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Mission Statement of Our Library

‚ÄčThe Douglass Library strives to ensure all students gain a love of reading and develop life-long learning habits.We adhere to the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards Framework for Learners. 

Learners use skills, resources. and tools to:

  1. INQUIRE - Build new knowledge by inquiring, thinking critically, identifying problems, and developing strategies for solving problems.
  2. INCLUDE - Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to inclusiveness and respect for diversity in the learning community.
  3. COLLABORATE - Work effectively with others to broaden perspectives and work toward common goals.
  4. CURATE - Make meaning for oneself and others by collecting, organizing and sharing resources of personal relevance.
  5. EXPLORE - Discover and innovate in a growth mindset developed through experience and reflection.
  6. ENGAGE - Demonstrate safe, legal and ethical creating and sharing of knowledge products.