Cassin Family Library
The Library of Saint Francis High School supports the instructional philosophy and programs of the school. As an instructional service of the school, the Library helps educate students to become effective users of information, and knowledgeable, involved Catholics and Christians who will serve their communities.
The goals of the library are to:
- Support and enrich all areas of the curriculum by collaborating closely with faculty to provide materials relevant to student assignments.
- Promote and teach information literacy by helping students acquire effective academic research skills.
- Promote technology literacy by training students and faculty to be skilled users of technology-based library resources.
- Promote the enjoyment of reading through selection of appealing new titles, book club, special displays and interactive programs and activities.
- Provide a comfortable environment conducive to study, homework and leisure reading.
- Our students have 24/7 access to over 20 outstanding subscription databases, including CQ Researcher, Gale, JSTOR, Lexis Nexis, Origins and ProQuest.
- The library contains over 100,000 print and electronic books, as well as 55 periodicals and newspapers.
- Students may print from their iPads to any of two printers. The library also offers desktop Macs, and PC’s, as well as laptops for student use.
- We provide a selection of textbooks and a wide variety of supplies for short-term student use.
- The iPad Help Desk delivers technical support to students every day during lunch and collaboration periods.
If you have any questions about library services, please contact Ann Lane at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-968-1213 x285