​​Learning Commons at the CBE

Today’s learners cannot imagine life without the internet and supporting technology. The concept of the traditional library is changing to include technology, online tools and spaces for collaboration and exploration.​​​

Learning Commons / Library

Our Learning Commons

Is the hub for our school learning community. It is for available to all students and is for research, reading and quiet study. 

Borrowing Rules & Hours

Hours:

  • 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday to Thursday
  • 8:45 AM to 2:00 PM on Fridays. 

Students have access to a variety of materials for research, and general interest in digital and print formats. The collection includes a wide range of video resources. All online resources can be accessed from any computer in the school as well as from home. The Teacher-Librarian and Library Assistants are available to help students with research or homework during library hours.

To Sign out Books

  • “Use eLibrary to search for available print-based resources.  Make sure to log in at the top right of the screen.
    ·          “Submit requests online to your library staff for specific resources to be delivered to your classroom”.    
  • You can access the ordering form here

Accessing the Learning Commons for Student Use.

  • The library is available for classes during regular school hours.
  • Students on spare can use the learning commons with teacher permission.
  • When entering the learning commons:
    • Students sanitize their hands.
    • Pick up a paper towel and sanitizer to sanitize their work area
    • Students will sanitize their work area when leaving as well.
  • Students must wear a mask at all times.
  • Maximum of two seats per table.  
  • Do not move tables or chairs from their location.


"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."Groucho Marx
US comedian with Marx Brothers (1890 - 1977)

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