Our Library is the heart of our school. Our new building is inviting and engaging. Mrs. Szumski is our beloved librarian and she is always eager to assist students in cultivating a love of reading.
One of our priorities this school year is to promote reading. We want students to learn to read and love literature. READ, baby, READ! All students at Washington will have reading goals through the Accelerated Reader Program and can take AR tests in the library. We would love for students to read 1 million words this year! Go Wildcats!
All Wildcats have scheduled library time and are invited to check out books. Parents can have accounts too!
Starting in October, we will have extended Library Hours every Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 pm. Students can come in and check out books or get help with their homework. We will have a lower grade and upper grade teacher present to facilitate our homework club. This is a drop-in service and is open to all Wildcats! Students may also take AR quizzes at this time.
This year our library will host 2 cohorts of families as part of the Latino Literacy Project. This program is designed to establish family reading routines for Spanish speaking and English speaking parents and their children at Washington. It involves family reading, vocabulary development, and English language development for parents and their children.
We are always on the lookout for more books, so don't hesitate to contact the school if you have appropriate books to donate.
Our Library Catalog is available here.
- Click on the BASIC SEARCH tab.
- Enter a search term in the FIND box.
- Click on the appropriate search button below the box, such as Keyword, Title, etc. Results will then be displayed.
- The number of copies available is shown to the right of the title.
- Click on DETAILS for more information.
Too many or too few titles found? Click on REFINE YOUR SEARCH to try again.
Note: Do not use the back button to return to the previous screen. This will cause you to exit the catalog. To return to the FIND box, click on LIBRARY SEARCH on the green line at the top of the screen.