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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
Rumsey's Online Library!





Lt. Gov's Computing Challenge

Click image below
to hear AUTHOR ELIZABETH
ACEVEDO interview

Click image below
to hear AUTHOR
JASON REYNOLDS
talking about Stamped:
Racism, Antiracism, and You



Click below to view recording of 
author/illustrator KAZU KABUISHI'S
live session!

International Dot Day!
Add to our Rumsey Padlet

Click below to view videos
of author interviews


We Need Diverse Books
Books are "windows and mirrors"
Click below to see a video
about this program
and to access an app
to help YOU choose
diverse books:
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Listen to Grace Lin's
interviews with 
other authors
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Click image below to hear
The Story Seeds Podcast
(for ages 6 - 12)

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Click images
below to access
some Digital
Escape Rooms!
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(Created by Sydney Kraweic, details on link above)

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Watch the Blue Dog
Flock of Birds Video
for Earth Day 2020

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Click below to see a video
of our Snowstorm of Reading


Check out NEW BOOKS
on the Slide Shows below:






IInd and IIIrd Form Students
Collaborated with 4th Grade
Students in Westport
to Create 2021
Nutmeg Elementary Video
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Click recipe below
to see ALL
the recipes
Rumsey submitted
to Students Rebuild
Hunger Challenge

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 $700,000 raised
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Primes 
Children Around the World

Projects on Padlet
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Book Clubs
met Thurs.,
Apr. 23rd

 

Maker Ideas:
Click image below to access
a Virtual Makerspace 

McClintock Virtual Makerspace

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Maker Idea:

How to make masks
for your family
or others

SIMPLE, SEWN MASK
(not hospital grade):

EASY, NO SEW MASK:

(Yori House video on YouTube)

 

Fascinating
Stop-Motion
Animation
by @lrmull
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on Instagram & Facebook

DC Comics
Posters:

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Results of the READ Poster vote in Feb. of 2020,
click image below:

 


Stripling Model of Inquiry

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

ONE STOP RESOURCE SPOT

Library Program

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

Librarian

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

Independent Reading Books (IRBs)


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.
 

 

Link to NEWS LibGuide