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Statement on Equity and Inclusion
The librarians of the Springfield Public Schools endorse school library collections as integral components of the curriculum, which represent the varied experiences of our patrons and diverse points of view on both current and historical issues. A representative library collection enables our patrons to see themselves and others, illuminating the human experience in its unity and variety.
SPS library collections support:
SPS library collections develop:
Respect and appreciation for varied beliefs and values
Openness to multiple perspectives
Creativity and innovation
Mission Statement for SPS Libraries
It is the mission of Springfield Public School libraries to support equity and proficiency, to be an integral part of the learning community, and to develop library programs that are reflective and respectful of the diverse needs of all stakeholders.
We do this by:
Fostering a culture of books, reading, and inquiry
Assisting students and staff with access to quality resources in a variety of media
Providing all services in a nurturing and inclusive environment
The overarching goal is to equip students with the skills necessary to become college and career ready.
EVENTS & RESOURCES
THINGS TO DO IN SEPTEMBER
Want to join a Comics Club? Learn about mindfulness? Join a writing contest? Read a banned book? Click the button below to view the September Calendar of resources, events and activities.
FREE AUDIO & EBOOKS!
Want FREE access to thousands of eBooks and audiobooks? Log in via your laptop or add the Sora app to your phone or tablet.
Teachers, want to learn more about how to use Sora for curriculum support? Contact the librarian.
JOB & CAREER
HIGH SCHOOL RESEARCH DATABASES
Doing research? Want to search for credible information not freely found on the web? View a complete list of databases available through the Putnam Library by clicking the button below.
Teachers, want support with research & using databases in your classroom to enhance curriculum? Contact the librarian.