LWSD Library Program Mission

To ensure that students are effective users and producers of ideas and information.

The Teacher-Librarian encourages and supports lifelong learning and literacy by maintaining an up-to-date, diverse collection of materials in a variety of formats, by teaching reading and research information skills which result in self-reliant and critical users of information, by promoting a love of reading and by supporting curriculum with instructional resources.

Library Staff

Gretchen Oates, Teacher-Librarian


Library Links

      Frost Library Catalog

      Search the Frost Library materials collection and find additional educational web links here.

      Library Policies

      Information about Check Out, Library Curriculum and Specialist Grading.

      K-5 Research & Homework Help

      Research and homework help for grades K to 5.

      LWSD Databases

      Databases appropriate for K-5. See your library teacher for passwords to access these from home.

      Guidelines for Works Cited

      In LWSD, elementary students should follow this introduction to the Modern Language Association (MLA 8) format for crediting sources in their papers.

      Book Recommendations

      Search for recommendations from KCLS and LWSD.

      AR Bookfinder

      Use this link to check on whether there is a quiz available for a book. Several books can be clicked on and the list printed out. The lists do not save however.

      Renaissance Home Connect

      Students and parents can check on progress. Parents can sign up to emailed each time a quiz is taken.

      King County Library

      KCLS is a tremendous resource for books, databases, homework help, book reviews, and much more.