Crook County School District #1 Libraries Vision and Mission Statement
To instill a love of reading in the students of Crook County School District #1.
To be the welcoming heart of our school where all come to learn, discover, create, and connect. To empower students to be curious, passionate, respectful learners who explore, connect, evaluate, and create.
The library will enable our students to become seekers of ideas and information, while we help nurture an interest in reading, and will encourage a desire for lifelong learning.
We provide a wide range of relevant information and materials, using traditional and innovative methods, for all ages, to promote, encourage and support the diverse needs within our schools. We support and enrich our teacher’s curriculum and ensure the information is accessible to all of our students and staff.
We teach and provide up to date technology to enhance the teaching practices of the staff, and the learning of the students.
We aspire to empower learners to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users of information.
We aspire to empower students to learn technology and 21st-century skills incorporating collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and digital literacy.
Our Library Media Services:
Library staff select materials appropriate to the age and level of the users in our school libraries. We must also consider creating a collection that reflects the diversity of ideas and authors as well as being reflective of the population that our library serves.
Location and Scope:
The Moorcroft Elementary Library is located on the second floor at the end of the hallway before the 2nd & 3rd grade pod. The library houses roughly 13,000 titles of Children’s, Juvenile, and Middle Grade materials, including fiction, nonfiction, playaways, DVD’s, and reference materials. The library includes makerspace materials, digital and non-digital materials to build, create and explore.