staff. In addition we have over 300 reference books available as well as several subscription databases and approved websites for your resource needs.
put a tech ticket into incident IQ then bring your CB to the library for a loaner.
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.
Lost Books and Magazines
Students must pay the cost of replacing lost or damaged materials before borrowing additional items.
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.
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)
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.