The Chittenango Middle School Library is the heart of the school community as a place of authentic learning and dynamic instruction, where students develop higher-order thinking skills, prepare for responsible 21st century civic engagement, and achieve meaningful personal growth. The library serves as a safe place for all students to explore, create, and discover.
The mission of the Chittenango Middle School Library is to support and facilitate the cognitive and social-emotional development of all students by:
Providing the resources, educational experiences, and environment needed for students to explore, create, and discover.
Collaborating with faculty to teach multiple literacies and integrate technology into learning experiences.
Preparing students' for 21st century civic engagement through a focus on digital citizenship and ethical behavior.
Creating partnerships with outside community members and stakeholders that will provide additional educational and “real-world” experiences for students.