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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!  

Time to choose Effort Book Prizes for those who have been on the Effort List ALL year (including remaining weeks)!

‚ÄčIVth - VIIth Form students CLICK here or on the image below:

Ist Form - IIIrd Form, click here to choose your

Effort Book Pize! (Remember that you must stay on the Effort List for the remainder of the year.)


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

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

Marc Tyler Nobleman visited
on Thurs., Dec. 8th


Teen Read Week:
Read for the FUN of It!

International D
ot Day celebrated at Rumsey on Sept.15th: 
"Make a mark and see where it takes you!"
Click here to see Dot Day photos.


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

NEW in the library:

  • Find the new 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.


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