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Dicke Family Library: LIBRARY'S HOME PAGE

Library's Main Home Page: Find the latest library news here

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Important Library Announcements

Welcome to the Online Library
   at Rumsey Hall School

Click here for Rumsey Hall's
Upper & Lower School
Summer Reading Details

Upper School Summer Reading Book
Revealed on Thursday, May 

Ann Braden's The Benefits of Being an Octopus

38 Book Clubs Met on
Tuesday, Apr. 2nd!


If you are 13 or older, click on the image below to sign up for a FREE audiobook program for the summer:
Sync returns April 25, 2019!!!


WATCH the 2017-2018
Highlights of the Year
Library Program Video

See your friends! See your teachers!


Need to do some research? Check out Explora on researchIT CT

Click here to get to Explora 
(access it via researchIT CT)

Do you have an Independent Reading Book (IRB)? Browse the shelves and check one out today!

Or use DESTINY DISCOVER to find a book in our library:

  • Find iPad (at entrance to Reading Room). Use DESTINY (Rumsey's online catalog) to find a book to check out.
  • Check your book out with Mrs. DiLorenzo or Ms. Simmons.
  • OR if no one is at the circulation desk, use MANUAL CHECKOUT. Write down your FULL name, Rumsey BARCODE (back upper right corner of book), and title/author of book.


Stripling Model of Inquiry

Use this research model to guide you through your projects and assignments.

Library Program

The School’s Library Plan focuses on creating lifelong readers and problem solvers. Additionally, students practice how to find and use information productively, safely, respectfully, ethically, and responsibly.


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Valerie DiLorenzo
Dicke Family Library
Rumsey Hall School
201 Romford Rd.
Washington Depot, CT 06794
860-868-0535 x122