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Preparing students to be joyous readers, independent thinkers, and lifelong learners.


The McGillis School Library is:

  • Professionally curated, with a commitment to reflect the diversity of our students, our community, and the wider world. All students must be able to see their identities, and those of their peers, reflected in our collection.

  • An open door. Our library provides community access to high-quality print and electronic books, so that students and families can find that "just right book" just when they need it.

  • Staffed with a full -time, qualified professional librarian specializing in youth services, as well as a dedicated crew of parent volunteers.

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Tikkun Olam One Story at a Time: Author Kelly Yang

The McGillis School's Tikkun Olam One Story at a Time Author Series focuses on the work and stories of authors of diverse backgrounds and experiences. During the 2021/2022 school year, students will meet Kelly Yang, Kekla Magoon and Saadia Faruqi, as their share their books and personal journeys as authors of color.

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