About the Wasco Learning Resource Center (LRC)

In the Wasco Learning Resource Center, students work together to solve problems, think creatively, explore content, make connections and discover new ideas. We are readers, thinkers, and creators!

It is our mission to:

  • assist students and educators to effectively access print and online resources and to be users and evaluators of ideas and information.
  • foster a love of reading and learning in all students.
  • curate print and digital resources for students and educators.
  • provide a platform for students to utilize creative thinking, problem-solving skills, innovation, and collaboration.

When classes visit the LRC, they can expect a lesson from Mrs. Furlong, the LRC Director, that is co-planned with the classroom teacher. The lesson is often integrated with the current focus in Units of Study, science or social studies. Library skills, digital citizenship, author studies, and research skills are also at the forefront of planning and instruction. LRC lessons are intended to be engaging, authentic, and personalized for the students. Throughout the school year, students will learn to use a variety of platforms to showcase their thinking and learning with the class.

Students in grades 1-5 may checkout two items at one time, while kindergartners are allowed one item at a time. All library materials have a 2-week loan period. After 2 weeks, students are asked to return or renew materials.

LRC Policies

Checking Out Books

The library is designed to be open and responsive to the needs and interests of students and staff. Children are welcome to exchange books and browse throughout the school day.
Students may check out up to four books at a time. The loan period for materials is one week; students may renew books. Notices are sent as a reminder to return any books that are overdue. We do not charge overdue fees.

Lost and Damaged Book Procedure

If your child loses or damages a book, he or she should inform the LRC staff so the book can be marked lost or damaged in our circulation system. Replacement costs may be assessed in PushCoin. A refund will be issued if the book is returned during the current school year.

Message From the St. Charles Public Library

Did you know that all D303 students may receive a student loan card to access books and resources at the SCPL? Click on this link to learn how to get your D303 student loan card!

Book Lists

LRC Staff

KF Kerri Furlong

LRC Director

LH Laura Hensley

LRC Assistant

St. Charles Community Unit School District 303