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The Library Resource Center strives to create an inclusive community in an environment that encourages intellectually curious, self-motivated independent learners. With its diverse and ever-expanding print, digital, maker, and other resources, the Library provides curriculum support, research training, and a flexible space in which children, faculty, staff, and parents collaborate, create, and learn.
Through the Lower School Library Program, students are encouraged to make choices, pursue personal interests, evaluate materials, and value and understand the importance of copyright, citations, and digital citizenship. Students are exposed to a wide range of literary and nonfiction forms and genres, and learn to be critical and discerning lovers of the written word.

Building on the foundation they receive in the Lower School, Upper School students are encouraged to use the Library’s space, and to take full advantage of Library databases and other print and online resources in their coursework. With the Young Adult and Teen Collections, the librarians aim to foster continued reading for pleasure and the pursuit of personal interests and learning.

Visits from outstanding children’s and young-adult book authors or illustrators are arranged annually to enhance the curriculum, energize the students’ reading and writing, and further the understanding of the creative process. Events such as the seventh grade’s “Poetry and Art Day” (below) turn the Library into a learning commons whose mobile furniture facilitates collaboration, creativity, and fun.

Meet the Librarians

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Christine Hubbard

    Christine Hubbard 

    Librarian
    (978) 927-1700 ext. 213
  • Photo of Debora Collison

    Debora Collison 

    Teacher Librarian
    (978) 927-1700 ext. 282
    Bio

About the Library

The Library Resource Center, located in the heart of the Shore campus, provides more than 21,000 books; online reference materials; audio and eBooks; a catalogued collection of math games for grades Pre-K-5; maker materials; six online catalog kiosks; a SmartBoard; and a variety of AV resources for borrowing.

The Library Resource Center has a head teacher-librarian and a part-time librarian. An active group of parent volunteers supports the library and its programs.

Shore Country Day School

545 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 927-1700
Shore Country Day School’s mission is to provide an education that inspires a love of learning and encourages children to embrace academic challenge. We seek to build character, cultivate creativity, and value diversity as we help our children become healthy, compassionate citizens of the world.
The School admits qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law, and extends to them all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its admissions, scholarships, and loans, and its educational, athletic, and other programs.