WIS Primary School Library
Welcome to the WIS Primary School Library!
The WIS library collects materials in English, French and Spanish, including offering a robust collection of digital resources. The library program is committed to supporting teaching and learning in WIS's classrooms, promoting reading, inquiry and literacy, teaching ethical research skills and supporting language learning.
Hybrid Checkout Procedures
Borrowing books in the hybrid model - we are still checking out to all primary students with our new, contactless, CLASSROOM CHECKOUT and CURBSIDE DELIVERY options! Go to the READING page for all the details.
New for Fall 2020
A new Librarian! We welcome Meghan Ebbitt to the WIS Primary Library as our new Librarian - Meghan will be doing in-class ICL sessions and all things library from November.
Grade-level Library Web Pages
Featuring books from our collection read in Spanish, French and English by our library staff and fun book-related activities and read-alouds from favorite authors, the sites have been curated for each grade by our Library team for Fall 2020 (check back regularly for new content):
Library Program Goals and Objectives
Support the IB PYP curriculum and teaching and learning in the classroom
Teach information, research and citation skills throughout the school
Support language development of students at all levels
Encourage a love of books and reading
Provide information services for students to supplement and complement classroom learning and promote leisure reading
Promote effective and independent use of the library and online information sources
Promote literacy by organizing book fairs, author/illustrator events and a summer reading program