Library Services

Overview

Library Services strives to promote the exploration of ideas, the power of information and the love of reading and learning.

  • Provide students and staff seamless access to the information resources they need, when and where they need them.
  • Build strong libraries in very school that foster life long readers and effective users of information

Goals

We provide the following services:

  • Maintain software and technical systems support for school libraries, district library resources and textbook management
  • Coordinate professional development for librarians on librarianship and technical systems
  • Provide discovery and access to books, media, and electronic resources through online catalog and databases
  • Provide support to libraries for organization of library spaces
  • Provide consultation on new and remodeled library design
  • Coordinate district standards for cataloging and processing of library materials
  • Protect district assets by maintainng a database of books and other library materials
  • Maintain and support district internet filter
  • Maintain and support access to online database resources
  • Provide access to professional and curriculum support materials for district staff through the Professional Library
  • Work with schools to track, reallocate and purchase instructional materials

Current Initiatives

  • Textbook Manager
  • Global Reading Challenge
  • Dearborn Extreme Library Makeover with Target and Heart of America Foundation
  • Prepare libraries for common core

Contact Us

Eric Caldwell
Manager Library Services and Instructional Technology
ecaldwell@seattleschools.org
206-252-0500

Angie DeBoo
Sr. Network Analyst
amdeboo@seattleschools.org
206-252-0503

Andrea Young
District Cataloger
acyoung@seattleschools.org
206-252-0502

Andrea Young
Librarian, Professional Library / Instructional Materials Specialist
acyoung@seattleschools.org
206-252-0227

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