Our Library System
Each school on the Monte Cassino campus has its own age-appropriate library where students research information for class assignments and develop a lifelong love of reading.
The Monte Cassino Libraries are the centers of our inquiry-based curriculum. Students visit frequently, on an individual basis, as well as in small groups and entire classes throughout the day. Teachers and librarians collaborate in planning all research and literature activities to assure that our students are capable researchers and self-sufficient library users, comfortable using both print and online resources. Over 25,000 titles are available to Monte Cassino students. This is one of the most extensive collections at any catholic school in Tulsa.
The story stages in both the Early Childhood Learning Center and Elementary Libraries provide a cozy, magical retreat for younger students to enjoy listening to a story. The Elementary and Middle School Libraries have separate seating areas that can accommodate entire classes. Elementary students meet weekly for a lesson that is integrated with a topic studied in their homeroom class and further extends research and writing skills.
The middle school library's recent renovation included the addition of a Makerspace. The middle school library is a curious, active and social space which actively engages the student research while providing inviting seating areas where students can get comfortable and read. All three libraries use the same easy-to-use online library catalog system to assist students with research and locating their favorite books.
With our age-appropriate, up-to-date collections, students rarely leave without a good book to read!