A dramatically terraced library and media center contains a stack area, as well as a variety of “reading room” spaces that offers students an inspiring atmosphere in which to study, research and collaborate. Kindergarten- grade 5 and EIP students visit the library once a week for lessons and book exchange.Parents are able to check out a maximum of two books at a time.
For detailed information, including books available in the RAS library, click HERE.
Raffles American School Library Standards
Core Beliefs of ALA:
Reading is a window to the world.
Inquiry provides a framework for learning.
Ethical behavior in the use of information must be taught.
Technology skills are crucial for future employment needs.
Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.
Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.
Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.
Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.
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