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

  • Irish Dancing from a Real Pro! We have warmly welcomed Alice McNeish into our library volunteer and subbing ranks this year.  Alice not only has decades of kindergarten teaching to her credit, but also founded and ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2017, 12:55 PM by Kathleen Finn
  • Digital Access to Library Resources  Our small school is blessed to have an unusually large library space….nearly 3000 square feet. Over the last eight years, there has been much refurbishment in our library-- repainting ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2017, 9:08 AM by Becky Wetzel
  • Five Great Books to Read Before (or during or after) Kindergarten     It’s  common knowledge that reading aloud daily to pre-school children is a vital step to help prepare them for success in school; in fact, the American Academy of ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2017, 7:28 AM by Kathleen Finn
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