Welcome to the MPSA Library

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Log into Destiny Discover to discover many of the resources available to you at the Library.

Visit the Library in person to checkout books, explore the makerspace, and plan for your next research project.

In the MPSA Library we Inquire, Include, Collaborate, Curate, Explore, and Engage with information.


 

Hours Circulation Staff Databases Schedule

 


HOURS

The Library is open each school day from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students come with their class once a week for an information literacy lesson and to checkout materials for personal and school use. They are welcome in the Library, however, at any other time that meets their needs during the school day.

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CIRCULATION

Loan Period: 1 week (renewals are fine if no “holds” exist)

The MPSA Library supports each student’s right to read. Our staff appreciates that each child has unique needs when it comes to borrowing library materials. To that end, we have put a circulation policy in place that strives to flexibly meet the individual need. Students are asked to be kind, fair, responsible, and curious in their library materials choices.  Students are taught to borrow what they can reasonably carry and return on time in the same condition in which it was originally lent to them.

Exceptions:

  1. Primary students check out one book at a time until the teachers and library staff agree the children understand the concept of borrowing.
  2. Certain highly popular series, authors, or topics will be limited in the number checked out to a single student’s record at the discretion of library staff.

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STAFF

Mrs. Jopeck
Librarian
Mr. Roberts
Library/Media Assistant

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DATABASES

APS provides many electronic resources for the use of students. Connect to the electronic resources by accessing Canvas. Students at MPSA receive instruction on how accessing  e-resources broadens their inquiry resource options.

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SCHEDULE

Although students are welcome in the Library at any time during the school day that meets their needs, each class is scheduled to visit once a week. Please look at the daily list below to see when your student’s “library day” is. We appreciate borrowed materials being returned the morning of their usual visit, if not sooner.

Mondays Alcorn, Hernandez, Joshi, Kalkus
Tuesdays Arnal, Darif, Habuki, Stein
Wednesdays Mendolia, O’Donnell, Ross, Rubilotta, Yerington
Thursdays Choudhary, Fazily, Maheshwari, Pappafotopoulos
Fridays Bruno, Kozhakova, Lopatkiewiscz

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