The Beecher Rd. School Library is one of the largest elementary libraries in our state. The extensive collection supports and enhances the curriculum. More importantly, the library fosters life -long learning. It provides a nurturing and stimulating environment that meets the individual needs of every child, helping them to become successful and independent readers, writers, critical thinkers and problem solvers.
The library’s collection is comprised of several sections, including:
- General Collection for grades 3-6, which includes fiction, nonfiction and biography sections
- Easy collection for grades K- early 3rd grade students, which includes picture book, easy nonfiction, biography, and world fairy tale sections as well as a stand-alone early chapter book collection
- Reference Section
- Magazine Section, which includes a variety of literary and nonfiction magazines for K-6
- Professional Collection, which includes professional books and journals, and a special fiction/nonfiction picture book collection supporting curriculum units
- Online Resources Collection
- Teaching Collection, which includes resources and multiple copies for areas such as genre and curriculum-related book clubs, and nonfiction science and social studies curriculum
The library is open to all students and staff throughout the school day. Students are encouraged to visit the library independently to check out reading books, when needed, in addition to their scheduled library time. Fifth and Sixth graders check out pleasure or research books and work in the library both independently and with their classes. All individual visits to the library are coordinated between teachers and their students.