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Mission
The library provides materials and services to support the academic and general interest needs of the students, faculty and staff of Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School and Cosumnes Oaks High School. Specifically we endeavor:
  • to engage students in a life-long love of reading
  • to teach information literacy skills to find, evaluate and use a variety of resources, and to cite them properly
  • to provide print and non-print resources that support the school curricula
  • to partner with teachers, school staff and parents to meet the educational needs of the students of Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School

Resources
  • over 23,000 library materials
  • 2 computer mini labs with networked black-and-white printer
  • coin-operated photocopy machine

Information Literacy Standards

Standard 1. Students access information.

Students will access information by applying knowledge of the organization of libraries, print materials, digital media, and other sources.

Standard 2. Students evaluate information.

Students will evaluate and analyze information to determine what is appropriate to address the scope of inquiry.

Standard 3. Students use information.

Students will organize, synthesize, create, and communicate information.

Standard 4. Students integrate information literacy skills into all areas of learning.

Students will independently pursue information to become lifelong learners.

* Works Cited

Ong, Faye, ed. Model School Library Standards for California Public Schools. California Department of Education, 2011, www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/documents/librarystandards.pdf. Accessed 9 Sep 2013.


Student Resources

COHS/EPMS Library Catalog

Sacramento Public Library Databases Enter your public library card barcode and PIN to access these great research databases.

Internet Safety Tips for Middle School Students Sponsored by Common Sense Media. Provides articles, tips, and links to good websites to use with Middle School students.

Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be the Wolves!

LIBRARY STAFF
Staff Member Ext. Title
Wendy Murrill 40080 Librarian
Ratih Johnson 40081
Library Tech.
LIBRARY HOURS
Day Opens Closes
Monday 7:50a 3:10p
Tuesday 7:50a
3:10p
Wednesday 9:05a 3:10p
Thursday 7:50a 3:10p
Friday 7:50a 3:10p

USING THE LIBRARY

During Class: Students must have a pass.

During Wolfpack: Students must have a pre-signed pass from Mrs. Murrill. Show Library Pass to Wolfpack Teacher for final approval. 

Minimum Days: Closed after-school

Textbook Circulation: The Library is closed for the first and last week(s) of each term.


Readers Are Leaders Club
Do you like to read and talk about books? Join the Readers are Leaders Club. We meet at 8:35 on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

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