The Grade School Library plays a special role in the Grade School. It provides books and other print materials and multi-media resources to meet the instructional needs of the community. These resources are properly manipulated and fully utilized with the expertise of the media librarians and skilled Library staff.
The Library is open from Monday to Friday at 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There is no noon break. On Saturdays, it is open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Upon entrance, each student deposits her bag in the shelves provided near the door. Only writing materials may be brought inside the Library.
Likewise, all library clientele are requested to have their books and other materials checked by the librarian/library staff upon exit.
Circulation Area - This is where books and other library materials are loaned out. The On-line Public Access Catalog (OPAC) & a dictionary type of card catalog are available for client's use.
Children’s Area - This is intended for the Kinder to Grade 3 students. It houses all picture books and children's reference materials. Caldecott-award winning books are also based here. Its best features are the comfortable, colorful sofa set, the realia of Sesame Street's Big Bird & the Nick Jr. character Dora the Explorer. It can accommodate 45 students or one class.
Reference Section - It houses up-dated reference resources like encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, yearbooks, atlases, directories, etc. Vertical file materials are located here. It has a seating capacity of up to 56 students.
Reading Area - It houses the general collection of books (books on generalities to history and biographies). Issues of children's journals and periodicals can also be found here. It can accommodate up to 45 students.
Filipiniana Section - Books written by Filipino authors and about the Philippines, as well as books published in the Philippines are found here.
Fiction Section - Home reading books (including Newbery award-winning books and classic books) are found here. A comfortable reading area is also provided here.
Periodicals Area - Bound periodicals for children are shelved here.
Faculty Section - Professional books, journals, periodicals, manuals and guide books for teachers' instructional needs and professional growth are stationed here.
Technical Services - This is a working area where books are technically processed: collating, stamping, accessioning, classifying and cataloging.
A fine of Php 1.00 each day will be charged for any material not returned on the due date (inclusive of Sundays and holidays). Only grades 4-6 students are required to pay charges of overdues.
Live Pets - There are fishes in fish bowls and aquariums, lobsters, hamsters and turtles. These may be borrowed on weekends only.
Photo Collection - These are photos of school productions and activities.
Lay-Away Books - These are books which can be bought on an installment basis.
Memorabilia - These are archival collections located near the Ethnic Collection.
Ethnic Collection - Authentic materials such as costumes and accessories, etc. are displayed in the Library.
Phyllis Tiongco Collection - These are personal collections on Humanities and other related subjects bequeathed by Mrs. Phyllis Tiongco to the Grade School Library. This is located in the Reference Section of the Library.