Library

The mission of the Library and Information Program is to ensure that students are effective users of ideas and information.

Alcott Library Staff

Teacher-Librarian: Mrs. Rachel Holland, rholland@lwsd.org

Instructional Assistant: Mrs. Hoffman

The Teacher-Librarian encourages and supports lifelong learning and literacy by:

  • Maintaining an up-to-date, diverse collection of materials in a variety of formats
  • Teaching research and information skills, which result in self-reliant and critical users of information
  • Promoting a love of reading
  • Supporting curriculum with instruction and resources

Helpful Library Links

  • Alcott Library Catalog
    Search for books and useful websites on the Alcott catalog.
  • Databases
    LWSD databases. Students in 3rd through 5th grade have the user names and passwords on the inside back cover of their agendas/planners.
  • Find Good Books
    Check out these award winning books!
  • King County Library - Kids
    The King County Library is a tremendous resource for books, databases, homework help, book reviews, and more.
  • LWSD Student Webpage
    Research and homework help for grades K to 5.
  • Works Cited
    In LWSD elementary students should follow this introduction to the Modern Language Association (MLA) format for crediting sources in their papers.