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Library Information

Welcome to the Hamilton Elementary School Library! 
Mrs. Monique Howley, Library Media Specialist
Phone: 540-751-2570
Library Hours: 7:30-3:00 daily 
The mission of the Hamilton Library Media Center is to develop lifelong learners and readers.  The mission is accomplished by:

Providing physical and intellectual access to materials in various formats.
Encouraging independent learning and critical thinking.
Fostering a love of reading and literature.
Collaborating with teachers to provide authentic learning experiences.

The goals of the library media center are:

  • Provide students with skills to access, evaluate, and use information effectively and efficiently.

  • Integrate information skills into the curriculum.

  • Provide a collection that meets the needs and interests of the school community.
  • Provide resources and activities that represent a wide range of social and cultural perspectives, opinions, and interests.

  • Provide an atmosphere that is warm and welcoming yet conducive to learning.

Policies and Procedures

  • Library books are checked out for a two week loan period.

  • Students will have a scheduled weekly  library time for instruction and check-out.

  • Students are welcome to return and check out books at any time.

  • Passwords and user names for online-resources are available from your librarian.

  • Parents are welcome to check out books.