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The CIS Librarian is Ms. Joan Murphy

The Library Assistant is Ms Jonalie Pepito

The library is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Parents are welcome to visit the library with their children for book selection, quiet reading, or homework every afternoon from 2:15 to 4:30 p.m.

Mission Statement: The purpose of the school library media center at Cayman International School is to support the school community and ensure that students and staff are becoming life-long users of information. We provide the ability to:

  • Conduct research for projects using the Web, database, and print resources
  • Find great books to read
  • Engage in collaborative learning
  • Become effective and ethical consumers of ideas and information
  • Have access to a certified librarian who can provide answers and assistance

Curriculum:

  • Students Nursery-grade 7 meet with the librarian once a week for library skills instruction and research collaboration with the classroom teachers
  • CIS follows the AASL standards for the 21st century learner.  To learn more about these, click here.

Library Procedures:

  • Those using the library must be respectful of other student workers by keeping voices to a minimum and by staying on task
  • Students are to respect the library space as well as the library materials/resources
  • In order to upkeep the high quality of the library space and materials, food and drink are not allowed in either the library or computer lab

Circulation Policies:

The school library media center strives to provide students with a wide range of educational materials on all levels of difficulty and in a variety of formats. The policy on checking out materials is as follows:

  • PK-4 : 1 book
  • Kindergarten:  1 book for the first half of the year, 2 during the second half
  • Grade 1 – 5: 2 books
  • Grade 6 and up: 2 fiction books, 3 non-fiction
  • Parents: 2 books per student

 


                           

Saturday Hours

The CIS Library is open one Saturday each month from 9:00am to 11:30am for stories, crafts and more fun! Click here to find the next Saturday Library event.

Check out our catalog to find what books we have in the library and what eBooks you can check out on Follettshelf! 

 

 See Ms Ashley for database credentials

 CIS particpates in BOB International!  Click on the link to locate reading lists and find out how to join.


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