Welcome to the Champlain Elementary School Library also called the "Learning Center." We hope your child will enjoy visiting our library and we invite you to visit as well. You are welcome to stop in during school hours, sign out books to read with your children, and volunteer if you have time.
Each classroom will visit the Learning Center for 45 minutes every week. Reading selections and projects will be thoughtfully woven into the Learning Center curriculum to create an engaging, dynamic and educational platform for learning. Students will have the opportunity to jump into a read aloud book selected by the Library Media Specialist and to make connections for life-long learning through an age-appropriate project or activity. Book choice is part of every student's time in the Learning Center. Each student will have the chance to browse the collection for a "just right" book to build literacy skills and two age-appropriate books for pleasure.
Our library catalog is available online from the school website, on the main page under "Library Search".
We subscribe to WorldBook Online, an online encyclopedia, which is available on the "Student Learning Links" page of the school website. To access the online Learning Center resources outside of school, please contact me.
In addition, we subscribe to Bookflix and Trueflix -- an wonderful online collection of books (fiction and non-fiction) that are available from school or home. Login information is available in the Learning Center.
I hope you’ll find time each day to read and talk about books with your child. Research shows that reading aloud to your child is one of the most important things you can do to ensure that your child is successful in school.
Mrs. Stewart, the library assistant, and I look forward to supporting each child in their learning and growth. If you have any comments, feedback or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me through the contact information noted below.
Library Media Specialist/Technology Integrationist
Champlain Elementary School
800 Pine St
Burlington, VT 05401