Welcome to the St. Francis Xavier Library

Mrs. Kathleen Finn, Library Media Specialist

Welcome to the St. Francis Xavier library website!   Both students and parents can find a variety of academic, community and family resources here as well as information about  library policies and procedures. Please feel free to visit our library or email Mrs. Finn with any questions or concerns.

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The Mission of the St. Francis Xavier Library is:

  • To provide library resources for students and faculty that support the curriculum, including the integration of the Catholic faith into their lives.
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop a life-long interest in reading and knowledge.
  • To teach students skills that enable them to become information literate across multiple media platforms--print, audio/visual, digital.  

Library News

  • Newbery Medal winning author Kwame Alexander visits Burlington All of our middle school students were set to hear nationally recognized and Newbery Medal-winning author Kwame Alexander speak at Burlington High School on March 14 when Mother Nature ...
    Posted May 12, 2017, 8:09 AM by Kathleen Finn
  • 2017 Red Clover and Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award State Winners Announced Drum roll, please!  The Vermont student voters have spoken for 2017!The Dullards (Extra Boring Edition) by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Daniel Salmieri, won this year's Red Clover Award ...
    Posted May 9, 2017, 12:13 PM by Kathleen Finn
  • April is School Library Month April is National School Library Month, a great time to stop and thank the many volunteers who do so much to “keep the wheels on the machine” in the library ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2017, 12:21 PM by Kathleen Finn
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