Library

The Dunbar Hill Library Media Center, built in 1995, currently houses more than 8,000 books and resource materials and is administered by a certified library/media specialist. The vaulted ceiling of natural wood, a skylight, and expanse of windows give the library an open feeling. 

The library has Chromebooks and an interactive touch screen monitor for instruction, as well as a color printer. the school has 1:1 Chromebooks for Grades 2-6.

The Destiny library catalog is Internet accessible.

Students in grades K-6 visit the Media Center for weekly lessons and a book exchange

The library is also available for Open Book Exchange for the first 30 minutes of each day.  

 

 

Mrs. Jackie Church
Library Media Specialist

Parents - Please email me at jchurch@hamden.org for information about resources or distance learning.

For technology questions, a contact will be made available soon.

Fifth Graders worked on Novel Engineering projects, based on problems they identified in a book.

Libraries Inspire!

The Dunbar Hill Library Media Center is a place where independent reading choices and inquiry are encouraged, as well as a resource that supports the curriculum.  Prominently located on the school grounds, it is the focal point for pleasure reading, information seeking, and knowledge building.  Research shows school libraries support student learning and higher academic achievement when staffed by qualified library teachers, and Hamden school media centers are run by certified library/media specialists.  At Dunbar Hill, the library media center is an important part of a student’s education.