Chat with a Librarian k12

How to use Chat with a Librarian (K-12)

  1. Fill out your information
  2. Put the name of your school in the box
  3. Write your question in the my question box

Why would I want to use this?

This new Chat option was developed to better meet the information needs of the commonwealth’s elementary, middle, and high school students. So, whether it’s help finding reliable web-sources, peer-reviewed articles, learning how to correctly cite a source, or even just asking random (but essential) questions—POWER Chat K-12 will help.

Where is the link?

All POWER Library links can be accessed through the logo on the sidebar of this webpage, from the dropdown menu under Resources and Services, or right here [ ]  

Meet our new Children’s Programmer

Loree Lutz

Loree formerly taught preschool at St. Greg’s and North East Preschool as well as  Middle School

 Language Arts at St. Boniface.  Her favorite food is pizza. Her favorite book is Mister Seahorse by

Eric Carle. She likes Flamingos and Lighthouses. She loves swimming and coached North East Varsity Swimming.

Loree will lead story times and children’s programs

Make sure to say hi!

Summer Reading 2021

Summer reading has ended but here are the handouts for this year and past years (2020 and older)




McCord Summer Reading Video Program

For Summer Reading 2021, we have been making YouTube video programs to make up for our inability to hold in-person programs. You can also watch them here. Make sure to check back in for the weekly video releases

Thursday Sidewalk Art

Join us Thursdays from 11:00-1:00 for sidewalk art!

Ask for chalk at the desk
Please draw only on the library sidewalk

Updated mask guidelines

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on

In accordance with CDC guidelines, face coverings are no longer required for fully vaccinated guests.

While we do not require proof of vaccination, we do expect those who are not fully vaccinated to wear face coverings while indoors.

We encourage all guests to keep a safe distance between travel parties, and we remain focused on maintaining the highest cleanliness and sanitization standards.

Poetry Contest

Congratulations to Samantha Probst and Lucy Hutchinson!

If you missed the poetry contest this year, don’t stew.

We will have another contest come April 2022.

Universal Class is now part of Libby

Exciting news: There’s even more to discover in the Libby app!

In addition to the full collection of ebooks and audiobooks we currently offer in Libby, we have added a new category of content that includes Universal Class!

Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing
education units (CEUs).
Tap Extras on our library’s homepage in the Libby app to discover hundreds of free educational classes.

New to Libby?
For those who have not yet tried Libby, all you need is your library card number. The Libby app is easy to use and
will guide you through the setup process and get you connected to our library in just a few minutes. Click here
to get started. You can find in-app support or visit the Help site for assistance.

Here is a guide: