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Dicke Family Library: LIBRARY'S HOME PAGE

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

Important Library Announcements

Welcome to the Library
   at Rumsey Hall School!

Coming Soon: Summer Reading

2019 Nutmeg Book Nominees
Click here to see books, summaries, and trailers

If you are 13 or older, click on the image below to sign up for a FREE audiobook program for the summer:



38 Book Clubs met on campus on Tuesday, April 3rd!
Click here to see book club photos


Thanks to Yoyo for creating this Book Club Promo Video



Is it a Duck? Or is it a Rabbit?
To cast your vote, g
o to:
(Link is case sensitive; lower case and upper case letters matter.)

Students wore DOTS on Friday, Sept. 15th

to celebrate International Dot Day

Click here to see photos from Dot Day

WATCH the 2016-2017
Highlights of the Year
Library Program Video

See your friends! See your teachers!

Lower School Summer Reading Celebration was Sept. 12th
Click here to see Summer Reading Celebration Photos
It was so fun to see attendees dressed
as their favorite book characters!

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 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 Mrs. Singh.
  • 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