|Warburg Library Mission
Promote a love of learning that integrates the library into the intellectual, academic and cultural life of Middlesex School.
Create a library program that aligns with the school’s program in all aspects.
Teach information literacy skills that encompass the ability to find, use, and evaluate information and ideas. The library staff collaborates with the faculty to teach research skills (including how to use primary sources, abstracts, citations, indexes and bibliographies), teach critical thinking, the process of accessing information, and evaluation of resources through classroom instruction and individual reference interviews.
Encourage an atmosphere that fosters a love of reading where students can concentrate and be intellectually curious.
Develop an accessible and inviting use of space.
Strive to raise social awareness and encourage cultural sensitivity by creating a culturally enriched and inclusive environment.
Build the collection based on the school’s curriculum and community interests.
Provide a vision and direction for use of library technology.
Information Literacy classes geared towards class assignments
Reference and research help
Readers advisory services
Exhibits, special programs and film festivals
| Library Resources
General Collection: 46,000 books
DVDs and Videos: Over 2,800 feature and non-fiction films
Periodicals: Nearly 100 subscriptions, including magazines in French and Chinese
Music CDs: 450 classical, popular and world music titles
Online Databases: 80 carefully selected subscription databases with newspaper, magazine and journal articles, as well a primary source documents
More than 220 Audiobooks
The Friends Reading Room
Cohane-Price Reading Room with smart board, projector, DVD & VHS players and laptop docking bay
Wireless broadcasting and network drops available throughout the library
A large Reference Area with a sensational view of Bateman’s Pond
Group study rooms and carrels
A multi-media viewing room
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