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ECC: Early Childhood Center

Welcome to the landing page for the ECC Library

UPCOMING EVENTS!

ECC BOOK FAIR

FRIDAY, 6 OCTOBER

during Parent/Teacher Conferences

Allow extra time before or after your conferences to browse and buy books to grow your home library!

READING MATTERS!

Quick Links

Research Central

Overdrive Audio and e-books

WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY

Our library is for community use. Parents and carers are welcome to browse our titles and borrow books. Please do!

 

KNOW OUR LIBRARY!

  • The front of the library holds non-fiction, parenting and non-English language titles.

  • The room through the rainbow streamers holds our fiction titles.

  • Story sacks, an interactive way to expand storytelling, are located in both rooms.

  • Please encourage children to choose books from the browse boxes. The red boxes are non-fiction titles. The brown boxes are fiction.

 

HOW TO BE A FRIEND TO THE LIBRARY

  • Please remind all children to be gentle with the books so that these treasures can be shared by many for a long time to come!

  • When adults are looking through the stacks (and we hope you will!), please use a shelf marker to remind you where to replace a book that you don’t choose to checkout.

  • Parents may checkout up to 10 books with the librarian or by using the self-checkout form which you can find on the desk.

  • You may checkout just 1 story sack at a time. These may only be checked out with the librarian, please.

  • Return all library books to the RETURNS box just inside the library door under the desk.

  • Please come back often!

  • Volunteer in the library. If you’re interested, please speak with Susan Hinebauch or email her at shinebauch@zis.ch

REASONS FOR READING

In the Library

Overview

The Early Childhood Center Library is central to the learning focus of the school and serves the whole community.

Our library has its own online catalog, which can be searched individually or as a group, using the Follett Destiny software -- Catalog

Digital resources are shared between the campuses, using the Libguides toolkit -- see Quick Links

Teacher Librarian

 

Susan Hinebauch, Teacher-Librarian

shinebauch@zis.ch

Ursula Gartenmann, Library Assistant

ugartenmann@zis.ch
 

Welcome to the ECC library.  I serve as librarian for children in the Early Childhood Center. My hope is to inspire a love of stories and reading in our youngest children.  We have an outstanding Early Childhood Library that boasts an impressive collection of materials including fiction, nonfiction, mother tongue, and parenting resources. Our library in the villa on the shore of Lake Zurich is ideal for our youngest students.  Please come by and visit.

Helping in the Library

We are looking for people with big hearts!  

There are many ways you can help in our ECC library, here are just a few:

  • Shelving books
  • Helping children find books during class time
  • Planning special celebrations
  • Reading aloud 

If you think you would like to volunteer, please contact Ms. Linda.

Zurich International School
Steinarcherstrasse 140
8820 W├Ądenswil, Switzerland
+41 (0) 58 750 2500