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Orchard Farms Elementary School Library: Home

Welcome

Welcome

to the

Orchard Farms Library Page.

 Use this LibGuide to:

Access the library catalog!

Find ebooks that can be read on your own devise!

Find safe places to search for information!

Use databases and websites!

Look for new books to read!

Find a LibGuide for a class project!

Parents can check out the Parent's Page!

 

 

 

Library Hours

Tuesdays 8:55 am - 3:10 pm

Thursdays  8:55 am - 3:10 pm

Fridays  8:55 am - 3:10 pm

Library Schedule

Library classes for grades K-5 meet for 35 minutes each week.  We alternate between a Lesson Week and a Book Circulation Week. 

The librarian also collaborates with teachers to create research and technology projects.

 

Search the Orchard Farms Library Catalog

Homework Help

Need help with homework? Try Tutor.com!

 

All students have access to Tutor.com through AskRI.org From 2:00-10:00 daily, students can connect with a live online tutor and receive individual homework help in any subject area. You do not need a library card. Help sessions are unlimited. Click on the icon to be taken to the Tutor.com portal.

Meet the Librarian

Orchard Farms Library Policies

In accordance with LORI Standards Certification, the Service Policy for the Orchard Farms School Library is linked here:  

In accordance with LORI Standards Certification, the Service Policy for Orchard Farms School Library is linked here:  RILINK ILL Policy

Book Checkout is a Privilege!

Respect our library and our books.  

Students will:  

  • choose books every other week.  
  • return books in order to check out a book next time    
  • take proper care of books
  • ENJOY READING THEM!

Orchard Farms Library Service Policy

ORCHARD FARMS SCHOOL LIBRARY

CLIENTELE AND SERVICE POLICY

The Orchard Farms School Library serves as its primary clientele the Orchard Farms 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 Orchard Farms School Library further extends full access to its materials and services at no charge to the RILINK Consortium schools, libraries and communities. The Orchard Farms 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, ebooks, periodicals, CD’s, DVD’s, digital books and online databases. The Library is a large facility with eight tables, a projector, a Prometheon Board, an Elmo, and a computer lab with 19 desktop 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 Monday through Friday with additional time available for collaborative research projects on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 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/stallions) 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.