Library Services

Reading is fun! It’s also fundamental to learning. We want every child to enjoy a good book.

Our libraries are open to students throughout the school year and also during special summer hours at many of our schools.  

In Library Services, our media specialists are committed to an information and media program that is integrated with the instructional program of the district. We believe this commitment is one reason for the high academic achievement of our students.

Our libraries are a collaborative information center, the heart of learning for each school. Key elements include certified staff and paraprofessionals, large and flexible facilities, new technologies, extended hours, and curriculum-based collections.

Our collection holds more than 400,000 books, audiovisual items, print periodicals, and subscription databases. Additionally, our media specialists are the school leaders in technology and our one-to-one digital learning environments.

MPS LIBRARY SERVICES PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Library Services Department guarantees equitable access to and instruction in the resources required for learning in a collaborative, engaging, and innovative environment. Teacher Librarians and the school library are integral components of our world-class educational community that promote literacy and reading for pleasure and guide each learner to personal excellence and responsible citizenship.

Library Services Department Head
Contact Us

Sandy Havens
Library Services Secretary
402.715.1231
sahavens@mpsomaha.org

Shelly Somerville
Library Services Secretary
402.715.1222
mrsomerville@mpsomaha.org

Caylen Warren
Cataloger
402.715.1230
ccwarren@mpsomaha.org

Library Hours

MPS District Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

High School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Middle School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Elementary School Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

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