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Library Learning Center

Welcome to the Library where Readers can DISCOVER, IMAGINE, and DREAM BIG

Mission Statement

  • The Library prepares Riley Scholars to be college and career ready by teaching media, internet safety, reading, writing and so much more!
  • The Library Learning Center functions to develop effective and responsible users of ideas and information in print, technology, and digital resources.
  • The Library Learning Center is led by a certified Library Technology Teacher who facilitates an environment that promotes reading enjoyment, student collaboration, instructional-partnerships with teachers, and technology use for all students regardless of personal background.
  • The Library Learning Center seeks to positively impact student achievement and promote life-long learning that will allow students to successfully navigate a 21st century society.

Library Hours

Hours: 8:05 - 3:10;  Students may check out at the end of the day if they missed library or need new books!

The goal of the Library Learning Center is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.  A strong Library Learning Center program, administered by a certified Library Technology Teacher, positively impacts student achievement. The Library Technology Teacher is a certified teacher, instructional partner, information specialist and program coordinator.

  • As a certified teacher, the Library Technology Teacher collaborates with members of the learning community to analyze learning and information needs, to locate and use resources that will meet those needs, and to understand and communicate the information the resources provide.
  • As an instructional partner and member of the educational team, the Library Technology Teacher promotes and models curriculum development and effective, collaborative teaching.
  • As an information specialist, the Library Technology Teacher provides leadership and expertise in acquiring and evaluating information resources in all formats.
  • As a program coordinator, the Library Technology Teacher works collaboratively with members of the learning community to define the policies of the library media program and to guide and direct all the activities related to it.

Qualifications: Utah Teaching Certificate and either a MLS degree (or equivalent degree) or the Library Media Endorsement.

 

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