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    Aki Library Goal

    To help all students find interesting "just right" books, foster a love of reading, as well as become effective users of ideas and information. The Library Information Technology (LIT) program seeks to connect students to learning within the school with online resources.

    Looking for a good book in the Aki Library?

    Click HERE for Aki Kurose Library Catalog to see what books are available in the catalog.

    Do you want to submit a BOOK HOOK to our library blog?

    Email dlnelson@seattleschools.org to submit to the AkiPeaceCraneReads.wordpress.com

    Are you looking for the Aki Library Glog?

    Click HERE.

    Are you looking for a database?

    Click HERE for Online Student Resources, even from home to see what is available.  Databases include Culture Grams, Facts on File, Worldbook, OneClickDigital, and many many others.

    Have you seen our Library Blog? Want to write a "book hook?"

    Click HERE for ideas about cool books & email the librarian suggestions.

    Have you LIKED the Aki Kurose Library Facebook page yet?

    This is great way to see what is happening in the library and be first to hear about new books!

    Follow us on Twitter at @Librarianator for a quick, easy way to get information about new books, upcoming library events & pics.

    Aki Kurose Library Twitter Page

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Would you like to volunteer in the Aki Library? Please contact the Aki Kurose Librarian, Mr. Nelson dlnelson@seattleschools.org at the contact information above:

    • Book Processing
    • Shelving
    • Lunchtime helper
    • Book Fair helper

    My goals as the Aki Kurose Librarian

    Help students & staff develop information literacy skills.

    • Build a collection that not only promotes the love of reading, but also encourages critical thinking about the world around us.
    • Help connect students, staff & parents to information resources in print, audio & digital form.
    • Support classroom curriculum by teaching research skills instruction, library search skills, and digital learning and responsibility.
    • Help plan & implement a library environment that is dynamic and effective for both staff & students.

    Summer Reading Contest:

    Contact Info:
    Librarian: David Nelson
    Phone: (206) 252-7761
    Office: (206) 252-7700

    Hours:
    7:30 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

    Aki Library Blog & Glog 
    Helpful Links & Resources 

    Research Sites
    Choosing a Topic
    EasyBib

    Great Book Websites 
    Based on Books

    Fun Stuff
    Have a suggestion for Fun Learning Websites for Kids? Email the Aki Librarianator.