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The Horace Mann Library is available for Horace Mann students and parents; and Northwest faculty, staff, and students.  It is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The library is closed on days when school is not in session.

Currently, students in grades Kindergarten through Fourth will have one, 30 minute checkout time per week. Students in grades Fifth/Sixth are able to use the library as often as needed, with teacher approval. 

Loan Rules

Kindergarten 1 book or magazine for 1 week
1st/2nd Grade 2 books or magazines for 1 week
3rd/4th Grade 4 books or magazines for 2 weeks
5th/6th Grade 4 books or magazines for 2 weeks
Adults Any number of books for 2 weeks

*Books can be renewed. It is not imperative that the student bring the book with them to renew.

Mark Twain Award Reading Participation Survey

Each year, Missouri school children in grades 4th-8th vote for their favorite book from a list of nominated titles. The Mark Twain Award is awarded to the author of this book by the Missouri Association of School Librarians.

Students grades 4th through 6th will be provided with login information from Mrs. Shields to complete.

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