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Richard M. Ingmanson Library 
Hildreth Elementary School 

Student Reading in Media Center

Welcome to the Hildreth Elementary School Library. The HES Library is a resource for our school community, from the students, teachers and staff, to the parents and guardians of our students.

                Student Reading .  Student Reading

Our collection contains print books with a small number of audio books and DVDs.  Students may browse and borrow books for classroom reading, assignments and projects, and pleasure reading. 

Media Center Overhead Photo

Students in Grades 1-5 visit the library every other week with their library-technology (LT) classes for scheduled browsing and checkout. Preschool and Kindergarten students visit the library each week for scheduled browsing and checkouts.  Students may also visit the library before school start time, during the school day outside of their LT classes with permission of their classroom teacher, and after dismissal. 

Mission Statement

The Harvard Public Schools community, a leader in educational excellence, guides each student to realize his or her potential by balancing academic achievement with personal well-being in the pursuit of individual dreams.  The library staff will support students as they engage in learning how to access and apply knowledge, think critically and creatively, and communicate effectively. They continue to develop confidence and ability to collaborate, contribute, and adapt in an ever-changing world.   

Monday - Thursday 8:50 am - 3:45 pm
Friday 8:50 am - 3:45 pm
Early Release Days 8:50 - 1:15 pm

Mrs. Quaadgras, Library Media Specialist
[email protected]

Revised October 12, 2021